American History !st Semester Review by Alexis & Alexis

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    Tammany Hall

    A new york politicsal organization. It played a major role in controlling new york polotics and helping immigrants
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    an organization of society characterized by a large scale merchanonized industry rather then trade, farming , etc.
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    Woodrow Wilson

    28th president of the US. He was a leader of the progressive movement, In his 1st term he persuaded congress to pass major progressive reforms
  • Social Darwinism

    Belief that life consists of a struggle in witch only the fittest survive
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    Upton Sinclair

    was an ameerican author and one time governor. He aquired fame from his novel, the jungle, withch exposed conditions in the U.S meat packing industry causeing a public uprooar
  • Robber Barons

    Used for a powerful american business man. Was used to attack any business man who used questionable pratices to become wealthy
  • Spanish- American War

    A conflict between spain and the united states the main issue was cuban indepence.
  • Manifest Destiny

    Beliief that the United States was destined to expan across the continent.
  • Militarism

    The belief or desire of a government or people that a country should maintain a strong military
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    Progressive Era

    Period of social activism and political reforem. One goal was to eliminate corruption
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    The creation/maintenance of an unequal econmic, cural, and territorial relatonship.
  • Nationalism

    a politcal ideology that involes a strong indenification of a group of indivisuals with a polit ical entity defined in national terms
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    Teddy Roosevelt

    26th president of the US he is noted for exuberant personality and his leadership of the progressive movement founder of the progressive party
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    World War 1

    Major was centered in eurpoe. involved all the worlds great powers, witch wee assembled in 2 apposing aliances.
  • Centeral Powers

    one of the two warring factors in WW1, composed of the german empire, austro-hungarian empire the ottman empire and the kingdom of bulgeria
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    The policy or doctrince of iso;ating ones country from the affairs of other nations by declining to enter into alliances, foreign trade , etc
  • Allied Powers

    Countries at war with the central powers, The members were the UK France and the Russian Empire
  • Zimmerman Note

    A proposal from the german empire to mexico to make war against the united states. the proposal was caught by the british before mexico, this led part to the US declaratiojn of war
  • Zimmerman Note

    a proposal from the german empire to mexico to make war against the US The proposal was caught by the Briish before mexico this led part to the US declaration of war
  • Treaty of versailles

    A peace treaty at the end of WW!, it ended war between germany and the allied powers
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    Teapot Dome Scandal

    A bribery incedent in the US. THe secretary leased navy petrolium reserves at teapot dome and 2 other places to privet oil companies at low rates with out competative bidding
  • Prohibition

    the legal act of prohibiting sale, transporstion and distributions of alchol and alcholic beverages.
  • Hawley- Smoot Tariff Act

    An act that raised US, tariffs on over 20,000 imported goods. It was spansored by the US senator reed smoot and represenative willis hawley.
  • Muckrakers

    Closely assocated with the reform oriented journalists who wrote largely for popular magazines
  • Franz Ferdinand

    Royal Prince of hurgary his assasination precipitated declaration of war, later starting WW1