He wanted to eliminate the income tax and reform Social Security.
He was the Republican presidential candidate in 1964 and lost to Johnson.
He was against Johnson's war on poverty, the New Deal, the nuclear test ban and the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
He was the president of the American Federation of Labor until his death.
He wanted to achieve concrete economic gains such as higher wages, shorter hours, and better working conditions.
In his first inaugural address in 1933, President Franklin D. Roosevelt sought improved diplomatic relations between the United States and its Latin American neighbors.
The velvet revolutions of Eastern Europe were allowed by Gorbachev.
The political, social, and economic upheaval he had unleashed would lead to the break up of the Soviet Union.
He was President Clinton's vice president.
He was the Democratic candidate in the 2000 presidential election.
The election was decided by Florida's electoral votes.
A legal battle was being waged to stop the recount.
Bush was declared the winner after the recount was stopped.
He was known for buying rundown railroads and making improvements to them for a profit.
He bribed politicians and judges with corporate funds.
Promoting the banning of slavery in the new western territories and encouraging the release of slaves from slavery was part of the strategy for ending slavery.
The gradual end of slavery was believed to be brought about by this method.
Began by offering social and educational activities for isolated farmers and their families and later started to promote "cooperatives" where farmers could join together to buy, store, and sel their crops to avoid the high fees charged by brokers and other middle- men.
After distinguishing himself in the western theater of the Civil War, he was appointed general in chief of the Union army.
He defeated General Robert E. Lee with a policy of aggressive attrition.
Lee surrendered to Grant on April 9th, 1865.
His presidency was marred by scandals and the debate on whether or not paper money should be removed from circulation.
The 13 colonies were swept by the religious revival movement.
The upper house of the legislature would have equal representation and the lower house of legislature would be apportioned by population, as a result of the differences between the New Jersey and Virginia delegations to the Constitutional Convention.
The worst economic downturn in American history was caused by the stock market crash in 1929 and lasted until the Second World War.
A series of demonstrations, some violent, held nationwide in support of striking railroad workers in Martinsburg, West Virginia, who refused to work due to wage cuts.
Nine million Americans lost their jobs during the economic downturn caused by the housing market and the financial institutions holding unpaid mortgages.
In 1965, President Lyndon B. Johnson proposed legislation to address problems of voting rights, poverty, diseases, education, immigration, and the environment.
A group of Republicans broke away from the party to form the Liberal Republicans.
In 1872, the Liberal Republicans chose Horace Greeley as their presidential candidate who ran on a platform of favoring civil service reform and condemning the Republican's Reconstruction policy.
Paper money was issued during the Civil War.
There was a debate after the war about reverting back to gold coins and removing paper currency from circulation.
Eliminating the greenbacks would make it more difficult to repay long- term debts and lower crop prices, which were feared by opponents of hard- money.
President Grant believed that gold coins were better than paper currency.
The movement for free coinage of silver took the place of the greenback movement after the party formed in 1876 in response to the economic depression.
The American army was fighting in the South during the Revolutionary War.
He waged a successful war of attrition against the British using his patience and skil s of managing men.
The speeches the sisters gave to crowds of mixed gender caused some people to condemn them for engaging in unfeminine activities.
Lloyd Garrison convinced the Anti- Slavery Society to include women in the organization.
Al owed the children of church members a vote in the church, but not communion, if they were to be admitted to a "halfway" membership in the church.
He became a leader of the Federalists because of his belief in a strong federal government.
He created a federal budget, funded debt, a federal tax system, a national bank, a customs service, and a coast guard.
His vision for economic development and government finances were outlined in his "Reports on Public Credit" and "Reports on Manufactures".
He died in a fight.
Various measures designed to strengthen the nation's economy and generate federal revenue through the promotion of new industries, the adoption of new tax policies, the payment of war debts, and the establishment of a national bank.
The pro- business agenda was pursued by Glossary progressivism.
Four pro- business Supreme Court Justices were appointed by Harding, who cut taxes, increased tariffs, and promoted a less strict attitude towards regulation of corporations.
He spoke out against racism and ended the exclusion of African Americans from federal positions.
The nation's first self- conscious black literary and artistic movement was centered in New York City's Harlem district, which had a largely black population in the wake of the Great Migration from the South.
A series of secret meetings in December 1814 and January 1816 at which New England Federalists protested American involvement in the War of 1812 and discussed several constitutional amendments, including limiting each president to one term, designed to weaken the dominant Republican party.
In the aftermath of a bombing, police clashed with labor demonstrators in Chicago's Haymarket Square.
A land grant policy promised fifty acres to any colonist who could afford to travel to Virginia, as well as fifty more for any accompanying servants.
The head- right policy was adopted in other colonies as well.
Englishmen could only be taxed by their elected representatives according to the Virginia Resolves.
He was one of the leaders of the anti- federalists.
The royal government pays mercenaries to fight alongside the British army.
The first target of the atomic bomb was a Japanese port city.
The city was destroyed.
He was accused of being a spy for the Soviet Union and was convicted of lying about it during the second Red Scare.
The leader of the Nazis advocated a violent anti-Semitic, anti- Marxist, pan- German ideology.
He started World War II in Europe and was responsible for the murder of 6 million Jews.
Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS), an often fatal disease of the immune system, was caused by the human immunodeficiency virus when it appeared in the 1980s.
A corporation is established to own and manage other companies' stock.
Legislation granting homesteads of 160 acres of government- owned land to settlers who agreed to work the land for at least five years was passed.
There was a battle between strikers and private security agents hired by the factory's management.
Hoover was the secretary of commerce in both the Coolidge and Harding administrations.
During the Great Depression, he sought to revive the economy by boosting the nation's confidence.
Nothing worked when he tried to restart the economy with government constructions projects, lower taxes and new federal loan programs.
A corporation acquires its competitors.
The Spanish introduced horses to the Americas.
Sam Houston was the commander in chief of the Texas forces and he led the attack that captured General Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna.
He was the first president of Texas after it gained independence.
The slum conditions in New York City were exposed in this book.
He was the commander of the British army in the Revolutionary War and failed to capture New York City.
He resigned his command after the British lost at Saratoga.
The head of state was the former dictator of Iraq.
He started the Iran- Iraq War in 1980.
The Gulf War of 1991 was caused by his invasion of Kuwait.
He was captured when the United States invaded.
He was sentenced to death by hanging.
The wife of a prominent Boston merchant preached her belief in direct divine revelation.
She was thrown out of the colony because she fought with Puritan leaders over her beliefs.
European immigrants over those from southern and eastern Europe by limiting the number of immigrants from any one European country to 2% of the total number of immigrants per year, with an overal limit of slightly over 150,000 new arrivals per year.
All nationalities and races were treated equally under legislation that abolished discrimination.
The House of Representatives makes a formal charge against a public official.
The removal from office of an official requires a trial that is conducted by the Senate.
A guilty verdict from two-thirds of the senators leads to a conviction.
The use of diplomatic or military force to extend a nation's power and enhance its economic interests is often done with assumptions of racial superiority.
The federal government moved its funds from favored state banks to the U.S. Treasury because of the system created by President Martin Van Buren.
During the New Deal era, reforms were implemented for Native Americans.
John Col ier, the commissioner of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, increased the access Native Americans had to relief programs and employed more Native Americans at the BIA.
The Indian Reorganization Act was passed by him.
The version of the act passed by Congress did not improve the lives of Native Americans.
The forced relocation of Indians to federal lands west of the Mississippi River is allowed by law.
In the West from the early 1860s to the late 1870s, there were bloody conflicts between the U.S. soldiers and Native Americans.
The area of Southeast Asia used to be controlled by France.
The accords ended French colonial rule after the Viet Minh defeated the French.
During the Truman administration, the United States government began intervening in the region because they were afraid of a Communist takeover.
Mass production using water, coal, and steam- powered machinery was the major shift in the 19th century.
Mass production using water, coal, and steam- powered machinery was the major shift in the 19th century.
From the early 1800s through the Atomic Age, industrialization enabled a new concept of war.
The Wobblies, a radical union that opposed World War I, was destroyed by the federal government under the Espionage Act.
Invasive biological organisms that can reproduce in the bodily tissues of their hosts can transmit diseases that can be passed from one person to another.
Europeans brought diseases to the Americas that devastated the Native American peoples.
The book helped bolster imperialist sentiment in the United States and argued that a nation's greatness and prosperity comes from the power of its navy.
Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev signed an agreement to eliminate the deployment of missiles with nuclear warheads.
The construction of roads, bridges, canals, harbors, and other infrastructure is intended to facilitate the flow of goods and people.
Prior to the United States' entry in World War II, internationalists believed that America's national security depended on aiding Britain in its fight against Germany.
The regulatory power of the agency that was established to oversee businesses engaged in interstate trade was limited when tested in the courts.
The construction of a national network of interstate superhighways began in the late 1950s.
The rapid movement of military convoys would be possible with the interstate highways.
In exchange for the release of hostages in Lebanon, the U.S. sold arms to Iran and used the money to aid theContras.
The storming of the U.S. embassy in Tehran by Iranian revolutionaries, who held fifty- two Americans hostage for 444 days, despite President Carter's appeals for their release as a bungled rescue attempt.
In 1845, an epidemic of potato rot brought a famine to rural Ireland that killed over 1 million peasants and led to a huge increase in the number of Irish immigrating to America.
The Irish made up over half of the population of New York City and Boston in the 19th century.
The cold war divide between western Europe and the Soviet Union's Eastern European satellites was described by Churchil.
Between 1450 and 1600, an alliance of the Iroquois tribes used their combined strength to force Europeans to work with them in the fur trade and to wage war across eastern North America.
He was a major general in the Tennessee militia.
He worked to make the common man more involved in politics.
He reduced federal spending by vetoing the re- chartering of the Second National Bank.
Jackson requested that Congress give him the power to use the army to force the state to comply with the tariffs.
The eastern Indians were forced to move west so that their lands could be used by white settlers.
The groups that opposed Jackson formed a new political party called the Whigs.
A Confederate general who was known for his bravery was known for leading rapid marches.
The Battle of the First Bul Run was where he earned his nickname.
His own men accidentally wounded him during the battle.
He was one of the fathers of modern psychology.
He believed that ideas gained their validity from their social consequences and practical application.
The Chief Justice of the United States, John Jay, negotiated an agreement between Britain and the United States that resolved disputes over trade, prewar debts, and the seizure of American ships and cargo.
The spirit of rebellion and spontaneity among young Americans in the 1920s was typified by the hugely popular jazz music of the era.
He was a plantation owner, author, drafter of the Declaration Independence, ambassador to France, leader of the Republican party, secretary of state, and third president of the United States.
The Democratic- Republican party was founded by Thomas Jefferson in opposition to the Federalist party led by Alexander Hamilton and John Adams.
The religious order was founded in 1540 by Ignatius Loyola.
They wanted to counter the spread of Protestantism and spread the Catholic faith as missionaries.
Thousands of people served in New Spain and New France.
In the New South, these laws mandated the separation of races in various public places that served as a way for the ruling whites to impose their will on black life.
He was elevated to the presidency after Lincoln's death.
In order to restore the Union after the Civil War, he required former Confederate states to sign the Thirteenth Amendment.
The Radical Republicans tried to remove Johnson from office but were short of the required number of votes.
After President Kennedy's assassination, Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson assumed the presidency.
He signed the Immigration and Nationality Service Act of 1965, the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and declared a "war on poverty" during his presidency.
America's role in Vietnam was greatly increased by Johnson.
The plan is to require southern states to approve the Thirteenth Amendment, disqualify wealthy ex-Confederates from voting, and appoint a Unionist governor.
Businesses owned by investors purchase shares of companies' stock and share their profits and losses.
Two new territories were created from Native Americans, Kansas and Nebraska, where residents would vote on slavery.
As head of the National Consumer's League, she led the crusade to promote state laws to regulate the number of working hours imposed on women who were wives and mothers.
The strategy of containment was devised while he was an American diplomat.
It was America's choice strategy during the cold war.
He was elected president in 1960.
Despite the difficulties he had in getting his legislation through Congress, he established the Al iance for Progress programs to help Latin America, the Peace Corps, the Trade Expansion Act of 1962, and funding for urban renewal projects and the space program.
The failed Bay of Pigs invasion and the missile crisis in Cuba were included in his foreign political involvement.
Oswald assassinated him in Texas in 1963.
Students protested the expansion of the Vietnam War into Cambodia during the spring of 1970.
The National Guard tried to quell the rioting students at Kent State University.
The guardsmen shot at the demonstrators.
Four students were bystanders.
The state- compact theory was advanced by the resolutions in response to the Alien and Sedition Acts.
During the War of 1812, he watched the British bombard Fort McHenry.
He wrote "The Star- Spangled Banner" after seeing the American flag still flying over the fort.
He urged people to use civil disobedience to demand their rights and bring about change.
He led the bus boycott.
He defended his strategy of peaceful protest while in jail in a famous letter.
In 1963, he delivered his famous "I Have a Dream Speech" from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial as part of the March on Washington.
He was awarded the prize a year later.
A three year war in New England in the 16th century resulted in the dispossessing of the Indians of most of their land by the English settlers.
He was the national security advisor in the Nixon administration.
The cease- fire between South Vietnam and North Vietnam did not last, despite the fact that he had negotiated an end to the Vietnam War.
Nixon traveled to China and the Soviet Union.
Israel promised to return to Egypt most of the land it had taken during the 1967 war after the Kippur War.
The peak membership of the national labor organization was in the 1870s.
Anti-Catholic third party formed in 1854 in reaction to large- scale German and Irish immigration.
The Klan revived a third time to fight the civil rights movement of the 1950s, after being revived in the 1910s and 1920s, which stressed white, Anglo- Saxon, fundamentalist Protestant supremacy.
He offered to serve in Washington's army for free in exchange for being named a major general.
He overcame Washington's initial skepticism to become one of his most trusted aides.
Businesses and individuals should be able to pursue their economic interests without government interference, according to an economic doctrine.
The sale of the sixteenth section of the Northwest Territory was to be used to finance public education.
The League of Nations was formed in the aftermath of the First World War but Congress did not approve the treaty and the United States did not join.
She was a leader of the farm protest movement and advocated violence if change could not be obtained at the box.
She believed that the East was the enemy of the working class.
He decided to fight on the side of the Confederacy even though he had served in the United States Army for thirty years.
Lee used his field commanders well and his soldiers respected him.
Lee surrendered to Grant at the Appomattox Court House on April 9, 1865.
The president was required to lend or lease military equipment to any country whose own defense was considered vital to the defense of the United States.
The first mass-produced development of suburban tract housing was on Long Island, New York, in 1947.
The first shots were fired in the Revolutionary War on April 19 near Boston.
Lloyd Garrison started an anti- slavery newspaper in the 19th century.
She tried to eliminate white control of the government in the state of Hawai in the 19th century.
After two years, Hawaii's white population revolted and seized power.
After he was elected president in 1860, southern states began seceding from the Union, and in April of 1861 he declared war on the seceding states.
Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation on January 1, 1863.
He favored a reconstruction strategy for the former Confederate states that did not change southern social and economic life.
On April 14, 1865, he was assassinated at Ford's Theater.
There were seven debates about the issue of slavery in the territories during the Illinois race between Republican Abraham Lincoln and Democrat Stephen A. Douglas.
The English philosopher's ideas were influential during the Enlightenment.
He was the chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee who wanted to limit America's involvement in the League of Nations' covenant.
The Lone Star Republic was formed after Texas won independence from Mexico.
Texans drafted a constitution, legalized slavery, banned free blacks, and voted to annex the United States in 1836.
Texas's entrance into the Union was delayed due to disagreements over adding a slave state and fears of a war with Mexico.
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F. Scott Fitzgerald and Ernest Hemingway lost faith in the values and institutions of Western civilization after the Great War.
The purchase of the Louisiana Territory from France by Jefferson doubled the size of the U.S. territory.
During the first half of the 19th century, New England factory communities provided employees with meals, a boardinghouse, and moral discipline, as well as educational and cultural opportunities.
Colonists were loyal to Great Britain before and during the Revolutionary War.
The deaths of over a thousand people, including many Americans, in the sinking of the British ocean liner in 1915 caused international outrage.
The Lutheran church was founded by a German monk.
He protested abuses in the Catholic Church by posting his Ninety-five Theses.
The Japanese military was removed from the Pacific Islands during World War II.
He was in charge of the occupation of Japan.
Truman sent the U.S. military to defend South Korea.
Truman expressed his willingness to negotiate the restoration of prewar boundaries which MacArthur attempted to undermine.
Truman fired MacArthur because he was insubordinate.