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1942A Extra Credit

TermDefinition
Rehabilitation The Soldiers Rehabilitation Act of 1918 introduced a new concept in disability support - not just money to live on, but training for the injured veterans as preparation for new jobs matching their "new" abilities.
Federalism A political system in which a national government and constituent units, such as state governments, share power.
Trigger that began WWI Causes. World War I was immediately precipitated by the assassination of Archduke Francis Ferdinand of Austria-Hungary by a Serbian nationalist in 1914. There were, however, many factors that had led toward war.
Music movement in the 1920s The Jazz Age was a feature of the 1920s (ending with The Great Depression) when jazz music and dance became popular.
Progressive Movement An early-20th century reform movement seeking to return control of the government to the people, to restore economic opportunities, and to correct injustices in American life.
Main ideas of the Federalist Believed in a strong central government, did not believe the Bill of Rights was necessary, supported the new Constitution, wanted a large Republic, wanted to limit the power of the thirteen states
Main ideas of the Anti-Federalist Opposed to a stronger central government, demanded a Bill of Rights, opposed to the new Constitution, wanted a small Republic, firmly supported the power of the thirteen states.
Harlem Renaissance A flowering of African-American artistic creativity during the 1920s, centered in the Harlem community of New York City.
Allied Powers of WWI The group of nations--originally consisting of Great Britain, France, and Russia and later joined by the United States, Italy, and others--that opposed the Central Powers
Gilded Age The Gilded Age in United States history is the late 19th century, from the 1870s to about 1900. The term was coined by writer Mark Twain, which satirized an era of serious social problems masked by a thin gold gilding.
Year for Women to gain vote Passed by Congress June 4, 1919, and ratified on August 18, 1920, the 19th amendment guarantees all American women the right to vote.
Prohibition Movement The period from 1920-1933 during which the Eighteenth Amendment forbidding the manufacture and sale of alcohol was in force in the United States.
Laissez Faire abstention by governments from interfering in the workings of the free market.
Robert E. Lee Robert Edward Lee was an American soldier best known for commanding the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia in the American Civil War from 1862 until his surrender in 1865.
Factors that shaped the North's development More substantial railroad system, larger population, produced more food, firearms, and iron, and had more factories.
What was the North called during the Civil War Union
Checks and Balances The provisions in the U.S. Constitution that prevent any branch of the U.S. government from dominating the other two branches.
"Supreme Law of the Land" The Constitution
Reconstruction The period immediately following the Civil War
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