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Quiz 3

US History With Mr. C

TermDefinition
ADL-CIO The American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL–CIO)
Samuel Gompers A Labor Union Leader
Mother Jones Prominent Labor and Community Organizer, Industrial Workers of the World
Pullman Strike Nationwide Railroad Strike, Summer 1894
Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire A fire in a Shirtwaist factory in 1911
The Great Migration, 1916-1930 A Migration of 6 Million African Americans from the south.
YMCA/YWCA Young Men's Christian Association/Young Women's Christian Association. Founded 6 June 1844
Assimilation people of different backgrounds come to see themselves as part of a larger national family
Chinese Exclusion Act, 1882 Excluded Chinese Immigrants from getting into the USA.
Scott Joplin African American composer and Pianist
James Naismith Invented the Sport of Basketball
Vaudeville Theatrical Genre of Song, dance and funny
Spoils System A practice of giving gov jobs to people you like who are not necessarily qualified.
Progressive Era A time of Reform in the US 1890s-1920s
William Howard Taft 27th President of the USA
Theodore Roosevelt 26th President of the USA
Woodrow Wilson 28th President of the USA
Warren G. Harding 29th President of the USA
Calvin Coolidge 30th President of the USA
Herbert Hoover 31st President of the USA
Franklin D. Roosevelt 32 President of the USA
Alice Paul American Suffragist and Women's Rights Activist.
Ida B. Wells African American Suffragist
W.E.B. Du Bois American Civil Rights Activist, Author, Historian, Sociologists.
Booker T. Washington African American Educator, Orator and Adviser to the Presidents of the USA
George Washington Carver Scientist, Inventor and Educator.
Imperialism A policy or practice by which a country increases its power by gaining control over other areas of the world
Spanish and American War was a conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States,
Admiral Dewey Was an admiral of the United States Navy who won the Battle of Manila
Roosevelt Corolly a corollary (1904) to the Monroe Doctrine, asserting that the U.S. might intervene in the affairs of an American republic threatened with seizure or intervention by a European country.
Causes of WW1 M.A.N.I.A Militarism, Alliances, Nationalism, Imperialism, and Assassination.
Trench Warfare Is a form of Land Warfare Using occupied enemy lines.
General Pershing Black Jack. General in WW1
RMS Lusitania Passenger Ship sunk in WW1
Fourteen Points was a statement given on the 8th of January, 1918 by United States President Woodrow Wilson declaring that World War I was being fought for a moral cause.
Treaty of Versailles was one of the peace treaties at the end of World War I. It ended the state of war between Germany and the Allied Powers.
Teapot Dome Scandal was a bribery incident that took place in the United States from 1920 to 1923,
Flapper Bold young woman in 1920s
Jazz Age A time in the 1920s when Jazz music and Dance became popular.
Harlem Renaissance was a cultural movement that spanned the 1920s.
The Great Depression Was a severe worldwide economic depression in the decade preceding World War II.
New Deal he New Deal was a series of domestic programs enacted in the United States between 1933 and 1938.
Dust Bowl was a period of severe dust storms that greatly damaged the ecology and agriculture of the US and Canadian prairies during the 1930s
Created by: Alissa Aiko