APUSH test 2

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APUSH test 2 study set


 
  
Created Oct 4, 2010
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1
Expansion of Railroads
 
Railroad track miliage + 113%, more railroad cars. Patrons of hunbantry form to negotiate railroad...
2
The Grange
 
Oliver Hudson Kelley 1867, formed the National Grange of the Patrons of Husbandry, at first...
3
Granger Laws
 
series of laws passed to regulate grain and railroad freight costs / abuses against farmers
4
William Jennings Bryan (platform)
 
Bryan endorsed free silver, supported income tax, condemed trusts, 
5
Munn V.S. Illinois
 
States can regulate private businesses/industries in the interest of the people
6
Interstate Commerce Act
 
1887 - outlawed pools, descriminatory rates for use of railroads against farmers/workers
7
Interstate Commerce Commission
 
reglatory body created by ICA, central issue was rate discrimination between similarly situated...
8
Time Zones
 
1883, result of railroads & need to set arrival/departure times
9
Tecnological Advancements/Inventions
 
telephone, lights, typewriter, first skyscrapers
10
Theory of the Leisure Class
 
book, first published in 1899 by Thorstein Veblen, critique of consumerism, emerging wealthy...
11
Where the rich built their summer homes
 
5th Avenue and Newport RI
12
"Robber Barrons" (names and industries)
 
Cornelius Vanderbilt (railroads),  Henry B. Plant (railroads) - Florida, Henry Clay Frick...
13
Standard Oil
 
John D. Rockefeller, Standard Oil, predominant American integrated oil producing, transporting,...
14
Sherman Antitrust Act
 
1890, first measure passed by the U.S. Congress to prohibit trusts
15
U.S. vs E.C. Knight Company
 
(1895), legal case in which the U.S. Supreme Court first interpreted the Sherman Antitrust...
16
"In god we trusted in Kansas we busted"
 
This saying expressed the frustration of many settlers who "busted" or went broke on farms...
17
wheat/cotton prices from 1870-1895
 
Prices Driven down by international over-abundance...deflation
18
People's Party/Populists
 
Established in 1887, Based among poor white cotton farmers in the South (especially North Carolina,...
19
Public Credit Act
 
1869 - All civil war bond to be repayed in gold
20
Specie Resumption Act
 
1879, all greenbacks will be converted to gold
21
Greenback party
 
1874-1884, against transfer to gold, would give banks all the power, condemn use of militias...
22
Free Silver movement
 
reaction to "crime of 1873", which elliminated silver as form of currency, silverites who want...
23
16:1
 
16oz silver equals one oz of gold in value...coined accordingly
24
"crime of 1873"
 
silver dollar ommited from national currency in 1873, thought by laborers to be attempt to...
25
Bland-Allison Act
 
1878, required US Treasury to mint 2-4million$ silver each month and mint, president Hayes,...
26
Sherman Silver Purchase Act
 
1890, named after senator John Sherman, Ohio republican, U.S. government was now required to...
27
national Farmer's Alliance
 
Farmers' Alliance was an umbrella term for several grassroots farmers organizations active...
28
NFA's Political Platform
 
Alliance leaders demanded government regulation or outright ownership of telegraphs and railroads;...
29
Great Railroad Strike
 
1877, Baltimore, Kansas, City, CHicago, St. Louis, railroad workers go on strike after pay...
30
Knights of Labor
 
labor organization lead by Terrance Powderly, promoted the social and cultural uplift of the...
31
Haymarket Bombing
 
1886 Chigago's Haymarket Square, socialist labor party, workers on strike, bomb thrown into...
32
American Federation of labor
 
founded in 1886 by an alliance of craft unions disaffected from the Knights of Labor, a national...
33
Henry George (Progress + Poverty)
 
Progress and Poverty was written by Henry George in 1879. The book is a treatise on the cyclical...
34
Edward Bellamy (Looking Backward)
 
book tells the story of Julian West, a young American who, towards the end of the 19th century,...
35
William McKinley (Platform)
 
McKinley denounced free silver, would cause 57cent doller (deflation)
36
Homestead Strike/Results
 
1892, Homestead Plant (near Pittsburgh) (steel plant), Henry Frick (overseer) vs Amalagated...
37
Depression of 1893-1897
 
a serious economic depression in the United States,panic was marked by the collapse of railroad...
38
Coxey's Army
 
1893, Washington, Jacob Coxey, 1st march on Washington, DC, demand public workers program,...
39
Pullman Strike/Results
 
Eugene Debs - head of American Railway Union, 1894, workers on Pull man car company (rail cars...
40
American Railway Union
 
the largest labor union of its time, and one of the first industrial unions in the United States....
41
People's Party
 
Established in 1887, Based among poor white cotton farmers in the South (especially North Carolina,...
42
Leonidas Polk
 
Alliance president Leonidas Polk, editor of North Carolina's Progressive Farmer, would have...
43
James B Weaver
 
Presidential cantidate for Populist party in 1892, won 9% of popular vote
44
Populists/Platform
 
party's platform, commonly known as the Omaha Platform, called for the abolition of national...
45
Election 1892
 
Grover Cleaveland (democrat) vs Benjamin Harrison (Republican), vs James Weaver (Populist....
46
Panic of 1893
 
a serious economic depression in the United States,panic was marked by the collapse of railroad...
47
Mark Hanna
 
Chairman of Republican National Committe, developed from pourch campaign strategy
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Election 1896
 
William Jennings Bryan (Democrat) vs WIlliam McKinley (Republican) McKinley won, Republican...

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