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US HIStory Since 1877 Notes Test 3 Week 1

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US HIStory Since 1877 Notes Test 3 Week 1 HIST 10613

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This is the first week of notes for the third exam of the course
US Hist: Surv Since 1877
Dr. Mary Wilson
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Date Created: 03/20/16
Survey of US History Notes Exam 3 03/20/2016 ▯ Lever Act 1917  Gave President control over production, prices, and distribution of food and fuel ▯ Overman Act 1918  Reinforced the president’s emerging war power ▯ Herbert Hoover  Food Administration o Cut back on American food consumption o Increased food shipment overseas to troops ▯ William McAdoo  Railroad Administration o Took all competing railroads and synchronized them ▯ Standard Time Act 1918  To regulate train arrival  Time zones  Daylight savings ▯ Bernard Baruch  War Industries Board o Decided what factories did o Had power to take over factories o Could cut off raw materials to factories if they didn’t cooperate ▯ War Labor Board  Tried to ensure peace between companies and Unions  Established 8 hour work days and better wages ▯ Committee on Public Information  George Creel  Canned speeches  Trying to bring everyone together Liberty Leagues  Spy on neighbors o Report suspicious activity  Propaganda ▯ Executive Order 1917  Federal employees could not criticize war effort ▯ Espionage Act of 1917  Automatic 20 year sentence for aiding and abetting the enemy or refusing to enlist ▯ Sedition Act 1918  No criticism of the government, flag, military, or constitution  15,000 arrested ▯ Eugene Debs ▯ Alexander Kerensky  Russian people were suffering  He led revolt and took over czar  Vladimir Lenin took power from Kerensky ▯ 14 Points  Woodrow Wilson’s plan in 1918  Germany thought they could have an honorable surrender with this treaty o They were alone in the war and decided to surrender  Negotiated at Palace of Versailles in hall of mirrors o 1. Open diplomacy  no more secret alliances o 2. Freedom of the seas  rights of neutrals to travel on seas  Britain didn’t like this one o 3. Free trade  trading partners generally don’t fight o 4. Arms reductions  If people aren’t prepared for war, they won’t be so anxious to fight o 6-13 other points o 14. League of Nations  wanted to forget the past  Europe was not ready to let past go  Wilhelm abdicates; flees to Holland o Queen Wilhelmina protected him ▯ Treaty of Versailles 1919 1. Heavy Reparations 2. Germany gave up all colonies 3. Germany army and navy reduced to police forces 4. War guild clauses i. Germany was humiliated  Alsace Lorrants o Contested territory o Given to France  Saar o Industrial heart of Germany o Given to France ▯ 11/11/1911- Armistice Day (Veteran’s Day)  65 million went to war  8 million men died  European nations owed about $13 billion to USA ▯ John Maynard Keynes  Predicted another war from the treatment of Germany in the Treaty of Versailles 1919 ▯ Woodrow Wilson  Made supporters angry when dealing with treaty o He only brought democrats with him to Europe o Senate angered  Republicans regained control of Senate and House ▯ 1919 presented Treaty to Senate  UN clause- US had to go to aid of anyone in League o US didn’t know who would be in the league o Didn’t want to give up their freedom of deciding when to go war o Senate rewrote treaty ▯ Irreconcilables  Led by senator William E. Borah  Opposition to League of Nations equal protection clause  Henry Cabot Lodge supported them  Group of senators campaigned against ratification of the treaty ▯ Wilson had stroke  Edith Wilson basically became president for his last two years ▯ Election of 1920  Americans were unhappy with USA’s role in WWI  Recession as economy recovered from sudden change from wartime to peacetime  Spanish epidemic killed more than the war did  1 election women could vote  James M. Cox (D) v. Warren G. Harding (R) o Both relatively unknown  Harding invented word “normalcy” o Pro business o Won by a lot o Solid democrat south ▯ Roaring 20s  Automobile became more widespread  Birth rates went up  People tired of reform and wanted to live  WWI was an eye opener o Thousands died for what?!  “decade where democracy died”  few people in rural areas and census didn’t reapportion house of representatives ▯ Urban vs. Rural  Split became obvious  Values of people are very different  City people saw country people as uncultured  Active disdain for rural values  Sinclair Lewis- “Main Street” o Cynical book about small town people  Thomas Wolfe o “Look Homeward Angel” o Book based on hometown- Asheville, NC o Didn’t disguise characters well enough o Active disdain for rural values  H.L. Mencken o Founded a magazine catering to city folk o Hated William Jennings Bryan (populist)  “The New Yorker” o debut in 1925 ▯ 1920s cont’d  immigration increased  65% of immigrants from Southern and Eastern Europe o Catholic or Jewish o Not well educated o Came from rural areas  Every American wanted restrictions  Rural Americans were afraid American values were at stake ▯ National Origins Act of 1924  Set quotas for ethnic groups  Went to 1890 census and based quotas country’s immigrants  Limitations stayed in effect until 1960s ▯ ▯


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