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chapter 17 lesson 1 history
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President Harding's cabinet appointments, including his friends for Ohio, were referred as
The Ohio Gang
During the Forbes Scandal, what was Colonel Charles Forbes accused of doing?
selling scare medical supplies from veterans hospital's for personal profit
Which famous scandal involved the secretary of the interior taking bribes to lease oil reserves to private interests?
The Teapot Dome Scandal
Who was the first cabinet official in U.S history to go to prison?
Attorney General Harry Daugherty was accused of accepting bribes in order to __________.
transfer ownership of a German-owned chemical company seized during World War I?
Which two of Harding's appointees remained under President Coolidge and contributed greatly to the prosperity of the 1920s?
Andrew Mellon and Herbert Hoover
What position did Herbert Hoover hold in the Coolidge Administration?
secretary of commerce
Mellon's principle of cutting tax rates in order to stimulate the economy is known today as _______.
supply-side, or "trickle down", economics
Rather than relying on armed force to influence global policy during the 1920s, the U.S. used _______.
economic policies and arms agreemets
what was the success of the Washington Conference
It resulted in several countries agreeing to a moratorium on the construction of warships
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