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Semester 1 Final (2019)
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serial killer in Chicago during World's Fair in 1893, had the murder castle
What happened to the population of cities as a result of more industrial jobs being located in cities during the start of the 20th century?
People started moving to the cities and the majority of the country lives in a city by 1920.
Orville and Wilbur Wright
These brothers were bicycle mechanics from Dayton, Ohio who built and flew the first plane at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina on December 17, 1903.
In 1880, did more white or black students attend public schools?
Plessy v. Ferguson
The Supreme Court case that upheld separate-but-equal segregation in 1896
Direct election of senators
Prohibited the manufacture, sale, and distribution of alcoholic beverages
Gave women the right to vote
26th president, known for: conservationism, trust-busting, Hepburn Act, safe food regulations, "Square Deal," Panama Canal, Great White Fleet, Nobel Peace Prize for negotiation of peace in Russo-Japanese War
Children were viewed as laborers throughout the 19th century. Many children worked on farms, small businesses, mills and factories. Often were injured.
Women's role in society
Before the Civil War, women are expected to stay at home and raise the family.
Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire
March 1911 fire in New York factory that trapped young women workers inside locked exit doors; nearly 50 ended up jumping to their death; while 100 died inside the factory; led to the establishment of many factory reforms, including increasing safety precautions for workers
Effects of women attending college
Birth rate declines, more women get degrees starting in early 1900s.
A national policy of avoiding involvement in world affairs, U.S. trying to stay out of WWI
muckraker who shocked the nation when he published The Jungle, a novel that revealed gruesome details about the meat packing industry in Chicago. The book was fiction but based on the things Sinclair had seen.
Election between Roosevelt, Taft, and Wilson (Wilson elected because Roosevelt and Taft split the Republican voters)
Women in the workforce
Women begin working in the workforce more during WWI and WWII.
A strong feeling of pride in and devotion to one's country
domination by one country of the political, economic, or cultural life of another country or region, cause of WWI
celebration honoring those who fought for the U.S. in the armed forces, created after WWI, November 11, 1918
David Lloyd George
Britain's prime minister at the end of World War I whose goal was to make the Germans pay for the other countries' staggering war losses
French statesman who played a key role in negotiating the Treaty of Versailles
A general increase in prices over time
League of Nations
an international organization formed in 1920 to promote cooperation and peace among nations, suggested by Woodrow Wilson
28th president of the United States, known for World War I leadership, created Federal Reserve, women's suffrage, Treaty of Versailles, & was disabled by a stroke while in office
Woodrow Wilson campaign promise in 1916
Wanted to keep the U.S. out of WWI.
Archduke of Austria-Hungary assassinated by a Serbian nationalist. A major cause for WWI.
Treaty of Versailles
Treaty particularly known for its harsh reparations towards the Germans after World War I, helps lead to WWII
Immigration and WWI
Immigrants, especially German immigrants, were attacked during WWI. Immigration laws passed after the war restricted movement to the U.S. from Europe
Region of the Great Plains that experienced a drought in 1930 lasting for a decade, leaving many farmers without work or substantial wages.
Group of WWI vets. that marched to D.C. in 1932 to demand the immediate payment of their government war bonuses in cash, got kicked out by Hoover dooming his presidency
Franklin D. Roosevelt
President of the US during Great Depression and World War II, started New Deal programs such as Social Security and the WPA
Causes of the Great Depression
stock markets crashed, unemployment rising, overproduction of everything, layoffs, buying on credit
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