APUSH Chapter 30 & 31

Vocab From 30 And 31: American Pageant 11th Edition
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George Creel
Journalist who was responsible for selling America on WWI and was head of the Committee on...
Eugene V Debs
Socialist, Eugene V. Debs, was accused of espionage and sent to a federal penitentiary for...
Bernard Baruch
a stock speculator appointed by Wilson to head the War Industries Board. The Board had only...
Herbert Hoover
best known as being the 31st (1929-1933) President of the United States. However, prior to...
Alice Paul
an American suffragist leader. Along with Lucy Burns and others, she led a successful campaign...
Henry Cabot Lodge
Lodge was an outspoken senator from Massachusetts. He came from a distinguished lineage that...
Warren G Harding
He was easygoing and kind, and therefore one of the best liked men of his time. As a president,...
James M Cox
He was the democrat nominee chosen to run for the presidency against Harding in the 1920 election....
Self Determination
The idea that all people can have independence and make up their own government. This was one...
Collective Security
Described what the League of Nations should do. It said that the League of Nations was supposed...
normalcy
After a long reign of high morality, outrageous idealism, and "bothersome do-goodism", people...
conscription
a general term for involuntary labor demanded by some established authority, e.g, Old Testament...
Zimmerman Note
Written by Arthur Zimmerman, a german foreign secretary. In this note he had secretly proposed...
Fourteen Points
The Fourteen Points were introduced by Wilson in 1918. It was Wilson's peace plan. Each of...
League of Nations
In 1919, after the war, Wilson proposed the League in the 14th point of his peace plan. He...
Commitee on Public Information
It was headed by George Creel. The purpose of this committee was to mobilize people's minds...
Espionage and Sedition Act
Espionage Act of 1917; Sedition Act of 1918; reflected current fear about Germans and antiwar...
Schenck v. United States
a United States Supreme Court decision concerning whether the defendant possessed a First Amendment...
Industrial Workers of the World
Also known as "Wobblies," a more radical labor organization that was against war.
War Industries Board
President Wilson appointed Bernard Baruch to head the board in March of 1918 during WWI--intendend...
19th Amendment
This amendment gave women suffrage in 1920. Women were guaranteed the right to vote after a...
18th Amendment
In 1919 this amendment did away with all Liquor, making it illegal
Bolsheviks
These communists organized a revolution in Russia to overthrow the tsar. The communist revolution...
Doughboys
The nickname given to regular soldiers in World War I. They were part of the American Legion...
Mitchell Palmer
Attorney General who rounded up many suspects who were thought to be un-American and socialistic;...
Randolph Bourne
a progressive writer best known for his essay, unfinished and found after his death, "War is...
Al Capone
Gangster, born in Brooklyn, New York, USA. He became the leader in Chicago bootlegging, gambling,...
John T Scopes
In 1925 Scopes was indicted for teaching evolution in Tennessee. His trial was watched all...
William Jennings Bryan
Joined the prosecution in the " Monkey Trials" (Scopes Trial) against the teachings of evolution...
Clarence Darrow
Joined the prosecution in the " Monkey Trials" (Scopes Trial) against the teachings of evolution...
Andrew Mellon
Mellon was the Secretary of the Treasury during the Harding Administration. He felt it was...
Bruce Barton
A founder of the "new profession" of advertising, which used the persuasion ploy, seduction,...
Henry Ford
he made assembly line production more efficient in his Rouge River plant near Detroit- a finished...
Frederick W Taylor
Taylor was an engineer, an inventor, and a tennis player. He sought to eliminate wasted motion....
Charles Lindberg
a pioneering United States aviator famous for piloting the first solo non-stop flight across...
Margaret Sanger
she organized a birth-control movement which openly championed the use of contraceptives in...
Sigmund Freud
The Viennese physician that believed sexual repression was responsible for a variety of nervous...
H.L. Mencken
Mencken was a patron to many young writers in the 1920's. He criticized many subjects like...
F Scott Fitzgerald
He belonged to the Lost Generation of Writers. He wrote the famous novel "The Great Gatsby"...
Ernest Hemmingway
fought in Italy in 1917. He later became a famous author who wrote "The Sun Also Rises" (about...
Sinclair Lewis
Lewis was the chief chronicler of midwestern life. He was a master of satire and wrote “Main...
William Faulkner
He was a writer. In 1926 he wrote a bitter war novel called "Soldier's Pay". He also wrote...
Nativist
The term Nativism is used in both politics and psychology in two fundamentally different ways....
Cultural Pluralism
a term describing the coexistence of many cultures in a locality, without any one culture dominating...
Progressive Education
the belief that education must be based on the fact that humans are social animals who learn...
Red Scare
The Red Scare erupted in the early 1920's. The American public was scared that communism would...
Volstead Act
The Volstead Act implemented the 18th Admendment. It established illegal alcohol at above .5%
Sanco and Vanzetti Case
Nicola Sacco was a shoe-factory worker and Bartholomew Vanzetti was a fish peddler. They were...
Fundementalist
A movement that pushed that the teachings of Darwin were destroying faith in God and the Bible....
Ku Klux Klan (KKK)
In the 1920s this group was very anti-foreign. It was against all groups which did not have...
Birth of a Nation
a controversial, if highly influential and popular silent film directed by D.W. Griffith, based...
modernists
believed that God was a "good guy" and the universe a pretty chummy place; these were the people...
flappers
The dynamic 1920's revealed women notorious for their risky attire and dance styles. Referred...
Immigration Quota Act
passed in 1924--cut quotas for foreigners from 3 % to 2% of the total number of immigrants...
Florida Land Boom
Investors of all kinds, mostly from outside Florida, raced to buy and sell rapidly appreciating...


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