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Union Pacific RR
The Credit Mobilier Scandal involved the major corporation of?
was noted for publishing political cartoons that exposed the corrupt political machine activities in New York City.
leader of the AF of L
Yellow dog contracts
were contracts in which workers promised not to strike or join a union
founder of the Hull house
the giving of government jobs to people who help a candidate get elected.
who was the only President to have served two non-consecutive terms.
Dawes Severalty Act of 1887
provided many tribes were dissolved as legal entities, individual heads of Native American families were promised 160 acres in farmland, tribal ownership of land was ended, and Native Americans heads of family meeting certain conditions were offered full citizenship rights.
was the man who invented a film that was paper-based and then developed a small camera.
the right of a people to introduce into the legislature a bill to be considered for the possibility of becoming a law.
b/c the business community favored the conflict.
Why did President William McKinley asked Congress to declare war on Spain?
Open door policy
Written by John hays it warned all nations to observe the territorial integrity and independence of China.
populist reform movement
Many of the ideas of the Progressivism were adopted from the earlier...
US involvement and entry into WWI
Moral outrage at the violation of Belgium neutrality, economic investment in the Allied nations by U.s. merchants and bankers, the loss of American lives in the sinking of ships by German submarines and the effectiveness of the British propaganda in depicting the Germans and Huns all contributed to
France, Britain, and Russia
The Triple Entente of W.W. I. included
The ocean liner that sank in 15 minutes after being torpedoed by the German U-boat in W.W. I. was the
Who modeled his factory with the assembly line, eight-hour workday, and five dollars a day pay wages.
George Herman Ruth
The Greatest Baseball player of the 1920's era was called the Sultan of Swat, but his real name was
F. Scott Fitzgerald
The author of the Great Gatsby was
The Jazz Singer
What was the first sound or "talkie" motion picture shown in 1927.
Recovery, Reform, Relief, and Repair
what were ALL important parts of Roosevelt's New Deal program.
rose to power in Germany through a policy of extreme nationalism.
was the fascist dictator of Italy who made the notoriously late trains run on time.
Henry S. Truman
FDR's death sent who into leadership with limited knowledge of America's Manhattan Project.
Hiroshima and Nagasaki
The two Japanese cities bombed by the United States at the end of World War II
The Marshall Plan
helped Europe rebuild after World War II.
North Korea invaded South and wanted to stop communism
The United States became involved with Korea after what?
House Un-American Activities Committee
its role was to expose the existence of Communist in America and was headed by Rep. Richard Nixon from California.
The post World War II fear of communism led to a revival of fear of communist influence in America called the...
Dwight d. eisenhower
vowed to go to Korea to end America's involvement in the war if he won the election of 1952.
The Eisenhower doctrine
expanded America's prevention of the spread of communism by promising aid to the Middle East.
The Soviet Union
who shattered America's complacent attitude with the launching of Sputnik.
what expanded America's educational system and reinforced the idea that a woman's place was in the home.
the election of 1960
pitted the ideas of the youth and change with those of the old with the presidential race between John F. Kennedy and Richard M. Nixon.
John F. Kennedy asked to remember what "they could do for their country" through his polices of the...
Lyndon B. Johnson
John F. Kennedy's untimely death prevented him from enacting a comprehensive bill on Civil Rights and left the job to...
What was Lyndon Johnson's plan for a war on poverty butwas undermined by the cost of America's involvement in Vietnam.
Gulf of Tonkin Resolution.
America's involvement in Vietnam, although dating as far back as the policy of containment, actually was stepped up with the
Richard M. Nixon
promised to "Vietnamize" the war but was slow to do so and instead expand America's involvement with his raids and bombings of Laos and Cambodia.
Richard M. Nixon's organization to help with the election of 1972, it involved an illegal break-in at the Watergate Hotel, cover-up, and his eventual resignation from the presidency.
Gerald R. Ford
took the office of the presidency became the first to do so without ever being elected to the executive branch.
The election of who ushered in a period of conservative attitudes and saw enormous government cutbacks of entitlement programs and increased government spending in defense.
the later years of the Reagan Term
saw America's involvement in the sale of arms to Iran in its war with Iraq in exchange for the release of American hostages in Lebanon.
George H.W. Bush
who was seen as a third term for the popular president Reagan; however the issues of a tax increase marred his re-election, something he had promised not to do so.
William J. Clinton
Who's election saw theincrease of American youth's involvement again in politics.
George W. Bush
This election saw only the second time that former president's son became president. He saw the rise of terrorism to a new level with attacks upon American soil.
kept a pictorial history of the war by his photographs
Southern lady from the planter class who kept an accurate record of the attitudes of her class in her Diary from Dixie
Secretary of the Treasury who was a leading critic of Lincoln's handling of the war
In the Republican Reconstruction governments of the South, the group that held the most political offices was the?
Revising tax systems to relieve landowners of large tax burdens, dismantling social programs, legally restricting the actions of freedmen and home rule by Democrats usually accompanied what?
Sherman Anti-trust act
fined violators up to $5,000 and a year in jail, was interpreted by the Supreme Court in ways sympathetic to big business, failed to define clearly either "trust" or "restraint of trade" and was passed because Congress feared that the trusts would stamp out all competition.
McCormick Harvester Company.
The strike that produced the Haymarket Riot began where?
Plessy v Ferguson
U.S. Supreme Court case that provided the legal basis for the segregation laws of the South.
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