US History 1912-1920

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5) "He kept us out of war." During WW1 Wilson kept America out of war to stay in power.

4) The sinking of the Lusitanita. In 1915 she was torpedoed and sunk by a German U-boat, causing the deaths of 1,198 passengers and crew.

6) Dough Boys. American Doughboys; the soldiers and Marines of the United States Armed Forces who served during the War from 1917 to 1918.

2) Federal Reserve Act.The Federal Reserve System is the central banking system of the United States. It was created on December 23, 1913, with the enactment of the Federal Reserve Act

1) Woodrow Wilson.Thomas Woodrow Wilson was the 28th President of the United States from 1913 to 1921 and leader of the Progressive Movement. To date the only U.S. President to have held a Ph.D., he served as President of Princeton University from 1902 to 1910. He was Governor of New Jersey from 1911 to 1913,

3) Ponch VIlla.was one of the most prominent Mexican Revolutionary generals. As commander of the División del Norte, he was the veritable caudillo of the northern Mexican state of Chihuahua, which, given its size, mineral wealth, and proximity to the United States of America, provided him with extensive resources. Villa was also provisional Governor of Chihuahua in 1913 and 1914

8) 11am, November 11, 1918.Armistice Day is commemorated every year on 11 November to mark the armistice signed between the Allies of World War I and Germany at Compiègne, France, for the cessation of hostilities on the Western Front of World War I, which took effect at eleven o'clock in the morning—the "eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month" of 1918.

7) Infuenza.The worst epidemic in American history killed over 600,000 Americans during World War I. Nicknamed "Spanish influenza," it died out quickly the following winter.

9) Womens Sufferage. The legal right for women to vote, was established over a course of several years but in the United states the 19th admentment was passed in 1920.

10) Prohibition.Prohibition in the United States was a nationwide constitutional ban on the sale, production, importation, and transportation of alcoholic beverages that remained in place from 1920 to 1933.

American History 1912-1920


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