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vocabulary chapter 6
|a newspaper that speaks untruthfully
|A war between Spain and the United States in 1898, as a result of which Spain ceded Puerto Rico, the Philippine Islands, and Guam to the United States and abandoned all claim to Cuba, which became independent in 1902.
|Rough Rider A member of the First U.S. Volunteer Cavalry regiment under Theodore Roosevelt in the Spanish-American War.
|A member of one of the African-American regiments within the U.S. Army after the Civil War, serving primarily in the Indian wars of the late 1860s.
|A narrow strip of land connecting two larger masses of land.
|a financial institution offering certain services.
|To search for and expose misconduct in public life.
|US History a number of repressive puritanical laws of the colonial period, forbidding any secular activity on Sundays
|a war between the allies (Russia, France, British Empire, Italy, United States, Japan, Rumania, Serbia, Belgium, Greece, Portugal, Montenegro) and the Central Powers (Germany, Austria-Hungary, Turkey, Bulgaria) from 1914 to 1918
|World War 1
|Aspirations for national independence in a country under foreign domination.
|A national policy of abstaining from political or economic relations with other countries.
|A world organization established in 1920 to promote international cooperation and peace
|League of nation
|the treaty imposed on Germany by the Allied powers in 1920 after the end of World War I which demanded exorbitant reparations from the Germans
|Treaty of versailles