Chapter 19 Vocab Terms
Chapter 19 Vocab Terms Hy 104
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Chapter 19 Terms Liberal Internationalism: Woodrow Wilson’s conviction that economic and political progress went hand in hand Panama Canal Zone: a tenmilewide strip of land through which the route would run Roosevelt Corollary: Roosevelt’s actions in Panama; held that the U.S. had the right to exercise an international police power in the westernhemisphere Dollar Diplomacy: Term used to describe the efforts of the US to further its foreign policy through use of economic power by guaranteeing loans to foreign countries Moral Imperialism: Woodrow Wilson's conviction that the United State's had a responsibility to teach other peoples the lessons of democracy. The export of American manufactured goods and investments went hand in hand with the spread of democratic ideals Lusitania: The Lusitania was a British passenger ship that was sunk by a German UBoat on May 7, 1915. 128 Americans died. The unrestricted submarine warfare caused the U.S. to enter World War I against the Germans Zimmerman Telegram: Germany sent this to Mexico instructing an ambassador to convince Mexico to go to war with the U.S. It was intercepted and caused the U.S. to mobilized against Germany, which had proven it was hostile 14 points: the war aims outlined by President Wilson in 1918, which he believed would promote lasting peace; called for selfdetermination, freedom of the seas, free trade, end to secret agreements, reduction of arms and a league of nations Selective Service Act: Authorized President Woodrow Wilson to raise an infantry force from the general population of no more than four divisions, and it created the Selective Service System. War Industries: 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 Espionage Act: made it a crime for a person to mail or print information that inspired dissent against the American war effort or promoted its enemies Sedition Act: The passing of this act forbade Americans to use "disloyal, profane, scurrilous, or abusive language" about the United States government, flag, or armed forces during war NAACP: segregation and discrimination, to oppose racism and to gain civil rights for African Americans, got Supreme Court to declare grandfather clause unconstitutional Great Migration: The movement of 1.3 million AfricanAmericans out of the Southern United States to the North, Midwest and West from 1915 to 1930. Tulsa Riot of 1921: a largescale, racially motivated conflict on May 31 and June 1, 1921, in which a group of white people attacked the black community of Tulsa, Oklahoma. Garveyites: Followers of Marcus Garvey for whom freedom meant national self determination; insisted blacks should enjoy the same internationally recognized identity enjoyed by other peoples in the aftermath of the war Flu Epidemic: was an unusually deadly influenza pandemic, the first of the two pandemics involving H1N1 influenza virus Red Scare of 19191920: periods were characterized by heightened suspicion of a threat to United States capitalism from communists and radicals. Versailles Treaty: Treaty of, 28 June 1919, the peace settlement imposed on Germany after WWI, drawn up at the Paris Peace Conference and signed near the French capital at Versailles.