The American Pageant: 14th Edition Notes

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APUSH American Pageant 14th edition Chapter 34 Notes (21 terms) 1. London economic conference (1933): a 16 nation economic conference organized to stabilize international currency rates. Franklin Roosevelt’s decision to revoke American participation contributed to a deepening world economic crisis. 2. Good neighbor policy: a departure from the Roosevelt corollary to the Monroe doctrine, the good neighbor policy stressed nonintervention in Latin America. It was begun by Herbert Hoover but associated with Franklin D Roosevelt. 3. Reciprocal trade agreements act (1934): this act reversed traditional high protective tariff policies by allowing the president to negotiate lower tariffs with trade partners, without Senate approval. Its chief…show more content…
Its spirit would animate the founding of the United Nations and raise awareness of the human rights of individuals after World War II. 16. Pearl Harbor (1941): an American naval base in why you were Japanese warplanes discovered numerous ships and caused 3000 casualties on December 7, 1941 – a day that, and Pres. Roosevelt’s words, was to “live in infamy.” The attack brought United States into World War II. 17. Benito Mussolini: Benito Amilcare Andrea Mussolini was an Italian politician and leader of the National Fascist Party, ruling the country from 1922 to his ousting in 1943. In 1926 Mussolini seized total power as dictator and ruled Italy as Il Duce from 1930 to 1943. 18. Adolf Hilter: an Austrian-born German politician and the leader of the Nazi Party. He was chancellor of Germany from 1933 to 1945 and dictator of Nazi Germany from 1934 to 1945. 19. Francisco Franco: Francisco Franco y Bahamonde was a Spanish military leader and statesman who ruled as the dictator of Spain from 1936 until his death. He came to power during the Spanish Civil War while serving as the Generalísimo of the Nationalist faction. 20. Cordell Hull: an American politician from the U.S. state of Tennessee. He is best known as the longest serving Secretary of State, holding the position for 11 years in the administration of President. 21. Wendell W. Willkie: a corporate lawyer in the United States and a dark horse who became
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