Flashcards in Unit 7 Significant Slideshow Items Deck (72):
What resolved some tensions between US and Japan?
What was Roosevelts foreign policy?
Big stick diplomacy
What was Tafts foreign policy?
What did the jones act do?
Gave Philippines full territorial status, bill of rights, male suffrage, ect.
Who helped resolve the Tampico Incident?
ABC powers (Argentina, Brazil, Chile)
What did the US do in response to European intervention in the Americas?
Added Roosevelt Corollary to the Monroe Doctrine
What won Teddy Roosevelt the Nobel Peace prize?
Treaty of Portsmouth
What policy did John Hay draft to promote free trade?
What was the Great White fleet?
Convoy of US warships to demonstrate Americas growth
Revolutionary who challenged new government in Mexico?
War fought by Russia and Japan in early 1900s?
Russo Japanese war
War fought between China and Japan
Sino-Japanese war, showed China's vulnerability
The outbreak of war was sparked by the death of?
Causes of US involvement
Sinking of Lusitania, Arabic and Sussex
Selective service act
Males must register for draft at age 18
No more sub sinking without warning
Direct threat to US
Prevented use of mail system to intervene with war effort
Made it illegal to speak out against any aspects of US gov
Supreme Court upheld Espionage act in which court case?
Schneck v US
Justin Oliver Holmes said what could suspend liberties
Clear and present danger
Wilson announced what for peace
US's reaction to the League of Nations
Cause much controversy
Illegal raids on immigrants
Harding, Coolidge, Hoover
Kellogg Briand pact
Warren g Harding was elected in 1920 with what promise?
Washington disarming conference
Arms reduction and territorial respect
Ease financial crisis in Europe
What did communist Bolsheviks form?
Immigrants associated with radicalism
The great migration
Mass migration of African Americans to industrial cities
Teapot dome scandal
Illegal drilling of oil in Wyoming
Sacco and Vanzetti
Unfair discrimination because they were immigrants and anarchists
Who was a major proponent of birth control?
Who was the first man to fly across the Atlantic
Iconic dance in 1920s
Biology teacher associated with evolution
Which amendment ended prohibition?
Who made bonus army?
Angry WWI veterans
Tariff signed by Hoover that made the depression worse
Title of book by John Steinbeck
Grapes of wrath
Nickname for the day the stock market crashed
Nickname for shanty towns
Most famous public works project by Hoover
Exact date of stock market crash
October 29, 1929
European territories had been _________ for years
"scrambling for territory"
"The White Man's Burden"
Burden to spread civilization
Alfred T Mahan
admiral, aroused govt interest in imperialism and wrote "The Influence of Sea Power Upon History"
What was the purchase of Alaska referred to as?
Help from ________ allowed US to defeat Spain in the Philippines
Limited civilian gov in Puerto Rico
MAIN long-term causes of WW1
Daylight savings time was established to
Cars revolutionized American life both _______ + __________
economically and socially
New technology and decreased demand after WW1 created a
Buying on margin
Using money you don't have
The movie industry grew in the depression BECAUSE
It was a cheap escape from economic woes
Public Works Administration
built roads, bridges, etc to create jobs
Tennessee Valley Authority
Appalachian Mountains, men built dams to provide flood control + cheap electricity
Agricultural Adjustment Act
Payed farmers to limit production
Fair Labor Standards Act
min wage, max hours, end child labor
Social Security Act
Provides insurance for elders
Securities and Exchange Commission
Regulated prices of stocks and bonds
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
Provided insurance for people's bank deposits
FDR, worked on issues such as Jim Crow Laws
The 1934 Indian Reorganization Act repealed the
1887 Dawes Act
"3rd term controversy"
FDR ran and won third term
FDR, make it easier to pass laws but didn't work
Two term limit