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1800s belief that Americans had the right to spread across the continent.
the 19th-century doctrine or belief that the expansion of the US throughout the American continents was both justified and inevitable.
Roosevelt's 1904 extension of the Monroe Doctrine, stating that the United States has the right to protect its economic interests in South And Central America by using military force
Roosevelt Corollary to the Monroe Doctrine
This was established after the Dominican Republic and other Latin American nations were at risk of defaulting on loans which left them open to European intervention. It set the United States' role as a police power in Central and South America
United States naturalist (born in England) who advocated the creation of national parks (1838-1914)
Theodore Roosevelt's promise of fair and equal treatment for all
Election reforms introduced in the early twentieth century as part of the Progressive movement; included the secret ballot, primary elections, and voter registration laws.
A procedure for submitting to popular vote the removal of officials from office before the end of their term.
Meat Inspection Act (1906)
Made it so that meat would be inspected by the government from coral to can. It began a quality rating system as well as increased the sanitation requirements for meat producers.
Widespread poverty, America looked good on outside (rich like Rockefeller and Carnegie) but most people were poor(like the immigrants), period of greed and corruption.
a highly publicized trial in 1925 when John Thomas Scopes violated a Tennessee state law by teaching evolution in high school
President Woodrow Wilson's plan for organizing post World War I Europe and for avoiding future wars.
describes residental areas on the edge of a city
an act passed by congress to prevent the competition of cheap labor provided by the chinese by prohibiting all futher immigration from China in 1882.
"Remember the Maine"
After the U.S. battle cruiser Maine exploded in Havana harbor, the New York Journal rallied its readers to "Remember the Maine," galvanizing popular support for the U.S. war against Spain. Evidence of Spanish complicity in the explosion was not found; the likely cause was later found to have been internal to the ship.
A series of reforms enacted by the Franklin Roosevelt administration between 1933 and 1942 with the goal of ending the Great Depression.
1908 - Weekly state pensions were granted to those over 70.
Social Securities Act
1935; Insurance fraud was paid for by employers and employees. public assistance- a form of welfare provided to the elderly, the disabled, and dependent children. unemployment insurance provided assistance to laid off workers.