Create an account
a system of routes along which runaway slaves were helped to escape to Canada and free states
an executive order issued by Abraham Lincoln on January 1, 1863 freeing slaves behind confederate lines
a system in which landowners give farm workers land, see and tools in return for part of their crops
a novel about the dangerous and unhealthy conditions of the meatpacking industry during that time (1906)
helped Alexander Graham Bell create light bulb and was said to be the real inventor (African American)
created vertical and horizontal integration (a way of thinking), a steel company and one of the richest men to live
Triangle Factory Fire
a large fire that broke out in a clothing factory that really started worker unions
the policy of building up armed forces in aggressive preparation for war and their use as a tool of diplomacy
the group of nations-led by Great Britain, France, Russia and the US-that opposed the Central Powers in WWI
the policy of extending a nations authority over other countries by economic, political or military means
the group of nations-led by Germany, Austria-Hungary and the Ottoman Empire-that opposed the Allies in WWI
a battle field strategy where opposing sides attacked each other from a system of dithces
a message sent by Germany telling Mexico they would help them reclaim land from the US if the US entered the war
an early 20th century movement trying to return control of government to people, restore economic opportunity and correct mistakes in American history
well organized political organization that controls election results by awarding jobs and other favors in exchange for votes
Susan B. Anthony
social reformer who campaigned for women's rights, the temperance, and was an abolitionist, helped form the National Woman Suffrage Association
the planned management of natural resources, protecting wildness and development for the common good
The Great Migration
a large scale migration of African Americas from the south to the Northern cities
The Harlem Renaissance
a time of rebirth in African American culture that started in Harlem, New York during the 1920s
Booker T. Washington
Influential black educator and leader. Said black could be social separated with whites, but together on other issues
universal negro improvement association; founded by Marcus Garvey to end racism through separation of races
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People; an organization that promoted full racial equality
leading poet of the Harlem Renaissance. He wrote "The Negro Speaks of Rivers" and "My People"
United States gangster who terrorized Chicago during Prohibition until arrested for tax evasion (1899-1947)
Treaty of Versailles
the treaty imposed on Germany by the Allied powers in 1920 after the end of World War I which demanded exorbitant reparations from the Germans
Weakness of Treaty of Versailles
made Germany admit to starting war and humiliated them:::did not include Russia who became determined to get territory back:::ignored the needs of colonized people who wanted same rights as people in the west
Al Capons Childhood
respectable parents, dropped out of school in 6th grade, lived in a tenement, born in 1899
Espionage and Sedition Act
Two laws, enacted in 1917 and 1918, that imposed harsh penalties on anyone interfering with or speaking against US participation in WWI
Madame C.J. Walker
leading African American entrepreneur who was one of the first women in the United States to become a millionaire
dropped birth rate, birth control made legal, equality in marriage, children worked less
369th Infantry Regiment
most famous African American regiment which earned the Croix de Guerre for their bravery in fighting for France
Why did support for Prohibition dwindle?
Most people liked to drink and they saw it did more bad than good
Impact war had on young soldiers?
They start out hopeful and think war will be heroic. Then they start fighting and become killers. Battle field becomes home and grave.
Why were letters heavily censored?
they didnt want secrets getting out or people knowing where they were
How did Great Migration contribute to Harlem Ren?
blacks headed north and to large cities such as Harlem so everyone was together in one place
Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. DuBious differ?
Washington wanted things still separate in some ways but not in others he wanted everyone to stop working. DuBios wanted them to go to collage and get jobs in the goverment
Text and/or artifacts that are not original, but written from something original (biographies, magazine articles, research papers).
Consequences of CW
assasination, goverment controlled by citizens, income tzx, debt, north ritcher, free slaves, segratgation, draft, land destroyed, 2% population dead, 8% casulaties
Red Summer 1919
black kids went swimming in white area and stoned. black man arrest but no white man. riot started. 38 people died. 1000 people left homelless.
regersting to vote. had to pass. made harder for blacks. grandfather clause and tax
Please allow access to your computer’s microphone to use Voice Recording.
Having trouble? Click here for help.
We can’t access your microphone!
Click the icon above to update your browser permissions and try again
Reload the page to try again!Reload
Press Cmd-0 to reset your zoom
Press Ctrl-0 to reset your zoom
It looks like your browser might be zoomed in or out. Your browser needs to be zoomed to a normal size to record audio.
Please upgrade Flash or install Chrome
to use Voice Recording.
For more help, see our troubleshooting page.
Your microphone is muted
For help fixing this issue, see this FAQ.
Star this term
You can study starred terms together