A. Belle Kearney was a southern, womens rights activist who was also a white supremacist.
She gave this speech to a group of white men in the South to try to convince them to give
women the right to vote, in order to outweigh those immigrants and illitera
1) Sharecropping: Post slavery during Reconstruction, ex slaves wanted land of their own
to make their own decision and provide for their families themselves. Rather than this
happening, sharecropping was born. White didnt think blacks would work with coe
1) Decolonization: This particular decolonization refers to the fight over African land and
the decolonization of Africa.
2) American Colonization Society: Founded in 1816 as a vehicle to return African
Americans back to Africa. It founded Liberia as a co
1) The Atlantic Charter: Roosevelt and Churchill met in 1941 and issued this charter,
pledging the two nations to freedom of the seas and free trade as well as the right of
national self-determination. This was a result of Roosevelt helping Britain and Ch
1) The Feminine Mystique: Published by Bettie Friedan in 1963 and it credited with
causing the second wave of feminism in America. The book outlines a problem with no
name which is the widespread unhappiness of American women in the 50s and 60s.
1) Lowell Mills: Francis Lowell created the first factories where people and machines were
all under one roof. Construction on these mills started in 1821, and was at their peak 20
years later. His allowed for mass production of high quality clothing. The
1) Alexander Stephens: The VP of the Confederate States of America. Declared slavery
was the natural condition of blacks and declared that the foundation of the Confederacy.
2) Truman Doctrine: First articulated by President Truman in 1947 to gain support
A. John C. Calhoun was a Southern senator who gave this speech in 1837 to the Senate. He
was fighting to prove slavery was a positive good for the government, and that the South
was much more stable and successful for having the institution of slavery. He
A. Madison Grant, a prominent activist against immigration, is arguing here against
immigration from the Balkans and Mediterranean. He is proving that the immigrant were
feeble, crippled and not productive citizens in their own home countries and that the
A. Charles Lindbergh is arguing against the Roosevelt administration at a time right before
American entered WWII but at the time where we already had our hand in the war
helping out Britain. While the Roosevelt administration was very successful at this
A. Stevenson is addressing an all-womens college and addressing their position in society.
In 1955, women were starting to get restless in their position as the domestic housewife
and starting to seek higher education, employment, and wanted to take part
1) Social Darwinism: developed by Herbert Spencer and William Graham Spencer, social
Darwinism gained favor in the late nineteenth century. Social Darwinists believed that
wealth was a sign of fitness and poverty was a sign on unfitness for survival. They