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Final Exam Study Guide HIST 225 0021
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It would not be ful lling the Dol assertion that quotall men are created equalquot because even though they were slowly moving towards it they still haven39t ful lled it Segregation ending Women39s activism by Frances Willard Civil Rights Act of 1964 Progressivism wanted to reform without uprooting the traditional American political economic and social institutions regulated business achieved social justice and rede ned liberalism federal income tax Federal Reserve Act of 1913 19th Amendment women getting the right to vote Truman Truman Doctrine US must not only resist Soviet military power but also quotsupport free peoples who are resisting attempted subjugation by armed minorities or by outside pressuresquot Marshall Plan an American initiative to aid Western Europe in which the US gave 13 billion in economic support to help rebuild WE economies after the end of WWII Germany was still devastated by war and had one of the worst winters on record Kennedy Bay of Pigs Cuban exiles launched what became a botched invasion at the Bay of Pigs on the south coast of Cuba refugees tried to topple the communist gov39t of Fidel Castro 1898 Spanish American War the US foreign policy was marked by steady expansion of its foreign trade and scope during the 19th century and maintained policy of avoiding wars between European powers 1803 Louisiana Purchase Spain ceded Florida in 1819 annexation of Texas 1845 war with Mexico in 1848 added California Arizona and New Mexico WWl Wilsonianism spread democracy and ghting militarism so as to end wars WWll 1932 noninterventionist foreign policy until 1938 FDR strong support of Allies in wars again Germany and Japan Marshall Plan and Truman Doctrine containment to limit Soviet expansion Everything had to be rationed there were scrap metal drives I had to work in a defense plant as an electrician New Deal helped raise my pay and helped my other family that was unemployed receive help because I was also supporting them took a lot of worry off of my back all throughout everyday functions our family39s income decreased because I was put from full time to part time rationing of what we had and what we could buy We went from being isolationists to having troops in 94 countries Wilson was unwilling to compromise felt their noninterventionism was the cause of WWII so we became the top one to intervene in this war and did everything opposite of how they did in WWl bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki DDay surrender of German and Japanese forces in 1945 Birth control women39s ability to control fertility Suffrage demand for the right to vote Both were for the advancement of women and giving them right39s to control things in their own lives like having children or who their president would be suffrage was in 192039s but birth control wasn39t until 1960 so importance took a play women have so many more rights now than before they aren39t totally equal though birth control still exists and is legal in the US both helped in the advancement of women 8 Big business owners had company towns where their workers lived with their families and got paid in script this kept the money circulating in the business itself the owners viewed the American public as inferior and themselves as better than all of the public which is why they created methods to take advantage of the workers such as company towns even though it gave the employees a place to work families were completely done for if the employee got red because they would have to move out immediately with nowhere to go on other hand they could do more work in less time with the typewriter and oil cup children worked parents worked in unsafe conditions doing the same thing for ten or twelve hours a day with low pay 9 WW2Women could actually be in the war most women worked while their husbands were ghting the war they took care of their homes and children and had to work to pay bills and put food on the table as well Depression women39s courage to push through would be what would get them through they rationed for their family helping realize what was to be used and when men thought of themselves as breadwinners and when they lost jobs and incomes they saw themselves as failures Progressive achieved many important reforms got enfranchisement got gov39t to oversee issues of education sanitation health wages working conditions and social welfare 10Politically they were starting to be taken more serious in their opinions and views of the world how it was by white people Socially so many of them were ghting for each other along with whites ghting for them to have equal rights or as equal as possible at that time Economic they were allowed to get better jobs whether it was just a cleaner in the back of a restaurant there money wasn39t as tight all the time Great society LBJ was determined to win president himself so he wanted to nish JFK39s work by signing the Civil Rights Bill and Economic Opportunity Act of 1964 which attacked the roots of American poverty Vietnam War highest proportion of blacks to ever serve in an American war 126 of troops were black faced almost as bitter hostility from their fellow Americans as from their enemy
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