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A party made up of farmers and laborers that wanted direct election of senators and an 8hr working day
Prohibited the manufacture, sale, and distribution of alcoholic beverages
Type of government that developed in the 1930's in Italy and Germany. A type of totalitarian government led by a dictator type figure.
New Deal program designed to give jobs to the unemployed. The program was used to build many public buildings, roads, and schools.
Book by Upton Sinclair. Depicted the abuses of the meatpacking industry. Was originally meant to be a story of the hard life lived by immigrants.
Group of volunteer cavalry soldiers led by Theodore Roosevelt in the Spanish American War. Made the famous charge of San Juan Hill.
1920's African American leader who proposed a Negro nationalism movement where African Americans could return to Africa in order to ensure their civil liberties.
New Deal critic who proposed a pension system for the elderly. This halped to bring about the Social Security Act of 1935.
African American leader who was the first black graduate of Harvard. He stressed that blacks need to be given the same chance at higher education and civil rights as whites. Helped
Reform governor of Wisconsin. He was a leader in the effort to bring about voter reforms such as the secret ballot, recall, referendums, and initiatives.
This was the way in which Franklin Roosevelt communicated with the American public throughout the Depression and WW II.
Idea that you should help those that are less fortunate than you. This was practiced by such groups as the Salvation Army and the settlement House movement.
Name given to the fear of communist radicals in U.S. after the end of WW I. Many suspected socialists or communists were deported out of this fear.
December 7th, 1941. Surprise attack by the Japanese on the United States. Brought the U.S. into WW II.
Intercepted telegram from Germany to Mexico trying to keep the U.S. out of WW I by having Mexico declare war on the U.S. The note helped convince U.S. leaders to enter WW I.
1920's Immigration law that set up a quota system. Discriminatory system against all non-Western Europeans.
Party started by Theodore Roosevelt during his 1912 attempt to run for President as a third party candidate.
Nickname for the Progressive Party
This is the name given to the lower mid-west during a period of great drought in the 1930's. Many farmers had to abandon the area and become migrant workers in other parts of the n
This is the name of Wilson's plan that he took to the Versailles Peace Treaty Conference. The plan gave suggestions as to how to avoid future wars. The last part described a world
This is a secret drinking club that where found in thousands of cities all across the U.S. during Prohibition.
October 29, 1929. Signaled the Financial collapse of the nation. Seen as a beginning point of the Great Depression.
First man to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. Became the greatest of American heroes at the time. Plane was called the Spirit of St. Louis.
Progressive reform under Wilson that created a system of national banks throughout the nations to control the country's banking system. That same system controls the money supply a
Wrote a book called the 'Influence of Sea Power Upon History' where he stressed the need for the U.S. to build and upkeep a modern and powerful navy. Led to the Great White fleet o
Populist and Democratic Candidate for President in 1896. Gave the famous 'Cross of Gold Speech' in his support for the idea of free coinage of silver.
The long time policy of the United States in foreign affairs before the 1890's. We tried to stay out of the affairs of other nations.
One of the female leaders of the women's suffrage movement. Was the first woman to have her picture on a U.S. coin.
Protestors who came to Washington to ask Congress to pay a WW I payment to veterans earlier than promised . Congress refused and the protestors were dispersed by the U.S. military.
Meeting where British and French leaders practiced the policy of appeasement with Hitler and divided Czechoslovakia in order to avoid war and keep 'peace in our time.' Policy faile
Controversy involving Franklin Roosevelt's suggestion that the Supreme Court needed additional members because of its rulings against several New Deal programs.

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