American History B

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    Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand

    Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand
    The assassination of Franz Ferdinand the Archduke of Austria-Hungary, This sparked the war.
  • Causes of war - M A I N E

    Causes of war - M A I N E
    M- MIlitarism
    A- Alliances
    I- Imperialism
    N- Nationalism
    E- Extreme Leaders
  • Trench Warfare

    Trench Warfare
    A type of combat in which opposing troops fight from trenches facing each other.
  • World War 1 begins

    World War 1 begins
    World War 1 begins in 1914
  • Great Migration

    Great Migration
    Large numbers of African Americans leaving the South for the hopes/dreams/jobs of the North
  • America Enters World War 1

    America Enters World War 1
    America enters World War 1 because of Germans attacks on ships with their U-boats, and the Zimmerman Telegram.
  • Treaty of Versailles

    Treaty of Versailles
    A peace treaty that brought World War I to an end. The Treaty ended the state of war between Germany and the Allied Powers.
  • Wet

    Wet
    Against prohibition
  • Dry

    Dry
    For prohibition
  • Stock

    Stock
    shares (owndership) in a larger company; hopes to "share" in company profits
  • Red

    Red
    A radical, anarchist, or communist
  • Buying on Margin

    Buying on Margin
    The purchasing of stocks by paying only a small percentage (10%) of the price and borrowing the rest
  • Liberal

    Liberal
    Challenge Tradtions
  • Red Scare

    Red Scare
    The fear of communism in the 1920s
  • Installment buying

    Installment buying
    Buying on credit and paying it back over time with interest
  • Ku Klux Klan

    Ku Klux Klan
    Secret society whose purpose was to ensure white supremacy over blacks, Jews, Catholics, and foreigners
  • Dependence on Credit

    Dependence on Credit
    People who were relying to much on the buy now pay later system
  • Unwise Foreign Policy

    Unwise Foreign Policy
    The U.S passed the Hawley-Smoot Tariff in the 1930s stopping the flow of foreign goods into the U.S. through high taxes. It was designed to protect U.S. products from foreign competition, but it just stopped foreign countries from purchasing American goods. This meant fewer jobs.
  • Falling American Goods/Agriculture

    Falling American Goods/Agriculture
    Farmers, who had seen a boost in sales during WW1, saw a sharp drop in the demand for crops after. They took out loans to buy more land & equipment in order to produce and sell more crops. Production increased, but this only depressed prices. As supplies go up, prices go down!!!
  • Huey Long

    Huey Long
    Nicknamed "Big Fish", he was a Louisiana senator & governor, he said he would pay each family 5,000 each year and would tax the rich to give back to the poor in return for full power.
  • Charles Coughlin

    Charles Coughlin
    He supported FDR at first and then grew impatient with the new deal. Offered an annual living wage; wanted banks nationalized. He blamed the Jews.
  • Rugged Individualism

    Rugged Individualism
    The belief that all individuals, or nearly all individuals, can succeed on their own and that government help for people should be minimal
  • Brain Trust

    Brain Trust
    A group of experts created to advise president Franklin Roosevelt beyond his cabinet, and he appointed a WOMAN NAMED FRANCES PERKINS.
  • Mein Kampf

    Mein Kampf
    Mein Kampf is a 1925 autobiographical book by Nazi Party leader Adolf Hitler. The work describes the process by which Hitler became antisemitic and outlines his political ideology and future plans for Germany.
  • The Great Depression

    The Great Depression
    The Great Depression was the worst economic downturn in the history of the industrialized world, lasting from 1929 to 1939. It began after the stock market crash of October 1929, which sent Wall Street into a panic and wiped out millions of investors.
  • Hoovervilles

    Hoovervilles
    A shantytown during the Great Depression named this because of Hoover's incapability of being a good president during this time.
  • Hawley-Smoot Tariff

    Hawley-Smoot Tariff
    Raised protective tariff to the highest level ever, they wanted to protect farmers and manufacturers
  • New Deal

    New Deal
    The New Deal was a series of programs and projects instituted during the Great Depression by President Franklin D. Roosevelt that aimed to restore prosperity to Americans. When Roosevelt took office in 1933, he acted swiftly to stabilize the economy and provide jobs and relief to those who were suffering.
  • The European Theater

    The European Theater
    The air war in the European theatre commenced in 1939. The pre-war doctrine had held that waves of bombers hitting enemy cities would cause mass panic and the rapid collapse of the enemy. ... This proved the first major turning point of the War.
  • WW2

    WW2
    A war fought from 1939 to 1945, in which Great Britain, France, the Soviet Union, the United States, China, and other allies defeated Germany, Italy, and Japan.
  • Germany Invades Poland

    Germany Invades Poland
    The German invasion began on 1 September 1939, one week after the signing of the Molotov–Ribbentrop Pact between Germany and the Soviet Union. The Soviets invaded Poland on 17 September following the Molotov
  • Kristallnacht (Night of the Broken Glass)

    Kristallnacht (Night of the Broken Glass)
    German Nazis attacked Jewish persons and property.
  • Anti-Seminism

    Anti-Seminism
    Hatred of Jews
  • Allied Powers

    Allied Powers
    The United States, Soviet Union, Great Britain, and France.
  • U.S. Joining WW2

    U.S. Joining WW2
    Although the war began with Nazi Germany's attack on Poland in September 1939, the United States did not enter the war until after the Japanese bombed the American fleet in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, on December 7, 1941.
  • Pearl Harbor

    Pearl Harbor
    The Attack on Pearl Harbor was a surprise military strike by the Imperial Japanese Navy Air Service upon the United States against the naval base at Pearl Harbor in Honolulu, Hawaii on Sunday morning
  • D-Day

    D-Day
    The day in World War II on which Allied forces invaded northern France by means of beach landings in Normandy.