American History 1st Semester Review by CeJay & Chelsea

  • Industrialism

    Noerthern manufacturins extended the use of power-driven machines to a wider range of commodities in the middle decades of the century. By 1860, the United States was second only to great brittain and France in manufacturing.
  • Imperialism

    New Imperialism refers to the colonial expansion adopted by Europe's powers andJapan and the United States, during the 19th and early 20th centuries expansion took place from the French conquest of Algeria until World War one approximately 1830 to 1914. The period is distinguished by an unprecedented pursuit of overseas territorial acquisitions.
  • Manifest Destiny

    Manifest Destiny was the 19th century American belief that the United States was destined to expand across the continent. It was used by Democrat-Republicans in the 1840s to justify the war with Mexico; the concept was denounced by Whigs, and fell into disuse after the mid-19th century.
  • Nationalism

    Nationalism is a political ideology that involves a strong identification of a group of individuals with a political entity defined in national terms
  • Woodrow Widlson

    Woodrow was the 28th presdent of the united states from 1913 to 1921 and a leader of the progressive party candidate.
  • Teddy Roosevelt

    He was the 26th president. Also he was also known as a cowboy. His Leadership of the Progressive Movement. Also born to a weathy family.
  • Social Darwinism

    Social Darwinism is a term commonly used for theories of society that emerged in England and the United States in the 1870s. It especially refers to notions of struggle for existence being used to justify social policies.
  • Upton Sinclair

    Upton Sinclair was a american author and he was a one time candidate for govemor who wrote close to 100 books in many genres
  • Progressive Era

    The Progressive Era in the United States was a period of social activism and political reform that flourished from the 1890s to the 1920s. One main goal of the Progressive movement was purification of government, as Progressives tried to eliminate corruption by exposing and undercutting political machines and bosses.
  • Militarism

    Militarism is defined as the prevalence of military sentiments among a people, or the tendency to regard military efficiency as the paramount interest of the state. Defined in this way,
  • Imperialism

    Imperialism, as defined by Dictionary of Human Geography, is "the creation or maintenance of an unequal economic, cultural, and territorial relationship
  • Robber Barons

    Robber baron is a pejorative term used for a powerful 19th century American businessman.
  • Muckraker

    The muckakers would become known for their investigative jornalism. Investigations of corruption and social problems and was famous for his magazines
  • Allied Powers

    allies are people, groups, or nations that have joined together in an association for mutual benefit or to achieve some common purpose, whether or not explicit agreement has been worked out between them.
  • Zimmerman Note

  • Central Power

    The Central Powers was the term used to describe the wartime alliance of Germany and Austria-Hungary against the Allies. Later the term was extended to include Turkey and Bulgaria.
  • World War I

    World War I, which was predominantly called the World War or the Great War from its occurrence until 1939, and the First World War or World War I thereafter, was a major war centred in Europe that began on 28 July 1914 and lasted until 11 November 1918
  • Isolationism

    A national policy of abstaining from political or economic relations with other countries.
  • Franz Ferdinand

    Franz Ferdinand became the heir-apparent following the death of the Emperors son Crown Prince Rudolf in 1889, and his own father Archduke Charles Louis in 1896.Franz was married and was a happy married man.