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Hristina Bundalo

Chapter 12 Vocabulary

nativism prejudice against foreign - born people swept the nation
isolationism a policy of pulling away from involvement in world affairs
communism an economic and political system based on a single-party government ruled by a dictatorship
anarchists people who opposed any form of gov.
Sacco & Vanzetti were arrested and charged with the robbery and murder of a factory paymaster and his guard in South Brantree, Massachusetts
Quota System established the max. number of people who could enter the U.S from each foreign country
John L. Lewis in protest of low wages and long workdays
Warren G. Harding was described as a good-natured man who looked like a president ought to look
Charles Evans Hughes urged that no more warships be built for 10 years
Fordney McCumber Tariff which raised taxes on US imports to 60%-the highest level ever
Drio Gang the presidents poker playing cronies, who would soon cause a great deal of embarrassment
Teapot Dome Scandal corruption
Albert B. Fall a close friend of various oil executives managed to get the oil reserves transferred from the Navy to the interior department
Calvin Coolige Fit into the pro-business spirit of the 1900's very well
Urban Sprawl the unplanned and uncontrolled spreading of cities into surrounding regions
installment plan an arrangement in which a purchaser pays over an extended time, without having to put down much money at the time of purchase
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