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US HISTORY MIDTERM EXAM


MIDTERM EXAM FOR HISTORY REVIEW: 2012
  
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COMSTOCK LODE
 
1ST MAJOR DISCOVERY OF SILVER ORE
HOMESTEAD ACT
 
GAVE 160 ACRES TO ANYONE WHO CULTIVATED/LIVED ON LAND FOR MORE THAN 5 YEARS
DAWS ACT
 
"AMERICANIZE": N.AM. BY DISTIBUTING RESERVATION LAND TO INDIVIDUAL OWNERS
LAISSEZ FAIRE
 

POLICY OF NON-INTERFEARENCE IN TRADE
VERTICAL INTEGRATION (BUSINESS)
 
COMPANYS TAKE OVER SUPPLIERS & DISTRIBUTORS TO GAIN CONTROL
GOSPEL OF WEALTH
 
ESSAY WRITTEN BY ANDREW CARNIGIE, HIS BELIFE THAT THE WEALTHY SHOULD HELP THE POOR
ELLIS ISLAND
 
NEW YORK IMMIGRATION CENTER FOR CONTROLLING WHO COMES IN OR NOT. (EAST COAST)
ANGEL ISLAND
 
CALIFORNIA IMMIGRATION CENTER FOR CONTROLLING IMMIGRANTS. (WEST COAST) ASIANS
NATIVISTS
 
FAVORING NATIVE BORN PEOPLE OVER FOREIGN BORN PEOPLE
INDIVIDUALISM
 
ON THEIR OWN, OWN IDEAS
PENDLETON ACT
 
STOPPED PATRONAGE
POPULIST PARTY
 
PEOPLE WHO BELIEVE THEY SHOULD HAVE A SAY IN GOVERNMENT
BLACKLIST
 
LIST OF 500 ACTORS, WRITERS, PROUCERS...THAT WERE NOT ALLOWED TO WORK ON FILMS B/C COMMUNIST CONNECTIONS
DOLLAR DIPLOMACY
 
U.S. POLICY USING ECONOMIC POWER TO EXERT INFLUENCE OVER OTHER COUNTRIES (TAFT)
PLATT AMENDMENT
 
ALLOWED U.S. TO INTERVEAR IN CUBAN AFFAIRS WITH MILITARY. OWN GOVERNMENT BUT MUST HAVE PERMISSON FROM U.S.
"BIG STICK" POLICY
 

BIG ARMY BUT PEACEFULL: BE READY TO FIGHT BUT DON'T START ANYTHING
OPEN DOOR POLICY
 
GRANTED EQUAL TRADE OPPORTUNITIES TO ALL COUNTRIES
MUCKRAKERS
 

MAGAZINE JOURNALIST WHO EXPOSE THE CORRUPT SIDE OF BUSINESS & PUBLIC LIFE
NAACP
 

PROMOTE FULL RACIAL EQUALITY
(NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF THE ADVANCEMENT OF COLORED PEOPLE)
DIRECT PRIMARY
 
VOTERS WHO DIRECTLY SELECTED CANIDATES WHO WILL RUN FOR OFFICE
16TH AMENDMENT
 
FEDERAL INCOME TAX: PROVIDED REVENUE
SCHENCK V. UNITED STATES
 
UPHEALD ESPIONAGE ACT OF 1917 AND DEFENDEDET DIDNT HAVE 1ST AMEND...RIGHT TO EXPRESS FREEDOM OF SPEECH IN WWI
GREAT MIGRATION
 
LARGE MOVEMENT OF AF.AM. FROM SOUTH TO NORTH CITIES
ALLIED POWERS
 
GREAT BRITIAN, FRANCE, ITALY, RUSSIA, U.S.
ZIMMERMAN TELEGRAM
 
GERMANY SENT MEXICO A LETTER TO JOIN THEM AS AN ALLIE HOWEVER U.S. INTERCEPTED IT & DECODED IT, STOPPING THEM
COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC INFORMATION
 
INDEPENDENT AGENCY OF THE US GOV. TO INFLUENCE US PUBLIC OPINION REGUARDING AM. PARTICIPATION IN WWI
ESPIONAGE AND SEDITION ACTS
 
2 LAWS IMPOSED HARSH PENALTIES ON ANYONE INTERFEARING OR SPEAKING AGAINST US PARTICIPATION IN WWI
ROOSEVELT COROLLARY
 
ADDED TO MONROE DOCTRINE; US HAD RIGHTS TO PROTECTION OF ECONOMY BY MILITARTY
EMERGENCY QUOTA ACT
 
RESTRICTED IMMIGRATION INTO THE STATES 1921
LEAGUE OF NATIONS
 
ASSOCIATION OF NATIONS TO PROMOTE INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION & PEACE (PRESIDENT WILSON)
21ST AMENDMENT
 
REPEALED 18TH AMENDMENT, MADE ALCOHOL LEAGAL
HARLEM RENAISSANCE
 
FLOWERING OF AF. AM. ARTISTIC CREATIVITY DURING 1920'S IN HARLEM, NEW YORK
TEAPOT DOME SCANDAL
 
SECRETAY OF THE INTERIOR ALBERT B. FALLS SECRET LEASING OF OIL RICH PUBLIC LAND TO PRIVATE COMPANIES IN RETURN FOR MONEY$
RED SCARE
 
A PERIOD OF GENERAL FEAR OF COMMUNISUM
ARMISTICE
 
A TRUCE OR AGREEMENT TO END FIGHTING
JAZZ
 
A STYLE OF MUSIC CHARACTERIZED BY THE USE OF IMPROVISATION. LEWI ARMSTRONG & JOE "KING" OLIVER
WILLIAM TWEED
 
BOSS TWEED...HEAD OF TAMMY HALL. CORRUPT POLITIANS
BROOKER T. WASHINGTON
 
BELIEVED RACISM WOULDD END ONCE BLACKS AQUIRED USEFUL SKILLS & ECONOMIC VALUE
JOHN D. ROCKEFELLER
 

USED A TRUST TO GAIN CONTROL OF OIL INDUSTRY IN AMERICA
SUSAN B. ANTHONY
 
LEADER OF WOMANS SUFFERAGE
WILLIAM JENNINGS BRYAN
 
ELECTION OF 1896: PROSECUTER
"BIG FOUR" AT VERSAILLES
 
WILSON (US), CLEMENCEAU (FRANCE), LLOYDE GEORGE (BRITAIN), ORLANDO (ITALY)
SACCO & VANZETTI
 
CHARGED WITH ROBBERY AND MURDER OF FACTORY; JURY HAD NO EVIDENCE
JOHN T. SCOPES
 
BIOLOGY TEACHER WANTED TO TEACH EVOLUTION, FOUND GUILT; CHARGED $100
BABE RUTH
 
NEW YORK YANKEES SLUGGER: GREATEST BASEBALL PLAYER
HENRY FORD
 
OPENED AUTOMOBILE ASSEMBLLY LINE TO BLACK WORKERS
HENRY BESSEMER
 
INVENTED STEEL: REMOVED CARBON FROM IRON WHICH MADE IT LIGHTER AND FLEXIBLE
WARREN G. HARDING
 

KELLOGG-BRIAND PACT (RENOUNCED WAR AS A MEANS OF NATIONAL POLICY)
DAWES PLAN (SOLVED POST WAR DEBT: US PAID ITS SELF)
HIS EMPLOYEES WERE ILLIGALY SELLING GOV SUPPLIES
SHERMAN ANTITRUST ACT
 
MADE TRUSTS ILLEGAL
GRAFT
 
THE ILLIGAL USE OF POLITICAL INFLUENCE FOR PERSONAL GAIN
PATRONAGE
 
THE GIVING OF GOVERNMENT JOBS TO PEOPLE WHO HAD HELPED A CANDIDATE GET ELECTED
JIM CROW LAWS
 
SOUTHERN STATES PASSED RACIAL SEGREGATION LAWS TO SEPERATE WHITE & BLACK PEOPLE IN PUBLIC & PRIVATE PLACES
PLESSY V. FERGUSON
 
SUPREME COURT CASE UPHELD SEGREGATION 1896, RULED BLACK COULD BE "SEPARATE BU EQUAL" (BLACKS LIVED AS 2ND CLASS CITIZENS FOR 100 YRS AFTER CIVIL WAR)
"BULLY PULPIT"
 
ROOSEVELT SAW PRESIDENCY AS THAT...(HE ALSO SQUARE DEAL)
YELLOW JOURNALISM
 
A SENSATIONAL STYLE OF WRITING; WHICH EXAGGERATED THE NEWS TO LUKE & ENRAGE READERS
AMENDMENTS
 

13TH
14TH
15TH
16TH
17TH
18TH
19TH
21ST
THE JUNGLE
 
EXPOSED CORRUPTION, FILTH IN FOOD INDUSTRY
SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR TREATY
 
TREATY OF PARIS 1898, USS MAINE WAS EXPLODED WHILE IN CUBA, HAVANA
NATIONALISM
 
DEVOTION TO THE INTERESTS AND CULTURE OF ONES NATION
IMPERIALISM
 
BUILDING OF INTERNATIONAL COLONIES/INTERESTS
MILITARISM
 
ARMIES AS A POLITICAL TOOL, STOCKPILED WEAPONS
ALLIANCE SYSTEM
 
TEAMED COUNTRIES FOR DEFENSE/WAR

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