HIST 125 Chapter Notes - Chapter 9: Adamson Act, Ida Tarbell, Scopes Trial

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WW1 Cause
1915 sinking of Lusitania
Zimmerman Note
Published 1917; written by Arthur Zimmerman; secretly proposed a German-
Mexican alliance, tempting anti-yankee Mexico with promise of recovering Texas,
New Mexico, and Arizona
Central Powers Alliance
Germany and Austria-Hungary; later included Turkey and Bulgaria
Allies
France, Britian, Russia; later included Japan & Itaaly
Treaty of Versailles
War guilt clause ending WW1; not ratified by US; league of nations
Progressives: Their goals
committed to efficiency, democracy, private religion, recall vote
Progressive Leaders
Teddy Roosevelt: Republican (served after McKinley died in 1912)
Woodrow Wilson: Democrat
Robert La Follette
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Published 1917; written by arthur zimmerman; secretly proposed a german- Mexican alliance, tempting anti-yankee mexico with promise of recovering texas, Germany and austria-hungary; later included turkey and bulgaria. France, britian, russia; later included japan & itaaly. War guilt clause ending ww1; not ratified by us; league of nations. Progressives: their goals committed to efficiency, democracy, private religion, recall vote. Teddy roosevelt: republican (served after mckinley died in 1912) Clayton antitrust act not focused on labor unions, but on big corperations. Adamson act grants 8-hour work day to interstate railroad workers. Muller decision seperate rules for men and women in the workplace; based on science. Adkins children"s hospital case reversed muller decision; said it was not constitutional. Schenk decision freedom of speech can be limited in cases where one"s speech could put another in danger; ex: can"t shout fire in a crowded theater; came out of ww1. Scope"s attorney clarence darrow attacked bryan"s religion as irrational; scopes was found guilty.

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