Imperialism fueled steel production in the U.S.
New Deal policies created jobs for many of the unemployed
The Sherman Antitrust Act allowed for regulation of big business
Laissez-Faire economic policies allowed private businesses to operate freely.
Funds for college
Travel the world
Allowed imperialist nations to divide China up freely
Allowed the U.S. sole imperialistic control of China
Avoided political division of China during the period of imperialism
Closed China's borders to imperialistic nations
The North's victory
Removal of Native Americans from the region
More manufacturing jobs in the Great Plains
More agricultural jobs in the Mountain West
A shrinking industrial base in the North
A growing commercial base on the East Coast
To escape Communism
President Franklin Roosevelt's New Deal programs
President Johnson's Great Society war on poverty
President Hoover's Rugged Individualist approach to the depression
President Teddy Roosevelt's trust busting agenda
Laissez faire economics
A large portion of the population was industrial workers.
Many cattle ranchers worked there.
A large portion of the population was farmers.
Many immigrants settled there.
To avoid segregation
To escape the Dust Bowl
To avoid the draft
For industrial jobs
People saved money rather than spending it.
People were less likely to leave their money in unstable banks.
People began spending money rather than saving it.
People were more likely to take out loans.
President Reagan sent troops to Grenada.
President Obama vetoed Keystone Pipeline legislation.
State governments passed laws setting speed limits.
Congress passed a law raising income tax.
Large numbers of new families after WW II
Expansion of the roadway system
Treaty of Verdun
League of Nations
Treaty of Paris
Social Security Administration
Civilian Conservation Corp
Works Progress Administration
Public Works Administration
War on poverty
War in Vietnam
Limits on immigration
Open door policy
Government controlled the electric companies
They did not make any money
Too much government interference
Too little government assistance
They wanted war with the U.S.
The U.S. had declared war on Japan
Japan wanted access to oil without American interference.
Japan wanted to destroy America's Navy.
A lack of jobs in cities
Unfair treatment by employers
A lack of jobs in agriculture
Unfair legislation by the federal government
Unfair treatment of North Vietnamese
Unfair treatment of South Vietnamese
China's takeover of Vietnam
To stop the spread of communism in Southeast Asia
Checks and balances
To end world hunger
To spread democracy in the world
To unify the world economy
To prevent future wars
Open door policy
They were anarchists
They were immigrants
They refused to fight in WW I
They were communists
Lack of fences
Surplus of grain
Avoid the draft
Government ordered them to
Sold to the enemy
Worked with government to overprice and make big profits
Limited supply to drive up prices
Increased supply dramatically to drive up prices
Deportation of certain immigrant groups
Strict limitation on immigrants from Asia
Jobs for native born only
Equality in jobs among all people
Push to move factories overseas
Push to close down factories
Decrease in regulations
Increase in regulations
Unfair treatment of Germany
Unfair treatment of Italy
Unfair treatment of Russia
Unfair treatment of France
Florida's immigrant population declined dramatically.
Asian's immigrated to the Northeast in great numbers.
Big cities in the Midwest lost a large percentage of their foreign-born population.
Southwestern border states such as Arizona experienced massive population growth.
It boomed as the middle class grew.
It improved with more information technology jobs.
It struggled as strikes interrupted production.
It declined as regulation increased.
To track cost overruns in state Medicare programs
To monitor corporate compliance with Federal Reserve regulations
To provide jobs to unemployed workers during the New Deal
To judge the benefits of military spending after the expensive Manhattan Project
Quit their jobs
Contact the government
Reopening of jobs
People using credit cards again
Increased national debt
States borrowing money from national government
It guaranteed farmers access to the railroad.
It provided farmers with subsidies for their crops.
It offered tax incentives to farmers who settled the West.
It offered free land to farmers who would improve the land within five years.
The Cold War continued.
The North and South were still divided.
Both the North and South lost many lives.
The United States removed all of its troops.
Securities and Exchange Commission
Emergency Banking Act
Returned to its isolationist tendencies.
Avoided foreign conflicts
Remained deeply involved in world affairs.
Reduced its military spending.
They broadened states rights to avoid military conflict.
They engaged in propaganda to defeat other political parties.
They followed laissez faire economic approach to avoid regulation.
They expanded government involvement in people's lives.