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Who was the author of the Federalists Papers?
James Madison.
James Madison was involved with what war in his presidency?
the War of 1812
What was was president James Madison involved with?
The War of 1812
Where did Andrew Jackson defeat the British?
The Battle Of New Orleans

ie. peace treaty at ghent
What was Andrew Jacksons nickname?
"Old hickory"
What was Martin Van Buren's nickname?
the "Red Fox"
What president started campaign slogans?
Martin Van Buren
Who assasinated Abraham Lincoln?
John Wilkes Booth
Who succeded Lincoln after his assasination?
Andrew Jackson

ie Civil Rights Act; 14th amendment.
Why was Johnson impeached?
Radicles thought he was blocking the constitution.
What battle was Lincoln involved in?
The Battle of Antedum.
Why was lincoln concidered the greatest American President?
He held the country together during the Civil War.
What Compromise did Rutherford B. Hayes agree to inorder to win elections?
The Compromise of 1877
What party did James Garfield (Independant) partronage jobs to?
Republicans.
Who fatally shot James Garfield in a DC tran-station?
Charles Guitau, mentally unstable laywer. (committed of murder and hanged)
What did Chester A. Arthur turn when he became president?
Reformer. Urged congress to pass Civil Service Law.
What act strengthed big buisness and Allied Government?
Pendleton Act of 1883. (Authorised a bipartism civil service commition to federal jobs.)
What financed Benjamin Harrison's campaign and what did they want?
Big buisness who wanted higher tariffs.
What raised taxes to their highest level ever?
Benjamin Harrison's Mc. Kinley Tariff Act of 1890.
What did Grover Cleveland try to lower?
Tariff rates-refused by congress.
After being defeated by Samuel Tilden, what was awarded to "RutherFraud" B. Hayes that won him election?
One Electoral vote in a deal made at a Washington hotel.
What did Rutherfraud make himself after failed to make inroads in civil service legistration?
He made himself a "Lame Duck"

Ie Civil Service VS Patronage
Who assasinated James Garfield?
Charles Guiteau.
Before his assasination, what did James Garfield initiate?
Civil Service.
What act made Civil Service Commission require and exam?
Pendleton Act. Jobs are given based on merit.
What act did Chester A. Arthur pass that banned Chinese immigration for 10 years?
Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882. Dropped vie Quota system 10 years later.
What did white planters overthrew?
Hawian Queen 1891
What state did Grover Cleveland refuse to annax after the white planters overthrow?
Hawaii. Planters overthrew the Hawian Queen in 1891.
Who overthrew Hawii government?
Sanford B. Dole
Who was Hawian queen "Hawii for Hawiians?"
Queen Liliouakalani.
What is imperialism
"Colonialism" act of a dominant country influencing a developing nation.
What war did William McKinley serve through?
Spanish/American War of 1898-1898.
What was the Spanish American War nicknamed?
"A splendid little war" -John Hay. (Sec. of State)
What breaks out after the sinking of the USS Maine? (William McKinley)
War fever. 260 US saliors die off Cuban coast. (Havana)
As Assistant Sec. of the Navy what did Theodore Roosevelt dispacth and where?
Dispatched admiral George Dewey to Minilla Bay. Crushes Spanish Fleet within 7 hours.
What does Theodore Roosevelt form and lead in Spain?
Formed the 'Rough Riders'
What amendment did the US adopt to ensure Cuba would not be annexed to the US?
The Teller Amendment. Was used to declare war on Spain.
What policy did Roosevelt use that made the San Fransisco School Board reverse its discrimination?
Roosevelts "Big Stick Policy."
What kind of threat was William H. Taft?
The first Triple Threat president.
Why was William H. Taft a Triple Threat president?
He was the Sec. of War, President of the US and Supreme Court Justice.
What was William Howard Taft's nickname?
"Big Bill" Weighed 350lbs, 6' 4" was aledgedly stuck in a bathtub.
What was the relationship between Taft and Roosevelt?
Both progressives, Taft busted twice as many trusts. Roosevelt was angered at Taft dismissing Gifford Pinchot
What act reserved 15000 million ancres of forest for National Parks?
Newlands Proclaimation Act of 1902.
What was Theodore Roosevelts party that he used to split the election?
The "Bull Moose" party. "feel as fit as a Bull Moose"
Why did Theodore Roosevelt run the Bull Moose party?
To prevent Taft from re-winning election and split republican party. Woodrow Wilson elected. (D)
What whree some highlights of Thomas Woodrow Wilson's first term in office?
Tariff reform, Federal reserve system (bank for banks) and Income tax.
who was the Mexican Revolutionary Leader?
Pancho Villa.Outlaw who terrarised SouthWest US. Almost created US VS Mexican war.
What campaign slogan did Wilson run under for his re-election in 1960?
"He kept us out of war" Declares war on Germany in 1917 after his election.
What what Woodrow Wilson's "baby?"
The Leage of Nations. (US never joins-ironic)
How effective was the League of Nations and what did it fail to prevent?
The League of Nations failed to prevent WWII and was replacted by the United Nations.
Where was teh Treaty of Versailes signed?
Paris.
Who where the 'Big 4'?
France, England, Italy and the US. (Germany wasnt invited)
Who was the first president to visit Europe?
Woodrow Wilson.
Who "looked like a president?"
Warren G. Harding. (R)
What was Warren G. Harding's presidential style and what was revealed after his death?
Harding took his presidency lightly. Scandals where revealed after his death.
Whose demeaner was Warren G. Harding the opposite of?
Woodrow Wilson.
What did Warren G. Harding promise the nation?
A "return to normalcy." Coined the phrase "should have been normality"
What scandle was Albert Fall involved with?
The Tea Pot Dome Scandle.
What was the Tea Pot Dome Scandle?
Sect. of interior secretly leased government oil lands to privace buisness owners.
What did the Washington Navel confrence limit?
It limited the tonnage of sheet/cut back on number of ships (warships) produced by countries.
What does Warren G. Harding die of in 1923?
Ptomaine poisoning.
What president snuck across the street to play cards and drink beer durning the prohibition?
Warren G. Harding.
What was Calvin Coolidge an avocate of?
The Laissez-Faire policy in regaurd to private enterprise.
What was Calvin Coolidge's nickname and why?
"Silent Cal" he was a man of fue words. (Required 11-13 hours of sleep a night)
How did Coolidge end the Boston Police Strike?
Called out the state militia. "There is no right to strike against the public safty by anybody, anywhere, anytime."
What did Coolidge do for re-election in 1928?
Calvin refused it.
What was the Kellogg-Briand Act of 1927?
62 nations agreed to end (outlaw) war. Reserved the right to wage defensive war.
What was Herbert Hoover's 3R's?
-Rum -Romanism -Ruin
Who was Eleanore Roosevelt compared to?
Hillary Clinton of her time. Campaigned the cause of blacks, woman and the poor.
What was Franklin D. Roosevelt's 3R's?
-Relief -Recovery -Reform
What where the '100 days?'
A massive congetional legislation aimed at relief.
What are some examlpes of Alaphabet Agensy's?
FDIc (Federal Deposite insurance Corp.) and the SSA (Social Security)=pension for 65+ (mocked-alphabet soup)
Who started the 'Fireside Chats?'
Franklin D. Roosevelt.
Who where the Anti-Roosevelts?
-Huey Long -Father Coughlin -Dr. Townsend
Who set an age limit of 70years for all justices?
TDR. "A switch in time saves nine"
Who was the first black Supreme Court Justice?
Thurgood Marshal. (Lawyer of Brown VS Edu.)
What president made teh decision to use the Atomic Bomb?
Harry 'S' Truman. "Give em' hell, Harry"
What was Harry Truman's moto?
"The buck stops here"
What was Truman's previous employment before politics?
He owned a Haberdasher.
What was the cold war?
"A war of words and threat rather then action"
What was the Trumen Doctrine?
Greece & Turkey was sent guns, ammo, etc which allowed them to stop the spread of communism. No US forces.
What was George Marshall's plan?
To rebuild Europe by providing massive monetary aide-12 Bilion for edu, buisness and health.
What was Herbert Hoover's 3R's?
-Rum -Romanism -Ruin
Who was Eleanore Roosevelt compared to?
Hillary Clinton of her time. Campaigned the cause of blacks, woman and the poor.
What was Franklin D. Roosevelt's 3R's?
-Relief -Recovery -Reform
What where the '100 days?'
A massive congetional legislation aimed at relief.
What are some examlpes of Alaphabet Agensy's?
FDIc (Federal Deposite insurance Corp.) and the SSA (Social Security)=pension for 65+ (mocked-alphabet soup)
Who started the 'Fireside Chats?'
Franklin D. Roosevelt.
Who where the Anti-Roosevelts?
-Huey Long -Father Coughlin -Dr. Townsend
Who set an age limit of 70years for all justices?
TDR. "A switch in time saves nine"
Who was the first black Supreme Court Justice?
Thurgood Marshal. (Lawyer of Brown VS Edu.)
What president made teh decision to use the Atomic Bomb?
Harry 'S' Truman. "Give em' hell, Harry"
What was Harry Truman's moto?
"The buck stops here"
What was Truman's previous employment before politics?
He owned a Haberdasher.
What was the cold war?
"A war of words and threat rather then action"
What was the Trumen Doctrine?
Greece & Turkey was sent guns, ammo, etc which allowed them to stop the spread of communism. No US forces.
What was George Marshall's plan?
To rebuild Europe by providing massive monetary aide-12 Bilion for edu, buisness and health.