History 1302 Exam 2

nickname given to popular journalist who used publicity to expose corruption and attack abuse of power in business and government
The Jungle
Upton Sinclairs novel that inspired proconsumer federal laws regulating meat, food, and drugs.
War Industries Board
controlled raw materials, production, prices, and labor relations It was intended to restore economic order and to make sure the United States was producing enough at home and abroad.
Bernard Baruch
head of War industries Board
War Labor Board
The board was a composition of representatives from business and labor designed to arbitrate disputes between workers and employers. It settled any possible labor difficulties that might hamper the war efforts.
Food Administration
Food Administration It was a government organization created to stir up a patriotic spirit which encouraged people to voluntarily sacrifice some of their own goods for the war. It helped the war effort by helping create a food surplus to feed America and its allies.
Herbert Hoover
was the head of Food Administration
Committee on Public Information
Committee on Public Information was a propaganda committee that built support for the war effort in Europe among Americans. It depicted Germans and other enemies on bad terms, and served to censor the press. The committee helped spur up the anti-German feeling in America as well as motivated Americans to support war against Germany once declared.
Psychiatrist and Behavioralists
Treaty of Versaille
controversial peace agreement that compromised many of Wilson’s 14 points
Fourteen Points
wilsons peace plan designed to end the war who much discontent from all countries. Created the League of Nations as well as inspired the allies
Pancho Villa
mexican bandit
Schenck Case
Schenck v. United States (1919) regarded WWI dissident and socialist leader Charles Schenck; established the idea that all speech was protected–“unless” that speech posed a “clear and present danger” to the US
Henry Ford
factory owner famous for his Model T
developed the assembly line which quickened production in factories.
Charles Lindbergh
american aviator, famous for flying solo across the atlantic
Marcus Garvey
black separatist
wanted all blacks to go back to africa
convicted for scam
italian born anarchist, who killed a clerk and stole money from shoe factory.
Charged with robbery.
Ku Klux Klan
second KKK
ant- foreign, anti-immigrant
Red Scare
nationwide crusade against leftist in america. caused many people to eliminate any communist
progressive attempt to manage population
Huey Long
senator in Louisiana popular for his “Share our Wealth” program.
was later assasinated
Dr. Townsend’s Plan
a plan that caught the attention of senior citizens over the age of 60 and unemployed will recieve 200/month
Civilian Conservation Corps
young men 18-25 who are unemployed work on projects the public planting trees, building and improving national parks
Tenessee Valley Authority
most controversial
agency that built and operated dams and power plants on Tennessee
Social Security Act
guaranteed payments for enrolled workers ages 65 and over
set up federal state system of unemployment insurance and care for windows/handicapped and public health
Secretary of Treasure Mellon
reduce tax/debt
balance budget
Lincoln Steffens
local muckraker
Father Coughlin
Radio priest, critical of FDR
a movement in American Protestantism that arose in the early part of the 20th century in reaction to modernism and that stresses the infallibility of the Bible not only in matters of faith and morals but also as a literal historical record, holding as essential to Christian faith belief in such doctrines as the creation of the world, the virgin birth, physical resurrection, atonement by the sacrificial death of Christ, and the Second Coming
the political orientation of those who favor progress toward better conditions in government and society
Teapot Dome Scandal
oil reserve found in Minnesota plan to be used for war, Sec Albert Fall lets his friends drill
Speculative Bubble
stock prices goes up, encourages people hoping that it will continuously increase. Speculation takes to much in stock
Holding Companies
new form of monopoly where companies are controlled by single company

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