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31

In __ __ __, the Supreme Court interpreted the First Amendment and explored the limits of free speech

Schenck vs. United States

32

In 1918 the __ __ was ratified, banning the "manufacture, sale or transportation" of alcohol in the US

18th Amendment

33

The Committee on Public Information launched a nationwide campaign of __, which included posters, newspaper stories, speeches, and other materials designed to influence people's opinions

propoganda

34

In Schenck vs United States, the Supreme Court ruled that Charles Schenck's opposition to gov't war policies was a violation of the __ __ and wasn't protected by the First Amendment

Sedition Act

35

The War Revenue Act of 1917 established very high __

taxes

36

During the month of October 1918 alone, __ killed nearly 200,000 Americans

influenza

37

One way the US gov't raised money for the war was through the sale of __ __ to the public

Liberty Bonds

38

Bernard Baruch, a Wall Street business leader, was the head of the __ __ __, which regulated all materials needed for the war effort

War Industries Board

39

Daylight saving time and "heatless Mondays" were introduced in order to encourage conservation of __

fuel

40

Eugene V Debs, the head of the __ __, was sentenced to 10 years in prison for criticizing the US gov'ts prosecution of Americans under the Espionage Act

Socialist Party

41

To encourage increased production of food crops, __ __, head of the Food Administration, promised farmers higher prices for their crops

Herbert Hoover