US HISTORY MIDTERM EXAM

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MIDTERM EXAM FOR HISTORY REVIEW: 2012


 
  
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COMSTOCK LODE
 
1ST MAJOR DISCOVERY OF SILVER ORE
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HOMESTEAD ACT
 
GAVE 160 ACRES TO ANYONE WHO CULTIVATED/LIVED ON LAND FOR MORE THAN 5 YEARS
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DAWS ACT
 
"AMERICANIZE": N.AM. BY DISTIBUTING RESERVATION LAND TO INDIVIDUAL OWNERS
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LAISSEZ FAIRE
 
POLICY OF NON-INTERFEARENCE IN TRADE
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VERTICAL INTEGRATION (BUSINESS)
 
COMPANYS TAKE OVER SUPPLIERS & DISTRIBUTORS TO GAIN CONTROL
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GOSPEL OF WEALTH
 
ESSAY WRITTEN BY ANDREW CARNIGIE, HIS BELIFE THAT THE WEALTHY SHOULD HELP THE POOR
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ELLIS ISLAND
 
NEW YORK IMMIGRATION CENTER FOR CONTROLLING WHO COMES IN OR NOT. (EAST COAST)
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ANGEL ISLAND
 
CALIFORNIA IMMIGRATION CENTER FOR CONTROLLING IMMIGRANTS. (WEST COAST) ASIANS
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NATIVISTS
 
FAVORING NATIVE BORN PEOPLE OVER FOREIGN BORN PEOPLE
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INDIVIDUALISM
 
ON THEIR OWN, OWN IDEAS
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PENDLETON ACT
 
STOPPED PATRONAGE
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POPULIST PARTY
 
PEOPLE WHO BELIEVE THEY SHOULD HAVE A SAY IN GOVERNMENT
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BLACKLIST
 
LIST OF 500 ACTORS, WRITERS, PROUCERS...THAT WERE NOT ALLOWED TO WORK ON FILMS B/C COMMUNIST...
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DOLLAR DIPLOMACY
 
U.S. POLICY USING ECONOMIC POWER TO EXERT INFLUENCE OVER OTHER COUNTRIES (TAFT)
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PLATT AMENDMENT
 
ALLOWED U.S. TO INTERVEAR IN CUBAN AFFAIRS WITH MILITARY. OWN GOVERNMENT BUT MUST HAVE PERMISSON...
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"BIG STICK" POLICY
 
BIG ARMY BUT PEACEFULL: BE READY TO FIGHT BUT DON'T START ANYTHING
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OPEN DOOR POLICY
 
GRANTED EQUAL TRADE OPPORTUNITIES TO ALL COUNTRIES
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MUCKRAKERS
 
MAGAZINE JOURNALIST WHO EXPOSE THE CORRUPT SIDE OF BUSINESS & PUBLIC LIFE
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NAACP
 
PROMOTE FULL RACIAL EQUALITY(NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF THE ADVANCEMENT OF COLORED PEOPLE)
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DIRECT PRIMARY
 
VOTERS WHO DIRECTLY SELECTED CANIDATES WHO WILL RUN FOR OFFICE
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16TH AMENDMENT
 
FEDERAL INCOME TAX: PROVIDED REVENUE
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SCHENCK V. UNITED STATES
 
UPHEALD ESPIONAGE ACT OF 1917 AND DEFENDEDET DIDNT HAVE 1ST AMEND...RIGHT TO EXPRESS FREEDOM...
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GREAT MIGRATION
 
LARGE MOVEMENT OF AF.AM. FROM SOUTH TO NORTH CITIES
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ALLIED POWERS
 
GREAT BRITIAN, FRANCE, ITALY, RUSSIA, U.S.
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ZIMMERMAN TELEGRAM
 
GERMANY SENT MEXICO A LETTER TO JOIN THEM AS AN ALLIE HOWEVER U.S. INTERCEPTED IT & DECODED...
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COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC INFORMATION
 
INDEPENDENT AGENCY OF THE US GOV. TO INFLUENCE US PUBLIC OPINION REGUARDING AM. PARTICIPATION...
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ESPIONAGE AND SEDITION ACTS
 
2 LAWS IMPOSED HARSH PENALTIES ON ANYONE INTERFEARING OR SPEAKING AGAINST US PARTICIPATION...
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ROOSEVELT COROLLARY
 
ADDED TO MONROE DOCTRINE; US HAD RIGHTS TO PROTECTION OF ECONOMY BY MILITARTY
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EMERGENCY QUOTA ACT
 
RESTRICTED IMMIGRATION INTO THE STATES 1921
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LEAGUE OF NATIONS
 
ASSOCIATION OF NATIONS TO PROMOTE INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION & PEACE (PRESIDENT WILSON)
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21ST AMENDMENT
 
REPEALED 18TH AMENDMENT, MADE ALCOHOL LEAGAL
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HARLEM RENAISSANCE
 
FLOWERING OF AF. AM. ARTISTIC CREATIVITY DURING 1920'S IN HARLEM, NEW YORK
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TEAPOT DOME SCANDAL
 
SECRETAY OF THE INTERIOR ALBERT B. FALLS SECRET LEASING OF OIL RICH PUBLIC LAND TO PRIVATE...
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RED SCARE
 
A PERIOD OF GENERAL FEAR OF COMMUNISUM
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ARMISTICE
 
A TRUCE OR AGREEMENT TO END FIGHTING
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JAZZ
 
A STYLE OF MUSIC CHARACTERIZED BY THE USE OF IMPROVISATION. LEWI ARMSTRONG & JOE "KING"...
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WILLIAM TWEED
 
BOSS TWEED...HEAD OF TAMMY HALL. CORRUPT POLITIANS
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BROOKER T. WASHINGTON
 
BELIEVED RACISM WOULDD END ONCE BLACKS AQUIRED USEFUL SKILLS & ECONOMIC VALUE
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JOHN D. ROCKEFELLER
 
USED A TRUST TO GAIN CONTROL OF OIL INDUSTRY IN AMERICA
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SUSAN B. ANTHONY
 
LEADER OF WOMANS SUFFERAGE
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WILLIAM JENNINGS BRYAN
 
ELECTION OF 1896: PROSECUTER
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"BIG FOUR" AT VERSAILLES
 
WILSON (US), CLEMENCEAU (FRANCE), LLOYDE GEORGE (BRITAIN), ORLANDO (ITALY)
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SACCO & VANZETTI
 
CHARGED WITH ROBBERY AND MURDER OF FACTORY; JURY HAD NO EVIDENCE
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JOHN T. SCOPES
 
BIOLOGY TEACHER WANTED TO TEACH EVOLUTION, FOUND GUILT; CHARGED $100
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BABE RUTH
 
NEW YORK YANKEES SLUGGER: GREATEST BASEBALL PLAYER
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HENRY FORD
 
OPENED AUTOMOBILE ASSEMBLLY LINE TO BLACK WORKERS
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HENRY BESSEMER
 
INVENTED STEEL: REMOVED CARBON FROM IRON WHICH MADE IT LIGHTER AND FLEXIBLE
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WARREN G. HARDING
 
KELLOGG-BRIAND PACT (RENOUNCED WAR AS A MEANS OF NATIONAL POLICY) DAWES PLAN (SOLVED POST WAR...
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SHERMAN ANTITRUST ACT
 
MADE TRUSTS ILLEGAL
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GRAFT
 
THE ILLIGAL USE OF POLITICAL INFLUENCE FOR PERSONAL GAIN
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PATRONAGE
 
THE GIVING OF GOVERNMENT JOBS TO PEOPLE WHO HAD HELPED A CANDIDATE GET ELECTED
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JIM CROW LAWS
 
SOUTHERN STATES PASSED RACIAL SEGREGATION LAWS TO SEPERATE WHITE & BLACK PEOPLE IN PUBLIC...
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PLESSY V. FERGUSON
 
SUPREME COURT CASE UPHELD SEGREGATION 1896, RULED BLACK COULD BE "SEPARATE BU EQUAL" (BLACKS...
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"BULLY PULPIT"
 
ROOSEVELT SAW PRESIDENCY AS THAT...(HE ALSO SQUARE DEAL)
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YELLOW JOURNALISM
 
A SENSATIONAL STYLE OF WRITING; WHICH EXAGGERATED THE NEWS TO LUKE & ENRAGE READERS
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AMENDMENTS
 
13TH 14TH15TH16TH17TH18TH19TH21ST
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THE JUNGLE
 
EXPOSED CORRUPTION, FILTH IN FOOD INDUSTRY
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SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR TREATY
 
TREATY OF PARIS 1898, USS MAINE WAS EXPLODED WHILE IN CUBA, HAVANA
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NATIONALISM
 
DEVOTION TO THE INTERESTS AND CULTURE OF ONES NATION
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IMPERIALISM
 
BUILDING OF INTERNATIONAL COLONIES/INTERESTS
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MILITARISM
 
ARMIES AS A POLITICAL TOOL, STOCKPILED WEAPONS
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ALLIANCE SYSTEM
 
TEAMED COUNTRIES FOR DEFENSE/WAR


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