Democracy cannot succeed unless those who express their choice are prepared to choose wisely. The real safeguard of democracy, therefore, is education.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

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  • Abraham Lincoln Brigade
  • Adamson Act
  • Agricultural Marketing Act
  • Allies
  • America First Committee
  • American Expeditionary Forces
  • American plan
  • Anti-Imperialist League
  • Appeasement
  • Atlantic Charter
  • Atomic Bomb
  • Australian ballot
  • Battle of Midway
  • Battle of the Bulge
  • Bible Belt
  • big sister policy
  • Black Tuesday
  • Bolshevik Revolution
  • Brownsville Affair
  • Boxer Rebellion
  • Bracero Program
  • Brain Trust
  • Central Powers
  • Clayton Anti-Trust Act
  • code talkers
  • Committee on Public Information
  • Congress of Industrial Organizations
  • Congress of Racial Equality
  • Court-packing plan
  • criminal syndicalism laws
  • D-Day
  • Dawes Plan
  • dollar diplomacy
  • Dust Bowl
  • Eighteenth Amendment
  • Elkins Act
  • Espionage Act
  • Executive Order 9066
  • Fair Employment Practices Commission
  • Fascism
  • Federal Reserve Act
  • Federal Trade Commission Act
  • Foraker Amendment
  • Fourteen Points
  • Fundamentalism
  • general strike
  • Gentlemen's Agreement
  • Good Neighbor Policy
  • Great Depression
  • Great Migration
  • great rapprochement
  • Harlem Renaissance
  • Hawley-Smoot Tariff
  • Hay-Pauncefote Treaty
  • Hetch Hetchy Valley
  • Hitler-Stalin pact
  • holding companies
  • Hoovervilles
  • Immigration Act of 1924
  • Imperialists
  • Indian Citizenship Act of 1924
  • Industrial Workers of the World
  • initiative
  • Insular Cases
  • irreconcilables
  • Island Hopping
  • isolationism
  • Japanese Internment
  • Johnson Debt Default Act
  • Jones Act
  • Kellog-Briand Pact
  • Keynesianism
  • Kristallnacht
  • League of Nations
  • Lend-Lease Bill
  • Lochner v. New York
  • "Lost Generation"
  • Lusitania
  • Maine
  • Manhattan Project
  • McKinley Tariff
  • Meat Inspection Act
  • modernism
  • Moral Dipolomacy
  • muckrakers
  • Muller v. Oregon
  • National War Labor Board
  • Neutrality Act of 1939
  • Neutrality Acts of 1935, 1936, 1937
  • New Deal
  • New Freedom
  • New Nationalism
  • Nine-Power Treaty
  • Office of Price Administration
  • Open Door Note
  • panic of 1907
  • Pearl Harbor
  • Platt Amendment
  • Potsdam Conference
  • Prohibition
  • Pure Food and Drug Act
  • racketeers
  • recall
  • Reconstruction Finance Corporation
  • red scare
  • referendum
  • Rome-Berlin Axis
  • Roosevelt Corollary
  • Root-Takahira agreement
  • Rough Riders
  • Schenck v. United States
  • Scientific Management
  • Scopes Trial
  • Smith-Connally Anti-Strike Act
  • social gospel
  • Social Security Act
  • Spanish-American War
  • SPARS
  • Teapot Dome Scandal
  • Teller Amendment
  • Tennessee Valley Authority
  • Totalitarianism
  • Treaty of Versailles
  • Triangle Shirtwaste Company fire
  • U-boats
  • Underwood Tariff
  • United Negro Improvement Assoc.
  • V-E Day
  • V-J Day
  • Volstead Act
  • WACs
  • Wagner Act
  • War Industries Board
  • War Production Board
  • War Refugee Board
  • WAVES
  • Woman's Suffrage
  • Workingmen's Compensation Act
  • World War I
  • World War II
  • Zimmerman note