American History B

  • Spark of the war

    Spark of the war
    The immediate causes of the War of 1812 were a series of economic sanctions taken by the British and French against the US as part of the Napoleonic Wars.
  • Communism

    Communism
    In political and social sciences, communism is the philosophical, social, political, and economic ideology and movement whose ultimate goal is the establishment of the communist society, which is a,
  • Ku Klux Klan

    Ku Klux Klan
    The Ku Klux Klan, commonly called the KKK or the Klan, is an American white supremacist hate group.
  • Dictator

    Dictator
    a ruler with total power over a country, typically one who has obtained control by force.
  • Central Powers

    Central Powers
    The central powers consist of Austria-Hungary, Germany, Bulgaria, and the Ottoman Empire.
  • Trench Warfare

    Trench Warfare
    A type of combat in which opposing troops fight from trenches facing each other.
  • Imperialism

    Imperialism
    mperialism is policy or ideology of extending a nation's rule over foreign nations, often by military force or by gaining political and economic control of other areas
  • 18th Amendment

    18th Amendment
    Prohibiting the sale of alcohol anywhere in the U.S.
  • Bootlegger

    Bootlegger
    a person who makes, distributes, or sells goods illegally.
  • Steel Strike

    Steel Strike
    The Great Steel Strike of 1919 ends with capitulation by the steelworkers.
  • Teapot Dome Scandal

    Teapot Dome Scandal
    he Teapot Dome scandal was a bribery scandal involving the administration of United States President Warren G. Harding from 1921 to 1923.
  • Red Scare

    Red Scare
    The rounding up and deportation of several hundred immigrants of radical political views by the federal government in 1919 and 1920.
  • NAACP

    NAACP
    The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a civil rights organization in the United States
  • Communism

    Communism
    A political theory derived from Karl Marx, advocating class war and leading to a society in which all property is publicly owned and each person works and is paid according to their abilities and needs.
  • Immigration

    Immigration
    Immigration is the international movement of people into a destination country of which they are not natives or where they do not possess citizenship in order to settle or reside there.
  • Quota

    Quota
    A maximum number or quantity that is permitted or needed.
  • Prohibition

    Prohibition
    the action of forbidding something, especially by law.
  • Speakeasies

    Speakeasies
    A place where alcoholic beverages are sold and consumed illegally, during prohibition.
  • Scab

    Scab
    A worker who replaces a striking worker; it can be a dangerous position to be in.
  • Strike

    Strike
    To stop working as a collective form of protest against an employer, often to achieve a specific aim.
  • Flappers

    Flappers
    A young woman of the 1920's- flappers were associated with the Charleston dance, bobbed hair, and very short dresses.
  • 18th Amendment

    18th Amendment
    The Eighteenth Amendment of the United States Constitution established the prohibition of "intoxicating liquors" in the United States.
  • 21st Amendment

    21st Amendment
    The Twenty-first Amendment to the United States Constitution repealed the Eighteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution.
  • Bootlegger

    Bootlegger
    Someone who sold illegal liquor.
  • Yankee Stadium

    Yankee Stadium
    Yankee Stadium, the "House that Ruth Built," is constructed in the Bronx, New York.
  • Warren Harding

    Warren Harding
    Warren Gamaliel Harding was the 29th president of the United States.
  • Yellow Dog Contract

    Yellow Dog Contract
    A yellow-dog contract is an agreement between an employer and an employee in which the employee agrees.
  • What country is the village of Bastogone

    What country is the village of Bastogone
    Belgium
  • Japan invaded Manchuria

    Japan invaded Manchuria
    when the Kwantung Army of the Empire of Japan invaded Manchuria immediately following the Mukden Incident. ... Jap
  • Herbert Hoover

    Herbert Hoover
    Herbert Clark Hoover was an American engineer, businessman, and politician who served as the 31st president of the United States from 1929 to 1933. A member of the Republican Party, he held office during the onset of the Great Depression.
  • James Doolittle

    James Doolittle
    James Harold Doolittle was an American General and aviation pioneer.
  • Huey Long

    Huey Long
    Huey Pierce Long Jr., nicknamed "The Kingfish", was an American politician who served as the 40th governor of Louisiana from 1928 to 1932 and was a member of the United States Senate from 1932 until his assassination in 1935.
  • Hitler invades Poland

    Hitler invades Poland
    Germany invaded Poland only days after signing the Nazi-Soviet Non-Aggression Pact, under which the Soviet Union agreed not to defend Poland from the east if Germany attacked it from the west.
  • Allied Powers

    Allied Powers
    In World War II the chief Allied powers were Great Britain, France
  • F. Scott Fitzgerald

    F. Scott Fitzgerald
    Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald was an American fiction writer, whose works helped to illustrate the flamboyance and excess of the Jazz Age.
  • Militarism

    Militarism
    the belief or desire of a government or people that a country should maintain a strong military capability and be prepared to use it aggressively to defend or promote national interests.
  • Attack of Pearl Harbor

    Attack of 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, December 7, 1941.
  • Frances Perkins

    Frances Perkins
    Frances Perkins was an American sociologist and workers-rights advocate who served as the U.S. Secretary of Labor from 1933 to 1945, the longest serving in that position, and the first woman appointed to the U.S. Cabinet.
  • Hitler

    Hitler
    Adolf Hitler was a German politician and leader of the Nazi Party. He rose to power as Chancellor of Germany in 1933 and later Führer in 1934. During his dictatorship from 1933 to 1945, he initiated World War II in Europe by invading Poland in September 1939.
  • WW2

    WW2
    World War II, also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945. The vast majority of the world's countries—including all the great powers—eventually formed two opposing military alliances: the Allies and the Axis.
  • Hitler commits suicide

    Hitler commits suicide
    Adolf Hitler was a German politician who was the leader of the Nazi Party, Chancellor of Germany from 1933 to 1945, and Führer of Nazi Germany from 1934 to 1945. He killed himself by gunshot on 30 April 1945 in his Führerbunker in Berlin.
  • German forces surrender

    German forces surrender
    Germany officially surrendered to the Allies, bringing an end to the European conflict in World War II.
  • Berlin Blockade and Airlift

    Berlin Blockade and Airlift
    one of the first major international crises of the Cold War. During the multinational occupation of post–World War II Germany, the Soviet Union blocked the Western Allies' railway, road, and canal access to the sectors of Berlin under Western control.
  • Korean War

    Korean War
    The Korean War was a war between North Korea and South Korea. The war began on 25 June 1950 when North Korea invaded South Korea
  • Korean War

    Korean War
    The Korean War was a war between North Korea and South Korea. The war began on 25 June 1950 when North Korea invaded South Korea
  • Korean War

    Korean War
    The Korean War was a war between North Korea and South Korea. The war began on 25 June 1950 when North Korea invaded South Korea
  • Korean War

    Korean War
    The Korean War was a war between North Korea and South Korea. The war began on 25 June 1950 when North Korea invaded South Korea
  • Korean War

    Korean War
    The Korean War was a war between North Korea and South Korea. The war began on 25 June 1950 when North Korea invaded South Korea
  • Korean War

    Korean War
    The Korean War was a war between North Korea and South Korea. The war began on 25 June 1950 when North Korea invaded South Korea
  • Korean War

    Korean War
    The Korean War was a war between North Korea and South Korea. The war began on 25 June 1950 when North Korea invaded South Korea
  • Korean War

    Korean War
    The Korean War was a war between North Korea and South Korea. The war began on 25 June 1950 when North Korea invaded South Korea
  • Korean War

    Korean War
    The Korean War was a war between North Korea and South Korea. The war began on 25 June 1950 when North Korea invaded South Korea
  • Korean War

    Korean War
    The Korean War was a war between North Korea and South Korea. The war began on 25 June 1950 when North Korea invaded South Korea
  • Korean War

    Korean War
    The Korean War was a war between North Korea and South Korea. The war began on 25 June 1950 when North Korea invaded South Korea
  • Space Race

    Space Race
    competition between nations regarding achievements in the field of space exploration.
  • Dr. Francis Townsend

    Dr. Francis Townsend
    Francis Everett Townsend was an American physician who was best known for his revolving old-age pension proposal during the Great Depression. Known as the "Townsend Plan", this proposal influenced the establishment of the Roosevelt administration's Social Security system.
  • Cuban Missile Crisis

    Cuban Missile Crisis
    13-day confrontation between the United States and the Soviet Union initiated by the American discovery of Soviet ballistic missile deployment in Cuba.
  • Reagan Visits The Wall

    Reagan Visits The Wall
    Stopped in Berlin to visit the wall on its 750th aniversity.
  • Elenor Roosevelt

    Elenor Roosevelt
    Anna Eleanor Roosevelt was an American political figure, diplomat and activist. She served as the First Lady of the United States from March 4, 1933 to April 12, 1945 during her husband President Franklin D. Roosevelt's four terms in office, making her the longest serving First Lady of the United States.
  • General Douglas MacArthur

    General Douglas MacArthur
    Douglas MacArthur was an American five-star general and Field Marshal of the Philippine Army. He was Chief of Staff of the United States Army during the 1930s and played a prominent role in the Pacific theater during World War II.
  • Charles Coughlin

    Charles Coughlin
    Charles Edward Coughlin, was a Canadian-American Roman Catholic priest based in the United States near Detroit. He was the founding priest of the National Shrine of the Little Flower church.
  • President Truman

     President Truman
    Made the decision to drop the bomb
  • Soviet Union

    Soviet Union
    The Soviet Union, officially the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, was a socialist state in Eurasia that existed from 1922 to 1991. Nominally a union of multiple national Soviet republics, its government and economy were highly centralized.
  • 19th Amendment

    19th Amendment
    The right for all citizens to vote.