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The economic crisis beginning with the stock market crash in 1929 and continuing through the 1930s.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
32nd US President - He implemented the New Deal programs to help the nation out of the Great Depression, and he was the nation's leader during most of WWII
A philosopher from India, this man was a spiritual and moral leader favoring India's independence from Great Britain. He practiced passive resistance, civil disobedience and boycotts to generate social and political change.
leader of the nationalist government in China. US supported Chiang by giving aids
a Chinese Communist revolutionary and the founding father of the People's Republic of China, which he governed as Chairman of the Communist Party of China from its establishment in 1949
These are examples of what? songs of hope and empowerment, storytelling, goldbricking (slacking), breaking tools, deliberately misunderstanding, escape, drapetomania, running away, Underground RR
What economic problems did Britain, France, and Germany face?
Britain depended on trade for prosperity, but Germany had destroyed much of its merchant fleet, Britain had aging equipment, stiff competition, and resulted unemployment and strikes.
What effects did the Great Depression have on many countries in the world?
The Great Depression triggered a worldwide economic crisis: European trade and manufacturing fell, and millions lost their jobs. Britain gave unemployed families "the dole" to barely cover their necessitates, France became politically unstable, and Eas…
Great Leap Forward
Plan to rapidly industrialize China during the 1950's
a social-political movement that took place in the People's Republic of China from 1966 until 1976. its stated goal was to preserve 'true' Communist ideology in the country by purging remnants of capitalist and traditional elements
Protests in 1989
President Lyndon B Johnson's proposals for aid to public education, voting rights, conservative and
Civil Rights Movement
To secure for African Americans equal access to and opportunities for the basic privileges and rights of a US citizen
St. Lawrence Seaway
Inland waterway that fostered economic growth between Canada and the United States.
(1919 - 2000), Canadian politician, Liberal prime minister of Canada 1968 to 1979 and 1980 to 1984. he was known for his commitment to federalism and official bilingualism.
Canada's prime minister (1984 - 1993). He established Free Trade Agreement with the United States in 1989, and the subsequent formation of NAFTA (North American Free Trade Agreement).
President of Mexico from the PRI 1988-1994. Generally considered corrupt. He lead a privatization effort of the banking and other industries. Was educated at Harvard.
free trade between United States, Canada, and Mexico
Disgruntled farmers in Mexico who revolted; lead by the mysterious figure who called himself "Subcomandante Marcos"
Chancellor of Germany in 1949; the former mayor of Cologne and a long-time anti-Nazi, who began his long highly successful democratic rule; West Germany had a majority of Christian Democrats; helped regain respect for Germany
Charles De Gaulle
Who was the head of the French government in exile?
French government established by Charles de Gaulle that provided for a strong president; occasioned by the French presence in Algeria.
1st woman Prime Minister 1979-1990; strongly opposed Soviet communism known as Iron Lady"; sent troops to prevent Falkland Islands from falling to dictatorship of Argentina
Treaty of Paris- December 10th 1898
Peace treaty that ended Spanish American War
-(1898) Spain grants them independence just in time for rule to switch to US
American occupation of the Philippines met bitter opposition from the filipinos
Divided Public Opinion
Most Americans agreed with McKinley- Govern Philippines
U.S. can have naval bases in Cuba and intervene whenever U.S. wants
Open Door Policy
Spheres of influence, give all nations equal access to trade in China, guaranteed that China would not be taken ovr by any one foreign power
Chinese revolutionaries revolt to overthrow and remove western influence from China; which took place the end of the Qing dynasty between 1899 and 1901
Panama Canal - The Big Ditch
Roosevelt wanted to be able to move the military quickly between the Atlantic and Pacific
The Republic of Panama was created , and they leased the canal zone to the US.
Work on the canal was halted-1905
Peacemaker in the Russo-Japanese War (1905)
Russia and Japan fought for control over Manchuria
Battleship diplomacy, 1907-1909
1907 - Sent the US's "Great White Fleet" of 16 battleships around the world
-Sec. of State in 1890s
Dr William Gorges
The person who rid Cuba of mosquitoes and yellow fever
The take over of a country or territory by a stronger nation with the intent of dominating the political, economic, and social life of the people
The belief the the U.S. not only had the divine (God-given) right, but that God meant for the U.S. to expand from coast to coast - from the Atlantic Ocean in the East to the Pacific in the West.
1823 - Written by President Monroe's Secretary of State John Adams. Declared that Europe should not interfere in the affairs of the Western Hemisphere and that any attempt at interference by a European power w…
de Lome Letter
Letter written by the spanish ambassador about president Mckinley, saying that her was week. Angere the americans and Mckinley asked for declaration of war.
Governor Valeriano Weyler
Ruthless governor sent by Spain.