This is important because it was when this country finally got its freedom from Great Britain.
E pluribus unum
Latin for ¨one from many¨
This is important because it was the motto proposed for the first Great Seal of the United States by Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, and John Adams.
The Bill of Rights
This is important because it established individual freedoms and protects inalienable rights.
This is important because it protects the rights of native or indigenous inhabitants.
This is important because it was the housing option for immigrants. It was terrible living conditions.
Unit 2 The Gilded Age and Progressive Era
This is important because it gave land to people who never bore arms against the government.
the theory of survival of the fittest regardless of race. They believe that we shouldn´t help people who are struggling.
Lost Generation Artists
Artists during the Lost Generation such as Hemingway, Matisse, Picasso, Pound, Anderson, and F. Scott Fitzgerald.
Expansionism & Imperialism
Expansionism is increasing a country's size by expanding its territory. Imperialism is extending a country's power and influence through military force.
This gave the government to turn private property into public.
Chester W. Nimitz
Known for being a Fleet Admiral of the US Navy and Commander in Chief of the US Pacific Fleet during World War II.
Settlement House Movement
This movement focused on reform through social justice.
It´s a political organization that is popular enough to have control over the government.
Alfred Thayer Mahan
He was a US Navy flag officer, geostrategist, and historian. He is most known for his book The Influence of Sea Power Upon History, which had a widespread impact on navies around the world.
This was a violent labor dispute between the Carnegie Steel Company and many of its workers that occurred in 1892 in Homestead, Pennsylvania.
Sanford B. Dole
He was the first president of the Republic of Hawaii and the first governor of the Territory of Hawaii after it was annexed by the United States.
Klondike Gold Rush
This gold rush helped get the US out of the Great Depression.
The initiative is the process that enables citizens to bypass their state legislature by placing proposed statures and in some states constitutional amendments on the ballot
This war ended Spain's colonial empire in the Western Hemisphere and secured the position of the United States as a Pacific power.
A muckraker was any of a group of American writers identified with pre-World War I reform and expose writing.
He introduced the Ford automobile.
He was known as the founder of the Universal Negro Improvement Association (UNIA).
Causes of WW1
The four main causes were: militarism, alliances, imperialism, and nationalism.
It was built to lower the distance, cost, and time it took for ships to carry cargo between the Atlantic and the Pacific Oceans. It was important because it connected the Pacific and the Atlantic Oceans, saving sailors about an 8,000-mile journey.
Reasons for US entry into WW1
Germany´s submarine attacked passenger and merchant ships.
Gen. John J.Pershing
He was best known for serving as commander of the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I.
He was a United States Corporal who reportedly killed over 20 German soldiers and captured an additional 132 at the head of a small detachment in the Argonne Forest near the Meuse River in France. This earned him the Medal of Honor.
characteristics of the decade
This decade was nicknamed the “Roaring 20s" or "Jazz Age." It was very Prosperious.
Tin Pan Alley
This was important for the American songwriter. It´s where it all began, it's the first home to the American songwriting profession where roots were sown, and it is revered by the music industry.
This was a turning point in Black cultural history. It helped African American writers and artists gain more control over the representation of Black culture and experience, and it provided them a place in Western high culture.
Teapot Dome Scandal
It damaged the reputation of the Harding administration, which was already damaged by its controversial handling of the Great Railroad Strike of 1922 and Harding's veto of the Bonus Bill.
American Indian Citizenship Act of 1924
This act of Congress granted citizenship to any Native Americans born within the United States. At the time many were still denied voting rights by an individual state or local laws.
Charles A. Lindbergh
He was an American aviator who was the first person to fly solo and nonstop across the Atlantic Ocean in his monoplane, Spirit of St. Louis.
He was an American general who commanded the Southwest Pacific in World War II. He oversaw the successful Allied occupation of postwar Japan and led United Nations forces in the Korean War.
Famous novelist who pioneered the the kind of journalism known as muckraking.
This series of diplomatic accords between Mexico and the United States permitted millions of Mexican men to work legally in the United States on short-term labor contracts.
George S. Patton
He helped lead the Allies to victory in the invasion of Sicily and was instrumental in the liberation of Germany from the Nazis.
Korematsu v. U.S
The Supreme Court held that the wartime internment of American citizens of Japanese descent was constitutional.
He was one of seven African Americans to receive the Medal of Honor for service in World War II.
He became the most decorated U.S. soldier in World War II. Though he was around 20 years old at the end of the war, he had killed 240 German soldiers, had been wounded three times, and had earned 33 awards and medals.
It established that all of humanity would be guarded by an international legal shield and that even a Head of State would be held criminally responsible and punished for aggression and Crimes Against Humanity.
He was a senior U.S. Army officer who served as field commander of American soldiers during the Allied invasion of Normandy on D-Day and led Allied troops as they drove into Germany near the end of World War II.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
He signed the Civil Rights Act of 1957 and sent Army troops to enforce federal court orders which integrated schools in Little Rock, Arkansas.