Apush Chapter 16- Set 1

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Chapter 16 Vocab Terms for APUSH. 


 
  
Created Jan 7, 2010
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morganmaguire

 

 
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Westward expansion- mainly the 19th century. In the 1850's us reached the pacific and doubled...
 
Westward Expansion
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revolution in transportation and communication, a growing population, and a booming economy...
 
Western surge
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native pop, spanish, and conflict over slavery
 
westward expansion bloody
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bad political and economic condition, opportunity
 
200,000 Chinese migrating to western coast- 1880
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worked prospecting and mining gold until removed, orchards vineyards and fishing, 90% of the...
 
Chinese Work
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Anti- coolie clubs in 1860s- 1870sChinese Exclusion Act in 1882
 
US resistance to Chinese 
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1882 that prohibited chinese immigration to the United States and was renewed in 1892 
 
Chinese Exclusion Act
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Missouri River- Rocky Mountains. many people considered this land was a Sahara habitable only...
 
Great American Desert 1820- 1850
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New York Tribune. "Go west, Young man" people struggling in the east should go west
 
Horace Greeley 1840s- 1873
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California miner's Tax- non us citizens 4 per month
 
California Miner's Tax 1852
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 1850- non us citizens 20 per month. Repealed the next yearestablished Chinatown in San Fransico-...
 
Foreign Miners License Law 
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Started Railroad construction
 
Pacific Railroad Act in 1862
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Union Pacific and Central Pacific completed the line at Promontory Utah in 1869
 
two Railroad companies


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