Unit 7 (Duena Clarke)
Terms in this set (47)
declaration of neutrality
Washington issued a declaration of neutrality in order to keep the us out of the business of other countries.
unrestricted submarine warfare
type of warfare used by Germany in WWI where they attacked both, millitary and commercial ships of enemies and neutral nations.
Sunk in 1915 by a German submarine. 139 American killed. Forced Germany to stop submarine warfare.
A coded message sent by Germany to try to get Mexico to attack the US
president woodrow wilson
U.S president. he wanted to stay out of the war as long as possible
1917 law that set heavy fines and long prison terms for antiwar activities
american union leader; founder of IWW(industrial workers of the world
Movement of African Americans from the South to the North for jobs.
wilson's plan for world peace following world war I
league of nations
An organization of nations formed after World War I to promote cooperation and peace.
Senator Henry Cabot Lodge
Republican who led the opposition to the Treaty of Versailles and League of Nations; isolationist
a form of socialism that abolishes private ownership
The fear and action taken to protect the United States from communism
restrictions on immigrants
A United States federal law that limited the annual number of immigrants who could be admitted from any country to 2% of the number of people
Attorney General A. Mitchell Palme
United States Attorney General from 1919 to 1921 He is best known for overseeing the Palmer Raids during the Red Scare of 1919-1920
National Origins Act
The quota system,which set limits on the number of immigrants who could enter the united states from each country
sets limits on the number of immigrants who could enter the united states from each country
a set of principles or procedures according to which something is done; an organized scheme or method.
Prohibition of alcohol
The constitutional amendment adopted in 1920 that guarantees women the right to vote.
way of broadcasting information to people about your manufactured items and appliances.advertising cause people to now not "need" things but "want"
The developer of the first mass produced automobile -the Model T.
Mass Produced Automobile
Offers for scale to the public and able to be legally driven on public roads.
mass media Radio Movies
A diversified collection of media technologies that reach a large audience via mass communication.
common values and beliefs that tie citizens of a nation together
a philosophical movement that, along with cultural trends and changes, arose from wide-scale and far-reaching transformations in Western society during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
African-American artistic movement centered in Harlem, New York
A style of dance music popular in the 1920s.
music that captured new freedom developed by African Americans in New Orleans, Memphis, and Chicago
trumpet player who influenced the development of jazz
United States jazz composer and piano player and bandleader during the Harlem Renaissance
Jazz Harlem's Cotton Club
A cultural movement in the 1920's and 1930's centered around the Harlem neighborhood in NY.
Cole Porter and the Gershwin Brothers who composed Rhapsody in Blue and the Jazz opera Parody and Bess
CAUSES OF THE GREAT DEPRESSION
The over manufacturing of a product or substance than it is wanted or needed.
2. Consumer overspending
The accumulation of unsalable inventories in the hands of businesses
Purchases of goods and services at a level lower than that of their supply.
4. "Get rich quick" attitudes
A plan or wish to make money very quickly in short time.
5. Stock Market Crash
a sudden dramatic decline of stock prices across a significant cross-section of a stock market, resulting in a significant loss of paper wealth.
6. Disparity in Wealth
The difference between the incomes of the richer and poorer parts of society. The more unequal the distribution of wealth in an economy, the greater the income disparity.
7. Banking Panic
A series of unexpected cash withdrawals caused by a sudden decline in depositor confidence or fear that the bank will be closed by the chartering agency, i.e. many depositors withdraw cash almost simultaneously.
The Dust Bowl
an area of land where vegetation has been lost and soil reduced to dust and eroded, especially as a consequence of drought or unsuitable farming practice.
a migrant agricultural worker from Oklahoma who had been forced to leave during the Depression of the 1930's.
John Steinbeck Popular book, The Grape of Wrath.
An American realist novel book published in 1939.
Soil Conservation act
A law that encourages better plowing methods by farmers,due to the dust bowl .
Herbert Hoover Golden Gate Bridge and the Boulder (later Hoover) Dam
Herbert Hoover attempted to diminish the impact of the great depression by creating work relief programs that included the construction of the Golden gate bridge and the boulder (later Hoover) Dam.
A time of utter economic disaster; started in the United States in 1929.
A shanty town built by the homeless , unemployed and destitute people during the great depression.