APUSH The American Pageant 12e Ch 33 Politics of Boom and Bust, 1920-1932

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Term:Warren G. HardingDefinition:President of the United States, unableto detect moral problems among hisassociates, looked presidential, kindly.Term:Charles Evans HughesDefinition:Brilliant Secretary of State underHardingTerm:Andrew MellonDefinition:Multimillionaire Secretary of theTreasury under Harding.Term:Herbert HooverDefinition:Secretary of Commerce underHarding.Term:Albert B. FallDefinition:Anticonservationist Secretary of theInterior under Harding, involved inthe Teapot Dome scandal.
Term:Harry M. DaughertyDefinition:Attorney General Under Harding,big-time crook in the "Ohio Gang,"involved in the illegal sale of pardonsand liquor permits.Term:Frank B. KelloggDefinition:Secretary of State under Coolidge,signed the Kellogg-Briand Pact andwon the Nobel Peace Prize.Term:Colonel Charles R. ForbesDefinition:Head of the Veterans Bureau, involvedin a scandal which looted thegovernment of $200 million inconnection with the building ofveterans' hospitals.Term:Harry F. SinclairDefinition:Along with Doheny, bribed Fall inTeapot Dome scandal.Term:Edward L. DohenyDefinition:Along with Sinclair, bribed Fall inTeapot Dome scandal.
Term:Calvin CoolidgeDefinition:Vice President to Harding, came intooffice after Harding's death, embodiedNew England virtues of honesty,morality, industry, and frugality.Term:John W. DavisDefinition:Democratic nominee in the election of1924 against Coolidge, wealthycorporation lawyer.Term:Robert La FolletteDefinition:Progressive nominee in the election of1924 against Coolidge, known as"Fighting Bob," supported by the AFL,Socialist party, and farmers.Term:Alfred E. SmithDefinition:Democratic nominee in the election of1928, problematically wet, urban,Catholic, and with a bad accent, andtherefore was disliked by many in hisparty.Term:Herbert HooverDefinition:Republican nominee in the election of1928, preached of ruggedindividualism, efficiency, andisolationism.
Term:Washington Disarmament Conference(1921-1922)Definition:Conference discussing navaldisarmament and the situation in theFar East, made up of all world powersexcept Bolshevik Russia.

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