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president wilsons peace plan was known as the
"selling" support for ww1 to the american ppl was the task of
the committee on public information
many mexican americans who migrated north to take factory jobs during ww1 settled in their own neighborhoods called
in ww1 american soldiers were nicknamed
the zimmermann telegram proposed that ___________ became an ally of _______________ in the even of war between the us and germany
on novemeber 11, 1918, the fighting stopped bc of the singing of an armistice, or
the 1st declaration of war in ww1 came after
the assassination of archduke ferdinand
to help pay the costs of the war, congress
sold liberty bonds
the serbian nationalist group, ________________, was behind the assassination of archduke ferdinand
in teapot dome scandal, albert b fall recevied bribes for
allowing private interests to lease lands containing us navy oil reserves
henry fords business philosophy was to increase sales by
lowering cost per car
calvin coolidge became president when
warren g harding diead in office
the scopes trial was abt (tried to)
though hardly typical of american women, the ____________________, a young, unconventional woman, personified women's changing behavior in the 1920s
during prohibition, ppl flocked to secret bars called ____________________, where they could purchase alcohol
in 1920s a new law made it a crime to manufacture, transport, or sell alochol. why'd supporters want this law? how'd americans react to the law?
the law's prohibition. ppl wanted it bc alcohol was splitting up families, created alcoholics, and drunk ppl cause damage(materialistic things and relationships) they aren't in their right mind. americans found ways around the law, would stockpile and drink it. it was sold at speakeasys secret bars. increased criminal organized crime. overall disobeyed it and found ways around it by being creative.
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