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AP U.S. History

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1. Europeans should not interfere with affairs in Western Hemisphere - Americans to stay out of foreign affairs; supported Washington's goal for US neutrality in Americas

2. Led Pottawatomie Massacre - extreme abolitionist who believed he was doing God's work

3. Forbade restraint of trade and did not distinguish good from bad trusts - ineffective due to lack of enforcement mechanism (waited for Clayton Anti-Trust Act)

4. National Liberation Front - guerilla militia from south Vietnam fighting alongside the Democratic Republic of Vietnam (North Vietnam)

5. Rebels felt the governor of Virginia failed to protect the frontier from the Native Americans

6. To make German reparations from WWI more accessible to Germans; evacuation of troops from Germany - reorganization of the Reichsbank - and foreign loans

7. States could refuse to enforce the federal laws they deemed unconstitutional

8. British passenger liner secretly carrying ammunition sunk by German u-boat - included American passengers

9. Workers unable to escape (locked into factory) - all died; further encouraged reform movements for working conditions

10. Scarce supplies (food and clothing) - army motivated by von Steuben

11. French threat at the borders was no longer present - therefore the colonies didn't need English protection; more independent stand against Britain

12. Focused on the 'Common Man;' removal of Indians - removal of federal deposits in BUS - annexation of territory - liberal use of veto

13. Beginnings of trusts (destruction of competition); vertical- controlling every aspect of production (control quality - eliminate middlemen - Rockefeller); horizontal- consolidating with competitors to monopolize a market (highly detrimental)

14. Colonies proposed colonial confederation under lighter British rule (crown-appointed president - 'Grand Council'); never took effect

15. Tried to rule as absolute monarchs without using Parliament - little to no sympathy for colonial legislatures

16. Supported Socialists - militant unionists and socialists - advocated strikes and sabotaging politics - aimed for an umbrella union similar to Knights of Labor - ideas too radical for socialist cause

17. Nonviolent protest to college students (NC) being refused lunch service; part of 'sit-in' movement to integrate all aspects of life (hotels - entertainment - &c.)

18. Prohibited settlements west of Appalachian - restriction on colonial growth

19. Required separate and distinct ballots for presidential and vice presidential candidates

20. Brought in Mexicans for temporary jobs - concentrated in southern CA - given extremely poor working conditions (as they were not American citizens)

21. Party formed from Republican split by Roosevelt - more progressive values - leaving 'Republican Old Guard' to control Republican party

22. Private property subject to government regulation when property is devoted to public interest; against railroads

23. Settlers to pay the expenses of a servant's voyage and be granted land for each person they brought over; headright system

24. Capitalism would become productive when uninhibited by taxes and regulation

25. Ended exclusion of homosexuals from military; due to controversy - compromise of 'don't ask - don't tell' instituted

26. Activist government to serve all citizens (cf. Alexander Hamilton); founded New Republic magazine

27. Overthrew Pres. Guzman after he nationalized American fruit fields and accepted arms from USSR (communist sympathies)

28. 8000 businesses collapsed (including railroads); due to stock market crash - overbuilding of railroads - heavy farmer loans - economic disruption by labor efforts - agricultural depression; decrease of gold reserves led to Cleveland's repeal of Sherm

29. American commander-in-chief; first president - set precedents for future presidents - put down Whiskey Rebellion (enforced Whiskey Tax) - managed first presidential cabinet - carefully used power of executive to avoid monarchial style rule

30. Georgia cannot enforce American laws on Indian tribes

31. Former French subjects in Canada allowed to keep Catholicism - while American colonists expected to participate in the Church of England

32. Part of 'First' New Deal Program (1933-1935) - Harold Icicles - provided public construction projects

33. President has power to cease trade with any foreign country that violated American neutrality

34. Due to parents unhappy with encouraged segregation of schools - Supreme Court instituted forced busing policies (using school buses as a method of integration)

35. Opposed strikes - producer-consumer cooperation - temperance - welcomed blacks and women (allowing segregation)

36. Prohibited discrimination in any government-related work; increased black employment

37. Challenged New England Calvinist ministers' authority - as they taught the good works for salvation of Catholicism

38. Hired to photograph ordinary Americans experiencing the depression

39. Prohibited exports (and imports) based in American ports - most controversial Jefferson legislation

40. Similar to Navigation; raised money to pay colonial officials by American taxes; led to Boston boycott of English luxuries

41. Civil Rights Act of 1875 declared unconstitutional by Supreme Court - as the fourteenth amendment protected people from governmental infringement of rights and had no effect on acts of private citizens

42. Single tax on speculated land to ameliorate industrialization misery

43. Part of 'Second' New Deal Programs (1935-1938) - Harry Hopkins; provide work for unemployed and construct public works - &c. through Emergency Relief Appropriation Act; much like Civil Works Administration

44. Key to English-Native American relationship - died in England in 1617

45. Natural selection applied to human competition - advocated by Herbert Spencer - William Graham Sumner

46. In response to Japanese discrimination in San Fran schools; Japanese to stop laborers into U.S. - Californians forbidden to ban Japanese from public schools

47. American hostages taken by US hating Shiites upon Shah's flight from uprising - botched rescue attempts

48. Sets of cardboard box houses that epitomized the country's blame on Hoover for the cause of the Depression

49. Government to buy silver to back money in addition to gold

50. Congress could tax imports but not exports