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U.S History Final Ex

hisotry final exam

What was The Jungle (written by Upton Sinclair) about? it was written to portray the harsh conditions and exploited lives of immigrants in the United States in Chicago and similar industrialized cities.
TR intervening in strikes Roosevelt became the first president to personally intervene in a labor dispute. Presenting himself as a representative of the millions of people affected by the strike, he urged both parties to resolve their differences and the miners to return to work.
Why did people dislike Taft? Because Taft didn't really want to be the president and he didn't want to carry on TR's Progressive policies and he lacked enthusiasm.
What was the Federal Trade Commission? it was a federal agency established in 1914 that administers antitrust and consumer protection legislation in pursuit of free and fair competition in the marketplace.
Taft's Dollar Diplomacy was a form of American foreign policy to further its aims in Latin America and East Asia through use of its economic power by guaranteeing loans made to foreign countries.
Interstate Commerce Commission (ICC) Commission founded after the Interstate Commerce Act which was a federal law that was designed to regulate the railroad industry and its monopolies. It was required that the railroad be reasonable and just but didnt give gov power
Muckraker was a term used to characterize reform-minded American journalists who wrote largely for popular magazines. (Basically investigative journalists like for TMZ)
Woodrow Wilson's goals in office His goal was to establish the fourteen points which was a statement of principles for world peace that was to be used for peace negotiations in order to end World War 1.
Roosevelt Corollary states that the United States would intervene as a last resort to ensure that other nations in the Western Hemisphere fulfilled their obligations to international creditors and did not violate the rights of the United States
Causes for WWI the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand
Reasons for US to stay neutral we wanted to sell to both sides and Wilson didn't want war
Reasons the US entered the war 1) invasion of Belgium 2)Sinking of the Lusitania ship 3) Unrestricted Submarine Warfare
New Weapons of WWI flamethrower, machine guns, mustard gas
Treaty of Versailles it ended the state of war between Germany and the Allied Powers. It was signed exactly five years after the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand.
Militarism the belief or desire of a government or people that a country should maintain a strong military capability and be prepared to use it aggressively to defend or promote national interests.
Lusitania a British passenger ship sunk by a German submarine off the coast of Ireland. The ship had more than one hundred Americans who died in the sinking. This event was one of the causes of WWI
No Man's Land The land in between the trenches cuz you would die if went out there
African American migration the movement of African Americans out of the rural Southern United States to urban Northeast, Midwest, and West that occurred between 1910 and 1970
Article 10 of League of Nations the section that called for assistance to be given to a member that experiences external aggression. It was signed by the major Peacemakers (Allied Forces) following WWI, most notably Britain and France.
Buying on margin borrowing money to buy stocks
FDR's speeches very good speaker... he proposed that everyone have the freedom of: speech, work, want, and fear
Effects of the New Deal's Programs forever changed the relationship between the government and the people, and between the president and Congress. Made life easier for Americans.
causes of the Great Depression increasing increase of the economy and stock market until it crashed in 1929
FDR vs Supreme Court examined FDR's frustration with the conservative judicial branch and he packed the court so he would win.
FDR 32nd president, had polio, only president elected four times
George Patton was a senior officer best known for his leadership of the US Third Army in France and Germany following the Allied invasion of Normandy in June 1944
Charles Drew was an American surgeon who developed the blood transfusion
Enrico Fermi was an Italian physicist who created the world's first nuclear reactor and designed the first atom bomb
Francisco Franco was a Spanish genera; whose armies took control of Spain and ruled a dictator until his death in 1975
Josef Stalin was a Soviet leader, the general secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union.
Douglas MacArthur was an American general who commanded the Southwest Pacific in WWII and oversaw the successful Allied occupation of postwar Japan and led United Nations forces in the Korean War
Dorie Miller was a cook that the United States Navy noted for his bravery during the attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.
Benito Mussolini was an Italian politician who ruled Italy as Prime Minister until he was ousted in 1943.
Dwight D. Eisenhower was a US general who supervised the invasion of Normandy and the defeat of Nazi Germany and was the 34th president of the US
Rosie the Riveter is a cultural icon of the United States, representing the American women who worked in factories and shipyards during WWII, many of whom produced munitions and war supplies
Adolph Hitler was a German politician who was the leader of the Nazi party.
James Doolittle was an American aviation pioneer who was recalled to active duty during WWII and awarded the Medal of Honor for his valor and leadership as commander of Doolittle Raid.
Winston Churchill was an English political leader and became the prime minister shortly after WWII began and served through the end of the in Europe. Churchill symbolized the fierce determination of the British to resist conquest by the Germans under Adolf Hitler.
Thomas Dewey was the Republican candidate for President, but lost to FDR in the closest of Roosevelt's four presidential elections
Erwin Rommell was known as the Desert Fox, was a German field marshal of WWII
Billy Mitchell was a United States army general who is regarded as the father of the US Air Force
Harry Truman was elected vice president under FDR and became president when he died. He led the nation in the final months of WWII and made the decision to drop atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in Japan.
A. Phillip Randolph was a leader in the African-American Civil Rights Movement, the American labor movement, and socialist political parties. He organized and led the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters, the first predominantly African American labor union.
Albert Einstein was a US physicist and mathematician. He formulated the special theory of relativity and made major contribution to the quantum theory and helped with atom bomb.
North Africa part of the war with campaigns in different places in North Africa
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