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accept bribes to allow oil companies to drill on federally owned land
the teapot dome scandal concerned secretary of the interior Albert fall's willingness to..
the alliances of european countries creating a balance of power
some european leaders believed that war could be prevented by..
the proliferation of government acts and agencies during FDR's administration was derisively referred to by new deal critics as..
al "scarface" capone
this Chicago bootlegger and ganster became a national symbol of organized crime's emergence during the 1920s..
an appeal by roosevelt and churchill to the italian people
what event caused the italians to overthrow mussolini?
the atlantic ocean and the pacific ocean
president theodore roosevlet wanted to build the panama canal to shorten travel time between
the austro-hungarian empire pushed into the region, annexing provinces
what caused the struggle for power in the balkans that erupted in 1914..
"back to Africa"
a key slogan that served as a rallying cry for members of marcus garcey's universal negro improvement..
blended several different musical forms from the deep south
a wholly original form of american music, jazz..
buying on margin
if stock prices dropped, brokers could force investors to repay their loans if the investors were..
by blaming jews for economic woes and appealing to injured german pride
how did adolf hitler build support for nazi anti-semitism?
coaling station and naval base
in the late 1800s, american expansions were interested in hawaii as a potential..
a collection of intellectuals who served as unofficial advisors
what was franklin roosevelt's "brain trust"?
the u.s. supported panamanian revolutionaries in the 1903 in their fight for independence from..
cut back on the size of their navies
at the washington naval conference, the major naval powers agreed to..
the economic good times that prevailed during his presidency
president calvin Coolidge's popularity was mostly due to..
speakeasies allowed citizens to get around the consequences of failing to comply with the..
end discrimination against and mistreatment of african americans throughout the u.s.
the main goal of the NAACP was to
equipped his factory with an assembly line
by 1914 henery ford was building cars that average americans could affford because of he..
eurpoean spheres of influence
u.s. secretary of state john hay proposed the open door policy in china in opposition to..
everyone should share equally in a society's wealth
as someone who worked to established communism in the soviet union, lenin believed in the principle that..
explained how deficit spending could stimulate the economy
president roosevelt embraced the theories of john maynard keynes because keynes..
federal deposit insurance corporation
the _____ helped restore public confidence in the safety of the nation's banks
state that saw sharp increases in the price of land in the 1920s due to an increasing number of people traveling for pleasure..
general weyler's mistreatment of civilians
americans who read about the revolt in cuba were shocked by..
germany to wage a two-front war against france and russia at the same time
the schlieffen plan provided a precise list of instructions for..
glass and steel
Spin-off industries resulted form the production of millions of cars included an increase demand for..
gross national product
the total value of all goods and services produced in a nation is called the..
the unofficial capital of african american culture and activism in the u.s. in the 1920s was..
he coordinated construction of the canal, and housing and other facilities for workers
how did john f. stevens earn the title "genius of the panama canal"?
he did not fully grasp or care about how desperate the american people were
during the great depression, president hoover came under attack because many americans believed that..
he organized the u.s. marine assault on the islands
how the u.s. minister to hawaii, john l stevens, play in the creation of the republic of hawaii..
he urged countries to quarantine aggressive nations
in the 1930s how did president roosevelt respond to isolationist pressures in the face of fascist aggression?
he wanted his workers to be able to afford the automobiles he was making in his factory
ford raised his factory workers' wages because..
he wanted to stop the run on banks that threatened even the healthiest financial institutions
why did president roosevelt declare a "bank holiday" on his second day of office?
his attempt to pack the supreme court with judges friendly to his policies
in 1937, what misstep caused president roosevelt to lose the support of some within his own party and that of many in the general public?
his paper printed sensationalist stories that were sympathetic to the cuban cause
how did william randolp herst use his newspaper to support the cubans against the spanish?
if the stock price dropped, brokers could force investors to repay their loans
why was buying on margin riskier than other ways of investing in the stock market?
increased difficulty for european allies in repaying their war debt
an unintended consequence of the Fordney-mcCumber tariff was..
inflation caused many germans to lose their life savings
resulted directly from the heavy reparations germany was forced to pay after world war I..
soliders returning from world war I brought this disease back to the u.s., causing an epidemic that swept the country in 1918..
in order to afford the new items american industry was producing in the 1920s, it became more respectable than previously to depend on..
investors raced to sell their stock holding
at the start of the great depression, black tuesday occurred when..
it could pull the u.s. into future european conflicts
a main reason many republican senators objected to the plan for the league of nations was that..
it ensured the u.s. would have access to the chinese markets
why was the open door policy important to the u.s.
it ignores the opportunity costs of high taxation and assumes the government is as efficient at allocating capital as the private sector
what are the frequently ignored flaws in keynes' economic theory?
it led to the establishment of the u.s. naval base at guantanamo bay
a reason why the platt agreement was significant..
_______ was forced to leave their homes and move to camps away from the american coasts?
japan's expansion threatened americans economic interests
why was the u.s. unwilling to let japan into southeast asia?
a pilot who loaded his aircraft with bombs and deliberately crashed it into an emery ship was called a..
lacked critical natural resources like coal, iron, runner and oil
unlike other modern industrial powers at the time, japan..
harlem renaissance poet _____ delt with issues if african american cultural heritage
limiting government and supporting business
the direct goal of most of president calvin Coolidge's policies was..
the sinking of this passenger liner ultimately caused the germans to sign the sussex agreement..
after 5 days of fighting and 250,000 lives lost, france stopped the advance of the german army just of paris at the first battle of..
military power should be available for retaliation if necessary
the expression "speak softly and carry a big stick, and you will go far" implied that..
movies provided an escape from the constant economic troubles of the nation
what reason best explains why nearly 80 million americans spent money to go to the movies each week during the 1930s?
the new deal offered a more active and extensive role of government
what was the effect of the new deal?
this mexican leader led the first armed invasion of the continental u.s. since the war of 1812..
a person's racial background
the removal of people to internment camps in america in world war II were bases solely on..
the philippines, guam, and puerto rico
territories that were acquired by the u.s. as a result of the spanish american war..
political beliefs and ethnicity
sacco and vanzetti were on trial not only for robbery and murder, but also for their..
promotes international security and peace among nations
a major goal of woodrow wilson's league of nations was to..
protect themselves by passing high tariffs
in the aftermath of the crash, industrialized nations around the world took measures to..
radio broke down barriers that had once separated country people from city dwellers
one way in which radio helped create a large common culture in america..
by the late 1800s, industrialized western nations such as great britain, france, and germany looked to africa, asia, and latin america for new customers, places to invest, and..
"reds" and other radicals
during world war I, americans hated the germans. after the war, the new enemies were..
reduce taxes on the wealthiest americans
in order to achieve their pro-business goals, presidents harding and coolidge sought to..
renounce war as a solution to international disputes
over 60 nations eventually signed the kellogg-brand pact, which called on governments to..
roosevelt asked congress for declaration of war
happened as a result to the japanese attack on pearl harbor..
this nation saw itself as the protector of the slavs and opposed the auto-hungarian rulers in the balkans..
russia and japan
president theodore roosevelt received the nobel peace prize for helping to negotiate a peace treaty between..
sending notes to european nations and japan that recommended all nations have equal trading rights in china
the u.s. gained trading rights in china by..
the supreme court
in 1935 which body struck significant blows to the new deal's attempts to bring change to the economy?
the theory contradicted the literal account of man's creation in Genesis
why christian fundamentalist oppose darwin's theory of evolution..
they remembered the horrors of world war I
why were many americans committed to isolationism in the 1930s?
they were funded by the WPA
what do the celebrated artists jackson pollock, eudora welty, and ralph ellison have in common?
to increase the public's confidence
what was the one basic purpose shared by the emergency banking act, the glass-steagal act, and president roosevelt's fireside chats?
to make it easier and cheaper to buy on margin
in the months leading up to the crash what was the main goal of the federal reserve's policies with regard to buying on margin?
to murder all jews in europe and the soviet union
what was the ultimate goal of the nazi's final solution?
to raise demand and drive up prices
during the hundred days, why was a program approved to pay farmers not to grow crops?
traveling in large convoys that included armed ships
after heavy early losses from u-boat attacks, the allies used this strategy to protect their ships..
besides establishing a guaranteed government pension to retired workers over 65 the SSA also provided..
the united nations
organization was created at the end of world war II to work to prevent future wars..
the use of poisonous gas
the traditional officers consider this method of warfare to be unfair and barbaric..
the u.s wanted to protect it interest in latin america
why the u.s. renewed its commitment to support the monroe doctrine with military force after the spanish-american war
were more interested in their own pleasure than in women's causes
women in many parts of the u.s. disliked flappers because flappers..
william randolf hearst
citizen kane portrays the life of this famous figure in american journalism..
willingness of japanese soldiers to fight to the death
for americans, one of the most feared aspects of the war in the pacific was the..
yellow fever from havana
u.s. army doctors walter reed and william c gorgas based their effort on work done by carlos juan finley of cuba to virtually eliminate..
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