Many Americans thought that women would help end corruption in government.
“Votes for Women” activists worked with civil rights advocates to advance both causes.
Women’s work in support of WWI helped persuade male voters to support women’s right to vote.
Brewery and bar owners thought women voters would end prohibition.
Imported food products became less expensive to buy.
Land values rose as agricultural profits increased.
Overproduction of crops resulted in lower food prices.
Buyers reduced consumption to boycott unfair tariffs.
The United States government restricted immigration during World War I.
The United States government restricted freedom of speech during World War I.
The United States government restricted the production of consumer goods during World War I.
The United States government restricted religious freedom during World War I.
The rejection of the Treaty of Versailles
The intervention of the military in Latin American affairs
the passage of an agricultural tariff by the legislature
the reduction of federal income tax rates
Immigration of radicals
Overseas military commitments
Excessive use of credit
Overuse of natural resources
Unpaid farm loans.
The stock market crash.
Overextension of credit.
Higher wages for skilled laborers
Reduced tax rates on income and property
Improved innovations in manufacturing
Fewer accidents and safety issues in factories
They declared war on the United States.
They regarded the United States as a partner of the allies.
They established a naval blockade of several American ports.
They asked the League of Nations to stop United States’ aid to the allies.
Good Neighbor policy
Open Door policy
The sinking of the Lusitania
The attack on Pearl Harbor
The explosion of the Maine
The fall of Saigon
The stalemate of trench warfare began in France.
The Allied victory marked a turning point in the war.
The Russians were forced to withdraw from the conflict.
The terms for an armistice were negotiated in Versailles.
Increase in monopolistic business practices
Decreased government restrictions on businesses
Shift in population from rural areas to cities
Decreased participation in foreign markets
Unions coming to agreements with businesses to avoid lockouts
Transportation improvements that linked sections of the country
Quotas that were enacted to limit the number of immigrants
Rapid growth of immigrant populations in urban areas
Germany pledged to respect isolationist countries.
Germany resumed unrestricted submarine warfare.
A U.S. naval base was attacked by an enemy nation.
The United States refused to join an international peace organization.