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Zimmerman note

German foreign secretary proposed germ alliance with Mexico promising them Texas New Mexico and Arizona

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14 points

Proposal to abolish secret treaties
Freedom of the sea
Removal of economics barriers among nations
Reduction of armament burdens
Adjustment of colonial claims
League of nations

3

Committee of public information

Headed by George creel
Had to sell America on the war and the world on wilsonian aims

4

Espionage act of 1917
Sedition act of 1918

Reflected current fears about Germany and anti war Americans

5

Eugene v debs

Convicted under espionage Act

6

William d Haywood

Leader of IWW convicted by espionage act

7

Schenck v. US

Supreme Court affirmed legality arguing freedom of speech could be revoked when such speech posed clear and present danger

8

Civilian council of national defense

To study the problems of economic mobilization
Launched shipbuilding program and endorsed strengthening army

9

War industries board

Headed by Bernard Baruch
Never had more than feeble powers, disbanded after armistice

10

National war labor board

Chaired by Taft
Headed off labor disputes that would hamper war efforts
Pressed employers to grant concessions to labor like high wages and 8 hour day

11

Great migration

Blacks moving north to fill jobs

12

Alice Paul

Led national women's party
Demonstrated against Wilson
Hunger strikes

13

National American women's suffrage association

Supported war
Women must take part in war effort to earn role in shaping the peace

14

Shepard Towner maternity act of 192

Provided federally financed instruction in maternal and infant health care

15

Food administration

Headed by Hoover
Wheatless Wednesdays meatless Tuesdays

16

Foch

French Marshall commander that all allies united under

17

Château Thierry

1st engagement of American troops in war

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2nd Battle of the Marne

Beginning of a German withdrawal that never reversed

19

John j. Pershing

Led America's separate army. Swiss border to French lines

20

Meuse Argonne offensive

To cut off the German rr feeding western front.
Lasted 47 days slow lots of killing poorly trained

21

Alvin c. York

Member of anti war religious sect
Killed 20 Germans no captured 132

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St. Mihiel

Major battle America fought

23

Paris conference big 4

Wilson
Orlando (Italy)
David Lloyd George
Clemeau

24

Henry Cabot lodge

Logical choice for senate committee of foreign relations
Enemies with Wilson

25

William borah
Hiram Johnson

Leaders of militant isolationists

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Warren g Harding

Republican nominated for 1920 election with Coolidge as vice

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James m cox

Democrats nomination for election of 1920 with running mate frank in rooselev