Flashcards in Chapter 22 World War I Deck (27):
What was the critical cause of the Great War?
a complex and vulnerable system of secret Alliances between European nations
What was the immediate cause for America's direct involvement in the war?
Germany's resumption of unrestricted submarine warfare
The American war effort reflected the concepts of what reform group?
What did the eighteenth Amendment do?
gave Congress the authority to enact prohibition
In 1917, the Bolshevik Revolution brought who to power in Russia?
Warren G. Harding's idea of a "return to normalcy" repudiated whose ideas?
What was the treaty signed by the US and Panama that established the Panama Canal Zone?
Who did the Gentlemen's Agreement help integrate in schools?
What is the name for the use of economic control in order to maintain foreign policy?
What conference helped end the Russo-Japan war?
Who are the ABC powers who negotiated a deal for peace with Mexico?
Argentina, Brazil, and Chili
What nations were originally in the Triple Alliance?
Germany, Austria-Hungary, and the Ottoman Empire
What nations were originally in the Triple Entente?
Britain, France, and Russia
Who were "Hyphenated" Americans?
Americans who were of foreign birth or origin and displayed an allegiance to a foreign country
What was the name of the promise made to the U.S. from Germany instituting the policy of unrestricted submarine warfare?
What was the name of the telegram to Mexico from Germany?
What government agency used propaganda to convince American people to accept the war?
Committee of Public Information
What key suffragist campaigned for the Nineteenth Amendment?
Carrie Chapman Catt
What did the espionage act do?(3)
it prohibited interference with military operations or recruitment, prevented insubordination in the military, and prevented the support of U.S. enemies during wartime
What did the Sedition Act do?
extend the espionage act to remove negative opinion against the government or bonds
What Supreme Court Case involved the Espionage Act?
Schenck v. U.S.
What was the main fear behind the red scare?
communism was going to take over the US
What is the name of the American force that originally fights in Europe?
AEF, American Expeditionary Force
What U.S. Infantry consisted of some of the most decorated African American fighters?
369th U.S. infantry
What U.S. general led the AEF?
John J. Pershing
What was the final Allied offensive of World War I that stretched along the entire Western Front