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Unit 3 Part 1 Vocab
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A new word that became the goal of a people wishing to distance themselves from wartime pressures and problems.
Term used to describe the panic in the US started by violent activities of a few leftists following ww1;later also used to refer to the wide spread fear of communism.
American desire to avoid foreign entanglements and wars: contributed to the US not joining the League of Nations.
Brought foreign diplomats to the nations capitol to negative an agreement limiting the growth of naval power; resulted in a plan that called for Japan, Britain, and the US to scrap some of their vessels, curtail battleship construction, and establish a ratio of naval forces.
Washington Naval Conference
International agreement that outlawed war by international law; had absolutely no means of enforcement.
High tariff that established a nearly insurmountable wall restricting European trade with the US.
Effort that reduced German reparation payments significantly and encouraged private American institutions to continue leading money to help Germany rebuild.
Free-enterprise economy with minimal gov regulation
Scandal involving president Harding's secretary of the Interior, Albert B. Falt
Teapot Dome Scandal
Theory that space, time, and matter are not absolute dimensions but are relative to the location and motion of the observer.
Theory of Relativity
Case of alleged murder. Some thought the two men had been convicted of murder Bc they were Italian-born allies and anarchists, not Bc of evidence
sacco - Vanzetti case
Act that set quotas tp restrict immigration
National origins act
Movement in which black intellectuals and writers including James Weldon Johnson, Alain Locke, and Langston Hughes achieved prominence included entertainers such as trumpeter Louis Armstrong and singer Paul Robenson.
A group formed by former confederate soldiers in 1869 to oppose radical reconstruction and frighten freedom and whites sympathetic to the freedom to prevent from them voting: a secretive, ritualistic group patterned after the organization founder during recon.
Ku Klux Klan
1920s movement started by Christians who believed that the Bible was to be taken literally and was verbally inspired, and that church discipline should be exercised toward erring believes; fought in the 1920s to remove modernists from their denominations and, having failed at that founded new denomination churches and schools that remained faithful to the fundamentals of the Christian faith.
Battle that raged over doctrine and the control of major denominations, schools, mission boards, and institutions.
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