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Ship canal cut across the isthmus of Panama by United States, it opened in 1915.
Base in hawaii that was bombed by japan on December 7, 1941, which eagered America to enter the war.
Original election of U.S. senators
Police Strike in Boston
a party organization that recruits members by dispensing patronage
pro-Soviet Communist governments
Stalin wanted "buffer zone" of friendly governments in Eastern Europe to prevent from another attack; Stalin promised to respect rights of people in Eastern Europe to choose own government; U.S. and British thought Stalin planned to establish pro-Soviet Communist gov in Eastern Europe
railroads and time zones
The United States was divided into four time zones by the railroad industry. (p. 320)
Roosevelt and banks
Scientific Management and companies
Second New Deal
A new set of programs and reforms launched by FDR in 1935
Securities and Exchange Commission
monitors the stock market and enforces laws regulating the sale of stocks and bonds
The belief that only the fittest survive in human political and economic struggle.
place where food is provided to the needy at little or no charge
Soviet hydrogen bomb
Start of ww1
Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand
Stock Market Crash
Another leading component to the start of the Great Depression. The stock became very popular in the 1920's, then in 1929 in took a steep downturn and many lost their money and hope they had put in to the stock.
Teapot Dome Scandal
A government scandal involving a former United States Navy oil reserve in Wyoming that was secretly leased to a private oil company in 1921
American inventor best known for inventing the electric light bulb, acoustic recording on wax cylinders, and motion pictures.
Triangle Shirt Waist Company
company that had a horrible fire
1947, President Truman's policy of providing economic and military aid to any country threatened by communism or totalitarian ideology, mainly helped Greece and Turkey
Commander of Allied land forces in the US war against Japan
Warfare of WWI
Warren G. Harding
president who called for a return to normalcy following WWI
Women in WWI and WWII
A telegram Germany Sent to Mexico to convince Mexico to attack the U.S.