AICE US History
Study Guide: Part I of Chapters 27, 28 & 29
Trusts & Monopolies, attempts at regulation.
The Progressive Era and its impact on business
The rise of American Imperialism and its causes. The Spanish-American War and its consequences.
Review Outline #5
Assess the reasons for opposition in the United States to President Polks aggressive expansionist
The main form of Polks aggressive, expansionist policies was the war with Mexico, 18468. It
provoked opposition because
Review Outline #4
Account for the widespread unrest among American farmers in the latter part of the nineteenth century.
Because of the inability to plan for strange weather occurrences or changes, agricultural problems were
not uncommon. Worse s
Review Outline #3
The explanation for the outcome of the Civil War lies in the weaknesses of the South rather than the
strengths of the North. Assess the validity of this view.
Weaknesses of the South:
Society based on slavery; The European powers were un
The Confederacy lost the Civil War because its political and military leadership was inferior. Discuss
While the Confederacy held extreme political and military influence on the decisions of the North, in
the end it woul
To what extent is it true to say that Progressivism was simply Populism moved up into the
Populism was a movement of the small farmers of the South, West and rural Mid West protesting
against the economic hardship they e
1. What were the effects of Hitler's attacks on France (an all other nations on her way)?
2. What did FDR do to prevent German attacks/take overs in Latin America?
3. How did America react to Germany'
The doctrine of Manifest Destiny
The annexation of Texas, the Mexican War and its consequences
The Mormons and Utah
The Oregon Question
The railroads and their significance
* The displac
The North was to blame for the growth of sectional antagonism between 1858 and 1861. Discuss how far the
evidence supports this assertion.
In the years preceding the Civil War of 1861, tension between the North and the South grew expon
period 4 - Chapter 23-25(26) Test Study Guide
1894 U.S. #1 in manufacturing
The civil war created immense fortunes
Natural resources in the Minnesota-lake Superior region (coal, oil, & iron) contributed
The Mesabi Range 1
19. Lincoln ordered an attack on Bull Run (Manassas Junction), 30-miles SW of Washington, on July 21,
1861. The confederates won after reinforcements arrives, and after the union retreated, the conf.
soldiers ate all of the food that the union left behind
AICE US History
Chapter 29 Questions (III) 2/29/12
1.How did Taft manage Americas political interests abroad?
2.How did Taft deal with Japan and Russias control over China (Manchurian railway)?
3.How did the US prevent foreign interve
Ch. 32 Questions
1.How did the Bolshevik Revolution of 1917 affect Americans?
2.What was the red scare of 1919-1920?
3.What happened in the criminal case of Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti?
4.Explain the growth of the KKK in
Ch 30 III
1. How did the Mexican Revolution of 1913 affect the US? What was Wilson's position on the
Revolution? What did he do?
The Mexican revolution took an ugly turn when the president was murdered and replaced by General
AICE US History
Chapters 33 and 34 Spring Break Assignment
1.Explain the three principles of Wilsonianism, and positive/negative criticisms it has received. P. 726
a)Wilsonianism comprises three closely related princip
1.How did voting patterns change for blacks in 1932? pg. 779
2.Make a list of all legislation passed with FDR's new deal. pg.781
3.What happens in the election of 1936? Explain. pg.797
4.Why did Roosevelt change from isolatio
1. Why did Roosevelt approve the passing of the Tydings-McDuffie Act of 1934? What was the purpose of this Act?
2. When does FDR recognize the Soviet Union and why?
3. What is FDR's Good Neighbor Policy? How did it affec