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UNIT 1 SOCIAL STUDIES

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political cartoonsused by muckrakers to portray problems in society - even the illiterate could understand the messgae
propagandathe spreading of ideas or beliefs that help a particular cause and hurt an opposing cause by usuing half truths and famous people
geopoliticshow the geography of a country affects what happens to the country
ethnocentrismthe belief that your race or culture is superior to all other races and cultures and often is a reason givn to explain one's mistreatment of others, for example: the idea of the "white mans burden" is taking over Africa and India
primary sourcean original document from history that can be studied for clues and situations, lifestyles, etc.
13th amendment banned slavery
14th amendment made African-Americans citizens
15th amendmentgave African-Americans the right to vote
segregationto seperate the races to keep them apart
carpet baggera nickname for a Northerner who went South during reconstruction in the hope of getting rich
memorize