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...
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...
"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...
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...
COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC INFORMATION
INDEPENDENT AGENCY OF THE US GOV. TO INFLUENCE US PUBLIC OPINION REGUARDING AM. PARTICIPATION...
ESPIONAGE AND SEDITION ACTS
2 LAWS IMPOSED HARSH PENALTIES ON ANYONE INTERFEARING OR SPEAKING AGAINST US PARTICIPATION...
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...
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"...
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...
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...
PLESSY V. FERGUSON
SUPREME COURT CASE UPHELD SEGREGATION 1896, RULED BLACK COULD BE "SEPARATE BU EQUAL" (BLACKS...
"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 14TH15TH16TH17TH18TH19TH21ST
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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