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When was the rise of u.s. as a global power?

When was the rise of u.s. as a global power?

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School: University of South Carolina
Department: History
Course: United States History since 1865
Professor: Foxworth
Term: Spring 2016
Tags: Hist112
Cost: 50
Name: HIST 112 Exam 2 Study Guide
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Caroline Keys


When was the rise of u.s. as a global power?



HIST 112 Exam 2 Study Guide

Caroline Keys

HIST 112 Exam 2 Study Guide

1. Think about these coinciding themes when regarding significance for each term in #2 a. Rise of U.S. as a global power

i. 21-1: Albert Beveridge, “The March of the Flag” Speech (1898)

b. Creation of a modern federal gov’t that is much more active in citizens’ lives i. Omaha Platform


What are the major shifts in work/housing/labor for women and african americans?



c. Major shifts in work/housing/labor for women and African Americans i. 22-2: Carrie Chapman Catt, Passing the Federal Suffrage Amendment (1918)

ii. 22-5: Langston Hughes, Negro Artist and the Racial Mountain (1926) d. Starker divide between urban/rural and value systems that determine each i. Rural value systems:

1. Dislike immigrants and blacks (nativism)

a. 21-5: The Liberator, Tulsa, November 9th (1918)

2. Prohibition = good

a. 22-4 Billy Sunday, Get on the Water Wagon (1915)

ii. Urban value systems:

1. More liberal

2. Prohibition = bad


What is urban value systems?



2. Indicate who, what, when (general info) and the significance of these terms: a. Sacco and Vanzetti We also discuss several other topics like What is the definition of self-efficacy?

i. Two immigrant anarchists who were convicted of a robbery and two murders in Massachusetts in the early 1920s and sentenced to death. The guilt vs innocent debate on them is still debated, because the

prosecutors’ emphasis on their ties to racial groups made the trial heavily biased.

ii. Significance: this was one of the worst things left by the ethnic and political hostilities of the Great War, represented the effect of nativism. b. Billy Sunday

i. One of the most popular protestant preachers of the early twentieth century, a former professional baseball player who was more willing than his predecessors to make political arguments. Championed anti racialism and prohibition.

ii. Significance: foreshadowed the protestant political crusades of 1920s; anticipated the nativism and anti racialism that would dominate american politics in WWI We also discuss several other topics like What are quantitative traits?

c. Omaha Platform

i. Clearly laid out the Populist Party’s goals, calling for stronger gov’t to protect ordinary americans. Called for public ownership of railroads and telegraph systems, protection of land from monopoly and foreign

ownership, and federal income tax on the rich.

ii. Significance: played a role in the federal gov’t becoming more involved in citizens lives, highlighted the difference between the views of urban and rural people.If you want to learn more check out Who is nicolaus copernicus?

Caroline Keys

HIST 112 Exam 2 Study Guide

d. Alice Paul

i. An American suffragist, feminist, and women's rights activist, and one of the main leaders and strategists of the campaign for the Nineteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which prohibits sex discrimination in the right to vote. Founded the National Women’s Party in 1916 because she and her followers felt the NAWSA wasn’t confrontational enough, taking a more milital approach. If you want to learn more check out Who are the married couple who studied sex and wanted to know what happens while you’re having sex?

ii. Significance: Played a role in getting President Wilson and Congress to take action in passing the 19th amendment, creating a major shift in rights for women.

e. Marcus Garvey

i. Jamaican-born activist who led the Universal Negro Improvement Association (UNIA), representing pan-Africanism and helping mobilize African American Workers and champion black separatism. Urged followers to move to Africa because they would never be treated justly in white-run countries, created steamship company that would foster trade with West Indies and carry these American blacks to Africa. Was deported because of his solicitations for the Black Star Line steamship company, leaving the UNIA to collapse without leadership.

ii. Significance: left a legacy of activism among the working class, represented pan-Africanism, which contributed to shifts in African Americans’ rights and efforts like black men’s military service in Europe during WWI and an increase in African American representation in other important political decisions.

f. Mueller v. Oregon

i. Upheld an Oregon law limiting women’s workday to ten hours. National Consumers’ League recruited Louis Brandeis to win the case, who argued with data gathered by the NCL describing the toll long work hours took on women’s health Don't forget about the age old question of What is the origin of constellations?

ii. Significance: encouraged women’s organizations to lobby for further reforms such as the first law providing public assistance for single mothers with dependent children and the first minimum wage law for women.

g. Zimmerman telegram

i. A intercepted message from German foreign secretary Arthur Zimmerman that urged Mexico to join the Central Powers, promising that is the US entered the war, Germany would help Mexico recover “the lost territory of Texas, New Mexico, and Arizona.” Don't forget about the age old question of Define the celestial sphere model.

ii. Significance: influenced President Wilson’s request for a declaration of war, arguing that Germany had trampled on American rights and imperiled US trade and citizens’ lives. The USA's participation and success in this war inched the US closer to the “World Power” title. h. U.S.S. Maine

Caroline Keys

HIST 112 Exam 2 Study Guide

i. The battleship that was exploded by the Spanish in Havana Harbor in 1898, killing 260 men.

ii. Significance: precipitated U.S. entry into the Spanish-American War, which led to a US victory and their possession of Guam, Puerto Rico, and Philippines and a popular satisfaction with US adventures overseas, possibly opening the door for future entry of the US in to global war, like in WWI.

Caroline Keys

HIST 112 Exam 2 Study Guide

Hi Class!

As you may know, I'm an Elite Notetaker for StudySoup. I just uploaded a detailed study guide for this class. You can check-out a free preview by following the link below

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Caroline Keys

HIST 112 Exam 2 Study Guide

Caroline Keys

HIST 112 Exam 2 Study Guide

1. Think about these coinciding themes when regarding significance for each term in #2 a. Rise of U.S. as a global power

i. 21-1: Albert Beveridge, “The March of the Flag” Speech (1898)

b. Creation of a modern federal gov’t that is much more active in citizens’ lives i. Omaha Platform

c. Major shifts in work/housing/labor for women and African Americans i. 22-2: Carrie Chapman Catt, Passing the Federal Suffrage Amendment (1918)

ii. 22-5: Langston Hughes, Negro Artist and the Racial Mountain (1926) d. Starker divide between urban/rural and value systems that determine each i. Rural value systems:

1. Dislike immigrants and blacks (nativism)

a. 21-5: The Liberator, Tulsa, November 9th (1918)

2. Prohibition = good

a. 22-4 Billy Sunday, Get on the Water Wagon (1915)

ii. Urban value systems:

1. More liberal

2. Prohibition = bad

2. Indicate who, what, when (general info) and the significance of these terms: a. Sacco and Vanzetti

i. Two immigrant anarchists who were convicted of a robbery and two murders in Massachusetts in the early 1920s and sentenced to death. The guilt vs innocent debate on them is still debated, because the

prosecutors’ emphasis on their ties to racial groups made the trial heavily biased.

ii. Significance: this was one of the worst things left by the ethnic and political hostilities of the Great War, represented the effect of nativism. b. Billy Sunday

i. One of the most popular protestant preachers of the early twentieth century, a former professional baseball player who was more willing than his predecessors to make political arguments. Championed anti racialism and prohibition.

ii. Significance: foreshadowed the protestant political crusades of 1920s; anticipated the nativism and anti racialism that would dominate american politics in WWI

c. Omaha Platform

i. Clearly laid out the Populist Party’s goals, calling for stronger gov’t to protect ordinary americans. Called for public ownership of railroads and telegraph systems, protection of land from monopoly and foreign

ownership, and federal income tax on the rich.

ii. Significance: played a role in the federal gov’t becoming more involved in citizens lives, highlighted the difference between the views of urban and rural people.

Caroline Keys

HIST 112 Exam 2 Study Guide

d. Alice Paul

i. An American suffragist, feminist, and women's rights activist, and one of the main leaders and strategists of the campaign for the Nineteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which prohibits sex discrimination in the right to vote. Founded the National Women’s Party in 1916 because she and her followers felt the NAWSA wasn’t confrontational enough, taking a more milital approach.

ii. Significance: Played a role in getting President Wilson and Congress to take action in passing the 19th amendment, creating a major shift in rights for women.

e. Marcus Garvey

i. Jamaican-born activist who led the Universal Negro Improvement Association (UNIA), representing pan-Africanism and helping mobilize African American Workers and champion black separatism. Urged followers to move to Africa because they would never be treated justly in white-run countries, created steamship company that would foster trade with West Indies and carry these American blacks to Africa. Was deported because of his solicitations for the Black Star Line steamship company, leaving the UNIA to collapse without leadership.

ii. Significance: left a legacy of activism among the working class, represented pan-Africanism, which contributed to shifts in African Americans’ rights and efforts like black men’s military service in Europe during WWI and an increase in African American representation in other important political decisions.

f. Mueller v. Oregon

i. Upheld an Oregon law limiting women’s workday to ten hours. National Consumers’ League recruited Louis Brandeis to win the case, who argued with data gathered by the NCL describing the toll long work hours took on women’s health

ii. Significance: encouraged women’s organizations to lobby for further reforms such as the first law providing public assistance for single mothers with dependent children and the first minimum wage law for women.

g. Zimmerman telegram

i. A intercepted message from German foreign secretary Arthur Zimmerman that urged Mexico to join the Central Powers, promising that is the US entered the war, Germany would help Mexico recover “the lost territory of Texas, New Mexico, and Arizona.”

ii. Significance: influenced President Wilson’s request for a declaration of war, arguing that Germany had trampled on American rights and imperiled US trade and citizens’ lives. The USA's participation and success in this war inched the US closer to the “World Power” title. h. U.S.S. Maine

Caroline Keys

HIST 112 Exam 2 Study Guide

i. The battleship that was exploded by the Spanish in Havana Harbor in 1898, killing 260 men.

ii. Significance: precipitated U.S. entry into the Spanish-American War, which led to a US victory and their possession of Guam, Puerto Rico, and Philippines and a popular satisfaction with US adventures overseas, possibly opening the door for future entry of the US in to global war, like in WWI.

Caroline Keys

HIST 112 Exam 2 Study Guide

Hi Class!

As you may know, I'm an Elite Notetaker for StudySoup. I just uploaded a detailed study guide for this class. You can check-out a free preview by following the link below

https://studysoup.com/guide/2674060/usc-hist-112-midterm-spring-2018-caroline-keys Feel free to reach-out to me if you need a study buddy or have any questions. Goodluck! Caroline

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