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American History: Unit 3 Review (Shanksville)
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Why was the public support for the Cuban rebels so high in the U.S.?
-Sensational stories published by rival news papers
What three things in the 1880s led to convincing many Americans that the U.S. should be a world power?
-The growing feeling of cultural superiority
At the first Pan-American conference in 1898, the u.s. hoped to strengthen - and - with Latin American nations in part to keep - powers from meddling in the Americas
trade, diplomacy, European
Why did President Fillmore send a navel expedition to Japan in 1852
To negotiate a treated and convince Japan to become an American protectorate
What was the purpose of the Open Door policy in China
-Would allow all countries to trade and ensure trading rights with China
Us foreign relations were damaged by President Woodrow Wilson's intervention in what country?
The Treaty of pairs of 1898 gave the U.S. three new lands, what land was granted its independence?
Cuba (Independent), Puerto Rico, Guam, Philippines
What were the three pros of the US annexing the Philippines after the Spanish-American war?
-Duty to help "less civilized" people
-Provide the US a military base
Name three things that the U.S. did quickly when Panama revolted against Columbia
-Recognized Panama's independence
-Signed treaty to build the canal
-Sent Navy to Panama
What were the three provisions of the Underwood Tariff (ACT)
-reduced average tariff on imported goods to 30%
-Provided for levying federal graduated income tax
-Tax was to replace revenue lost by tariff reductions
IN the Northern securities v. united states case, the supreme court ruled that northern securities violated the
Sherman Antitrust Act
The tragedy at the Triangle Shirtwaist Company led to - requiring fire escapes
Niagara movement in 1905 led by WEB Du Bois demanded what two things for American Americans
-Full political rights
What were the crusading journalists who investigated social conditions and political corruption called?
How were US senators originally elected according to the constitution?
legislature of each state
What amendment changed this?
how are they now elected?
The laissez-faire argument for the best way to preserve public land was to - it to the lumber companies, who would - it as a source of profit
To prevent strikes from disrupting the war effort, the government established what board?
National war labor board
World War I was the first war in which - officially served in the armed forces
"Selling" the war to the American people was the task of what committee?
The committee of Public information
What were three provisions of the selective service act of 1917?
-All men 21-30 register for the draft
-Used lottery to determine the order
-Draft boards determine who was exempt
What caused the British to enter World War I?
German troops crossed into belgium
Name 2 acts that silenced criticism of the war at home here in the U.S
What was the "great migration" that occurred during WWI
American Americans moved up from the south, looking for work in the factories in the north
What were 6 long term causes of WWI
What was the only group of women in the military sent overseas?
Meat Inspection Act (1906)
passed in response to The Jungle
Goods prohibited from shipment to Germany or its allies
gave patriotic speeches urging support of the war effort
the belief that if US business leaders supported Latin American development, everyone would benefit
War industry board
coordinated the production of war materials
ensured that Cuba would remain tied to the US
Banned manufacture, sale, and consumption of alcohol
British ship sunk by Germany, killing over 1,000 passengers
Bosnian revolutionary behind the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife Sophia
Information designed to influence opinion
investigated and publicized problems with child labor
provided for the direct election of US senators
US had a duty to shape less civilized parts of the world
The US would intervene in Latin American affairs when Necessary
Established a civil government in Puerto Rico
Sensational reporting in which writers often exaggerated or even invented sotires
made it legal for the federal government to tax the income of individuals directly
guaranteed women the right to vote
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