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  1. Mother Jones
  2. 9. The sharecropping and crop-lien systems; why they developed and what their economic impact was on blacks, poor whites, and southern agriculture
  3. 3. What attracted settlers to the Great Plains
  4. black codes
  1. a ...
  2. b new beginning, cheap land, gold? etc
  3. c Restricted the rights and movements of newly freed African Americans; 1) prohibited blacks from either renting land or borrowing money to buy land; 2) placed freemen into a form of semi bondage by forcing them, as "vagrants" and "apprentices" to sign work contracts' 3) prohibited blacks from testifying against whites in court.
  4. d United States labor leader (born in Ireland) who helped to found the Industrial Workers of the World (1830-1930)

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  1. to hand over land or valuable rights, usually by treaty
  2. Established on December 13, 1865 and drafted the 14th ammendment and required south to ratify it...Republicans in it included Thaddeus Stevens and 15 members
  3. -created immense new international products
    -issued stock to meet their huge capital needs
    -used the separation of ownership from management
    -created the first national distribution and marketing systems
    -formulated new organizational and management structures
  4. 1872, This was a fraudulent construction company created to take the profits of the Union Pacific Railroad. Using government funds for the railroad, the Union Pacific directors gave padded construction contracts to Congress members
  5. -(issued May 1865) similar to lincoln's plan yet also provided for disenfranchisement of: (1) all former leaders of the confederacy and (2) Confederates w/more than $20,000 in taxable property
    ----this resulted in the pardoning of many Confederate leaders who came back in office

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  1. Thomas A. Edison-born in 1847 in Milan, Ohio
    -1868: his first major invention, the stock-quotation printer
    -with the money he earned from patents, he was able to set up his first "invention factory" in Newark, New Jersey, a research facility tha the moved to nearby Menlo Park in 1876
    -1877: invented the phonograph
    -1879: perfected the light bulb
    -backed financially by J.P. Morgan, the Edison Illuminating Company in 1882 opened a power plant in NYC's financial district, furnishing lighting for 85 buildings
    -in the late 1800s he relinquished control of his enterprises being embittered in legal battles over patent infringements for his electric light
    -1892: with J.P. Morgan's help, Edison's company merged with a major competitor to form the General Electric Company (GE)
    -other inventions: mimeograph machine, the microphone, the motion-picture camera and film, and the storage battery
    -1,093 patented inventions and an estate worth more than $6 million

          

  2. Henry George, Progress and PovertyCalifornia writer and activist, his angrily eloquent book Progress and Poverty, published in 1879, became one of the best selling nonfiction works in American publishing history. He blamed social problems on the ability of a few monopolists to grow wealthy as a result of rising land values, and that the increase in the value of the land was an unearned increment, produced by the growth of society, and that the profits belonged to the community.

          

  3. Dawes Severalty Act, 1887-bill that created America's first regulatory commission, the Interstate Commerce Commission
    -purpose was to regulate the railroads and railroad rates, and to ensure "reasonable and just" rates

          

  4. Mississippi Plan and redemption-born in 1847 in Milan, Ohio
    -1868: his first major invention, the stock-quotation printer
    -with the money he earned from patents, he was able to set up his first "invention factory" in Newark, New Jersey, a research facility tha the moved to nearby Menlo Park in 1876
    -1877: invented the phonograph
    -1879: perfected the light bulb
    -backed financially by J.P. Morgan, the Edison Illuminating Company in 1882 opened a power plant in NYC's financial district, furnishing lighting for 85 buildings
    -in the late 1800s he relinquished control of his enterprises being embittered in legal battles over patent infringements for his electric light
    -1892: with J.P. Morgan's help, Edison's company merged with a major competitor to form the General Electric Company (GE)
    -other inventions: mimeograph machine, the microphone, the motion-picture camera and film, and the storage battery
    -1,093 patented inventions and an estate worth more than $6 million

          

  5. "bread and-butter" unionismalso trade unionism- the union practice of concentrating on issues of immediate concern to its members, such as reducing hours and raising wages, rather than promoting broad social reforms

          

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