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2nd Benchmark Study

Test on 1-27-17, 2nd Benchmark

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Growth of Industry Factors 1. Financial resources 2. Access to raw materials 3. Available warfare 4. New inventions
Rise of Big Business Factors Captain of industry, Advertise, Low cost production, and National markets
Industrial Influences on American Farms Mechanization, Industrial development in cities created increased labor needs and Industrialization provided new access to consumer goods
Andrew Carnegie Steel
Cornelius Vanderbilt Shipping and railroads
J.P Morgan Banking
John D. Rockefeller Oil
What movement prohibited the sale and usage of alcohol? Temperance movement
What amendment was passed because of the temperance movement? The 18th amendment
What amendment was passed because of the suffrage movement? 19th Amendment
List all of the negative effects of industrialization Child labor, Low wages- long hours, Unsafe working conditions, Impact on environment and Monopolies The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire
What are the three workplace reforms? Reduced work hour, Child labor restrictions and Improved safety conditions
America’s involvement with which Spanish controlled territory led to the Spanish-American War? Cuba
What is yellow journalism? Exaggerated news reports.
List the results of the Spanish-American War 1. Cuba gained its INDEPENDENCE 2. US emerged as a world power 3. The United States gained possession of the Philippines, Guam, and Puerto Rico.
What is a foreign policy? A government’s strategy of dealing with other countries
What is the Roosevelt Corollary and what did it say? New idea that Teddy Roosevelt added to the Monroe Doctrine. It said that the US has the right to intervene to deal with serious problems involving countries in the Americas.
What document did the Corollary change and what did it say? The Monroe Doctrine. It stated that further efforts by European nations to colonize land or interfere with states in North or South America would be viewed as acts of aggression, requiring U.S. intervention
What was Roosevelt’s foreign policy campaign slogan? “Speak softly and carry a big stick”
What is an example where Roosevelt’s foreign policy was used? Panama Canal
What are the reasons Europe went to war? Militarism, Alliance, Imperialism, Nationalism and Assassination
List the Allied Powers of World War I Great Britain, Serbia, Belgium, United States, Russia and France
List the Central Powers of World War I Germany, Austria - Hungary, Ottoman Empire and Bulgaria,
Whose 1916 campaign slogan was “He kept us out of war”? Woodrow Wilson
What Nation did not join the League of Nations? Why? USA- because USA wanted to keep America out of European/World affairs.
The League of Nations was whose original idea? Woodrow Wilson
Political and economic ties to which country lead to United States involvement in WWI? Great Britain
What country wrote the Zimmerman Telegram seeking an alliance with Mexico? Germany
Henry Ford Automobile
What is the name of the movement that allowed women to have the right to vote? Women’s suffrage movement
What is a union? An organised association of workers formed to protect and further their rights and interests.
List the causes the US entered the Spanish American War Business interests in Cuba, U.S.S Maine sunk, Rebels who wanted independence from Spain and Yellow journalism
Why did the United States want to help Cuba and get involved in their fight for independence? To protect our business interests in sugar (and tobacco) in Cuba.
What are the reasons the U.S. entered WW1? Lusitania sank Political and economic ties with Great Britain Zimmerman Telegram Unable/inability to remain neutral
After World War I, which person created the idea of an international organization to Settle international disputes? Woodrow Wilson
Put these events in chronological order: President Wilson declares war on Germany, 14 Points Plan, Sinking of the Lusitania, Zimmerman Telegram Sinking of Lusitania, ZimmermanTelegram, President Wilson declares war on Germany and 14 Points Plan
Why did the U.S. Senate reject the Treaty of Versailles? What was U.S. foreign policy at the end of WW1? Because of the desire to resume prewar isolationism.
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