• USS Main

    USS Main
    a ship that was blown up by "Spain"
  • Treaty of Paris 1898

    Treaty of Paris 1898
    this treaty ended the spanish American war in which spain freed cuba, turned over the island of Guam and puerto rico to the U.S. and sold the phillippines.
  • meat inspection act

    meat inspection act
    dictated strict cleanliness requirements for meat packers. a law inducted in 1906
  • The Big Four

    The Big Four
    The Big Four were the Allied leaders who met at the Paris Peace Conference in January 1919, after World War I (1914–18). They were President Woodrow Wilson (1856–1924) of the United States, Prime Minister David Lloyd George (1863–1945) of Britain, Premier Georges Clemenceau (1841–1929) of France, and Premier Vittorio Orlando (1860–1952) of Italy
  • Versailles Treaty and Senate Ratification

    Versailles Treaty and Senate Ratification
    established nine new nations. including Poland czech and yugoslavia. and shifted the boundaries of other nations.
  • Harlem Renaissance

    Harlem Renaissance
    a flowering of african american creativity durring the 1920s centered in the harlem comunity of New york city
  • Warren Harding

    Warren Harding
    an Ohio senator that assumed the presidency in 1921
  • Teapot Dome Scandal

    Teapot Dome Scandal
    albert b. fall's secret leasing of oil rich land to private companies in return for money and land
  • Fordney-McCumber Tariff

    Fordney-McCumber Tariff
    a set of regulations enacted by congress in 1922 that raised taxes on imports to record levels in order to protect American businesses against foreign competition.
  • Scopes Trial

    Scopes Trial
    a sensational 1925 court case which the biology teacher John T. scopes was tried for challenging the tennessee law that outlawed the teaching of evolution
  • Sacco and Vanzetti

    Sacco and Vanzetti
    arrested and charged with robery and murder of a factory paymaster and his guard. little evidence but sentenced to death anyways.
  • Causes of the Great Depression

    Causes of the Great Depression
    tariffs and war debt policies that cut down the forgein market for American goods, a crisis in the farm sector, the availability of easy credit, and an unequal distribution of income
  • Dust Bowl

    Dust Bowl
    the region that was made worthless for farming by drought and dust storms during the 1930s.
  • Holocaust

    the systematic murder or genocide of Jews or other groups in Europe by the Nazis before and during WWII
  • Agriculture Ajustment Act

    Agriculture Ajustment Act
    a law enacted in 1933 to raise crop prices, by paying farmers to leave a certain amount of their land unplanted, lowering production
  • Frances Perkins

    Frances Perkins
    Americas first female cabinet member during the New Deal. as secretary of labor, she played a major rule in creating the Social Security system and supervised labor legislation.
  • Munich Pact

    Munich Pact
    agreement that the Sudetenland would be Hitler's last purchase
  • Lend-lease

    a law passed in 1941 that allowed the U.S. to ship arms and other supplies without immediate payment to nations fighting the axis powers.
  • D Day

    D Day
    the first day of the invasion; three divisions parachuted down behind German lines and followed by thousands of seaborne soldiers
  • Atomic Bomb

    Atomic Bomb
    seceretly built by the Manhattan project, splitting uraniumatoms made a releasing a enormous amount of energy
  • Fair Deal

    Fair Deal
    an extension of Roosevelt’s New Deal, included a nationwide system of compulsory health insurance and a crop subsidy system.
  • Truman Doctrine

    Truman Doctrine
    a US policy, announced by president Harry S Truman in 1947, of providing economic and military aid to free nations threatend by internal or external opponents
  • Marshall Plan

    Marshall Plan
    the US would provide aid to European nations that needed it.
  • Selective Service

    Selective Service
    expanded the draft and eventually provided another 10 million to meet the armed forces needs.
  • Korean War

    Korean War
    a war in which North Korea attacked South Korea and the United Nations supported South Korea.
  • Brown vs BOE

    Brown vs BOE
    the board wouldn’t allow an African American join a white school, so they fought against it and supreme court agreed that segregation in schooling as an unconstitutional violation of the Fourteenth Amendment’s Equal Protection Cause
  • Tonkin Gulf Resolution

    Tonkin Gulf Resolution
    a resolution adopted by congress in 1964 giving the president broad powers to wage war in Vietnam
  • Immigration Act of 1965

    Immigration Act of 1965
    a law that increased the number of immigrants allowed to settle in the U.S.
  • Chinese Civil War

    Chinese Civil War
    between Nationalist side led by Chiang Kai-shek that the US supported in contrast there's the Communists, led by Mao Zedong. it was not enough, the country went communist.
  • War Powers Act

    War Powers Act
    stipulated that the president must inform the congress 48 hours of sending forces into a hostile area without a declaration of war. In addition the troops must stay there no longer then 90 days