World War 1

  1. This standard was established by the Supreme Court for determining when the right of free speech may be limited or denied.
    clear and present danger
  2. This group controlled American propaganda and strengthened popular support for the war.
    Creel committee
  3. He headed the War Industries Board which placed the control of industries into the hands of the federal government. It was a prime example of War Socialism.
  4. This law limited immigration mainly to people from northwestern Europe.
    National Origins act
  5. The immediate post-World War I period when many Americans feared that communists were plotting to take over the U. S. government.
    Red Scare
  6. This 1919 law created the Prohibition Bureau of the Treasury Department which attempted to enforce prohibition.
    Volsted Act
  7. The practice of rewarding the Allies with control over conquered territories by which the Allied nation would administer the territory until it believed that the people were ready to govern themselves.
    Mandate System
  8. This was the "war-guilt clause" in the Treaty of Versailles that placed total responsibility for World War I on Germany.
    Article 231
  9. This 1918 legislation provided penalties for those who discouraged recruiting, obstructed bond sales, or who spoke out against the U. S. and its involvement in World War I.
    the Sedition Act
  10. The attempt by numerous nations to prevent the possibility of one nation becoming too powerful and upsetting the political balance of power.
    collective security
  11. This part of the Versailles Treaty morally bound the U. S. to aid any member of the League of Nations that experienced any external aggression.
    Article x
  12. This government agency was headed by Herbert Hoover and was established to increase the production of food and ration food for the military.
    Food Administration
  13. This 1917 law provided penalties for obstructing the recruitment of soldiers or for selling government war securities.
    espionage act
  14. This Attorney General led an attack on suspected anarchists and Communists in 1919.
  15. This muckraker's book, History of Standard Oil Company, chronicled the abuses of the company and led to a court case that caused the breakup of that monopoly.
  16. This was established by Congress in 1887 to regulate railroad rates and prevent abuses by the railroads.
  17. A proposal submitted to a popular vote before putting it into effect.
  18. Founded by W. E. B. Du Bois to promote the civil rights of African Americans.
    Niagara Movment
  19. This outspoken social reformer began the modern birth control movement.
  20. By gathering enough signatures on a petition, a group can force a legislature to consider a proposal or require it to be placed on the ballot for public vote.
  21. This conservative tariff law discredited President Taft and split the Republican party in 1912.
    Payne-Aldrich Act
  22. In his book, The School and Society, he said that we learn through experience and he wanted teachers to show pupils that learning was interesting.
  23. This progressive judge was the first Jewish Supreme Court Justice and was appointed by President Wilson.
  24. This new group of realistic artists painted scenes of American slums and tenements.
    ashcan school
  25. This militant labor union attracted the support of immigrant factory workers, migrant farm laborers, loggers, and miners.
  26. This writer exposed hideous conditions and practices within the meatpacking industry.
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World War 1