By: Burton, Cameron3rd periodDue March 17, 2013
Andrew Carnegie- Scottish immigrant that worked his way From 1862 to 1900 up through society nearly 600,000 and eventually families took owned the Carnegie Soddy Homes- advantage of the Steel Company House made of Homestead Act and which at one point stacks of prairie turf. moved West. These manufactured nearly Animals borrowed in families were known all of the worlds them but the houses as Homesteaders. steel. were fireproof and cheap to make.1861 1862 1863 1864 1865 African Americans Homestead Act Sand Creek known as passed with Massacre occurs in “Exodusters” move congress offering the great plains west from the deep 160 acres in the region as U.S. south in conclusion west to families troops are ordered to the Homestead willing to move out by General S.R. Act. there Curtis to slaughter a tribe of Cheyenne Indians for returning to their old reservation.
Tammany Hall- Democratic political machine in New Oliver Kelly- Started York City led by the Patrons of Boss Tweed. Husbandry to give Overcharged farm families social taxpayers for outlets and projects throughout gatherings and the city so they farmers co-op. could gain some profit. 1886 1867 1868 1869 1870Buffalo Soldiers-Name given to the Sitting Bull- Leader Patronage- Sinceall black regiments of the Hunkpapa the beginning of theof the U.S. Calvary. Sioux tribe. Killed by 19th centuryName was invented police after that presidents hadby the native believed he was complained aboutAmericans tribes organizing a group the problem of givingthey fought. of Indians to government jobs to overthrow the police people who had and government helped a candidate get elected.
Greenbacks-Urbanization- There Political partywas a sudden Credit Mobilier- A established in 1874growth in population scandal in 1872 that supported theof the large cities aspeople moved there which the Union production and use Pacific Railway sold of governmentto live for cheaper. stock to politicians in issued currency. return for favors. 1871 1873 1875 Andrew Carnegie- Single handedly relayed messages Long Drive- that unsnarled a Cowboys Ellis Island- transported cattle tangle of freight and Immigration station passenger trains. He over a 3 month trek in New York City. selling some of them was the first One of the largest industrial moguls to along the way. stations in the U.S.. make his own Mostly Europeans fortune. passed through here. Immigrants had to pass a series of health exams to be admitted into the country.
Nez Perce- tribe of Poll tax- native Americans in Requirement to the pacific voters stating theyThomas Edison- northwest. The tribe had to pay anFamous inventor battled but annual tax in orderand developer of the eventually to vote. Most blacksfirst research lab. He surrendered to the were too poor toalso developed the US Calvary in 1877 afford thislight bulb and marking thespreading electricity somewhat end tothroughout the battles betweennation. natives and the US government. 1876 1877 1878 1880 Karl Marx- GermanAlexander Graham Chief Joseph- leader Philosopher that Literacy Test- ThereBell- Inventor of the of the Nez Perce opposed socialism were many votingtelephone tribe that and communism. He restrictions in the surrendered to the believed the working period of time. Most US in Montana. class and poor states denied blacksTelephone- Device the right to vote . should help controlinvented to verbally Some states even society this methodspeak with someone George Eastman- required a literacy was known aa long distance away American inventor test to see how well Marxism.through a headset. that invented the someone could read Kodak camera, a which would camera using determine if they flexible film that could vote or not. could easily be unloaded and the pictures be developed
Gilded Age- Era of William Randolph post civil war time Hearst- Wealthy that saw a rapid of businessman that growth in the owned multiple economy and major newspapers population. One of and printed the biggest jumps in exaggerated tales to American History. attract readers. 1881 1883 1885 Robber Baron- TermJim Crow Laws- used for wealthy Ragtime- A style ofSegregation laws businessmen who music that combinedpassed to deny unethically and African AmericansAfrican Americans of immorally obtained spiritual tunes andtheir rights and their wealth. European which wasseparate them from loud and promotedwhites. dancing freely. This lead to many other types of music.
Jane Adams- most prominent reformer Ida B. Wells- An of the era that educated black helped turn focus to woman that worked the care of children hard to move herselfGrange- Also known and welfare. up in the social classas Patrons of and believed theHusbandry. Made to U.S. governmentset up coops and was content onsupport railroad hindering blacksconditions to rural from beingfarm communities. successful. 1886 1888 1890 Graft- Illegal use of Ghost Dance- AWilliam Jennings political influence to ritual that theBryan- Nebraska make money. prophet Bisioux,Congressman that Politicians would brought up a lot ofdelivered the overcharge for controversy withfamous “cross of projects. Americans.gold speech” andalso ran forPresident in thedemocrats in 1896. Haymarket Affair- In an 1886 worker strike in Chicago an unknown person threw a dynamite bomb at a police force killing 8 people.
Booker T. Washington – Great leader for blacks who represented former slaves and equal rights. He strongly spoke out against segregation for the African Americans. 1891 1893 1895 William McKinley- Pullman Strike- APopulist- A Republican major strike betweensupporter of the nominee for labor unions and thesystem of Populism Omaha Platform- President in 1896 U.S. Railways whenin which the Convention held in who supported the wages were cut andcommon peoples Omaha, Nebraska gold system for the work daysneeds are favored for the Populist party early parts of his lengthened. Strikeover the wealthy and which stated their campaign. Won was at one pointelite. beliefs and presidency as the 250,000 people established their 25th president. strong and Labor platforms. day was established in conclusion to this. Strikers damaged a lot of property.
John D. Rockefeller- Established an oil company, W.E.B. Dubois- First African joined with competing American to receive companies and trust agreements. 1905 1901Monopoly- UnitedStates of Steel wasone of the mostcommon companiesto form a monopoly.