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  1. Signigicance of the quote "Shot heard round the world"
    -It set an example of being the first time a colony rebelled from a major empire of independence.
  2. Shays Rebellion
    • Armed uprising in central and western Massachusetts
    • Name after Daniel Shays, a veteran who led the rebels in the American Revolution
  3. Secession
    - The action of withdrawing formally from membership of a federation or body
  4. Habeas Coupus
    - A writ requiring a person under arrest to be brought before a judge or into court
  5. Giled
    Covered thinly with gold leaf or gold paint
  6. Political Machines
    -A group that controls the activites of a political party
  7. Preogressivism
    -Political attitude favoring changes or reform
  8. Progressive Goals (specific goals for reform)
    • Protecting Soccial Welfare
    • Promoting more improvement
    • Creating econmic reform
    • Frostering effciency
  9. Prohibition
    -Manufacture, sale and transportation of intoxicating liquors were lawed
  10. Progressive Party
    -A party that focused on getting American's economy back to normal and making necessary changes.
  11. Red Scare
    -A period in time when the American's were afraid of communism
  12. Palmer Raids
    -attemps by the U.S. department of justice to arrest and deport racial lefists.
  13. Impact of the automobile
    • Traffic
    • Pollution
    • Commuting
    • Car accidents
    • Noise
  14. Prohibition- Which amedment passed it?
    -18th amendment (1919)
  15. Prohibition- Which repealed it?
    -21st amendment (1933)
  16. Speculation
    - a financial action that does not promise safety of capital investment along with return on the principle sum.
  17. Buying on margin
    - borrowing money from a broker to purchase stock.
  18. Turman Doctrine
    - The American policy in 1947 of providing economic and millitary aid.
  19. NATO
    - North Atlantic Treaty Organization
  20. Berling Wall
    - A barrier constructed by the German Deocratic Republic
  21. Cuban Missile Crisis
    - The Closets the world ever came to a nuclear war.
  22. Plessy vs. Ferguson
    • 1/8 blacks boreded a train and proceeded to sit in the "all white" zone.
    • Louisiana classified them as black men because he refused to move and they were arrested.
  23. Brown vs. Board of Education
    - a group of 5 legal appeals that challenged "separate but equal" basis for racial segergation.
  24. Bus Boycott
    - a civil rights protest designed to use the African American communities ecomic power to end racial segergation.
  25. Sit-ins
    - a form of direct action that includes one or more people nonviolently occupying an area for all whites only.
  26. Communism
    - a revolutionary socialists movement to create classless, moneyless and stateless social order.
  27. Twenty-Fourth Amendment
    - prohibiting any poll tax in elections for federal officialists
  28. Malcom X
    - African American Musicl minister and human right activists.
  29. Black Power
    - Political slogan and a name for various associated ideologies
  30. Stokely Carmichael
    - American black activists active in the 1960s american cicil rights movement
  31. Martin Luther King's Death
    - asasinated at the Lorrain Motel in Memphis, Tennessee on April 4, 1968
  32. Civil Rights Act 1968
    - congress passed th act in an affort to impose a comprehensive solution to the problem of unlawful discrimination.
  33. Little Rock
    • 9 African American kids who were enrolled in little High School.
    • Faced discrimation while in school
  34. Rosa Parks
    • An African American women who refused to give her seat up to a white man.
    • She was arrested because she refused to move
  35. Declaration of Independence (DATE)
    - July 4th 1776
  36. Armistice Day ending WWI (DATE)
    - November 11th 1918
  37. The Stock Market Crash (DATE)
    - October 29th 1929
  38. Japan attacked Pearl Harbor (DATE)
    - December 7th 1941
  39. The Berlin Wall fell, marking the beginning of the
    end of the Cold War.
    - November 9th1989
  40. Why did the Confederate States of America secede
    from the United States (North)?
    • They wanted to keep their slaves
    • They wanted state rights
  41. Why is the North of the US more economically
    advanced than the South today?
    • The yindustrialized first because the South relied on farming and slaves.
    • The South had to learn to pay their laborers and industrialize.
  42. The White House burned down, the Star Spangled
    Banner was written and the Battle of New Orleans was fought after the peace treaty in THIS war?
    - The war of 1812
  43. What groups of Americans did the US government
    allow injustices against and how?
    • Native Americans: They took their lands and force them onto reservations Immigrants: Discrimination and used for their votes by political machines
    • African Americans: Slavery, segregation, Jim Crow Law, KKK
    • Latin Americans: Cesar Chavez (he created unions for Mexican Americans)
    • Japanese Americans: Relocated to interment camps in WWIIFemales: They weren’t aloud to vote (disenfranchise)
  44. What was the Progressive Party and List social and
    voting reforms the Progressive Party accomplished?
    • Progressive Party: A political party in the early 1900’s manly of middle class women whowanted to change social and industrial problems.
    • Meat Packing
    • Industry Prohibition of alcohol:18th amendment was prohibition and 21st amendment
    • FDA-Food Drug
    • Work: Child labor laws
    • Housing: Tenement housing
    • Unions: They wanted shorter hours, morepay, workman comps (if you get hurt on the job)
    • Voting: 19th amendment in 1920, let women the right to vote
    • Secret Ballet: An anonymous vote
    • Got rid of poll tax, literacy test, Grandfather Clause
  45. List 3 results of the 1920’s (lead to Great
    Depression)
    • 1.Spending on Credit
    • 2.Speculating and buying stocks on margins (borrowing money that you don’t have)
    • 3.Excessive spending
  46. List effects the automobile had in the USA
    • Traffic
    • pollution
    • commuting
    • urban sprawl (suburbs)
    • easier travel (vacation industry grew)
    • caraccidents
    • insurance companies were created
    • mechanics
    • roads and traffic system had to be made
    • billboards
    • shopping centers
    • church attendance wentdown
  47. What was the New Deal and what is its lasting
    legacy?
    • To solve the problems of the Great Depression.
    • Franklin Roosevelt (FDR) createdthe New Deal. The lasting legacy was that the government grew.
  48. What ended the Great Depression?
    - WWII
  49. List 3 results on American Society after both WWI
    and WWII
    • RedScare (fear of communism)
    • Women and A.A. were more in the work force
    • Population went up, economy expanded
  50. How did the U.S. fail at staying neutral in WWI
    and WWII?
    • They began to sell things to countries at war and choice sides
    • Put ships in harms way

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