Jim Crow (also ch. 21)
-a book by John Riis that told the public about the lives of the immigrants and those who live in the tenements,
-Jacob's article in Scribner's Magazine became a best-selling book. Riis's fame helped home press the city to improve living conditions for the poor and to build parks and schools.
formed 1890's for all producing classes. advocated reform issues like free coinage of silver, income tax , postal savings, railroad regulation, and direct election of US senators. Wants equal economic opportunity and to restore democracy.
Women’s suffrage movement (also ch. 22)
Who: Teddy Roosevelt
What: An addition to the Monroe Doctrine in concern to European imperialism. Teddy wanted to keep the Europeans at bay since many Latin American countries had loans from European countries.
Where: Western Hemisphere
Significance: Told Latin American countries to keep act together financially or else the U.S would intervene. US had right to exercise “international police power” in the Western Hemisphere to defend against European intervention.
New Woman/ Flappers
1929 Stock Market Crash
- Lack of diversification
- Maldistribution of Wealth
- Flawed credit system
- Declining exports
- Unstable international debt structure (Dawes plan)
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. (FDIC)
• Used radio to improve public morale
• Gave country a pep talk- talked about what hewas going to do/gave people courage
Securities Exchange Commission (SEC)
Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC)
Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA)
National Recovery Admin (NRA)
Works Progress Administration (WPA)
Social Security Act
The Domino Theory
North Atlantic Treaty Organization
Most famous of many collective security organizations
Members agree to defend all other members so that if one is attacked, it is like an attack on all others
Soviet Union responded with similar → Warsaw Pact
Ho Chi Minh gain freedom from French, Ngo Dinh Diem opposed any reforms and persecuted Buddhists; unstable government, Does not want general election because Ho Chi Minh will win
South by Dinh and North by HCM
where the most violent confrontation of the Civil Rights era took place. After the Supreme Court ruled that the Southern public schools could not segregate and would therefore have to integrate, nine black students went to Little Rock High School, an all white school. Little Rock did not want the students to attend and tried to stop them with registrations, screening, and trying to dissuade their parents, therefore only nine black students were enrolled in 1957. Eisenhower sent US army to protect the student.
John F. Kennedy
A civil rights organization founded in 1960, after the highly successful Greensboro sit-in, whose goal was to organize students on campuses across the country. The SNCC was one of the most active groups of the civil rights movement and participated in nearly every major peaceful campaign.
HC: outlawed major forms of discrimination against African Americans and women. It ended unequal application of voter registration requirements and racial segregation in schools, at the workplace and in facilities that served the general public.
HS: Blacks and women now had equal opportunity as all other Americans.
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