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Textile This industry of making clothing exploded in the U.S. in the late 1800s.
Factory Most Immigrants that came to the U.S. in the late 1800s found these type of jobs in the Northeastern United States.
Immigration In the late 1800s, social and political unrest in Europe greatly increased ______ to America.
Booker T. Washington This African American leader promoted equality through job skills and hard work.
Railroad This industry helped grow the farming industry in the late 1800s by allowing farmers to get their crops to market.
Alexander Graham Bell This inventor greatly expanded communication in the U.S. with his invention of the telephone.
strikes Many workers went on these in the late 1800s with the hopes of getting better pay and safer working conditions
Monopolies During the Gilded Age, Industrial Capitalists created these, which added to the uneven distribution of wealth in the United States.
Grange This organization was set up to protect farmers from the abuses and high prices enacted by the Railroads
Imperialism America greatly expanded its trading partners by using this policy of taking over smaller countries
Radio During the 1920s, this innovation nationalized the American culture and created a demand for electricity in homes.
World War I British propaganda, German U-boats, and the Zimmerman Note were causes of this war.
Prohibition During the 1920s, the passage of the 18th Amendment created an era known as this.
Thirty Six Tennessee called a special legislative session to vote on the 19th Amendment and would become the final state to form the Perfect _________.
Great Depression Over-borrowing, Over-production, and an unsupervised stock market led to the
Teddy Roosevelt This President was concerned that businesses were gaining too much control over the govt and would become known as the Trustbuster.
WEB Dubois This African American leader was a founder of the NAACP and demanded equality now through higher education and political power.
Adolf Hitler The failure of the Treaty of Versailles and collapse of Germany's economy allowed him to come to power in the 1930s.
Unemployment As companies closed their doors in the early 1930s, the greatest concern of the Great Depression became the _______ rate.
Fascism In the 1930s, this form of govt. with dictators and an extreme form of nationalism became popular in Europe.
Great Depression In the 1930s, many Americans turned to their religion to help them get through the horrible conditions cause by this twelve year period.
Manhattan Project Oak Ridge, TN played a major role in this secret plan to build the atomic bomb during W.W. II.
Jobs The Works Progress Admin. was created during the Great Depression to provide these for American people.
Poland Britain and France declared war on Germany in 1939 after the invasion of this country
Supreme Court Congress and the American people felt like FDR was searching for to much power when he tried to pack the _______.
Soviet Union During World War II, the United States had Communist Allie known as the _________.
Stokely Carmichael Malcolm X and this African American leader know for Black Power disagreed with the methods of Dr. King.
Cuba The U.S. took control of this country after the Spanish-American War and it fell to Communism and Fidel Castro in 1959.
Interstate Act President urged Congress to pass this law which helped the military, the U.S. economy and greatly expanded suburbs across the nation.
Brinkmanship During the 1950s, many U.S. politicians promoted using the threat of nuclear war to prevent the spread of communism. This policy was known as
Al Gore Sr. Estes Kefauver and this Tennessee senator were the only two Southern senators that refused to sign the Southern Manifesto
Containment President John Kennedy continued to use this policy of preventing the expansion of Communism during his reign as President.
Sun Records The Rock 'N' Roll movement of the 1950s exploded with the discovery of Elvis in this Memphis studio.
Sam Walton This Wal-Mart innovator believed in high volume sales at very low prices.
Korean War The U.S. was involved in this war to prevent the spread of Communism from 1950 to 1953.
Bill Clinton President Reagan and this Centrist President of the 1990s were known for advocating changes in the role played by the federal government.
Jeff Bezos This innovator started his company as an online bookstore but now it dominates the online shopping industry.
Washington Post The two reporters that broke the Watergate story worked for this newspaper.
Communism The U.S. fought in Korea in the 1950s and Vietnam in the 1960s to prevent the expansion of this.
Bill Clinton This President eliminated deficit spending with the first budget surplus in thirty years.
Ray Kroc This McDonalds owner greatly expanded the fast-food industry in the United States.
Hoovervilles During the Great Depression, many Americans were forced out of the homes and lived in these shanty towns named after the President.
Indian The _____ Reorganization Act allowed Native Americans living on reservations to establish local governments for their tribal groups
China Chiang Kai Shek fled to Taiwan when this country fell to communism in 1949.
Red Scare Many families built bomb shelters in their backyards during the ______ of the 1950s.
baby boom College applications increased dramatically in the 1960s & 1970s due to this population explosion after World War II.
Richard Nixon He became the only President to resign in 1974 due to the Watergate Scandal.
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