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  1. How did American attitudes begin to shift beginning in the 1880s?
    a noticeable shift occurred in American music that paralleled a shift in American attitudes on race.
  2. What happened to the Hawaiian monarchy?
    In a futile attempt to revert to an earlier Constitution and restore power to the monarchy, Liliuokalani was forced to step.
  3. What is the definition of Imperialism?
    a policy of extending your rule over foreign countries;
  4. What is protectorate?
    a state or territory partly controlled by a stronger state;
  5. What was Anglo-Saxonism?
    used to describe the invading Germanic tribes in the south and east of Great Britain from the early 5th century AD,
  6. Why did the U.S. annex Hawaii?
    Hawaii has a lot of natural resources, including sugar. Annexation ended a power struggle between U.S. businessmen & govt. of HI.
  7. What were James G Blain’s two goals for the Pan-American conference?
    According to James G. Blaine U.S secretary of State and a key architect of the movement, his profits went to England, France, and Germany
  8. What was the effect of the explosion of the Maine?
    According to the game card an Explosive Magician removes 2 Spell Counters from your side of the field to select and destroy 1 Spell or Trap Card your oppt controls. It's rarity is in the "Ultra/Ultimate" category! Good luck getting that one.
  9. What was the effect of the Treaty of Paris?
    ended the French and Indian War/Seven Years' War between Great Britain and France,
  10. What was the purpose of the Open Door policy?
    In 1898, President McKinley desired creation of an "open door" that would allow all trading nations access to the Chinese market.
  11. How does a direct primary work?
    Direct primaries allow the voters to choose candidates rather than allowing politicians to make the decision.
  12. Who did Robert La Follette help to expand democracy?
    La Follette successfully battled for new regulatory commissions aimed at bringing railroads under control.
  13. What is an initiative?
    readiness to embark on bold new ventures
  14. What is a referendum?
    a legislative act is referred for final approval to a popular vote by the electorate
  15. What did the 19th amendment establish?
    August 18, 1920
  16. What was the focus of progressives?
    A progressive reform of government's focus was power of the people.
  17. What was the main idea of socialism?
    an economic system based on state ownership of capital. As well as advocating state ownership of industry
  18. What were the political views of Theodore Roosevelt?
    Roosevelt's presidency was notable for introducing anti-monopolistic reforms designed to limit the powers of large corporations.
  19. What was the main intention of the Hepburn Act?
    It gave the Interstate Commerce Commission the power to set maximum railroad rates which led to the discontinuation of free passes to loyal shippers.
  20. What was the impact of Upton Sinclair’s novel The Jungle?
    The Major theme of The Jungle is Socialism as a Remedy for the Evils of Capitalism.
  21. Why did Taft lose support of the progressives?
    Taft had very substantial Progressive accomplishments. This is why the Progressive Party supported him, they believed him to support their causes.
  22. How did President Taft contribute to conservationist policies?
  23. Why did President Wilson establish the Federal Reserve System?
    The primary motivation for creating the Federal Reserve System was to address banking panics and to serve as a central bank for the United States.
  24. What led to the outbreak of war in Europe in 1914?
    Germany was engaged in active war in 1914.
  25. What is nationalism?
    ove of country and willingness to sacrifice for it;
  26. Which event led to the outbreak of WW1?
    Several factors, including the instability of the region, many corrupt regional leaders, and international tensions.
  27. What was the Sussex Pledge?
    was made in World War I which stated that Germany would not use submarines to target passenger and merchant ships in the Atlantic Ocean.
  28. What was the purpose of Liberty Bonds?
    Through the selling of "Liberty bonds," the government raised around 17 billion dollars for the war effort.
  29. What were the roles women played in the war?
    During the Cold War, women starting working outside of the home to support the family. Many in factories and on farms.
  30. What was the task of the Committee on Public Information?
    The Creel Committee on Public Information organized publicity on behalf of U.S. objectives during World War I.
  31. Who was Vladimir Lenin?
    Lenin masterminded the Bolshevik take-over of power in Russia in 1917 and was the architect and first head of the Soviet state.
  32. What is an armistice?
    a state of peace agreed to between opponents so they can discuss peace terms.
  33. What was required of the Germans based on the Treaty of Versailles?
    The Treaty of Versailles was one of the peace treaties at the end of World War I. It ended the state of war between Germany and the Allied Powers. It was signed on 28 June 1919, exactly five years after the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand.
  34. What was the purpose of the League of Nations?
    One of the provisions of the Treaty of Versailles was a international peace keeping body called the League of Nations.
  35. What was the impact the war had on American society?
    Made America go into the Great Depression.
  36. Why did many race riots break out after WW1?
    Right after World War I many black people migrated from the South to the North & displaced some white in jobs & residences.
  37. What was the Red Scare?
    a period of general fear of communists
  38. What were the Palmer raids?
    The Palmer Raids of the early 1920s aimed to decrease foreign influence. Some problems of the Palmer Raids were that they caused discrimination among communities along with prejudice.
  39. Arbitration
    settling a dispute by agreeing to accept the descison of an impartial outsider.
  40. Commission Plan
    a plan in which a city's gov. is divided into different departments with different functions, each placed under the control of a commissioner.
  41. Conscription
    requiring people to enter the military service.
  42. Contraband
    goods whose importation, exportation, or possession is illegal.
  43. Jingoism
    extreme nationalism marked by agressive foreign policy.
  44. Prohibition
    laws banning the manufacture, transportation, and sale of alcoholic beverages.
  45. Progaganda
    the spreading of ideas about an institution or individual for the purpose on influencing opinion.
  46. Suffrage
    the right to vote.
  47. Temperance
    moderation in or abstinence from alcohol.
  48. Yellow Journalism
    type of sensational, biased, and often false reporting for the sake of attracting reader.