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American Cultures STUDY GUIED FOR FINAL
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.
Armed uprising in central and western Massachusetts
Name after Daniel Shays, a veteran who led the rebels in the American Revolution
- The action of withdrawing formally from membership of a federation or body
- A writ requiring a person under arrest to be brought before a judge or into court
Covered thinly with gold leaf or gold paint
-A group that controls the activites of a political party
-Political attitude favoring changes or reform
Progressive Goals (specific goals for reform)
Protecting Soccial Welfare
Promoting more improvement
Creating econmic reform
-Manufacture, sale and transportation of intoxicating liquors were lawed
-A party that focused on getting American's economy back to normal and making necessary changes.
-A period in time when the American's were afraid of communism
-attemps by the U.S. department of justice to arrest and deport racial lefists.
Impact of the automobile
Prohibition- Which amedment passed it?
-18th amendment (1919)
Prohibition- Which repealed it?
-21st amendment (1933)
- a financial action that does not promise safety of capital investment along with return on the principle sum.
Buying on margin
- borrowing money from a broker to purchase stock.
- The American policy in 1947 of providing economic and millitary aid.
- North Atlantic Treaty Organization
- A barrier constructed by the German Deocratic Republic
Cuban Missile Crisis
- The Closets the world ever came to a nuclear war.
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.
Brown vs. Board of Education
- a group of 5 legal appeals that challenged "separate but equal" basis for racial segergation.
- a civil rights protest designed to use the African American communities ecomic power to end racial segergation.
- a form of direct action that includes one or more people nonviolently occupying an area for all whites only.
- a revolutionary socialists movement to create classless, moneyless and stateless social order.
- prohibiting any poll tax in elections for federal officialists
- African American Musicl minister and human right activists.
- Political slogan and a name for various associated ideologies
- American black activists active in the 1960s american cicil rights movement
Martin Luther King's Death
- asasinated at the Lorrain Motel in Memphis, Tennessee on April 4, 1968
Civil Rights Act 1968
- congress passed th act in an affort to impose a comprehensive solution to the problem of unlawful discrimination.
9 African American kids who were enrolled in little High School.
Faced discrimation while in school
An African American women who refused to give her seat up to a white man.
She was arrested because she refused to move
Declaration of Independence (DATE)
- July 4th 1776
Armistice Day ending WWI (DATE)
- November 11th 1918
The Stock Market Crash (DATE)
- October 29th 1929
Japan attacked Pearl Harbor (DATE)
- December 7th 1941
The Berlin Wall fell, marking the beginning of the
end of the Cold War.
- November 9th1989
Why did the Confederate States of America secede
from the United States (North)?
They wanted to keep their slaves
They wanted state rights
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.
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
What groups of Americans did the US government
allow injustices against and how?
: They took their lands and force them onto reservations Immigrants: Discrimination and used for their votes by political machines
: Slavery, segregation, Jim Crow Law, KKK
: Cesar Chavez (he created unions for Mexican Americans)
: Relocated to interment camps in WWIIFemales: They weren’t aloud to vote (disenfranchise)
What was the Progressive Party and List social and
voting reforms the Progressive Party accomplished?
: A political party in the early 1900’s manly of middle class women whowanted to change social and industrial problems.
Industry Prohibition of alcohol:18th amendment was prohibition and 21st amendment
: Child labor laws
: Tenement housing
: They wanted shorter hours, morepay, workman comps (if you get hurt on the job)
: 19th amendment in 1920, let women the right to vote
: An anonymous vote
Got rid of poll tax, literacy test, Grandfather Clause
List 3 results of the 1920’s (lead to Great
1.Spending on Credit
2.Speculating and buying stocks on margins (borrowing money that you don’t have)
List effects the automobile had in the USA
urban sprawl (suburbs)
easier travel (vacation industry grew)
insurance companies were created
roads and traffic system had to be made
church attendance wentdown
What was the New Deal and what is its lasting
To solve the problems of the Great Depression.
Franklin Roosevelt (FDR) createdthe New Deal. The lasting legacy was that the government grew.
What ended the Great Depression?
List 3 results on American Society after both WWI
RedScare (fear of communism)
Women and A.A. were more in the work force
Population went up, economy expanded
How did the U.S. fail at staying neutral in WWI
They began to sell things to countries at war and choice sides
Put ships in harms way