APUSH Time Period 7

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In History
  • Monroe Doctrine

    Monroe Doctrine
    A US policy that went against Europe colonialism, it was signed by President Monroe. This is important because it represents the US foreign policy at the time.
  • Hawaiian Annexation

    Hawaiian Annexation
    Hawaii was annexed by the United States. This is important because it gave the US more power and it showed increased nationalism and imperialism.
  • De Lome Letter

    De Lome Letter
    A letter from a Spanish ambassador about Spain's involvement in Cuba and the US's foreign affairs.
  • Sinking of the Maine

    Sinking of the Maine
    A US ship exploded and sank. This was blamed on the Spanish and lead to the Spanish American war.
  • Teller Amendment

    Teller Amendment
    An amendment setting terms and conditions on the US's activity in Cuba. This is important because it influences US foreign policy
  • Anti-Imperialist League

    Anti-Imperialist League
    A movement against imperialism in response to the US trying to annex the Philippines. This shows the resistance to imperialism in the US.
  • Major Political Turning Point

    Shows the increase in imperialism and growing push against it.
  • Open Door Policy

    Open Door Policy
    Policy by the US protecting countries that trade with China. This is important in relations to foreign relations and policies.
  • Major Foreign Policy Turning Point

    Helped to open up trade with China
  • Square Deal

    Square Deal
    A program that helped control the economy and make changes. This is important because it lead to changes in policy and affected US citizens.
  • Major Economic Turning Point

    Revolutionized economy and set new rules, trying to protect consumers and markets
  • Platt Amendment

    Platt Amendment
    Amendment that set limits on the US's involvement in Cuba. This is important because it influences the US's foreign policy and power.
  • Socialist Party of America

    Socialist Party of America
    A new political party formed under socialist ideals. This is important because it shows the spread of new philosophies in America.
  • Newlands Reclamation Act

    Newlands Reclamation Act
    A law that lead to project regarding irrigation and nature. This is important because it helped to irrigate in dry lands.
  • Environmental Turning point.

    Made laws preserving nature and facilitating irrigation and trade
  • Panama Canal

    Panama Canal
    A canal that allowed trade over long distances to be easier. This is important because it allows maritime trade to be facilitated and increased nationalism.
  • Russo-Japanese War

    Russo-Japanese War
    A war fought between Japan and Russia. This war is important because it allowed Russia to gain more power and it shifted the balance of power in the world.
  • Meat Inspection Act

    Meat Inspection Act
    A law regarding meat quality and sales. This is important because it protected consumers.
  • Social Turning Points

    Helped protect consumers and guaranteed quality of certain products
  • Pure Food & Drug Act

    Pure Food & Drug Act
    A law passed regarding the sale of food and drugs. This is important because it protected consumers.
  • Great White Fleet

    Great White Fleet
    A journey of powerful battleships around the world. This is important because it showed dominance and the power of the US. This increased nationalism and would facilitate imperialism.
  • Political Turning point

    Helped establish US dominance around the world
  • NAACP

    NAACP
    An organization fighting for the rights of African-Americans. This is important because it shows progression towards equality.
  • Social change

    Showed a progressive shift and tried to give more rights to Blacks.
  • 16th Amendment

    16th Amendment
    An amendment passed regarding federal income tax. This is important because it allowed the government to have more power and earn money from citizens.
  • Triangle Shirtwaist fire

    Triangle Shirtwaist fire
    An industrial fire disaster that was very deadly.This is important because it would lead to better protection for workers.
  • Bull Moose Party

    Bull Moose Party
    A progressive political party. This is important because it shows the spread of new philosophies in America.
  • 17th Amendment

    17th Amendment
    An amendment that changed the way senators get elected. This is important because it changes the politics of the US.
  • Political Turning Point

    Helped fight corruption and changed the way senators are elected. Changing the groups with the most political power.
  • Major Economic and Political Turning Point

    Gave banks more political power and tried to help ensure economic prosperity.
  • Federal Reserve Act

    Federal Reserve Act
    A law allowing banks to print their own money. This is important because it helps to stabilize the economy.
  • Clayton Antitrust Act

    Clayton Antitrust Act
    An act defining business practices. This is important because it helps to control the economy.
  • Federal Trade Commission

    Federal Trade Commission
    An organization enforcing trust laws. This is important it protects consumers.
  • Lusitania

    Lusitania
    A British liner that was sunk. This is important because it shows new forms of war.
  • NWP

    NWP
    An organization fighting for the rights of women. This is important because it shows the progression towards equality.
  • Sussex Pledge

    Sussex Pledge
    A promise from Germany to the US, assuring acts of violence. This is important because it shows the global scope of WW1
  • Zimmerman Telegram

    Zimmerman Telegram
    A telegram proposing an alliance between Mexico and Germany. This is important because it shows the global scope of WW1.
  • Selective Service Act

    Selective Service Act
    A law establishing the draft. This is important because it shows the effort needed for the war.
  • Espionage Act

    Espionage Act
    A law preventing interfere with prosecution of war efforts. This is important because it shows the fear of global interference.
  • War Industry Board

    War Industry Board
    A government agency controlling war supplies. This is important because it shows the control needed for WW1.
  • Harlem Renaissance

    Harlem Renaissance
    Artistic movement allowing Blacks to express themselves. This is important because it had a big influence on US culture.
  • Social Turning Point

    Blacks were able to express themselves more than before and were taken more serious socially.
  • National War Labor Board

    National War Labor Board
    An agency controlling labor disputes. This is important because it shows how effort from everyone was needed in WW1.
  • Sedition Act

    Sedition Act
    A law banning speech against the government. This is important because it shows the fear of interference against the government.
  • WWI Armistice

    WWI Armistice
    The armistice in WW1 that ended the fighting. This is important because it shows a moment of hope during the war.
  • Schenck v U.S.

    Schenck v U.S.
    A trial regarding the espionage act. This is important because it shows that the government was scared of an anti-war influence.
  • Palmer Raids

    Palmer Raids
    A series of raids during the red scare. This shows the fear of and efforts to suppress communism.
  • Volstead Act

    Volstead Act
    A law to enforce the 18th amendment. This was important because it banned the sale of alcohol.
  • Red Scare

    Red Scare
    Widespread fear of communism in America. This shows the fear of international influences.
  • Radio & phonographs

    Radio & phonographs
    New technologies facilitating communication. This is important because it allowed information to be spread easier.
  • Treaty of Versailles

    Treaty of Versailles
    Peace treaty ending the WW1. This is important because it set terms after WW1.
  • League of Nations

    League of Nations
    An organization controlling international issues. This is important because shows that people didn't want to have another world war.
  • Sacco & Vanzetti Case

    Sacco & Vanzetti Case
    Murder trial against Italian immigrants. This is important because it shows discrimination against immigrants.
  • Teapot Dome Scandal

    Teapot Dome Scandal
    A bribery scandal involving the president. This is important because it shows corruption in the government.
  • Quota Laws of ’21 & ‘24

    Quota Laws of ’21 & ‘24
    Laws setting limits on immigration. This shows the increasingly anti-immigrant attitude of the US.
  • Nine-Power China Treaty

    Nine-Power China Treaty
    A treaty affirming Chinese independence and gave nations power to do business with them. This is important because it shows the spread of imperialism.
  • Five-Power Naval Treaty

    Five-Power Naval Treaty
    A treaty limiting naval construction. This is important because it shows the fear of war.
  • Dawes Plan

    Dawes Plan
    A plan to settle the issues of WW1. This is important because it shows the fear of another war.
  • Scopes trial

    Scopes trial
    A trial involving the teaching of evolution. This is important because it shows a change in US culture.
  • Black Tuesday

    Black Tuesday
    A major stock market crash on Wall Street. This is important because it would lead to the Great Depression.
  • Economic Turning Point

    A crash in the stock market would soon lead to a weaker economy and ultimately, the Great Depression. This would cause people to suffer, become poor/unemployed, and/or lose a lot of money
  • 21st Amendment

    21st Amendment
    US amendment repealing the 18th amendment. This is important because it shows the influence of forces outside the government.
  • Social change

    Allowed alcohol to be sold, this started away from the policies of the 18th amendment.
  • NCLC

    NCLC
    An organization dealing with consumer issues. This is important because it helps low income people in the US.