AHSGE Standard VI Causes & Effects of World War I
What territory did the U.S. help liberate from Spain? – Cuba General Valeriano Weyler
What territory did the U.S. gain control over as a result of the defeat of the Spanish?
President Roosevelt led the movement to build what canal in Central America? – Panama
Who was the Alabama doctor who helped wipe out yellow fever in Panama? – William Gorgas
What addendum to the Monroe Doctrine was made by Roosevelt justifying American intervention in the South American nations in trouble? – Roosevelt Corollary
The United States wanted an _________ with China which would have allowed open trade. – Open Door Policy
What were the long term causes of the First World War? – Militarism – Alliances – Imperialism – Nationalism
What was the immediate cause of World War I (The Great War)? – Assassination of Archduke Francis Ferdinand
Why did the U.S. enter the War to End All Wars? – Unrestricted Submarine Warfare (Luisitania) (Luisitania) – Economic Connections to the Allies ($2.25 billion dollars in U.S. loans to the Allies) – Zimmerman Telegram – Propaganda
What types of technological innovations were used in The War to Make the World Safe for Democracy? – Tanks – Zeppelins – Poison Gas – Planes
Who were the Central Powers? – Italy (yes then no) – Austria-Hungary – Germany – Ottoman Empire – Bulgaria
Who were the Allied Powers? – Great Britain – France – Russia – United States – (Italy)
What acts allowed the government to deny people the rights of freedom guaranteed by the Bill of Rights and contributed to the Nativist hatred of immigrants during & after WWI? – Sedition Act – Espionage Act
Which groups benefited from the diminished workforce during WWI? – African Americans – Women
Name the organization in which the nations of the world would join together to ensure security and peace for all members.
Which country refused to sign the Treaty of Versailles because the League of Nations was included in it?
This was an intense fear of communism and other extreme ideas that gripped the U.S. during the 1920’s.
Trail in which two immigrants were given an unfair trial due to their ethnic background and were eventually put to death. – Nicola Sacco & Bartolomeo Vanzetti
Name of the summer in 1919 in which race riots erupted in about 25 cities nationwide. – Red Summer
By 1922, this organization’s membership had grown to about 100,000 and by 1924 to 4 million. – Communist Party
Migration of blacks from the South to the North for jobs. – The Great Migration
A number limit set up by laws to limit annual immigration. – Quota Quota
List several technological innovations in the 1920’s.
African American author of Their Eyes Were Watching God. – Zora Neale Hurston Born in Notasulga, AL
African American literary awakening of the 1920’s. – Harlem Renaissance
List three leading poets/writers of the Harlem Renaissance. – Claude McKay – Langston Hughes – Countee Cullen
This type of music grew out of African American music in the South, especially ragtime and blues. – Jazz
What type of age is the 1920’s referred to as? – Jazz Age – Roaring Twenties
Illegal bars that flourished during prohibition were – Speakeasies
Case over the teaching of the theory of evolution in the classroom.
During the 1920’s women began to demand more rights. Which woman argued women needed birth control rights? – Margaret Sanger
Considered one of the founders of the blues movement (from Alabama) – W.C. Handy Father of the Blues