Chapter 34 Notes
American Life in the Roaring Twenties
Insulating America from the Radical Virus
After the war ended, Americans turned inward and shunned foreigners, especially
Bolsheviks and anybody who was Communist.
In the red scare, Atto
Chapter 2 Notes
The Planting of English America
A. Englands Imperial Stirrings
While South America had been largely settled, North America remained
i. To get ahead of the rest of the world, the Spanish set up an outpost at
Santa Fe in 1610,
Chapter 33 Notes
The War to End War
War by Act of Germany
Wilsons address on January 22, 1917, made one late attempt to avoid war by saying that
only a negotiated peace without victory would prove durable.
On January 31, 1917, Germany respon
Chapter 35 Notes
The Politics of Boom and Bust
The Republican Old Guard Returns
President Warren Harding was almost too kind to be president, and couldnt spot political
corruption, as shown in his Ohio Gang.
S.O.S. Charles Evans Hughes, S.O.
Chapter 36 Notes
The Great Depression and the New Deal
FDR: A Politician in a Wheelchair
In 1932, voters hadnt seen much change and clamored for a new president.
President Herbert Hoover was nominated again without much enthusiasm. He
Chapter 37 Notes
Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Shadow of War
The London Conference
The 1933 London Conference was composed of 66 nations that came together to
try to make a worldwide solution to the Great Depression.
U.S. President Franklin D
Chapter 38 Notes
America in World War II
The Allies Trade Space for Time
There was conflict after Pearl Harbor over whether to take out Germany or Japan first they ended up going with getting Germany first and keeping enough troops in Japan to
Chapter 39 Notes
The Cold War Begins
Postwar Economic Anxieties
After WWII, the U.S. was plagued with inflation, strikes, and work stoppages.
The Taft-Hartley Act outlawed the all-union shop, made unions liable for damages that
resulted from j
Chapter 40 Notes
The Eisenhower Era
The Advent of Eisenhower
In 1952, the Democrats elected Adlai E. Stevenson and Republicans, rejecting Robert A.
Taft, chose Dwight D. Eisenhower with his running mate to be Richard M. Nixon.
Eisenhower was l
Chapter 32 Notes
Wilsonian Progressivism at Home and Abroad
The Emergence of Dr. Thomas Woodrow Wilson
Dr. Woodrow Wilson, a militant progressive, was a former New Jersey governor who
pushed for returning the state government to the people.
Chapter 31 Notes
Progressivism and the Republican Roosevelt
Progressives waged war on monopoly, corruption, inefficiency, and social injustice.
They wanted to strengthen the state.
Insisted that society couldnt afford l
Chapter 30 Notes
America on the World Stage
Little Brown Brothers in the Philippines
The Filipinos were deceived when they didnt receive their freedom at the end of the war,
and the Philippine Insurrection erupted on February 4, 1899, under Emi
Chapter 22 Notes
The Furnace of Civil War
Bull Run Ends the Ninety-Day War
When Lincoln first called for the 75,000 militiamen, he only envisioned them
serving for 90 days.
Ill-trained but clamoring for action, Lincoln sent Yankee recruits to
Chapter 23 Notes
The Ordeal of Reconstruction
The Problems of Peace
Confederacy leaders were jailed, but released by Johnson in 1868.
The Souths economic life, agriculture, transportation, and social structure were
all hopelessly crippled.
Chapter 24 Notes
Politics in the Gilded Age
The Bloody Shirt Elects Grant
The Republicans nominated Ulysses S. Grant as their candidate in 1868. He was a
great soldier but a bad politician. He was famous for saying Let us have peace.
Chapter 25 Notes
Industry Comes of Age
The Iron Colt Becomes an Iron Horse
After the Civil War, railroad construction greatly increased, partially because
Congress gave loans to cross-continent companies and added donations of acreage
next to t
Chapter 26 Notes
America Moves to the City
The Urban Frontier
The population of America boomed, as did the population of cities in America.
I. A revolution in agriculture, the building of skyscrapers with elevators,
mass transit systems, and th
Chapter 27 Notes
The Great West and the Agricultural Revolution
Indians Embattled in the West
The clash between the whites and the Indians was inevitable. The whites were
bringing disease to the Indians and their livestock drained the bison pop
Chapter 28 Notes
The Revolt of the Debtor
The Republicans Return Under Harrison - confused on roll call and billion $ congress
Benjamin Harrison was inaugurated on March 4, 1889. James G. Blaine was his
secretary of state and Theodore Roosevelt
Chapter 29 Notes
The Path of Empire
As America industrialized, their exports provided as a safety valve to relieve their goods.
Americans, including Theodore Roosevelt and Henry Cabot Lodge, looked towards
Chapter 21 Notes
Girding for War: The North and the South
President of the Disunited States of America
Abraham Lincoln thwarted assassins by slipping into Washington D.C. to take the
oath of office on March 4th, 1861.
I. He stated that there wo
Notes History 101 The Cold War
Two sides of Cold War
NATO North Atlantic Treaty Organization
USA, France, Great Britain, West Germany
Warsaw Pact pro Soviet countries USSR, and all countries controlled by the USSR.
Notes History 101 US Civil Rights Movement
Frederick Douglas was the editor of an abolitionist newspaper.
Helped slaves escape via the Underground Railroad.
He and his sons brutally murdered 5 slave masters in Ka