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What resolved some tensions between US and Japan?

Gentlemen's Agreement

2

What was Roosevelts foreign policy?

Big stick diplomacy

3

What was Tafts foreign policy?

Dollar diplomacy

4

What did the jones act do?

Gave Philippines full territorial status, bill of rights, male suffrage, ect.

5

Who helped resolve the Tampico Incident?

ABC powers (Argentina, Brazil, Chile)

6

What did the US do in response to European intervention in the Americas?

Added Roosevelt Corollary to the Monroe Doctrine

7

What won Teddy Roosevelt the Nobel Peace prize?

Treaty of Portsmouth

8

What policy did John Hay draft to promote free trade?

Open door

9

What was the Great White fleet?

Convoy of US warships to demonstrate Americas growth

10

Revolutionary who challenged new government in Mexico?

Poncho Villa

11

War fought by Russia and Japan in early 1900s?

Russo Japanese war

12

War fought between China and Japan

Sino-Japanese war, showed China's vulnerability

13

The outbreak of war was sparked by the death of?

Archduke Ferdinand

14

Causes of US involvement

Sinking of Lusitania, Arabic and Sussex

15

Selective service act

Males must register for draft at age 18

16

Sussex pledge

No more sub sinking without warning

17

Zimmerman Telegram

Direct threat to US

18

Prevented use of mail system to intervene with war effort

Espionage act

19

Made it illegal to speak out against any aspects of US gov

Sedition act

20

Supreme Court upheld Espionage act in which court case?

Schneck v US

21

Justin Oliver Holmes said what could suspend liberties

Clear and present danger

22

Wilson announced what for peace

Fourteen points

23

US's reaction to the League of Nations

Cause much controversy

24

Palmer raids

Illegal raids on immigrants

25

Three presidents

Harding, Coolidge, Hoover

26

Kellogg Briand pact

Prohibited war

27

Warren g Harding was elected in 1920 with what promise?

Normalcy

28

Washington disarming conference

Arms reduction and territorial respect

29

Dawes plan

Ease financial crisis in Europe

30

What did communist Bolsheviks form?

Soviet Union

31

Red Scare

Immigrants associated with radicalism

32

The great migration

Mass migration of African Americans to industrial cities

33

Teapot dome scandal

Illegal drilling of oil in Wyoming

34

Sacco and Vanzetti

Unfair discrimination because they were immigrants and anarchists

35

Who was a major proponent of birth control?

Margaret Sanger

36

Who was the first man to fly across the Atlantic

Charles Lindburgh

37

Iconic dance in 1920s

Charleston

38

Biology teacher associated with evolution

John scopes

39

Which amendment ended prohibition?

21

40

Who made bonus army?

Angry WWI veterans

41

Tariff signed by Hoover that made the depression worse

Hawley-Smoot tariff

42

Title of book by John Steinbeck

Grapes of wrath

43

Nickname for the day the stock market crashed

Black Tuesday

44

Nickname for shanty towns

Hoovervilles

45

Most famous public works project by Hoover

Hoover dam

46

Exact date of stock market crash

October 29, 1929

47

European territories had been _________ for years

"scrambling for territory"

48

"The White Man's Burden"

Burden to spread civilization

49

Jingoism

Extreme nationalism

50

Alfred T Mahan

admiral, aroused govt interest in imperialism and wrote "The Influence of Sea Power Upon History"

51

What was the purchase of Alaska referred to as?

Seward's Folly

52

Help from ________ allowed US to defeat Spain in the Philippines

Emilio Aguinaldo

53

Foraker Act

Limited civilian gov in Puerto Rico

54

MAIN long-term causes of WW1

militarism
alliances
imperialism
nationalism

55

Daylight savings time was established to

conserve energy

56

Cars revolutionized American life both _______ + __________

economically and socially

57

New technology and decreased demand after WW1 created a

crop surplus

58

Buying on margin

Using money you don't have

59

The movie industry grew in the depression BECAUSE

It was a cheap escape from economic woes

60

Public Works Administration

built roads, bridges, etc to create jobs

61

Tennessee Valley Authority

Appalachian Mountains, men built dams to provide flood control + cheap electricity

62

Agricultural Adjustment Act

Payed farmers to limit production

63

Fair Labor Standards Act

min wage, max hours, end child labor

64

Social Security Act

Provides insurance for elders

65

Securities and Exchange Commission

Regulated prices of stocks and bonds

66

Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

Provided insurance for people's bank deposits

67

"Black Cabinet"

FDR, worked on issues such as Jim Crow Laws

68

The 1934 Indian Reorganization Act repealed the

1887 Dawes Act

69

"3rd term controversy"

FDR ran and won third term

70

"Court-packing" proposal

FDR, make it easier to pass laws but didn't work

71

22nd Amendment

Two term limit

72

New Deal

Increased size and scope of fed govt, more involved in daily life