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Unit 2 study guide

Unit 2

Geronimo He eluded capture by the U.S. Army, which hoped to place him on a reservation.
Chief Joseph Nez Perce leader who said, "From where the sun now stands, I will fight no more fever.
Cooperative A way for farmers to work together to cut costs and increase profits
Graft Illegal or dishonest way of gaining money or political power
Patent Protected an inventor's rights to make, use, or sell his or her invention
Social Darwinism The theory that the "fittest" people, businesses, or nations would succeed, while the "unfit" would fail
Vertical Integration A way to reduce production costs by owning businesses that provide the services and materials upon which an enterprise depends
Conspicuous Consumption The lavish spending of money to impress others
Settlement Houses Community centers that offered education, skills training, and cultural events
Jane Addams Established Hull House and fought for women's rights
What did Sarah Winnemucca do? she got the Paiute tribe to return to their homeland.
What did Secretary of State purchase in 1867? Alaska
What reservation did the U.S. Army lead the Navajo to in 1864? bosque redondo
What did inventions create for women? Job opportunists
What is a Monopoly? Where a company or business has complete or exclusive control.
What did the Sherman Antitrust Act outlaw? the ability to outlaw monopolies and trust
Did the poor, working class Americans stay poor or get become middle class? remained poor
What is Yellow Journalism? sensationalist reporting
What did political bosses do to gain power and wealth? they refused to associate with politicians, contracts, and kickbacks.
What did the Populist party fight for? immigration restriction, ownership of railroads, and voting reforms.
Did railroad owners agree with the Interstate Commerce Act? they liked it.
What did the United States government do with most of the treaties that they made with Native Americans? They broke them because since they broke them they got rid of them
What did American laborers do to fight for better working conditions? Labor strives
What did the Civil Service Commission do? they wanted the merit.
Created by: Luke Rasberry