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The year the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor causing the U.S. to enter World War II
The year the Stock Market crashed, signaling the beginning of the Great Depression
What was 1929?
The year Austria declared war on Serbia after the assassination of the Austrian heir; caused all of Europe to rush to enter World War I
What was 1914?
The year a U.S. naval ship exploded in Havana, Cuba; it marked the beginning of the Spanish American War between the United States and Spain
The President who unsuccessfully tried to stay neutral in World War I; when it was over, he issued a plan known as the Fourteen Points in an attempt to secure world peace and avoid future global conflicts.
Who was Woodrow Wilson?
The President who ended World War II with his decision to use the atomic bomb on Japan; he then devised a plan to contain further Soviet aggression
Who was Harry Truman?
The third President of the United States who was responsible for the writing of the Declaration of Independence during the American Revolution
Who was Thomas Jefferson?
Big Stick President who was also known for his push for conservation of the natural resources of the United States
Who was Theodore Roosevelt?
The era in United States history defined not only by conflicts in Korea and Vietnam in an attempt to contain communism, but also tense relations with the Soviet Union
What was the Cold War Era?
The era defined by more leisure time and money in ones pocket, advent of the automobile, Jazz, speakeasies, nickelodeons, bootlegging, and racketeering caused by prohibition
What were the Roaring Twenties?
The era in the late 1800s defined by the increase in personal wealth gained during the industrial age
What was the Gilded Age?
The early 1900 era where there was an attempt to return political control back to the people, restore economic opportunities, and correct injustices in American life with such steps as the 16th and 17th Amendments
What was the Progressive Era?
Document that begins with the words, We hold these truths to be self evident…that all men are created equal.
What is the Declaration of Independence?
Document added to the Constitution in 1791 to guarantee individual rights of citizens of the United States
What is the Bill of Rights?
Document written in 1215, beginning the ideas of both a representative government as well as a limited government for England
What is the Magna Carta?
The series of papers written to support the ratification of the Constitution; used arguments as the benefits of an extended republic based on the consent of the people and the Imbecility of the Articles of Confederation
What are the Federalist Papers?
The three post Civil War Amendments abolishing slavery, guaranteeing citizenship, and giving the right to vote to male ex-slaves
What are the 13th, 14th, and the 15th Amendments?
The connection between the 19th, the 24th, the 26th Amendments
What is an attempt to achieve equality by extending the right to vote to groups previously denied?
The Amendment that allowed for the direct election of Senators by the citizens; it increased the citizens vote in the national government
What is the 17th Amendment?
The Amendment that created a graduated income tax in an attempt to provide more equity in the taxation of the citizenry
What is the 16th Amendment?
The June 6, 1944 Allied invasion commanded by Eisenhower with over 1 million troops in Normandy, France-led to the eventual surrender of Germany
What was D-Day?
The names of two fronts of World War II; caused the United States to have to split their military efforts and forces
What were the European theater and the Pacific theater?
The dictators and their respective countries who rose to power on strong nationalistic policies and complete control of the lives of their citizens; they make up the major Axis powers in World War II
Who were Hitler of Germany, Mussolini of Italy, and Tojo (or Hirohito) of Japan?
Two names to describe Hitlers attempt to purify the German race, resulting in the genocide of non-Aryan peoples (specifically 6 million Jews)
What were the Holocaust and the Final Solution?