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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