Chapter 24 A.P. History

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  • Hay-Pauncefote Treaty

    Hay-Pauncefote Treaty
    Negotiated between secretary of state John Hay and Britatin. It permitted the U.S. to construct and control an Isthmian canal, providing it would be free and open to ships of all nations.
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  • Hay Herran Convention

    Hay Herran Convention
    The convention gave the U.S. a 99-year lease, with option for renewal, on a canal zone 6 miles in width. In exchange, the U.S. agreed to pay Columbia a onetime fee of 10 million dollars and an annual rental of 250,000 dollars.
  • Hay-Bunau-Varilla Treaty

    Hay-Bunau-Varilla Treaty
    It granted the United States control of a canal zone 10 miles wide across the Isthmus ofPanama. In return, the U.S. granted independence to Panama and agreed to pay fees to Columbia.
  • Roosevelt Corollary

    Roosevelt Corollary
    President Theodore Roosevelt's foreign policy statement, a corollary to the Monroe Doctrine, which asserted that the United States would intervene in Latin America affairs if the countries themselves could not keep their affiars in order.
  • Taft-Katsura Agreement

    Taft-Katsura Agreement
    Taft and the U.S. recognized Japan's dominance over Korea in return for its promise not to invade the Philippines.
  • Root-Takahira Agreement

    Root-Takahira Agreement
    Japenese-American relations improved and in an exchange of diplomatic notes, they reached an agreement. The two nations promised to maintain the status quo in the Pacific, uphold the Open Door policy, and support Chinese independence.
  • Lusitania

    A British passenger ship carrying Americans and 4200 cases of ammunition was sunk by a German U-boat. Nearly 1200 people died, including 128 Americans.
  • The revolt of Pancho Villa

    The revolt of Pancho Villa
    Pancho Villa raided American border towns, injuring American civilians. He removed 17 Americans from a train in Mexivo and murdered them. He also invaded Columbus, New Mexico, killed 16 Americans and burned their town. Wilson sent 6 thousand troops deep into Mexican territory and chased away Villa.
  • Zimmerman Telegram

    Zimmerman Telegram
    A telegram from Arthur Zimmermann, the German foreign minister, to the German ambassador in Mexico. It proposed an alliance with Mexico in case of war with the United States, offering financial support and recovery of Mexico's lost territory in New Mexico, Texas, and Arizona.
  • Sussex Pledge

    Sussex Pledge
    In this pledge, Germany agreedd to President Wilson's demands and promised to shoot on sight only ships of the enemy's navy. He attached the condition that the United States compel the Allies to end their blockade and comply with international law. Wilson accepted the pledge but turned down the condition.
  • Election of 1916

    Election of 1916
    Wildrow Wilson won the election of 1916 because he promised America he would keep them out of war.
  • Committee on Public Information (CPI)

    Committee on Public Information (CPI)
    It was created by President Wilson and headed by progressive journalist George Creel. This organization rallied support for American involvement in World War 1 through art, advertising, and film.
  • Selective service Act

    Selective service Act
    This law provided for the registration of all American men between the ages of 21 and 30 for a military draft in WWI.
  • Espionage Act

    Espionage Act
    The law was passed during WWI, it imposed sentences of up to twenty years on anyone found guilty of aiding the enemy, obstructing recruitment of soldiers, or encouraging disloyalty.
  • War Industries Board (WIB)

    War Industries Board (WIB)
    One of the boards created during WWI. This government agency oversaw the production of all American factories.
  • Food Administration

    Food Administration
    A wartime government agency headed by Herbert Hoover, that encouraged Americans to save food in order to supply the armies overseas.
  • Sedition Act

    Sedition Act
    A WWI law that imposed harsh penalites on anyone using disloyal, profane, scurrilous, or abusive language about the U.S. government, flag, or armed forces.
  • Treaty of Versailles

    Treaty of Versailles
    It took six months of negotiations at the Paris Peace Conference to conclude the peace treaty. The treaty required Germany to take sole responsibility of the war, Make substantial territorial concessions to the allies, and to pay reparations to allied powers.
  • Leauge of Nations

    Leauge of Nations
    The leauge was created as a result of the Treaty of Versailles. The goal of the nations is to achieve international peace and security.
  • The Election of 1920

    The Election of 1920
    Republican candidate Warren Harding won in a landslide, taking 61 percent of the vote and beating Cox by seven million votes.