Concept the harlem renaissance 11 select a factor

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CONCEPT The Harlem Renaissance 11 Select a factor that shifted American foreign policy toward imperialism in the 1890s. Missionaries believed their work abroad would benefit people and help expand democratic principles. The federal government was seeking ways to ease labor conflict in the United States. Josiah Strong wrote a book that explained the strategic benefits of a strong navy. American entrepreneurs and businessmen owned fruit and sugar plantations in Africa. CONCEPT The Origins of American Imperialism 12 Choose the true statement about the War of 1898. Congress claimed Cuba as a U.S. territory and authorized the military to forcefully remove Spain.
Newspapers reported the explosion on the U.S.S. Maine was the result of an ammunition accident. During the war, the U.S. claimed Guam, Wake Island and parts of the Samoan Islands. The U.S. recognized the independence of Cuba, the Philippines and other Spanish colonial holdings. CONCEPT The Creation of an American Empire 13 Which of the following was a cause leading up to the Great Depression? Plentiful money brought about dubious investment schemes that took advantage of novice investors. Consumerism outpaced supply and businesses had insufficient sources for their raw materials, causing prices to skyrocket. Land remained a stable investment, but many landowners sold property to invest in the stock market. Republican presidents led a federal government that overregulated business and slowed down the economy. CONCEPT The Beginnings of the Great Depression 14 Choose the true statement about Progressives or the Progressive Era.
Progressives had lofty goals for political, social and economic reform, but realized little actual policy change. Progressives pushed for the nomination of candidates through a direct vote by party members. The Progressive Era represented the apex of racial equality in America. CONCEPT Grass Roots Progressivism 15 The New Deal transformed the Democratic Party. Choose one example of this transformation. The Democratic Party embraced the ideas of small government, fewer regulations and individual responsibilities. President Franklin Roosevelt formally approached Congress to act on civil rights, including enacting a federal anti-lynching law. Party dominance by white Southerners was challenged by new members, including northern liberals and African Americans. Democratic leadership in individual states assumed responsibility for their own economic stability and prosperity. RATIONALE Under Franklin Roosevelt’s leadership, the Democratic Party gradually transformed into a new political coalition. By the end of the 1930s, many black voters had shifted loyalties from the Republican Party to the Democratic Party as a result of the attention paid to issues of race and civil rights during the New Deal by Eleanor Roosevelt. As a result, the dominance of the party by white Southerners was somewhat lessened.

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