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Exoduster african american who fled the
homestead 160 acres of land granted by the goverment gor living on the land for five years
sweatshop a sweatshop was a
reservation tracts of land set aside for people
wounded knee creek where sioux foughat and lost over 200 men
boomtown towns that sprang up and waere usually lawless and rowdey
railroads heped to build western econemy by transporting goods and people
homestead act encourged settlers to claim land out west
western oppertunity african americans were safer from discrimination in the south and women had much more freeedom ie owning land
the dawes act aimed to elemenate the nomadic tredition and lack of owning private property
why farmers formed granges and alliences to suppoert each other in bad times
national grange offered education, fellowship, co-op buying and selling, and support
populist party goverment should own railroads, telegraph lines, free silver, national income tax, shorter hours, secret ballots, and labor reforms
anti-sherman trust act outlawed monopolies and trusts
unhappy feelings towards labor unions sometimes strikes turned violent
geronimo apache who led raids on raids on settlers in arizona during 1880's
sitting bull leader of lakota souix who deafeated custer
chief joseph nez perce who led band across 1400 miles evading the army
henry ford form detroit, michigan and in 1908 produced the model T using an assembly line
alexander graham bell invented the telephone in 1876
andrew carnegie great philathropist who took control of the steel industry using vertical intergration
gorver cleveland president who sent troops to end pullman strike
thomas edison "dull" boy who invented many items including the lightbulb
george washington carver invented hundreds of products using the peanut
booker t washington teacher who founded the tuskegee institute in alabama to train teachers
john rockefeller formed the standerd oil company and created a monoply of the oil industry
john dewey leading spokesperson of progressive education
mark twain famous writer who was a realist and regionalist
joseph pulitzer perchased world newspaper and used more modern technices to increase readers
william randolph hearst made a newspaper more popular than the world by using yellow jornalism
james whistler american painter who painted a famous black and white picture
james addams started the hull house
marry harris jones fought for 50 years for workors rights
samuel morse invented the telegraph and morse code
fredrick law omestead led the city beautiful program and designed central park
sweatshop a garmet factory with unhealthy conditions
tenement apartment in the slums
brooklyn bridge bridge in new york city that is 1600 feet long
assambly line a production method where a worker preforms the same tsask all day every day
transcontinental railroad railroad that crossed from the mississippi river to the west coast
little bighorn the slaughter when sitting bull and crazy horse defeated custer
ellis island east coast immigration center in new york city that opened in 1892
assimilate when a larger group incorparates a smaller group
mass production creating large amounts of goods more wuickly
monopoly total or almost total control of an industry
philanthropy the use of money to benifit the community
realism was writing aboutregular people
regionalism writing about a partcular region
vaudeville a collecton of shows like magic, dancing, singing, amd comedy
yellow jornalism exagerated newspaper that focused on the greusome facts
horizontal intergration combining compiting firm s into one corperation
vertical intergration aquireing companies that provided the needed equipment or sevices
goals of the AFL higher wages, shorter hours, better working conditions, and the right to bargain collectively
morrill act granted large swaths of land to states to be sold in order to raise money for education
difference between old and new immigrants old immigrants were from western and from northern europe and were mostly english speaking protestants while the new immigrants were from everywhere else and had many differen cultures
nativist belifes that the immigrants would take the jobs forcing pay lowered and that the immigrants were to blame for higher crime and unemployment rates
problems of urbanization overcrowding, sickness, fire danger, and crime
connection of the arts and lesiure time more spare time meant more people had time to develop and enjoy the arts
arguments for immigration that the new cultures expanded horizons and that they "have contributed to our industrial, commercial, and social development"
arguments against immigration that their willingness to work for low wages would drive pay down and that they take the money home and therfore out of the econemy
transportation that helped cities and suberbs grow the cable car, trolley, subway, car and of course train all helped with daily transportation
differences that immigrants had to adjust to some changes were religion, lifestyle, language, and the republic form of goverment
progressive education a more hands on aproach with less memorization
city beautiful movement a movement about reshaping the urban landscape because city dwellers should be able to expiriance nature also
triangle shirtwaist fire employers locked the doors and then a fire killed all 150 workers died
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