Woodrow Wilson did not foresee the World War that would come to mark his time in
office. He was elected as President in 1912 and spent his first term enacting acts of Congress that
still have an impact on the US today. These included the Federal Reserve A
May 10, 2015
Korematsu V. United States (1944)
Facts: During World War II, Presidential Executive Order 9066 and congressional statutes
gave the military authority to exclude citizens of Japanese ancestry from areas
deemed critical to national
May 23, 2015
Read chapter 26, section 3
If I had lived during that time period I would have tried to fight
against those who accused me of being a communist. If I cant fight I would
move to a different country or do what most did take my own life
May 27, 2015
Brown V. Board of education
Facts: Linda Brown, 9, walks past Sumner elementary school in Topeka, Kansas, in 1953. Her
enrollment in the all-white school was blocked, leading her family to bring a lawsuit
against the Topeka board of
May 21, 2015
1) How did the U.S. initially get involved in Vietnam in the 1950s? What were Americas
objectives there? Why?
The only reason U.S. got involved in the Vietnam War was because of Communism.
Opposing communism, they never had a clea
March 30, 2015
Classwork: Schenck V. United States
Facts of the case: During World War I, Schenck mailed circulars to draftees. The circulars suggested that
the draft was a monstrous wrong motivated by the capitalist system. The circulars urged
"Do not su
January 21, 2015
Plessy v. Ferguson
Facts: Homer Plessy was jailed for sitting in a railroad car designated for whites
only. Plessy was in fact seven-eighths white and one-eighth black which by
Louisiana law meant he was treated as an African-Ame
Prof: Colleen Britchet
How Immigration Affects Workplace
As of the start of the 21st century, there are many rising key questions that involves the
various impacts of immigrants in our society. The major immigrations started
Jumpin' Jim Crow
Southern Politics from Civil War to Civil Rights
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THE PROGRESSIVE ERA EXAM
Please select the answer that BEST complete each question.
1. Which reform is reflective of municipal reforms ideas during the early 1900s?
A. Federal regulations on city businesses.
B. Home rule should be abolished.
In 1902, British writer WT Stead predicted that the 20 th century would see the Americanization
of the world. He asserted that the US would soon emerge as the greatest of world powers, not
because of its military might or territorial acqui
Prof Peter Parides
The Civil War brought about many changes of which most still stand today or acted as a
base for future change; one early change was the attempt by the Federal Government to create
racial justice for African Am
Langston Hughes is one of the most prominent voices of the Harlem Renaissance.
Hughes was a very prolific writer, publishing poetry, short stories, plays and full-length novels.
He wrote about what it meant to be black in America and the weight that the i
December 3, 2014
Read section 2, chapter 7
Question: - What short and long term goals might president Monroe have had in mind when he
formulated the Monroe doctrine?
Answer: Well by establishing the Monroe Doctrine, it was giving the red light