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4/15/2016 Flashcards ­ HIST 1302 1/14 Card Set Information Author: emoya14 ID: 121588 Filename: HIST 1302 Updated: 2011­12­07 17:29:03 Tags: Final Exam Folders: Description: For College History Part 2 Show Answers: HIST 1302 1. Before he became president in 1912, Woodrow Wilson’s major political experience was in domestic policy. 2. During World War I, the situation of American workers improved significantly. 3. American involvement in World War I helped to ensure the passage of the Eighteenth Amendment, which prohibited the manufacture, transportation, and sale of alcohol. 4. After the United States entered World War I, suffragists increased popular support for their cause by linking women’s voting rights to wartime national unity 5. President Wilson’s 1918 “Fourteen Points” speech was intended to offer a blueprint for establishing a new democratic world order. 6. President Wilson believed that the Fourteen Points would shape the 1919 peace negotiations in Paris because he had enormous popular support at home and abroad 7. At the 1919 peace negotiations in Paris, the major Allied leaders felt that President Wilson was a naive idealist. 8. Democratic equality sustained a blow when the 1919 Paris peace conference refused to accept Japan’s proposal for a clause endorsing the principle of racial equality. 9. The postwar economy of the United States suffered because military demobilization and the end of wartime spending was quick and largely unplanned. 10. After World War I ended, American businesses responded to their workers by overturning labor’s wartime gains. 11. In November 1919, residents of the town of Centralia, Washington, responded to the Red scare by engaging in vigilante violence against radicals.
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4/15/2016 Flashcards ­ HIST 1302 2/14 12. resident Wilson and his secretary of state, William Jennings Bryan, believed that the purpose of foreign policy was to encourage democracy and protect American investments in the Western Hemisphere. 13. The Supreme Court's 1919 decision in the Schenck v. United States case established a "clear and present danger" test that could be used to restrict free speech. 14. By the early twentieth century, European diplomats had developed a complex system of alliances that was aimed at maintaining a balance of power on the continent but resulted instead in magnifying the possibility of conflict. 15. The sequence of events that led to the outbreak of World War I began on June 28, 1914, when Bosnian Serb terrorist killed the heir to the Austro­Hungarian throne. 16. The Military Draft Act of 1917 took the unusual step of prohibiting prostitution and alcohol near training camps. 17. At the time the United States entered World War I in 1917, the conflict in Europe hadurned into a stalemate.
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