Cumulative Review- GA US History EOC
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A Phillip Randolph
An African American Civil Rights leader in the labor movement
a bomb that gets it's power derives its destructive power from the rapid release of nuclear energy
Battle of Berlin
Last major battle in Europe of WWII
Battle of Midway
Stopped Japanese Expansion
Invasion of the beaches of Normandy France
is the imprisonment or confinement of people, commonly in large groups without trials
Providing US and military aid to nations during WW2
Starting to produce things and move towards involvement in war
Japanese attack on US naval base in Hawaii in December 1941
Allowing citizens only a fixed amount of certain goods to provide more for the war
The Manhattan Project
The project to develop the atomic bomb
People sacrificing for the war. Included victory gardens and cutting back on items needed for the war effort.
Bay of Pigs
US wants to overthrow Castro and plans an invasion of the Bay of Pigs, it is a failure
Not letting it spread, US wanted to stop Communism from spreading. This was our policy in Korea
Cuban Missile Crisis
Castro went to the USSR for help and gains Nuclear Missiles for Cuba. Kennedy administration negotiates a truce
It was an armed revolt conducted by Fidel Castro against Cuban President Fulgencio Batista
North Korea attacks South Korea, US intervenes to stop the spread of communism
Was an American initiative to aid European Nations in fighting communsim
One of the largest military campaigns of the Vietnam War in a series of attacks of North Vietnam on South Vietnam
Tin Pan Alley
Nickname given to the street where many music publishers worked during the period of 1880 to 1953.
A political and economic theory of social organization that production, distribution, and exchange should be owned or regulated by the community as a whole.
Fear of communism in the United States
Perfected the assembly line and created affordable automobiles
All property is publicly owned and each person works and is paid according to their abilities and needs
Not allowing certain ethnic groups to immigrate to the US due to fear caused by war and communism
Created a national culture as it becomes popular
Ecological and human created problem caused many to loose farms
Famous poet of the Harlem Renaissance
Famous Jazz Musician
Homeless camps caused by the Great Depression- named making fun of the Presidents lack of help
The deepest longest downturn of the economy in the United States. Lose of jobs, homes, and pensions
Stock Market Crash
Also known as Black Tuesday and starts a spiral of downturn to the Great Depression
Wife of the president that is his eyes and ears of the conditions of the country. Pushes her husband to include women in his cabinet.
Court Packing Deal
Roosevelt tries to add Judicial Judges in order to pass his legislation
Socialist that believed in distribution of wealth program in which the amount of money you could make was capped and excess funds were given to others.
A labour union organizing method through which all workers in the same industry are organized into the same union
Acts passed to help keep the US out of war.
Second New Deal
Passed by Roosevelt to help the economy
Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA)
Program to help create jobs and cheap electricity by building damns
Social Security Act
A law enacted by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1935 to create a system of transfer payments in which younger, working people support older, retired people.
Guaranteed the right of unions to organize and to collectively bargain with management
Southern African Americans moving North for factory jobs
Prohibition of Alcohol
Repeal of the 18th amendment
Federal law passed shortly after entrance into WWI, made it a crime for a person to mail or print information that inspired dissent against the American war effort or promoted its enemies.
Sedition Act (1918)
Brought forth under the Wilson administration, they stated that any treacherous act or draft dodging was forbidden, outlawed disgracing the government, the Constitution, or military uniforms, and forbade aiding the enemy.
Selective Service Act
1940 under Franklin Roosevelt; created the country's first peacetime draft and formally established the Selective Service System as an independent Federal agency
Replaces radio and print. Creates a national culture. Impacts socially and politically.
Women given the right to vote
Fourteen Point Plan
Introduced by Wilson in 1918. It was Wilson's peace plan. Each of the points were designed to prevent future wars
A coded telegram dispatched from Germany to Mexico, at the height of World War I. The telegram tried to get Mexican government to form a military alliance against the United States. It was intercepted and decoded by the British and its contents hastened the entry of the United States into World War I.
The act of assembling and making both troops and supplies ready for war.
Eugene V. Debs
American Labor Union leader
Unrestricted Submarine Warfare
Naval warfare in which submarines sink vessels such as freighters and tankers without warning,
Journalist that exposes curruption
Political reform that citizens gain power by bringing laws to the legislator
National association for the advancement of colored people. A civil rights group to help fight prejudice.
Soviet Satellite- creates a greater emphasis on math and science in the US
Polio, measles, whooping cough created
When US was fearful of falling behind the Soviet Union in technology
Struggle for supremacy between Democracy and Communism (US and USSR)
US is going to provide money to any nation who is fighting against communism
Non-Violent confrontation. Young people encouraged to come march and Bull Conner orders to attack the marchers.
Martin Luther King Jr
Civil Rights activist who Wrote "Letter from a Birmingham Jail" and supported Non Violence protests and said NOT TO WAIT
Rights you are born with- Life, Liberty, Property
Rebellion dealing with discrimination of former indentured servants and shows the weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation
House of Burgesses
1st example of Representative Government in the colonies
The colonies defined as being the most diverse of the groups
The thought that there is a limited amount of wealth in the world and you want your country to export more than you import
The trade route with 3 parts connecting Colonies, Europe, and Africa
The part of the Triangular trade route that connects Africa to the Colonies bringing slaves to the 13 Colonies
Government is hands off
An organization of workers that tries to improve working conditions, wages, and benefits for its members
A notion held by a nineteenth-century Americans that the United States was destined to rule the continent, from the Atlantic the Pacific.
An immigrant receiving station that opened in 1892, where immigrants were given a medical examination and only allowed in if they were healthy
Battle of Saratoga
Turning point of the Revolutionary War- French formed an alliance with the colonist
Acts British passed to punish the colonists for the Boston Tea Party. This included the closing of the Boston Port.
King Phillips War
An armed conflict between Native American inhabitants of present-day New England and their Native American allies in 1675-78.
Wanted the Government to rebuild the ghettos and nations big cities. Started off by feeding school children and leads to schools providing breakfast
Voting Rights Act of 1965
Outlawed measures that were used to target African Americans like literacy tests, made voting easier for AAmericans
A supreme court justice that ruled multiple landmark cases. Ruled on the Brown V Board of Education case, Right to Privacy, Free speech case, Miranda V Arizona
Miranda V Arizona
Ruled that a someone must be informed of their Constitutional rights when being arrested (Miranda Rights)
House of Burgesses
First representative form of government in the colonies.
"The Great Society"
Johnson's programs to fight a war on poverty
Seneca Falls Convention
Viewed as the start of the Women's Rights Movement. "a convention to discuss the social, civil, and religious condition and rights of woman"
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Civil Rights group that was formed out of the Montgomery Bus Boycott lead by Dr. King. Used nonviolent tactics.
Non-Violent Civil Rights group that organized Freedom Rides. Ends up splitting and some moved to Black Power Movement.
National Organization for Women lead by Betty Freiden
Papers that were found that showed the government knew we would not be able to win in Vietnam- given to media and Nixon announces the end of the war.
Vietnam Veterans against War
Nixon had taken illegal campaign contribution from corporations, allowed the burglary and bugging the Democratic National Conventions phones
Iran Hostage Crisis
Carter's presidency- American Diplomats taken hostage by Iranian revolutionaries 444 days. Makes the US look weak.
Economic rebuilding of USSR at the end of Cold War. Going from communism to capitalism.
Political reform of USSR at the end of Cold War.. Going from Totalitarianism to Democracy
Operation Enduring Freedom
Invasion of Afghanistan to defeat Taliban government and destroy al-Queda and Osama bin Laden
Operation Iraqi Freedom
Saddam Hussein had Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) and could use against US- NO WMD'S WERE FOUND
Book written by Rachel Carson about protecting the environment and the effects of DDT
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