Alfred T. Mahan
Wrote The Influence of Sea Power Upon History(1890), in
which he argued that control of the sea was the key to world
dominance. He helped stimulate the naval race among the
great powers that gained momentum around the turn of the
1. What led to the red scare in the United States? The Red Scare was the fear that fazed
America after the Bolshevik Revolution in Russia. Americans feared the Communist
Bolsheviks were lurking in America and were the cau
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Postwar Economic Anxieties
Know: Gross National Product, Taft-Hartley Act, Closed Shop, Council of Economic Advisors, GI Bill
Describe the downs and ups of the economy in the years following WWII.
Directly after WWII, t
1. Read the article describing the events of Black Tuesday and try to determine how
they lead to a full scale Depression. Does it sound like anything happening today?
The events that led to the depression were the selling and trading of so ma
Chapter 1 Study Questions: New World Beginnings
Directions: Using your textbook, answer the following questions. Please answer in complete
sentences where appropriate. You may change the color and style of the font to differentiate
Book Report: Killer Angels
The book Killer Angels, by Michael Shaara, opens up with a spy named Harrison who
informs Confederate leaders General James Longstreet and General Robert E. Lee that the
Union Army is nearby, and they begin to move
AP US HISTORY STUDY SHEET
Plessy v. Ferguson
John D. Rockefell
Define the following vocabulary terms. You can type directly into this document and submit via
classroom when you are finished. You may use your textbook or internet resources. Please cite
the source where you found the information. Also, rem
Write one of the following essays: Type your essay below.
2. Describe the positive and negative effects the Columbian Exchange.
When Christopher Columbus discovered the New World on October 12, 1492, he set the
stage for the development of th
1. From the opening paragraph: make a brief list of whats failing in America during the
1970s, and the patterns in society that emerge during the decade.
2. Explain the Watergate scandal, Nixon's role, and the ultimate resolution of those events.
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Describing Location in a Distribution
2.1 Measures of Relative Standing and Density Curves
One way to describe relative position in a data set is to tell how many standard
deviations above or bel
1. A response variable measures an outcome of a study. An
explanatory variable attempts to explain the observed
2. The explanatory variable is usually called independent (x-axis)
and the response variable is called dependent (y-axis).
3. A s
Wilson stepped into the presidency already knowing that
he was going to tackle the triple wall of privilege: the
tariff,the banks, and the trusts.
To tackle the tariff, Wilson suc
Politics in the Gilded Age were extremely popular due to the corrupt ways of the
government in place. During the Gilded Age over 80 percent of voters turned out to the
polls to cast their votes in some of the tightest electi
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1. Franklin D. Roosevelt - Former New York governor who roused the nation to action against the
depression with his appeal to the "forgotten man".
2. Eleanor Roosevelt - FDR's wife and political helper, she was one of the mo
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Promote the General Welfare
The commitment to promote the general welfare for everyone is one of the
most unique features of United Sta
Important People at the Battle of Chickamauga
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The Battle of Chickamauga was fought September 19 and 20, 1863. This battle
marked the end of a Union offensive called the Chickamauga Campai