American History II

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    Rutherford B. Hayes

    He oversaw the end of Reconstruction, began the efforts that led to civil service reform, and attempted to reconcile the divisions left over from the Civil War. He was the 19th president and was Republican.
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    James Garfield

    He was the 20th president and was a republican. His Presidency was impactful, but cut short after 200 days when he was assassinated.
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    Chester A. Arthur

    He was the 21st president and was a republican. He took over James Garfield presidency after he died.
  • Chinese Exclusion Act

    prohibited chinese immigration labor for 10 years, it was extended twice.
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    Grover Cleveland

    He was the 22nd President and was the first democratic president selected after the civil war.
  • Interstate Commerce Act of 1887

    Required railroad rates to be "reasonable and just"
    help set up price controls
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    Benjamin Harrison

    He was the 23rd president and was a republican.
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    Grover Cleveland

    He was also the 24th President and was a Democrat.
  • Plessy v. Ferguson

    "seperate but equal" supreme court decision that allowed segregation if an equal opportunity is given to both races.
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    William McKinley

    He was the 25th president and was a republican
  • De Lome letter

    Spanish Minister wrote to the US a letter calling Mc Kinley "weak" this letter was stolen and published in the papers.
  • US declares war.

    US declares war.
    US declared war because USS Maine warship was anchored in Havana Harbor.
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    Spanish American War

    1st move of the US in the late 19th, early 20th century to become a global power.
    Our Navy allows the US to control new territories around the world.
  • Hawaii- Territory of the US

    Hawaii becomes a territory of the US
  • Wilmington race Riot

    Wilmington race Riot
    Black men are attacked after voting by white men outside the government building rifles.
  • Treaty of Paris 1898

    Treaty of Paris 1898
    that involved Spain relinquishing nearly all of the remaining Spanish Empire, especially Cuba, and ceding Puerto Rico, Guam, and the Philippines to the United States.
  • Open Door Policy

    Created beacuse the US wanted a Sphere of Cofluence in China, but didn't have access to one.
    Leads to conflicts in China (Boxer Rebellion) and rivalries with other Imperial Powers
  • Galveston Hurricane of 1900

    Galveston Hurricane of 1900
    Galveston, Texas, deadliest hurricane in US history
    between 6000- 12000 deaths
  • Eugene v. Debs

    Eugene v. Debs
    Radical political groups

    Socialism reduces private ownership
  • McKinley Assasination

    McKinley was assasinated
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    Theodore Roosevelt

    Was the 26th youngest president and was a republican party.
  • Roosevelt Corollary

    Theodore Roosevelt extended the Monroe Doctrine with his speech about American Power
  • San Francisco Earthquake of 1906

    San Francisco Earthquake of 1906
    7.8 magnitude Earthquake that killed 3,000 and destroyed 80% of the city.
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    William H. Taft

    Was the 27th president and was a republican.
  • Election of 1912

    Election of 1912
    Roosevelt- Bull Moose Party
    Republican was split in 1/2 between Taft and TR
    Wilson won 435 electoral votes and the election
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    Woodrow Wilson

    He was the 28th president and was a democrat.
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    Panama Canal

    US wanted to built a Canal but Colombia government would not allow.
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    The Great War

    Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria- Hungary assasinated by a Serbian terrorist named Gavrillo Princip.
    This set up a chain reaction in which almost all of Europe became involved
  • Lusitania

    British passenger ship was sunk; 128 Americans were killed.
  • Zimmermann Telegram

    Zimmermann Telegram
    intercepted from Germany to Mexico in which the Germans were trying to ally with Mexico to declare war o the US and regain Texas, New Mexico, and Arizona
  • Schenk vs US

    Schenk vs US
    Charles Schenk, a socialist, was arrested for printing and distributing information in a opposition to the draft.
  • Treaty of Versailles 1919

    Treaty of Versailles 1919
    signed at the end of WWI
    Provisions: New Nations created (Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland
  • Prohibition- The Nobel Experiment

    18th Amendment prohibited sale, manufacture, and transportation of alcoholic beverages
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    Warren G. Harding

    He was the 29th president and was a republican.
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    Calvin Coolidge

    He was the 30th president and was a republican
  • Scopes Monkey Trial

    John T. Scopes was tried for teaching Darwin evolution in a high school classroom.
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    Herbert Hoover

    He was the 31st president and was a republican.
  • Great Depression

    Great Depression
    many Americans were homeless, jobless, and starving the economy had a huge declined
  • Hawley- Smoot Trial

    Hawley- Smoot Trial
    Raised tariff of 20,000 different goods to protect the production of American products.
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    Franklin D. Roosevelt

    He was the 32nd president and was a democrat.
  • Good Neighbor Policy

    Good Neighbor Policy
    Isolationist idea that the US would stay out of the affairs of other countries.
    Roosevelt will challenge saying we need to "Quarantine" the aggressors
  • Dust Bowl

    Dust Bowl
    Drought struck and prarie winds caused huge dust storms.
  • Treaty of Versailles 1945

    Treaty of Versailles 1945
    Ended WWII
    Major arms reduction in the Axis countries
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    Harry S. Truman

    He was the 33rd president and was a democrat.
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    Cold War

    a state of political hostility between countries characterized by threats, propaganda, and other measures short of open warfare, in particular.
  • Truman Doctrine

    Truman Doctrine
    it was mean't to stop the spread of communism
  • Marshall Plan

    Marshall Plan
    An economic plan to rebuild Europe and resist communism. We continue to give aid to poor countries to help them, and also influence their political decisions.
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    Dwight D. Eisenhower

    He was the 34th president and was a republican
  • Brown v. Board of Education

    Brown v. Board of Education
    Thrugood Marshall argued fo the NAACP
    Supreme Court ruled that "seperate but equal has no place in education"
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    Federal Aid Highway Act of 1956

    Dwight D. Eisenhower built the interstate Highway System, main goal was quick travel for defense
  • Hungarian Invasion

    Hungarian Invasion
    Hungarian rebels fight against the USSR forces, fighting against the communist forces that had been there since the end of WWII.
  • Election of 1960

    Election of 1960
    JFK won the election of 1960 in a close race
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    John F. Kennedy

    He was the 35th president and was a democrat
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    Bay of Pigs

    1959 Fidel Castro takes power of Cuba, aligns with the communists.
    CIA trains refugees for an invasion and take over the island. Huge failor
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    Lyndon B. Johnson

    He was the 36th president and was a democrat.
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    Richard M. Nixon

    He was the 37th president and was a republican.
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    Gerald R. Ford

    was the 38th president and was a republican
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    James Carter

    He was the 39th president and was a democrat
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    Ronald Reagan

    Was the 40th president and was a republican.
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    George H. W. Bush

    he was the 41st president and was a republican
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    William J. Clinton

    Was the 42nd president and was a Democrat
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    George W. Bush

    He was the 43rd president and was a republican
  • Terror Attacks of 9/11

    Terror Attacks of 9/11
    Terrorists coordinated a series of attacks on the US 2 hijacked airplanes were into the world Trade Center Towers.
  • Patriot Act (Anti- Terrorism)

    Patriot Act (Anti- Terrorism)
    laws expanded the governments powers to combat any further attacks.
  • Hurricane Katrina

    Hurricane Katrina
    devastated New Orleans, left much of the city under water.
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    Barack Obama

    he is the current president (44th) and he is a democrat and will leave office in the year 2017