Was he a greedy profiteer or a humanitarian?
He was a greedy profiteer who performed humanitarian works towards the end of his life.
Where was he born?
Richford, New York
July 8, 1839
Who were his parents? William Avery and Eliza Davison Rockef
WWII had an immediate effect on the participating nations. It either: 1/ impoverished them or 2?
It empowered them.
Germany, Italy, and Japan obviously became impoverished because of their losses. However,
Britain, France, and most
Northern Civil Rights
Civil rights laws banned legal segregation, but Northern cities remained plagued w/ de facto
segregation, where Af-Americans were often shunted to the side of society in housing and jobs.
Angered over the lack of success i
Causes of American Imperialism
Economic- colonizing nation can utilize the raw materials of a colony and its cheap labor. It can
also use the population as a market for its own industrial products.
Military- far-flung colonies enable the master
The way to make money is to buy when blood is running in the
John D. Rockefeller
Was John D. Rockefeller a
humanitarian or a greedy
Born on July 8th, 1839 in Richford, New York
Parents were William Avery and Eliza Da
Presentation Question (1 will appear for 8 pts)
Why was Standard Oil able to monopolize the oil industry?
What aspect of the 'taming of the West' had the greatest impact on America as a whole?
Since America was first colonized, the countrys in
North Florida Community College
TERM: Spring (201120)
MEETING LOCATION: GC2
COURSE NUMBER: AMH 2020
COURSE TITLE: American History II
MEET TIMES: T/R 12:30 1:45
Medium Answer 1:
During the 19th century, America was transitioning from a large agricultural base, to one
the worlds leading industrial forces. America had an abundance of natural resources, a free
enterprise system, education, and open immigration, maki
German immigration to the United States in the 19th century brought with it a
strong presence in the American labor force, as well as a German-American culture.
Germans came to the United States because
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Genetically modified organisms or GMOs is an organisms that has been modified genetically by
scientists to speed up the process of evolution, in a sense, making plants and foods up to par with the
needs of pr
A notable central theme surrounding American history is that of freedom. By definition, freedom
is the right to think, speak, and act without any limitation. Millions of people throughout history have
traveled to Nor
The shock of the Pearl Harbor attack united Americans like few events could. It also served to
whip up hysteria about attacks w/in the US.
In spite of public pressure, FDr, w/ allies Churchill and Stalin, adopts the policy o
Franklin Delano Roosevelt assumed the presidency in 1933. His inaugural address set the tone
for his first two terms. He pledged to take whatever means were necessary to fix the nations
FDR himself was physically debilitated,
Born of poor immigrants, Carnegie earned some capital and started a Pittsburgh steel company
He made his company as efficient as possible by eliminating middle men and buying up his
supply chain from raw materials to end warehouse.
Urbanization is more people moving to the cities. (Cities dont necessarily increase in size.)
Urban populations swelled from 1860 onwards and by 1920 a majority of Americans lived in
People moved to the cities as technology
Immigrants began flooding American cities after the Civil War, but they began coming from new
areas of Europe.
Western European immigration waned but were replaced by immigrants from Southern and
This wave of immigrants (187
Chap 17 and 21
The Plains Indians ranged from the Mississippi River to the Rocky Mtns. Over the semi-arid
grasslands of prairie. Their culture was that of monadic hunter-gatherers.
Villages of similar language and customs formed tribes of a
Roosevelt on top
McKinley wins reelection in 1900 thanks to success in war and a stable economy. However,
Republicans foisted war-hero Teddy Roosevelt onto the ticket.
Roosevelt had turned his popularity into being elected Gov of NF. But his progressive v
John Joseph Pershing
New Freedom II
Wilson then turned to trust busting, armed w/ the new Clayton Anti-trust Act. This strengthened
the Pres powers, creating a board to oversee monopolistic practices (Federal Trade Commission)
while also exempting labor.
Harding and Normalcy
Polite and unassuming Ohio Senator Warren G Harding wins the Presidency in 1920 thanks in
large part to anti-foreignism in the wake of WWi and the dirty Versailles Treaty. Also,
Progressivism itself seemed to be on the wa
How did John J. Pershing get the nickname
In what way has John Pershing influenced
the US Army?
What was the main impact of the changes of the
1920's on American society?
What was the main impact of the changes
Coolidge declined to run again in 1928 and the people elected Republican Hoover as republicans
took credit for growing prosperity.
Hoover described himself as a rugged individualist. He sought to remove govt interference3
from business and
What was the main impact of Wilsonian Progressivism?
During Woodrow Wilsons presidency progressivism flourished. Progressivism was a
popular movement in the late 19th to early 10th century that fought against corruption and sought
to create a better socie
In 1911, the assurance of a new world intrigued the lives of many individuals from places
all over the world. The idea of the possibility of having individual freedoms is something that
many Americans do not have a general idea about. More sp