U.S. History Key Terms
Unit 3: Imperialism, WWI, and 1920’s
Directions: Define the following terms in your notebook after the Unit Pg.
as you read! Be sure to skip at least one line, highlight, and give a full
1) Imperialism
2) Yellow Journalism
3) USS Maine
4) Rough Riders
5) Treaty of Paris
6) Panama Canal
7) Foraker Act
8) Platt Amendment
9) Open Door Policy
10) Big Stick Diplomacy
11) Dollar Diplomacy
12) Wilson’s Moral Dipl.
13) Roosevelt Corollary
14) “Pancho” Villa
15) Lusitania
16) Zimmerman Note
17) Selective Service Act
18) WIB
19) propaganda
20) Esp. & Sedition Acts
21) W.E.B. Du Bois
22) The Great Migration
23) Shenck v. US
24) 14 Points
25) League of Nations
26) Treaty of Versailles
27) Isolationism
28) Palmer Raids
29) communism
30) anarchist
31) ACLU
33) John L. Lewis
35) Teapot Dome Scandal
District Focus and High Stake Standards: (11.4.4, 11.5.1, 11.5.2)
11.4.4 Explain Theodore Roosevelt's Big Stick diplomacy, William
Taft's Dollar Diplomacy, and Woodrow Wilson's Moral Diplomacy,
drawing on relevant speeches.
11.5.1 Discuss the policies of Presidents Warren Harding, Calvin
Coolidge, and Herbert Hoover.
11.5.2 Analyze the international and domestic events, interests, and
philosophies that prompted attacks on civil liberties, including the
Palmer Raids, Marcus Garvey's "back-to-Africa" movement, the Ku
Klux Klan, and immigration quotas and the responses of
organizations such as the American Civil Liberties Union, the National
Association for the Advancement of Colored People, and the AntiDefamation League to those attacks.
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