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  1. What was the movement of millions of African Americans to the northern United States between 1915 and the 1940’s in search of work and fair treatment?

  2. The Great Migration

  3. Who were reformers who worked to stop unfair business practices and to improve the way in which the government worked?

  4. Progressives

  5. Who were writers known as that helped to focus the country’s attention on unfair business practices?

  6. Muckrakers

  7. What were two reform acts signed by Theodore Roosevelt?

  8. the Meat Inspection Act and the Pure Food and Drug Act.

  9. What were laws called that were designed by Progressives to solve some social problems of the day?

  10. Blue Laws

  11. Who was one of the first conservationists who worked to preserve the wilderness?

  12. John Muir

  13. What territory was in 18687 purchased from Russia?

  14. Alaska

  15. When did Alaska became the 49th state?

  16. 1958

  17. What territory was annexed to the United States in 1898?

  18. Hawaii

  19. Which state was the 50th to join the Union?

  20. Hawaii

  21. When did the U.S. declared war against Spain and attacked Spain in the Philippines and in Cuba?

  22. After the sinking of the Maine,

  23. What countries did the US gain after the Spanish American War?

  24. After the Spanish-American War of 1898, the U.S. gained Puerto Rico, Guam, and the Philippines.

  25. What group of volunteer soldiers did Theodore Roosevelt organized?

  26. Rough Riders.

  27. What were the African American soldiers who fought in the Spanish-American War known as?

  28. Buffalo Soldiers

  29. What was the name of the human-made waterway that cut across the Isthmus?

  30. Panama Canal

  31. What were the four causes of WWI?

  32. Militarism, alliances imperialism, and nationalism, competition for new land

  33. What was the spark that started WWI on June 28, 1914?

  34. The assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria-Hungary

  35. What countries made up the alliance called the Allied Powers?

  36. Britain, France, Italy, Belgium, and Russia

  37. What countries made up the alliance called the Central Powers?

  38. Germany, Austria-Hungary, Bulgaria, and Turkey

  39. When did the United States enter WWI?

  40. After the Germans sank the Lusitania and were attacking American ships President Woodrow Wilson asked Congress to declare war.

  41. What new technologies were used during WWI?

  42. poison gas, airplanes, and tanks

  43. What changes occurred in the United States during WWI in labor?

  44. On the home front, women and African Americans worked in the factories

  45. What did the government do to make sure troops were fed?

  46. rationed food supplies

  47. What officially ended WWI and demanded that Germany pay heavy fines and not rebuild its army?

  48. The Treaty of Versaille

  49. What did President Wilson help create after the war, which was supposed to prevent future wars?

  50. League of Nations