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  • Bill of Rights, Legislative/Executive/Judicial, 6, Biden, 18
  • High taxes/quartering/no self-government, July 4, 1776, April 15, Louisiana Territory, California/Texas/Arizona/New mexico
  • Ch 17

    1. 1. Chapter 17 Industrialism
    2. 2. 2 Resources that helped the US produce goods 1. Raw Materials
    3. 3. 2. Labor force – Companies wanted to hire immigrants because they worked for less and didn’t complain
    4. 4. Ellis Island • Temporary stopover for incoming immigrants • Had to look healthy enough to hold a job and they had money to reach distant destinations
    5. 5. Naturalization Test 1. What do we call the first 10 amendments to the Constitution? 2. Name one branch or part of the government. 3. We elect a US Senator for how many years? 4. What is the name of the Vice-President of the United States now? 5. How old do citizens have to be to vote for President?
    6. 6. 6. Why did colonists fight the British? 7. When was the Declaration of Independence adopted? 8. When is the last day you can send in federal income tax forms? 9. What territory did the United States buy from France in 1803? 10.Name one state that borders Mexico.
    7. 7. Technology • Alexander Graham Bell – telephone
    8. 8. • Thomas Edison – light bulb and appliances
    9. 9. • George Westinghouse – air brakes for trains
    10. 10. • Andrew Carnegie – steel empire
    11. 11. • John D. Rockefeller – oil tycoon
    12. 12. How did Industrialism change American life? 1. 2. 3. 4. Trade increased greatly City population increased greatly More leisure time Number of women in work force increased
    13. 13. Creation of Unions • Unions were to stand up to management and demand better wages and working conditions • Haymarket Square Riot – Union strike that ended with 11 people killed
    14. 14. Chapter 18 Settling the West
    15. 15. Miners • Miners found gold and silver in the west • Miners took land from the Indians
    16. 16. Cowboys • Had to get cattle to market without railroads
    17. 17. Trouble with Cattle Drives 1. Forests and brush in Oklahoma
    18. 18. 2. Cattle ticks caused Texas fever
    19. 19. 3. Laws to keep Texas herds out of certain areas
    20. 20. Meatpacking industry
    21. 21. Homesteaders • Homestead Act of 1862 – Gave families 160 acres – Had to build 12x12 house with well and live there 5 years
    22. 22. Morrill Land Grant of 1862 • Gave states 30,000 acres of land for each representative for educational purposes. • Texas A&M and University of Arkansas came out of this
    23. 23. Oklahoma Land Rush • April 22, 1889 Indian Territory was opened up to Oklahoma settlers • Boomers – people that made their way to the area • Sooners – people that jumped the gun and illegally made their claim

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