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AMERICAN STUDIES 1 ST SEMESTER REVIEW
Term coined by Mark Twain to describe the time period following the Civil War? (literally means covered in a thin layer of gold)
Congressional legislation that allowed settlers to purchase cheap western lands?
2 Transcontinental Railroads?
When a single company dominates an industry and is able to set prices?
Business combination where a company purchases all of the stages of production?
Company synonymous with vertical integration?
Company synonymous with horizontal integration?
Belief that the government should leave the economy alone so that business can perform at a high level? (Oui! Oui!)
Method used to remove impurities in steel---sped up production and decreased costs?
3 characteristics of labor conditions in the last half of the 19 th Century?
Union that included skilled and unskilled workers as well as women and minorities?
2 characteristics of the American Federation of Labor?
Philosophy used by industrialists justifying their wealth and the poor working conditions/wages for their workers? (Carnegie was a believer!)
Thesis of the Gospel of Wealth?
City organization that assisted immigrants and used graft to dominate local politics?
Infamous New York City political machine?
Large unsanitary housing complex that was home to immigrant families?
2 inventions of the Gilded Age?
Congressional legislation that pushed for assimilation of the Native American tribes?
Legislation that prohibited a certain Asian population from immigrating to the United States?
Legislation passed following assassination of President Garfield creating a professional government bureaucracy?
Group of immigrants that came from northern Europe? Generally accepted into American society because of language, religion, customs.
Group of immigrants that came from southern and eastern Europe? Generally had a difficult time adjusting to American society because of language, religion, customs.
Immigration motivations like religious persecution, mandatory military service, and economic hardship?
Location in large cities where immigrants received education, assistance with childcare, and English language training?
Founder of Hull House in Chicago?
Famous writer who said that Americans were tough because of their frontier experiences?
Outcome of the Supreme Court case Plessy v. Ferguson?
2 famous advocates for early civil rights?
3 demands of the Populists?
Alfred Mahan’s thesis?
Biased journalism used by Hearst and Pulitzer to advocate for war with Spain?
Legislation that stated the US would not annex Cuba after the Spanish-American War?
Cuban constitutional article that allowed for the US to assist in Cuba as needed and gave the US access to Guantanamo?
Statement by the US stating that western powers needed to respect the rights of Chinese and allow for free trade within China?
TR’s addition to the Monroe Doctrine that stated the US would intervene in Latin America to prevent Europe from colonizing?
2 examples of TR’s Big Stick policy?
Outcomes of the Gentlemen’s Agreement?
2 famous muckrakers?
TR plan to assist the average American?
Outcome of the Northern Securities case?
Act promoted by TR that called for accurate labeling of pharmaceuticals?
Act promoted by TR that called for a rating system for meats?
Outcome of the election of 1912?
2 notable Wilson Progressive achievements?
Outcome of the 19 th Amendment?
Outcome of the 18 th Amendment?
3 local/state Progressive reforms?
2 causes of World War I?
2 causes of US involvement in World War I?
2 Home Front changes during World War I?
3 of Wilson’s Fourteen Points?
2 outcomes of the Treaty of Versailles?
Farmers during World War I? Farmers during the 1920s?
Purchasing stock with credit?
Tax on imported goods?
2 items that Americans purchased in the 1920s?
2 characteristics of Ford’s manufacturing or marketing practices?
2 characteristics of the 1 st Red Scare?
Group of Harding advisors who weren’t terribly qualified?
1 of Harding’s scandals?
2 examples of Jim Crow laws?
Famous court proceeding dealing with evolution and monkeys?
2 social changes of the 1920s?
Group that reemerged in the 1920s fighting against integration of the races, modern advances, and social changes?
2 artists/musicians of the Harlem Renaissance?
Group of disgruntled authors of the 1920s?
Massive stock market decline on 10/29/1929?
Makeshift shanty-towns during the Great Depression?
2 causes of the Great Depression? (not Black Tuesday )
Group of World War I soldiers who marched on Washington DC demanding payment?
President after Hoover?
FDR’s plan for aiding Americans with the troubles of the Great Depression?
The 3 Rs of the New Deal?
Form of communication used by FDR to educate Americans about his New Deal plans?
4-day break the Roosevelt administration used to ensure the solvency of banks?
FDR’s favorite alphabet agency that employed 2 million young men to work in rural areas of the country?
Agency created by FDR to regulate banking practices?
Organization created to provide jobs, flood control, and power to the rural areas of the southeast?
Legislation that provided unemployment insurance, welfare payments to the elderly, and money to assist disabled Americans?
Reason for FDR’s court-packing scheme?
2 examples of how Hitler added lebensraum without firing a shot?
Policy where Allied leaders gave in to Hitler’s demands to avoid war?
1941 American policy allowing Allies to borrow military equipment to fight?
Secret FDR-Churchill meeting discussing the progress of the war if the US became involved?
Relocation of Japanese- Americans?
Massive naval battle in the Pacific that turned the tide of the conflict against Japan?
Allied assault on Normandy in an effort to open a 2 nd front against Germany?
2 characteristics of the Home Front during World War II?
President to take office with the death of FDR?