American History - Unit II Study Guide

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1
Nativism
 
rise of anti immigrant groups
2
Monopoly
 
one company has complete control
3
Melting Pot
 
ethnic groups blending
4
Holding Company
 
buy out stock of other companies
5
Graft
 
Bribes , political power
6
Jim Crow Laws
 
Laws to keep segregation
7
Morrill Act 
 
Help finace agricultural colleges
8
Trust
 
Company receive dividends
9
Niagara Movement
 
College education for African Americans
10
Old Immigrant
 
English, Northern Europeans
11
New Immigrants
 
Asian, Spanish, Southern Europeans
12
Plessy v. Ferguson
 
Did not violate 14th ammendment
13
Munn v. Illinois
 
Farmers v. RR freight rates
14
Treaty of Ft. Lamamie
 
Soiux live near Missouri River
15
Homestead Act
 
360 acres, Improve land within 5 years, during civil war
16
W.A.S.P. 
 
White, Anglo, Saxon, Protestant
17
Sherman anti-trust Act
 
Corp. interfere with trade
18
Social Darwinism
 
no gov't interference4 in big business
19
Chinese Exclusion Act
 
Restricted immigration 
20
Gentleman's Agreement
 
Limited number Japanese immigrants
21
Tenements
 
Housing, Rundown, overcrowded
22
Labor Unions
 
Help workers
23
The Grange
 
The patrons of Husbandry
24
Patronage
 
The giving of gov't jobs to help get an official reelected
25
Knights of Labor
 
1st labor union
26
Greenback
 
paper money during civil war
27
Cincinnati Red Stockings
 
First baseball team to tour around the country
28
Cow Towns
 
Ogalala NE, Abilene KS, Cheyenne WY
29
Chisholm Trail
 
Cattle route from Texas to Kansas
30
Cowboys
 
Drive cattle
31
Open Range
 
No fences
32
14th Amendment
 
segregation
33
Separate but Equal
 
African Americans had separate public and private facilities
34
Marshall Field
 
Developed the 1st department store
35
Ellis Island
 
For European Immigrant, New York Harbor
36
Marcus Whitman
 
Missionary along the Oregan Trail
37
Boss Tweed 
 
Corrupt politician of New York City
38
William McKinley
 
Defeated William Jennings Bryan for the president
39
General Custer
 
Battle of Little Big Horn
40
William Jennings Bryan
 
Lost to Mckinley in 1896 for President
41
Andrew Carnegie
 
Built steel company in Pittsburgh used the Bessemer process
42
John D. Rockefeller 
 
Standard Oil
43
Booker T. Washington
 
African American headed Tuskegee University
44
Thomas Edison
 
Worked in his lab in New Jersey
45
W.E.B. DuBois
 
Founded the Niagara Movement
46
Little Big Horn
 
Custer's Army was destroyed
47
Joseph McCoy
 
Illinois Cattle Dealer
48
Eugene V. Debs
 
Formed ARU
49
Robert Henri
 
Painter of abstract art
50
Daniel Freeman
 
First Homestead, Near Beatrice 
51
Henry Bessemer
 
Processing Iron
52
Wright Brothers
 
Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, first flight
53
William Randolph Hearst
 
Newpaper man
54
John Roebling
 
Build Brooklyn Bridge
55
Samuel Gompers
 
Union Labor Leader

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