lexi holcomb

explain the compromise of 1850

Is a series of laws passed that dealt with slavey they wanted to relieve tension in both the south and north there was compromises on both sides but ended up favoring the north

reasons why the civil war started

1 economic differences / way of life

2 state v.s fedral rights

3 the fight between savery and non slavery proponent

4 the growth of abolition movment

5 the election of Abraham Lincoln

describe the significance of fort summter , gettysburg , shermans march

Fort sumpter first shoots fired in civil war recorded

Gettysburg was the turning point of the war at this point ythe confederates had to stop there plan to move north

Shermans martch he demolished everything that was in his way wich made it nearly imposible for the north to win

1920 prosperity

in the 1920 everything was way cheeper because the credit card was invented people didnt relize what things actually cost

By using credit cards your using money that is not yours to begin with so when you dont pay it back it effects eveyone

women role changes in the 1920

Women started becoming Independet

pursuing there dreams

going to college

going to speakeasy

five new deal programs

Ccc civilian concervation corps

Cwa civil work admimistration

Fsa fedral security administration

Fha fedral housing administration

Ssa social security act

long term short term and imediate causes of ww2

Long term Japan builds a empire

Short term United states use of nuclear weapons

Imediate causes Pearl Harbor

Stalingrad, torch , d day

  1. Stalingrad :General Paulus surrendered what remained of his army-some 91,000 men. About 150,000 Germans had died in the fighting. The Soviet victory at Stalingrad was a great humiliation for Hitler, who had elevated the battles importances in German opinion

    Operation touch Operation Torch was the name given to the Allied invasion of French North Africa in November 1942. Operation Torch was the first time the British and Americans had jointly worked on an invasion plan together

    D day was American immediate after math of entering the war it was a a agreement on german stratiges


Civil rights movement

The marches created momentum head way for the civil rights act

There was sit in at many restraurants

People would start protests

There was a lot of riots

Bus boycott

How U.S got involved

  1. The u.s government viewed its involvement in the war as a way to prevent a Communist takeover of South Vietnam This was part of a wider containment policy, with the stated aim of stopping the spread of communism.

Credibility gap

Credibility gap is a term that came into wide use with journalism, political and public discourse in the United States during the 1960s and 1970s.

When the war was going on the government kept saying that the u.s was doing great but in reality they were doing really bad and this was the first time the citizens realized this because of telivision