legislation passed that prevented equal rights, almost returned slavery
tax on a person; don't pay=can't vote
To remove officials based on treason, bribery, high crimes, misdemeanor.
1882-1950's no one from China could immigrate to USA.
Chinese Exclusion Act
even immigrants are entitled to equal protection under the law
decision in Yick Wo case
wanted fast, dramatic change in the south-wanted to impeach Andrew Johnson
invented barbed wire
"Know-Nothing" American party
invented the reaper- a new way of business- warranty, installment buying- made big farms possible
designed steel plow-made farming possible in Midwest
great general of the Nez Perce Indians
he was corrupt, associated with big city, greed and crime, he bought politicians, he was a symbol for the need for reform
represents all laws in the south of separation, segregation, and racism
Radical Republican, abolitionist, hated Andrew Johnson, wrote 14th Amendment, helped write the 15th Amendment.
deciding vote to NOT impeach Andrew Johnson
cartoonist, showed the real side of Boss Tweed
made the subway, reformer, defied corrupt Boss Tweed
too trusting, "useless", he did damage to the economy, president after Johnson
Ulysses S. Grant
Lincoln's VP, became President after Lincoln was assassinated, stubborn, didn't enforce laws, impeached, but not convicted
equal protection under law, made Federal Law supreme, no state can take away unalienable rights
gave all men over 21 the right to vote
immigrants from Europe came through here to become citizens
it provided food, clothing, and education to freed slaves; set up black schools and churches
legal separation of races
Yankee who went into the south to do business.
first railroad from East to West
women's suffrage leader, arrested in NY
Susan B. Anthony
invented light bulb, motion picture, phonograph, telegraph
right to vote
he didn't look black, sat on a white railroad car, was arrested; the court decided that "separate but equal" was Constitutional
she was against lynching, wrote about it, lived in an integrated town, got on a white railroad car, sued railroads and awarded $500, which they took back; threatened to be lynched for speaking the truth
Ida B. Wells
killing by a mob without due process of law
born into slavery, freed, wanted education, "held back his race," got his own school and taught many, believed in compromising.
Booker T. Washington
founder of the NAACP, first black person to receive a Ph.D from Harvard, didn't believe in compromising, wanted full equality for blacks, nothing less would do.