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US History Unit 8
McCarthyism
Rosa Parks
refugee
Alger Hiss
practice of publicly accusing people of political disloyalty…
arrested for refusing to give up her seat on a bus to a white…
a person who flees to a foreign country
State Department worker charged with passing top-secret mater…
McCarthyism
practice of publicly accusing people of political disloyalty…
Rosa Parks
arrested for refusing to give up her seat on a bus to a white…
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US History Unit 8 Vocab
Progressive Movement
Muckrakers
Initiatives, Referendums, Recalls
16th Amendment (1913)
a reform movement in response to the Industrial Revolution wh…
Journalist who will draw attention to the issues facing Ameri…
Created at the State level giving voters more power
Federal Income Tax. This tax is based on people's ability to…
Progressive Movement
a reform movement in response to the Industrial Revolution wh…
Muckrakers
Journalist who will draw attention to the issues facing Ameri…
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US History: Unit 8 Review
Yalta Conference
Potsdam Conference
Brinkmanship
FCDA
This was a meeting held after WWII in Russia that included th…
This was a meeting held after WWII in Germany that included t…
This is the practice of pushing a dangerous situation to the…
This was a government agency that developed fall out plans an…
Yalta Conference
This was a meeting held after WWII in Russia that included th…
Potsdam Conference
This was a meeting held after WWII in Germany that included t…
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Unit 8: US History Vocabulary
ambiguities
allegations
arsenal
brinkmanship
words or phrases that are not definite or specific and are... th…
statements made that need to be defended or proven, often par…
the collected arms or equipment providing an entity the abili…
the practice or policy of pushing or threatening an enemy to…
ambiguities
words or phrases that are not definite or specific and are... th…
allegations
statements made that need to be defended or proven, often par…
US History Unit 8
Industrial Revolution
Interchangeable Parts
Cotton Gin
Patent
A series of improvements in industrial technology that transf…
Identical components that can be used in place of one another…
A machine for cleaning the seeds from cotton fibers, invented…
exclusive rights over an invention; copyright
Industrial Revolution
A series of improvements in industrial technology that transf…
Interchangeable Parts
Identical components that can be used in place of one another…
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US History unit 8 vocabulary
corporation
capitalism
monopoly
John D. Rockefeller
company recognized as a legal unit that has rights and liabil…
an economic and political system in which a country's trade a…
exclusive by one company over an entire industry
co-founder of the standard oil company, which dominated the o…
corporation
company recognized as a legal unit that has rights and liabil…
capitalism
an economic and political system in which a country's trade a…
US History Unit 8
Containment
Marshall Plan
NATO
Korean War
A foreign policy developed by diplomat George Kennan that cla…
A U.S developed plan designed to revive the economies of Euro…
was a military alliance formed by the U.S, Canada, and severa…
First "hot war" of the Cold war. The Korean War began in 1950…
Containment
A foreign policy developed by diplomat George Kennan that cla…
Marshall Plan
A U.S developed plan designed to revive the economies of Euro…
US History, Unit 8
Guillotine
Kedge
Frigate
How did Red Jacket get his name?
Machine used to remove people's heads during the French Revol…
Using a smaller boat to move the anchor of a larger ship
A fast moving ship that was easily maneuverable
He wore a red jacket into battle.
Guillotine
Machine used to remove people's heads during the French Revol…
Kedge
Using a smaller boat to move the anchor of a larger ship
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US History Unit 8 Vocabulary
Space Race
In God We... Trust
Cold War
Korea
United States and the Soviet Union began when the Soviets lau…
In 1956, the United States adopted this as the official... motto…
United States and theSoviet Union emerged as... superpowers. The…
A nation in eastern Asia divided between North... and South and…
Space Race
United States and the Soviet Union began when the Soviets lau…
In God We... Trust
In 1956, the United States adopted this as the official... motto…
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US History Unit 8
What was the Cold War?
What was the main goal of the United S…
In what ways did the Marshall Plan enc…
How did NATO and the Warsaw Pact divid…
A conflict between countries with no actual fighting
To keep peace throughout the world
Lent money to 17 countries. The money was used to rebuild bri…
By creating alliances and packs with different countries. Wes…
What was the Cold War?
A conflict between countries with no actual fighting
What was the main goal of the United S…
To keep peace throughout the world
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US History Unit 8: WWII
Benito Mussolini
Adolf Hitler
Appeasement
Lend Lease Act
Fascist dictator of Italy. He led Italy to conquer Ethiopia a…
Austrian born Dictator of Germany, invaded Rhineland, Austria…
British policy that granted Hitler everything he could reason…
Law passed after the fall of Britain during WWII; allowed the…
Benito Mussolini
Fascist dictator of Italy. He led Italy to conquer Ethiopia a…
Adolf Hitler
Austrian born Dictator of Germany, invaded Rhineland, Austria…
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US History Unit 8 & 9 Vocabulary
Yalta Conference
United Nations
Cold War
containment
a meeting of British prime minister Winston Churchill, Soviet…
an international peacekeeping organization to which most nati…
the state of hostility, without direct military conflict, tha…
the blocking of another nation's attempts to spread its influ…
Yalta Conference
a meeting of British prime minister Winston Churchill, Soviet…
United Nations
an international peacekeeping organization to which most nati…
us history unit 8 vocabulary
jim crow laws
protest
nonviolent resistance
civil rights act of 1964
state and local laws enforcing racial segregation in the Sout…
a written declaration, typically by a notary public, that a b…
achieving goals such as social change through symbolic protes…
outlawed discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex,…
jim crow laws
state and local laws enforcing racial segregation in the Sout…
protest
a written declaration, typically by a notary public, that a b…
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US History Unit 8
baby boom
Levittown
perjury
satellite
large increase in population in the United States between 194…
name of the first planned community; located in New York
when someone lies under oath
a nation controlled by another country
baby boom
large increase in population in the United States between 194…
Levittown
name of the first planned community; located in New York
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Unit#8 US History
Totalitarianism
Dictator
Blitzkrieg
Fleet
When a government has complete control over a country and its…
A ruler who has total control of a country's government throu…
"Lightning what". Very fast offensive war lead by planes and…
A large group of navy ship
Totalitarianism
When a government has complete control over a country and its…
Dictator
A ruler who has total control of a country's government throu…
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Unit 8 US History Vocabulary
Affirmative Action
Spiro Agnew
Ezell Blair, Jr.
Philip Caputo
Efforts to provide educational and employment opportunities t…
Nixon's Vice President forced to resign due to having accepte…
North Carolina A&T student who participated in the first lunc…
Former marine who wrote A Rumor of War concerning his years i…
Affirmative Action
Efforts to provide educational and employment opportunities t…
Spiro Agnew
Nixon's Vice President forced to resign due to having accepte…
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US History Unit 8 Vocabulary
Nazism
Neutrality Acts
Militarism
Isolationism
The political philosophy - based on extreme nationalism, raci…
A series of laws enacted in 1935 and 1936 to prevent U.S. arm…
The policy of building up armed forces in aggressive prepared…
Opposition to political and economic entanglements with other…
Nazism
The political philosophy - based on extreme nationalism, raci…
Neutrality Acts
A series of laws enacted in 1935 and 1936 to prevent U.S. arm…
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US History Unit 8
Containment
Marshall Plan
NATO
Korean War
A foreign policy developed by diplomat George Kennan that cla…
A U.S developed plan designed to revive the economies of Euro…
was a military alliance formed by the U.S, Canada, and severa…
First "hot war" of the Cold war. The Korean War began in 1950…
Containment
A foreign policy developed by diplomat George Kennan that cla…
Marshall Plan
A U.S developed plan designed to revive the economies of Euro…
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us history unit 8
between the rocky mountains and the mi…
teepees,clothing,shoes,blankets,silver…
the plains Indians were able to travel…
Americans believed in owning land and…
where in the us are the great plains located?
what did plains Indians use buffalo for?
what did the increased mobility of a horse and greater huntin…
what was a difference between native and American culture?
between the rocky mountains and the mi…
where in the us are the great plains located?
teepees,clothing,shoes,blankets,silver…
what did plains Indians use buffalo for?
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US History Unit 8 Vocabulary
Market Revolution
Free enterprise system
Investment capital
Tenement
Shift from home based, often agricultural, economy to one bas…
Economic system characterized by private or corporate ownersh…
money that a business spends in hope of future gains
a low cost apartment building
Market Revolution
Shift from home based, often agricultural, economy to one bas…
Free enterprise system
Economic system characterized by private or corporate ownersh…
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Unit 8 US10 Vocabulary
Deficit Spending
Speculation
Buying on Margin
Direct Relief
Government practice of spending more than it takes in from ta…
Act of buying stocks at great risk with the anticipation that…
Purchasing stock with a little money down with the promise of…
Money or food given directly from the government to the needy.
Deficit Spending
Government practice of spending more than it takes in from ta…
Speculation
Act of buying stocks at great risk with the anticipation that…
Unit 8 US History
Abraham Lincoln
Jefferson Davis
Ulysses S. Grant
Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson
sworn into office as president on March 4, 1861, issued the E…
president of the Confederacy, He attended the military academ…
The Union general during the Civil War became president in th…
earned his nickname during the Battle of Bull Run, regiment o…
Abraham Lincoln
sworn into office as president on March 4, 1861, issued the E…
Jefferson Davis
president of the Confederacy, He attended the military academ…
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5th Grade US History Vocabulary Unit 8
immigrant
overland
terrain
pioneer
n - a person who comes to a country from another country
adj - a route across land
n - the physical characteristics of an area of land
n - an early settler of a region
immigrant
n - a person who comes to a country from another country
overland
adj - a route across land
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US History Unit 8
Alger Hiss
exile
Bay of Pigs
satellite
State Department worker charged with passing top-secret mater…
someone who is forced to live away from his or her home country
site of a failed U.S. invasion which attempted to overthrow F…
a nation controlled by another country
Alger Hiss
State Department worker charged with passing top-secret mater…
exile
someone who is forced to live away from his or her home country
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US History Unit 8
Muckrakers
Upton Sinclair's The Jungle
Meat Inspection Act/Pure Food and Drug…
Ida Tarbell's History of Standard Oil
1906 - Journalists who searched for corruption in politics an…
novel published in 1906 that portrayed the filthy conditions…
1906, authorized Secretary of Agriculture to inspect and cond…
revealed Rockefeller's ruthless business practices and called…
Muckrakers
1906 - Journalists who searched for corruption in politics an…
Upton Sinclair's The Jungle
novel published in 1906 that portrayed the filthy conditions…
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US History UNIT 8
imperialism
yellow journalism
annexation
Roosevelt Corollary
taking over - economic and political dominance of a strong na…
news paper war in the 1890's using exaggeration to gather rea…
to add territory to a country
addition to Monroe Doctrine to use force in Latin America to…
imperialism
taking over - economic and political dominance of a strong na…
yellow journalism
news paper war in the 1890's using exaggeration to gather rea…
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Unit 8 The Civil War US History Vocabulary
Casualty
Draft
Emancipate
Levy
military term for persons killed, wounded, or missing in acti…
a system of required military service
to free
to impose by law, typically a tax
Casualty
military term for persons killed, wounded, or missing in acti…
Draft
a system of required military service
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Unit 8 US History Vocabulary
Affirmative Action
Spiro Agnew
Ezell Blair, Jr.
Philip Caputo
Efforts to provide educational and employment opportunities t…
Nixon's Vice President forced to resign due to having accepte…
North Carolina A&T student who participated in the first lunc…
Former marine who wrote A Rumor of War concerning his years i…
Affirmative Action
Efforts to provide educational and employment opportunities t…
Spiro Agnew
Nixon's Vice President forced to resign due to having accepte…
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Pyle US History Unit 8
Battle of Midway
"containment"
D-Day
Internment camps
turning point in WWII in the Pacific against Japan
U.S. policy to stop the spread of communism
largest Allied invasion force in history and goal was to rega…
place were Japanese Americans were placed after Pearl Harbor…
Battle of Midway
turning point in WWII in the Pacific against Japan
"containment"
U.S. policy to stop the spread of communism
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Unit 8: US History
In 1945, the U.S. House of Representat…
Republicans selected General _____ as…
The Eisenhower campaign was one of the…
Eisenhower's campaign used the slogan…
House Un-American Activities Committee
Dwight D. Eisenhower... Richard M. Nixon
television
I Like Ike
In 1945, the U.S. House of Representat…
House Un-American Activities Committee
Republicans selected General _____ as…
Dwight D. Eisenhower... Richard M. Nixon
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US History Unit 8
National Origins Act of 1912
The KKK
Sacco and Venzetti
18th amendment
Restricted the number of immigrants allowed to come in America
Organization which used terror and harassment aimed at black…
Italian immigrants who are self-proclaimed anarchist who were…
Prohibited the production distribution and consumption of alc…
National Origins Act of 1912
Restricted the number of immigrants allowed to come in America
The KKK
Organization which used terror and harassment aimed at black…
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AP US History Unit 8
Yalta Conference
Postdam Conference
Cold War
United Nations
FDR, Churchill and Stalin met at Yalta. Russia agreed to decl…
This is the conference where Stalin, Truman, and Churchill ca…
A conflict that was between the US and the Soviet Union. The…
An international organization formed after WWII to promote in…
Yalta Conference
FDR, Churchill and Stalin met at Yalta. Russia agreed to decl…
Postdam Conference
This is the conference where Stalin, Truman, and Churchill ca…
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US History Unit 8
"In God We Trust"
Aim of the United States during the sp…
Miranda v. Arizona
The Chinese Revolution resulted in --.
Congress adopted the motto to distinguish American culture fo…
Establish a strong presence in space to gather information ab…
Supreme Court ruling that requires police to follow procedure…
China coming under communist rule
"In God We Trust"
Congress adopted the motto to distinguish American culture fo…
Aim of the United States during the sp…
Establish a strong presence in space to gather information ab…
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US History Unit 8
"New" Immigrants
steerage
Ellis Island
Angel Island
Immigrants who came to the United States during and after the…
A large open area beneath a ship's deck, often used to house…
An immigrant receiving station that opened in 1892, where imm…
The immigration station on the west coast where Asian immigra…
"New" Immigrants
Immigrants who came to the United States during and after the…
steerage
A large open area beneath a ship's deck, often used to house…
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US History Unit 8
2nd Red Scare
38th Parallel
5 Causes of WWII
Adolf Hitler
A period in 1950s America where Anti-Communism was rampant an…
The line of latitude that divides North and South Korea
Problems with the Treaty of Versailles, global economic depre…
The leader of Nazi Germany during WWII
2nd Red Scare
A period in 1950s America where Anti-Communism was rampant an…
38th Parallel
The line of latitude that divides North and South Korea
US History Unit 8
Brown vs. Board of Education
Civil Rights Act of 1964
Emmett Till
Freedom Riders
-Segregation of schools ruled to be unconstitutional
-Outlaws discrimination & desegregates all public facilities
-murder of 14 year old boy... -started civil rights movement... -mo…
-white & black students rode buses to desegregate interstate…
Brown vs. Board of Education
-Segregation of schools ruled to be unconstitutional
Civil Rights Act of 1964
-Outlaws discrimination & desegregates all public facilities
US History: Unit 8
fireside chat
court packing
subsidy
Herbert Hoover
is the term used to describe a series of 30 evening radio add…
The Judicial Procedures Reform Bill of 1937 (frequently calle…
a direct pecuniary aid furnished by a government to a private…
was a shanty town built by homeless people during the Great D…
fireside chat
is the term used to describe a series of 30 evening radio add…
court packing
The Judicial Procedures Reform Bill of 1937 (frequently calle…
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US History Unit 8
Prohibition
Speakeasies
Flappers
Harlem Renaissance
To ban alcohol (18 & 21 amendments)
Underground clubs and bars
Independent women of the 20s (short hair and skirts)
Movement in black art and literature
Prohibition
To ban alcohol (18 & 21 amendments)
Speakeasies
Underground clubs and bars
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US HISTORY UNIT 8
affirmative action
What was the original purpose of affir…
grandfather clause
What was the major goal of the civil r…
a policy that seeks to correct the effects of past discrimina…
To increase educational and employment opportunities for wome…
provision that exempts certain people from a law on the basis…
To end segregation based on race
affirmative action
a policy that seeks to correct the effects of past discrimina…
What was the original purpose of affir…
To increase educational and employment opportunities for wome…
US History Unit 8
United Nations
Cold War
Containment Policy
Truman Doctrine
Peacekeeping organization created after WW2 to promote world…
Period of tension, w/o direct military conflict, between US a…
Key foreign policy program of the US focusing on efforts to s…
US policy to give economic and military aid to European count…
United Nations
Peacekeeping organization created after WW2 to promote world…
Cold War
Period of tension, w/o direct military conflict, between US a…
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US History: Unit 8: The Civil War
Civil War
Secession
Abraham Lincoln
Jefferson Davis
A war between people of the same country. In the U.S. it was…
Formal withdrawal of states or regions from a nation
16th President of the United States saved the Union during th…
President of the Confederate States of America
Civil War
A war between people of the same country. In the U.S. it was…
Secession
Formal withdrawal of states or regions from a nation
US History Unit 8
Gulf of Tonkin Resolution
War Powers Act
Tet Offensive
Détente
Gave LBJ the power to use "all necessary measures" to fight w…
-Limited presidents power to use military.... -Pres can only use…
North Vietnam attacks all major cities in South Vietnam. Turn…
Nixon's policy of "peaceful coexistence" between U.S. and com…
Gulf of Tonkin Resolution
Gave LBJ the power to use "all necessary measures" to fight w…
War Powers Act
-Limited presidents power to use military.... -Pres can only use…
Honors US History Unit 8 Vocabulary
Totalitarianism
Adolf Hitler
Benito Mussolini
Joseph Stalin
A theory of government in which a single party or leader cont…
He led the Nazi party. The son of a minor Austrian civil serv…
In 1919, Mussolini founded the Faci di Combattimento, or Fasc…
Joseph Stalin ruled the Soviet Union for more than two decade…
Totalitarianism
A theory of government in which a single party or leader cont…
Adolf Hitler
He led the Nazi party. The son of a minor Austrian civil serv…
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US History unit 8
Cold War
Iron Curtain
satellite
containment
a conflict between countries, with no actual fighting
a barrier of secrecy that kept Soviet controlled nations apar…
a nation controlled by another country
a policy of preventing a country from expanding its power
Cold War
a conflict between countries, with no actual fighting
Iron Curtain
a barrier of secrecy that kept Soviet controlled nations apar…
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JH US History Unit 8 Part 1
Factors leading to the Industrial Boom
assembly line
Thomas Edison
Alexander Graham Bell
Westward expansion discovering new resources, government givi…
Invented by Henry Ford, In a factory, an arrangement where a…
American inventor best known for inventing the electric light…
He was an American inventor who was responsible for developin…
Factors leading to the Industrial Boom
Westward expansion discovering new resources, government givi…
assembly line
Invented by Henry Ford, In a factory, an arrangement where a…
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JH US History Unit 8 Part 2
Migration
Assimilation
Nativists
Ellis Island and Angel Island
Immigrants from Southern Europe, Eastern Europe, and Asia cam…
To become part of another culture.
Americans who wanted to limit immigration because they believ…
Immigrants coming to this country were "checked in" here, and…
Migration
Immigrants from Southern Europe, Eastern Europe, and Asia cam…
Assimilation
To become part of another culture.
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US History, Unit 8
Guillotine
Kedge
Frigate
How did Red Jacket get his name?
Machine used to remove people's heads during the French Revol…
Using a smaller boat to move the anchor of a larger ship
A fast moving ship that was easily maneuverable
He wore a red jacket into battle.
Guillotine
Machine used to remove people's heads during the French Revol…
Kedge
Using a smaller boat to move the anchor of a larger ship
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JH US History Unit 8
Factors leading to the Industrial Boom
assembly line
Thomas Edison
Alexander Graham Bell
Westward expansion discovering new resources, government givi…
Invented by Henry Ford, In a factory, an arrangement where a…
American inventor best known for inventing the electric light…
He was an American inventor who was responsible for developin…
Factors leading to the Industrial Boom
Westward expansion discovering new resources, government givi…
assembly line
Invented by Henry Ford, In a factory, an arrangement where a…
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US History Unit 8 Review
Worcester v. Georgia
Effect of the cotton gin
Effect of Erie Canal
Reasons for Indian Removal
Supreme Court ruled the land could not be taken from the Cher…
demand for slaves increased
cost of shipping goods to Midwest decreased
land and natural resources (gold)
Worcester v. Georgia
Supreme Court ruled the land could not be taken from the Cher…
Effect of the cotton gin
demand for slaves increased
US History:Unit 8
strike any nation that could arm terro…
holding center for suspected terrorist…
truck bomb under day care - 19 babies…
The US took military action against th…
Bush Doctrine
Detention Camp
Oklahoma City Bombing
Operation Enduring Freedom
strike any nation that could arm terro…
Bush Doctrine
holding center for suspected terrorist…
Detention Camp
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