Section I

President Woodrow Wilson led the United States to involvement in World War I through a combination of legalism (going by the rules), moralism (arguing that some actions were more wrong than others), and idealism (contending that war should not be fought just to defeat an enemy). Questions:  Describe Wilsons (1) legalism, (2) moralism, and (3) idealism from 1914 to 1917; then (4) explain the consequences of his idealism once the war had ended.  Use specific information to support your answer.

Section II

Write on all four of the following options with a short response explaining what it is and why it is significant. Be sure to use the significance specifically discussed in the lecture

  1. Spanish American War, 1898
  2. The Great Migration
  3. Home Owners Loan Act, 1933
  4. Social Security Act, 1935