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means to possess or fund a business. Entrepreneurship
an economy dominated by supply and demand and is also known as capitalism free enterprise
to volunteer time and money for the good of society philanthropy
the process of increasing the magnitude of a city urbanization
economic principle that minimalizes government intervention Lassiez-faire
process of one culture blending into another culture assimilation
the route that connected the grazing lands of Texas with the cow towns in the nort Chisolm Trail
to support a larger money supply and other economic changes Populist
the acculturation by immigrant to American traditions and beliefs americanization
was a government project that linked the Eastern and Western portions of the country. Transcontinental Railroad
was a movement that related the teachings of the Bible to social reforms Social Gospel
to place a proposed new law directly on a ballot, the citizens are participating initiative
an attitude that favors native-born Americans over people who are not native-born citizens nativism
a movement to ban the sale of alcoho prohibition
to anything that applies to the city. municipal
speech or actions that incite rebellion sedition
a ceasefire between warring enemies armistice
the nations that fought against Germany and Austria-Hungary during WWI Allies
arguments found in President Wilson’s plan for peace fourteen points
payments between countries for economic injury experienced during a war reparations
What hurt the reputation of the Harding administration Teapot Dome Scandal
refers to the process of enhancing a society’s genetic make-up Eugenics
Who was a Republican who had a reputable character that lessened the stinging effects of scandal Calvin Coolidge
the idea that society should minimize its interference with individuals’ pursuit of happiness Social Darwinism
Who was the man who declared a return to “normalcy” following WWI Warren G harding
What was implemented to regulate railroad prices and practices and was a burden in the eyes of big business in the 19th century The interstate commerce act
What allowed American industry to grow in the late 1800s Technological Advances
what improved American communications in the late 1800s telegraph and telephone
What was the Sherman Antitrust Act’s main aim to encourage fair industrial competition
Industrial expansion distributed the bulk of wealth in the US into the pockets of who Industrial expansion
what was comprised of only skilled workers the american federation of labor
why did the american industry take off because of technological advances and financial investments.
who believed that the success of rich industrialists was good for the success of the country as a whole andrew carnegie
Why were children in factories because their families needed their extra income to stay afloat
who helped establish a business to construct long-distance telephone lines in 1885. Alexander Graham Bell
What two men made great strides in electricity? George Westinghouse and Thomas Edison
What do social darwinist believe? that government should not interfere in business’s affairs
By the late 1800s,who did Americans not trust industrialist
What were results of the laissez-faire policy Rapid economic growth, an increasing chasm between the wealthy and destitute, and greater westward expansion
how did the transcontinental railroad impacted the US economy in the 19th century by encouraging the belief of Manifest Destiny.
Who are most known for promoting the expansion of “big” business Carnegie and Rockefeller
What two acts drove Native Americans onto reservations. The Homestead Act and the Morrill Land-Grant Act
Why did diplomatic relations between the Native Americans and the U.S. government disintegrated because Native Americans and American settlers had differing beliefs concerning land ownership.
American soldiers killed more than 200 unarmed Sioux Indians at what? At the Massacre at Wounded Knee
why did western farmers desired “free silver” they believed it would increase crop prices
what was approved by the government to regulate railroad rates and practices the interstate commerce act
Who faced many hardships and challenges causing them to rely on each other for help. settlers that had settled in the Great Plains
how did many African americans escape racial violence in the South moved west
they believed they had a greater right to the western lands than did the Native Americans settlers
why was the government able to change the Native Americans and their lifestyles requiring Native Americans to farm individual plots
what caused an increase in farm production Farm mechanization
What contained provisions for free silver, a progressive income tax, and an eight-hour day populist platform
what owned a lot of the western land near prime transportation routes railroads
In order to receive land under the Homestead Act, what did applicants have to do? had to farm the land for five years in a row.
what attracted many new immigrants to the West. Cheap land and new jobs
what were weakened and destroyed as American settlers continued to move west in search of land. native american nations
who thought that Native Americans should become “civilized” and adopt white culture many white reformers
what helped contribute to the cattle ranching boom refrigerated cars
The protection of Native American culture is not a provision of what Dawes Act
who were populist supported by William Jennings bryan
what was not an economic result of the growth of railroads in the West Decreased industrial growth
what state was the last place where a great North American Gold rush happened alaska
what was a main economic argument for expansion that the United States needed new markets to sell its goods
what was ignited when the Cubans rebelled against Spanish rule. the spanish-american war
what was an outcome of the spanish american war was that Puerto Rico and Guam became unincorporated U.S. territories
what was very imperative to the U.S. because it gave the U.S. access to millions of consumers in China the open door policy
who disliked his actions in Panama because they opposed his involvement in the Panamanian revolt many of roosevelts opponents
what was an essential message of the Roosevelt Corollary that the U.S could use force to prevent intervention in the affairs of neighboring countries
why did the U.S. followed a policy of expansionism the nation wanted more markets for its goods
what did the author of “The Influence of Sea Power Upon History, Alfred T. Mahan, reasoned that to protect its trade, the U.S. must build up its navy.
how did the U.S. reaffirmed the Monroe Doctrine. warning Great Britain to back out of a territorial dispute
who utilized their newspapers to increase public sympathy for Cuban rebels William R. Hearst and Joseph Pulitzer
what was a goal of the U.S. during the Spanish-American War to gain spheres of influence in South America
how did the Philippines came under the control of the U.S the spanish american war
who believed that imperialism was not consistent with the American ideal of “liberty for all.” anti-imperialist
whose foreign policy took a moralistic approach in diplomatic relations with foreign nations. wilson's
who are banana republics in Central America controlled by desires of American business
who believed that a quest for empire would bolster the country’s pioneer spirit. Expansionists, like Frederick Jackson Turner
why did the U.S. annexed Hawaii to end trade tariffs, protect businesses, and establish naval stations in the Pacific
the U.S. sought to build a Panama Canal in order to what? reduce travel time between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans
who is famous for his foreign policy that centered around “dollar diplomacy.” taft
why did american want war against the spanish because of the De Lome Letter, Yellow journalist articles portraying the explosion of the USS Maine, and Spanish rule in Cuba
what was the point of the great white fleet Great Britain was not a number one power and its power was declining
what developed to promote the free coinage of silver, to end laissez-fare, and to hold the government to a higher standard to Americans progressivism
what incited the government to pass legislation benefiting workers. Triangle Shirtwaist Company Fire, The Jungle, and How the Other Half Lives
who was the true buster teddy roosevelt
what were some progressive legislation Meat Inspection Act, the Direct Election of Senators, and Women’s Suffrage
what was Teddy Roosevelt’s Third Party that split the Republican vote in 1912. bull moose party
what was The biggest difference between the Sherman Anti-Trust Act and the Clayton Anti-Trust Act that it allowed the government to go after businesses in restraint of trade.
who continued the Jim Crow laws and segregation of federal offices during his presidency wilson
who did not reap the benefits of the Progressive movement. migrant farm workers
who wwere all Progressive presidents Teddy Roosevelt, Howard Taft, and Woodrow
what was the 18th amendment prohibition
what sparked WW1 assassination of the heir to the Austro-Hungarian throne
what encouraged anti-German feeling in the U.S. Great Britian
what prompted the us into the war Germany’s unrestricted submarine warfare primarily
what group was segregated and seldom fought. african americans
what was the transportation of African Americans to northern cities. the great migration
what drafted young men for the military forces. the selective service act
why did russia withdraw from WW1 Vladimir Lenin took power in Russia in 1917
how did the gov control the economy controlling prices and rationing various items.
what did fears of spies led to restrictions on immigration, discrimination towards Germans, and less free speech.
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