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Basic History qtr. 1

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a refusal to work until demands for changes are met strike
when a nation used business investments and trade as a way to influence the actions of another nation dollar diplomacy
a group formed to work for better wages and working conditions for its members labor union
the process by which new land is added to a nation annexation
this man's assassination was the beginning incident of WWI Franz Ferdinand
the term for the right to vote suffrage
when a nation uses force, or the threat of force, as a way to influence the actions of another nation Big Stick Diplomacy
writers of the late 1800s who exposed social problems caused by big business and government corruption Muckrakers
a feeling of intense loyalty to, and pride in, one's country nationalism
the nearly total control of the sale, manufacture, and distribution of a product monopoly
building up of a nations's armed forces, and glorifying war as a way to increase its power militarism
information designed to influence public opinion to help or harm a cause propaganda
leader of all American forces sent to Europe in WWI John J. Pershing
the desire to keep out of interactions with other nations as a way to avoid possible war isolationism
an agreement to stop fighting and work out a peace agreement armistice
exaggerated and sensationalist writing used to sell newspapers Yellow Journalism
limiting the supply of certain necessary products rationing
the protection and preservation of areas of natural resources conservation
President of the U.S. during World War I Woodrow Wilson
the youngest man to become President of the U.S. who used Big Stick Diplomacy Theodore "Teddy" Roosevelt
an attempt to change for the better reform
unequal treatment because of race, religion, ethnic background, or place of birth discrimination
the addition to the Constitution which guaranteed women the right to vote 19th Amendment
nickname given American soldiers during WWI Doughboys
the practice of rewarding political supporters after being elected to office spoils system
term for the numbers of war dead and wounded casualties
an election which chooses who the political party's candidate in a later general election primary
German submarines U-Boats
the action of a nation taking economic and political control over areas within other nations imperialism
built to shorten the trip between the east and west coasts of the U.S.A. Panama Canal
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