UNIT 1 The Nation Divided and Rebuilt (1850-1877)

UNIT 1  Three Worlds Meet 
(1500-1763)

Key Questions

  1. What problems did Progressives try to solve, and what methods did they use?
     
  2. How did American economics and government fundamentally change during this era?
     
  3. How and why did the United States abandon it's foreign policy of isolationism, and become involved in world affairs?
     



 

Key Dates
 

  1. 1898:  Spanish-American War
  2. 1914-1918:  World War I (America entered in 1917)



 

Key Terms
Know the meaning and significance of each term

  1. Gilded Age
  2. Philanthropy
  3. Social Darwinism
  4. Social Gospel
  5. Populism
  6. Labor Unions
  7. Progressivism
  8. Muckraker
  9. The Jungle
  10. Settlement House (Hull House is the most famous)
  11. Suffrage
  12. 19th Amendment
  13. Sherman Anti-Trust Act
  14. NAACP
  15. Imperialism
  16. Isolationism
  17. White Man's Burden
  18. Spanish-American War
  19. Yellow journalism
  20. Panama Canal
  21. Roosevelt Corollary
  22. Trench warfare
  23. Treaty of Versailles
  24. League of Nations



 

Key People
What did these people achieve during this time period?

  1. Theodore Roosevelt
  2. Woodrow Wilson
  3. Jane Addams
  4. Booker T. Washington
  5. W.E.B. Dubois
  6. Samuel Gompers

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