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US History TAKS #4

McLaughlin/Brown- U.S. History-CHS TAKS Review #4

QuestionAnswer
abolished slavery 13th Amendment
gave ex-slaves citizenship 14th Amendment
gave black males the right to vote 15th Amendment
Supreme Court decision that said "separate but equal" was legal; it made Jim Crow legal Plessy v. Ferguson
name given to big business leaders of the era, John D. Rockefeller, Andrew Carneigie & J.P. Morgan Robber Barons
low wages and child labor led to the organizing of these; Samuel Gompers and the American Federation of Labor & the United Mine Workers were examples of these labor unions
name given to writers of the era, they attempted to expose corruption in politics and industry Muckrakers
government attempt at stopping big business monopolies Sherman Anti-Trust Act
the Guilded Age was a time of severe political corruption; political machines, such as the Tweed Ring of New York City used their offices to gain much wealth corruption
low prices led farmers to organize in groups such as the Grange and a political party called the ___ Populist Party
causes: mistreatment of Cubans by the Spanish, sinking of the U.S. Battleship Maine; results: U.S. acquires Puerto Rico, Guam, & the Phillippines; U.S. becomes a world power Spanish American War- 1898
was an attempt to reform the corruption of the Gilded Age; Progressives wanted to improve the social, political, and economic conditions for workers, farmers, women, children and minorities progressivism
popular president of the early 1900's who led the U.S. into a position of world power Theodore Roosevelt
president during WW1 Woodrow Wilson
reform leader for women's rights and prohibition Susan B. Anthony
founder of the NAACP W.E.B. Dubois
the number one reason was: German subs sinking our ships, Zimmerman note reason for U.S. involvement in WW1
WW1 peace treaty that redrew the map of Europe and made Germany pay huge amounts of war debts Treaty of Versailles
peace plan for WW1; the most important of the 14 points was his League of Nations (world peace keeping org.); the U.S. Senate led by Henry Cabot Lodge refused to ratify the treaty fearing it would draw us into another war Wilson's 14 Points
Southern blacks migrating to northern cities to escape poverty and Jim Crow Great Migration
the U.S. became more industrialized and dependent on factories industrialization
the population shifted to a majority living in cities and urban areas urbanization
laws were passed to regulate child labor, wages and hours labor laws
women's suffrage 19th Amendment
took 10 years to build; opened trade with the rest of the world Panama Canal
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