u.s. history ii

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Decks in this class (18)

The Progressive Era - Chapter 17
Explain how the progressive movement managed to increase the power of government to regulate business and to protect society from the injustices fostered by big business.
32  cards
America Claims an Empire - Chapter 18
To understand how individuals and events moved the United States into the role of a world power and to recognize the effects of economic policies on U.S. diplomacy.
27  cards
The First World War - Chapter 19
To understand the causes of World War I, the reasons the United States entered the war in 1917, and the consequences of the war.
31  cards
Politics of the Roaring Twenties - Chapter 20
To trace the political and social changes after World War I and throughout the decade of the 1920s.
16  cards
The Roaring Life of the 1920s - Chapter 21
To understand such issues as Prohibition, the changing role of women, and the influence of the Harlem Renaissance
25  cards
The Great Depression Begins - Chapter 22
To understand the causes and consequences of the Great Depression and the futility of Hoover's actions to limit the damage
19  cards
The New Deal - Chapter 23
To understand the impetus for FDR's New Deal legislations and the impact these policies on the American nation.
29  cards
World War Looms - Chapter 24
To trace the rise of dictators, the beginnings of war, and the American response in the 1930s.
24  cards
The United States in World War II - Chapter 25
To understand the military campaigns, political decisions, and efforts on the home front that won World War II.
27  cards
Cold War Conflicts - Chapter 26
To understand the international and domestic tensions resulting from the Cold War.
31  cards
The Post War Boom - Chapter 27
To understand the economic, social, and cultural changes that occurred in postwar America.
19  cards
The New Frontier and the Great Society - Chapter 28
To understand the achievements and challenges of the Kennedy and Johnson administrations.
18  cards
Civil Rights - Chapter 29
To understand the African-American struggle for civil rights during the 1950s and 1960s.
23  cards
The Vietnam War Years - Chapter 30
To understand the military and political events of the Vietnam War in Southeast Asia and its impact on life in the United States.
37  cards
An Era of Social Change - Chapter 31
To understand the sweeping social protest movements of the 1960s and the quest for radical change initiated by Latinos, Native Americans, women, and young people.
14  cards
An Age of Limits - Chapter 32
To understand the political, social, and economic events of the 1970s and the Nixon Administration.
29  cards
The Conservative Tide - Chapter 33
To understand the political and social events of the 1980s and early 1990s.
29  cards
The United States in Today's World - Chapter 34
To summarize the political and social events of the 1990s and early 2000s.
23  cards

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