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Hist 102 Midterm

1st Midterm Examination

Black Codes Restricted Black's Lives. They weren't allowed to carry weapons, serve on juries, testify against whites, own land, etc. It showed that the south had not given up the idea of keeping African Americans in Bondage.
14th Amendment Everyone born or naturalized in the U.S. where automatic U.S. Citizens, everyone had equal protection of the law & couldn't be deprived of life, liberty, or property without due process of law. Solved black codes problem.
Ku Klux Klan It started in Tennessee and spread through the south. It was a social club for confederate Veterans and there goal was to restore white supremacy and prevent blacks from exercising their political rights.
Henry Comstock
Dawes Act Adopted by congress in 1887, authorized the President of the U.S. to survey Indian tribal land and divide the land into allotments for individual Indians. Gov't purchased indian land excess sold it to non indians.Amended in 1891 and 1906 by the Burke Act.
Tatanka Iyotake (Sitting Bull) was a holy man who led his people as a tribal chief during years of resistance to U.S. government policies. Was killed by Indian Agency police during an attempt to arrest him and prevent him from supporting the Ghost Dance movement.
Trusts A trust is a relationship between whereby property is held by one party for the benefit of another. A trust conventually arises when property is transferred by one party to be held by another party for the benefit of a third party.
American Federation of Labor (AFL) was one of 1st federation of labor unions in the U.S. AFL unions were important in industrial cities, where they formed a central labor office to coordinate the actions of different AFL unions. Most strikes were assertions of jurisdiction.
Freedmens Bureau Congress voted to enlarge it, which was a bureau that in the last month of war assisted former slaves and poor whites in the south by distributing clothing and food.
Thaddeus Stevens Led the Radical Republicans
Sharecropping Landowners divided their land and gave each worker - either a freed black or a poor white - a few acres, along with seed and tools. Each year the worker gave a share of his crop , usually half to the land owner.
Ghost Dance was a religious movement which was incorporated into numerous Native American belief systems. Used N.A. since pre historic times. First practiced by Nevada Paiute in 1889. Ghost Dance grew native american tribes put there own way to the dance, 1st group.
Thomas Edison Thomas Edison was known as the greatest inventor of all time. He first invented the stock, ticker, the Dictaphone, and the duplicating machine. Got a national monument. Improved the electric light bulb to make it last longer.
John D. Rockefeller Was the founder of a oil company, which dominated the oil industry. First american worth more than a billion dollars. Had affect on medicine, education,and scientific research. Found of Universitys, support church,no alcohol & tobacco throughout his life.
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