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US History Mid Term

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This last Progressive President helped with progressive ideals such as child labor and business regulations, he even helped with women's rights Woodrow Wilson
This ship sank in the Atlantic on it's maiden voyage by hitting an iceberg, killing more than 1,200 people Titanic
This disaster killed more than 140 immigrant girls in a fire, they were trapped in a high rise with little chance to escape Triangle Shirt Waist Fire
He believed social segregation was OK, so long as all laws and opportunities are equal Booker T Washington
This infuriated Americans and is a major reason why the US entered WWI, it was a communication from Germany to ask Mexico to fight the US, in return they would get back territories lost to the US. Zimmerman Telegram
This British ship was sunk by a German submarine, it killed more than 1,100 people, 128 were Americans Lusitania
Our warships sent to the Pacific and to Havana, Cuba were sent primarily to protect this Business interests
This is the nickname given to the British, French, Italian and US group who met in during the 1919 Paris Peace Conference Big Four
The initial purpose of the "Big Four" was to create this Lasting peace, to prevent future wars
This was Upton Sinclair's book that exposed the horrible conditions in the meat packing industry The Jungle
This practice during the Gilded Age was when a single person or company controlled all aspects of production, ie. coal mines, steel mills, construction companies etc... Vertical Integration of business
Child labor, working conditions, social welfare, ending unfair government practices, improving morality were all aspects of this movement Progressive
Buildings were now regulated with fire codes to protect workers was a result of this disaster Triangle Shirt Waist Fire
He toured the US trying to win support for his idea of League of Nations, he suffers a stroke in the process and we never join the League Woodrow Wilson
He began to revolutionize manufacturing by creating efficient, reliable and affordable cars using assembly lines Henry Ford
The US was very successful at selling these to US Citizens, they were like loans to the government to pay for the war Liberty Bonds
Upton Sinclair's book "The Jungle" was significant in the creation of this Act that regulates how food is made, the conditions in food production and the control of what goes into food and drugs The Pure Food and Drug Act
This Gilded Age business practice was to have complete control, or a monopoly of an industry Horizontal Integration of business
The US never ratifies, or approves, this Treaty because it was designed to punish Germany for the Great War. Treaty of Versailles
One major cause of the Great Migration, the movement of African-Americans from states to northern and western states was these unfair laws Jim Crow Laws
What did the 18th Amendment Prohibit, not allow manufacture, sale or transportation of alcoholic beverages, Prohibition
This amendment gave the right to vote to African-American males 15th
This Amendment gave women the right to vote 19th
This was the Spark that started World War I Assassination of Archduke Ferdinand and his wife Sophia
This act forced companies to include labels on food and medicines that honestly described the contents The Food and Drug Act
This Policy said that nations, including the US, should be free to trade with China, in other words, no one nation or nations can block out others Open Door Policy
This Amendment repealed "overturned" the 18th or Prohibition Amendment 21st
These laws dramatically increased the numbers of children to attend schools, and freed up mothers who could now have jobs Child Labor Laws
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