Wilson & World War I
1. Some of us may remember "freedom" fries in the early post 9/11 era, well similar
events occurred during WWI. Anything "German" became un-American, so
sauerkraut became "liberty cabbage" and hamburgers "liberty steak", even beer
Boom & Bust
1. America's emergence onto the world stage during WWI exposed it to many new
influences among them was communism. Though not new to the United States,
the Bolshevik Revolution of 1917 in Russia led to a "red scare" in the U.S.
between 1919 an
Depression & New Deal
1. Today, the policies of the New Deal tend to garner positive views and are seen
as the reason the United States was able to rise out of the Depression. Though the
latter part is up for debate, many saw the actions of Roosevelt and
Reconstruction & Guilded Age
1. The industrial boom created jobs that were often dangerous, dirty, and demanded
long hours with little pay. Growing discontent led to the development of the
Populist movement as well as worker's unions. by 1892 things came
1. In 1912 Theodore Roosevelt ran on a platform of consolidation of trusts and labor
unions paralleled by the growth of powerful regulatory agencies in Washington,
as well as women's suffrage, social welfare, etc. What was the name of this
1. As the U.S. settled into the West, many eyes began to turn to a global view.
Harking back to the Monroe Doctrine, the U.S. wanted to build a new powerful
navy and expand the nation's trade and relations into Latin America. What was
Another World War
1. Though it was Japanese bombs at Pearl Harbor and not the Nazi "Jackboot" that
brought the U.S. into World War II, the main American war effort would not be in
the Pacific. There was great fear by 1941 that even with the USSR now at wa
Eve of World War
1. Prior to the attack on Pearl Harbor, there was a strong feeling of isolationism in
the United States. Thus the public pressured the Congress to pass repeated
Neutrality Acts to prevent the U.S. taking part in or supporting any European
Industry & Cities
1. As the nation industrialized a few "Titans of Industry" created large monopolies.
This allowed then to corner the market with their goods an limit outside
competition. For various reasons the federal government intervened to break up
The Great West & Politics
1. Due to Native American uprisings in the West, Congress passed harsh "forced
civilization" laws to break the tribal system of the Native Americans. What was
the name of this law that would make farmers and citizens out of the "
Midterm study notes HIST 101 Atassi
Tuesday, April 12, 2016
Near eastern origin- Turkey, Lebanon, etc.
Greece, east or west
Rise of Civilization
Living together i
36. James Hargreaves
37. Robert Owen
1. Why did the Industrial Revolution begin in England? Was
38. James Watt
this a planned revolution? Explain.
39. Friedrich List
2. Describe the energy crisis in England. How was it solved?
40. Edwin Chadwick
3. What w
Chapter 14 Reading Guide: The Last Great Nomadic
Challenges: From Chinggis Khan to Timur
Chapter Summary: The nomads of central Asia during the 13th and 14th centuries returned to center stage in
world history. The Mongols ended or interrupted the great p
Chapter 11, The Americas on the Eve of Invasion
American societies during the postclassical era remained isolated form other civilizations. The societies continued to
show great diversity, but there were continuities. American civilizations were
What do historians really do and how do they do it?
We care less about
what, where, and
when, and most about
why and how.
Just like history, historical interpretations change over time.
Historians used to think th
Welcome to History 102:
World History since 1500
Instructor: Dr. Jovana Babovic
[Pronounced YO-va-na Ba-bo-VICH]
Teaching Assistant: Victoria Culbertson
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3rd Exam Western Expansion and the Breakup of the Union Manifest Destiny U.S. an obligation or duty to extend or expand its system further west. This is what God wants us to do. Religious strong belief in American Christianity, land to Americans b
The Rise and Decline of the State
The state, which since the middle of the seventeenth century has been the most important and most characteristic of all modern institutions, is in decline. From Western Europe to Africa, many existing states are eit