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Flashcards - U.S. History (1866-1969)

Flashcards - U.S. History (1866-1969)
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Truman Doctrine
Truman told Congress that "it must be the policy of the United States to support free people who are resisting attempted subjugation by armed minorities or by outside pressures
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Samuel Gompers
Samuel Gompers was an English-born, American labor union leader and a key figure in American labor history
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Pullman Strike
The Pullman Strike was a nationwide railroad strike in the United States on May 11, 1894 and a turning point for US labor law
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Knights of Labor
Knights of Labor , officially Noble and Holy Order of the Knights of Labor, was the largest and one of the most important American labor organizations of the 1880s
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Knights of Labor
Knights of Labor , officially Noble and Holy Order of the Knights of Labor, was the largest and one of the most important American labor organizations of the 1880s
Pullman Strike
The Pullman Strike was a nationwide railroad strike in the United States on May 11, 1894 and a turning point for US labor law
Samuel Gompers
Samuel Gompers was an English-born, American labor union leader and a key figure in American labor history
Truman Doctrine
Truman told Congress that "it must be the policy of the United States to support free people who are resisting attempted subjugation by armed minorities or by outside pressures
Earl Warren
Earl Warren was an American jurist and politician, who served as the 30th Governor of California and later the 14th Chief Justice of the United States
Jackie Robinson
Jack Roosevelt "Jackie" Robinson was an American professional baseball second baseman who became the first African American to play in Major League Baseball in the modern era
Rosa Parks
Rosa Louise McCauley Parks was an African American civil rights activist, whom the United States Congress called "the first lady of civil rights" and "the mother of the freedom movement"
Equal Rights Amendment
The Equal Rights Amendment was a proposed amendment to the United States Constitution designed to guarantee equal rights for women

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