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History 104 Flashcards - Summary
The flashcard sets in this chapter encompass various significant developments in U.S. history after the Civil War. After engaging in the repetitive yet stimulating process of studying with these cards, you'll be able to better retain important information and recall it quicker when you need to. Some of the flashcard sets in this chapter cover the following:
- The Reconstruction, Progressive and Imperialism eras of America
- Atmosphere of 1920's America
- The Great Depression
- The state of the U.S. during and after World War II
- Events of the Cold War
- Civil rights movements during the 1960s
- Developments of the 1970s
- Current American politics
How They Work
These flashcards are a quick and effective method of studying, especially helpful for those struggling to remember core terms and information. These cards can give your memory and retention a boost when it comes to central facts and historical details of post-Civil War America.
- Open a flashcard set for the history topic you're studying.
- Identify the image, word, or name on the flashcard.
- Click the button to flip the card and view the answer.
- Select whether you got it right or missed it to keep track of your progress.
- Click the Next arrow to proceed through the flashcard set.
- Review the cards you missed or shuffle all cards back in and go through them again.
1. Analyzing Major Changes to American Society: Essay Prompts
As you know from History 104, American society has undergone a number of significant changes over its course. This lesson will help you assess your understanding of these changes.
2. Analyzing Defining Moments of American Presidents: Essay Prompts
In History 104, you learned about the American presidency. You can use the questions in this lesson to test your understanding of the most defining moments of American presidential legacies.
American Reconstruction Era Flashcards
Use these flashcards to bone up on your knowledge of the American Reconstruction era, from the end of the Civil War through the Gilded Age and the Second Industrial Revolution.
American Progressive Era Flashcards
Use these flashcards to explore the American Progressive era. Progressive reforms included better protection for workers, rights for women and African-Americans, economic reforms to break up monopolies, and political reforms to reduce corruption.
American Imperialism Flashcards
These flashcards will help you bone up on American imperialism, from involvement close to home in Latin America to commitments across the Atlantic in World War I. Test your knowledge about yellow journalism, the Paris Peace Conference, and more.
1920s America Flashcards
Use these flashcards to drill yourself on America in the 1920s, from social life during the Jazz Age, to racial tensions and the re-emergence of the Ku Klux Klan, to the poets and writers of the Harlem Renaissance.
The Great Depression Flashcards
The Great Depression marked the lengthiest economic downturn in U.S. history. But how did such a wealthy, sustainable nation arrive at such a low? And how did we dig ourselves out? These flash cards will explain the major events of this trying time.
The U.S. During & Post-World War II Flashcards
These flash cards will walk you through the key turning points of WWII, important foreign policies, and the efforts made to recover following this devastating conflict.
The Cold War Flashcards
Ever wondered about the events that transpired during the Cold War? This tumultuous time in the United States' history is rife with conflict, controversy, and fervency to put an end to the spread of Communism.
Civil Rights in 1960s America Flashcards
This set of flashcards covers the 1950s and 1960s in American history. It emphasizes the Civil Rights Movement, which unfolded during these two decades.
1970s America Flashcards
This set of flashcards will take you through the foreign and domestic issues the United States faced during the 1970s. Learn about the policies of Presidents Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford, and Jimmy Carter during one of America's most turbulent decades.
Contemporary American Politics Flashcards
This set of flashcards covers American history between 1980 and 2013. Topics include multiple presidential administrations, international conflict, domestic and foreign policy, economics, and the War on Terror.
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Other chapters within the History 104: US History II course
- Reconstruction and the Gilded Age (1865-1877)
- Industrialization and Urbanization (1870-1900)
- The Progressive Era (1900-1917)
- American Imperialism (1890-1919)
- The Roaring 20s (1920-1929)
- The Great Depression (1929-1940)
- The US in World War ll (1941-1945)
- Post-War World (1946-1959)
- The Cold War (1950-1973)
- Protests, Activism and Civil Disobedience (1954-1973)
- The 1970s (1969-1979)
- The Rise of Political Conservatism (1980-1992)
- Contemporary America (1992-2013)