APUSH Ch. 31 Terms

Ohio Gang
friends of Harding who exploited his presidential position
Railway Labor Board
company that cut wages after WWI, causing a two-month strike broken by the government
American Legion
veteran group who gathered to discuss the war and horseplay (this term doesn't make sense?)
Adjusted Compensation Act
law that provided a bonus to WWI veterans
Unofficial Observers
US "not delegates" who watched proceedings at the League of Nations
Charles Evan Hughes
Secretary of State who got the rights to share middle eastern oil
Five Power Naval Treaty
act between Us, Britain, and Japan that said they would stop building ships for 10 years
Four Power Treaty
US, Britain, France, and Japan treaty that bound those nations to preserve the status quo of the Pacific
Nine Power Treaty
treaty that confirmed the Open Door Policy in China
Kellogg-Briand Pact
agreement by 62 nations not to engage in war
Fordney-McCumber Tariff Law
tax that was raised 11.5% from its predecessor but gave the president some power to change it
Charles R Forbes
influential veteran who stole $2 million from the government and spent 2 years in jail
Albert B Fall
Secretary of the Interior who accepted bribes to lease government oil fields
Teapot Dome
oil fields that caused scandal in the government
Harry M Daugherty
Attorney General who got in trouble for selling pardons and liquor permits but wasn't convicted
Calvin Coolidge
VP who took over when Harding died
McNary-Hauger Bill
hypothetical law that would keep food prices high by having the government buy surplus and sell abroad
Robert LaFollette
Progressive candidate who brought liberal ideas to the 1924 election
Dawes Plan
economic plan that "rescheduled" German war reparations payments and organized loans
Al Smith
democratic candidate in 1928 election
Rum, Romanism, and Ruin
mudslinging accusation onto Al Smith
Farm Board
government agency that lent cash to farmers
Hawley-Smoot Tariff
highest peacetime tariff in history; passed by Hoover