AC Final

Card Set Information

AC Final
2012-06-07 23:19:29
AC Final

Ac Final
Show Answers:

  1. Shays's Rebellion
    an uprising of debt- ridden Massachusetts farmers protesting inceased state taxes in 1787.
  2. Alien and Sedition Acts
    a series of four laws enacted in 1798 to reduce the political power of record immigrants to the United Sates.
  3. Secession
    the fromal withdrawal of the state form the Union
  4. Habeas Corpus
    a court order requiring authorities to bring a prisoner before the court so that the court can determine whether the prisoner is being held legally.
  5. Political Machine
    an organized group that contains a political party in a city and offers services to voters and businesses in exchange for political and financial support.
  6. Prohibition
    The period from 1920-1933 during which the Eighteenth amendment forbidding the manfacture and sale of alcohol was in force in the United States.
  7. Speculation
    an involvement in risky business transactions in an effort to make a quick or large profit.
  8. Buying of Margin
    the purchasing of stocks by paying only a small percentage of the price and borrowing the rest.
  9. New Deal
    Presidents Franklin Roosevwelt's program to alleviate the problems of the Great Depression, Focusing on relief for the needly, enconomic recovery, and financial reform.
  10. Truman Doctrine
    a U.S policy announed by President Harry S. Truman in1947, of providing economic and military aid to free nations threatended by intermnal or external opponents.
  11. Marshel Plan
    the program. proposed by secretary of State George Marshall in 1947, under which the United states supplied economic aid to european nations to help them rebuild after World War II
  12. NATO
    North Atantic Treaty Organization- is a defensive military alliance formed in 1949 by ten western European countries, the United States, and Canada.
  13. Berlin Wall
    a concrete wall that separates East Berlin and West Berlin from 1961 to 1989 built by the Communist East German government to prevent its citizens from fleeing the west.
  14. Sit-in
    a from of demonstration used by African Americans to protest discrimination, in which the protesters sit down in a segregated business and refuse until they are served.
  15. Communism
    an economic and political system based on one-party government and state owership of property.
  16. Vietcong
    the South Vietnamese Communists who, with North Vietnamese support, fought against the government of South Vietnam in the Vietname War.
  17. Plessy v. Fergusion
    an 1896 case in which the Supreme Court ruled that seperation of the races in public accommodations was legal, thus esablishing the "seperate but equl" doctrine.
  18. Brown vs. Board of Education
    a 1954 case in which the Supeme Court ruled "separate but equal" education for black and white students was unconstitutional.
  19. Prohibition
    The 18th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution banned the manufacture, sale, and transportation of alcohol (i.e. the beginning of Prohibition). It was ratified on January 16, 1919 and repealed by the 21st Amendment in 1933.
  20. Impact of the Automobile
    • Traffic, Made it easy to Live and spew, Easier to travel,
    • the vacations, machinates, Town and traffic system, church attendance deceased,
    • less free land.
  21. The Red Scare
    Fare of communism
  22. Palmer Raids
    • Attorney General Mitchell Palmer appointed J. Edgar Hoover to hunt down
    • Communists, Socialists, ad anarchists.
  23. Progressive Party
    • Attorney General Mitchell Palmer appointed J. Edgar Hoover to hunt down
    • Communists, Socialists, ad anarchists.