a person who worked to end slavery.
Seneca Falls Convention
an 1848 gathering where people thought up ways to help end suffrage.
loyalty to a certain region.
wrote the Missouri Compromise
made Maine a free state, Missouri a slave state, and abolished slavery above the 36 30 line.
had Martin Van Buren as their first candidate.
Stephen A. Douglas
senator from Illinois who devised the Comp. of 1850.
Kansas- Nebraska Act
made Kansas & Nebraska states with the right to choose to be free or slave states through popular sovereignty.
The idea that "the people" could decide the outcome of a dispute.
first and only president of the Confederate States of America.
Ulysses S. Grant
Commander of the Union army who was nicknamed "Unconditional Surrender"
Robert E. Lee
CSA Army general from Virginia.
Battle of Antietam
First Major USA victory in the east, led to the Emancipation Proclamation.
a document signed January 1, 1863 by Abraham Lincoln that stated all enslaved people in the CSA were free
actual law that stated all enslaved people were free in 1864.
name former Confederates gave to Southerners who supported the North.
former Confederates gave to Southerners who supported the North and Reconstruction
the separation of races.
Plessy v. Ferguson
a court case that involved a LA law saying that there should separate train cars for African Americans in 1896.
financial aid and land grants from the government
a drive 1000+ miles like the Chisholm Trail.
African Americans who migrated west.
people who came to OK early before it was legally open to the public.
networks of organizations that sprang up in the West.
a political party aiming for appeal.
people who take the law into their own hands.
1862 law that gave 160 acres of land to people who lived on that land for 5 years
The combining of two companies.
Invented the Pullman sleeping car.
Alexander Graham Bell
Invented the telephone.
invented the telegraph and Morse Code.
invented the Kodak personal camera
a less expensive and much faster way to manufacture things by Henry Ford
A production of a large quantity of the same product
Factors of Production
Land, Labor, and Capital.
a company that sells shares/stock
shares of a company
John D. Rockefeller
used Horizontal Integration, rich businessman from Standard Oil.
manager of Pennsylvania R.R. and made a fortune in his steel business and used vertical integration.
acquiring companies that supply you with the necessary things to run your business.
a group of companies managed by the same board of directors.
near total control by a single producer
combining competing firms into one corporation.
the use of money to benefit the community
Sherman Anti-Trust Act
law in 1890 that sought to stop unlawful monopolies, but wasn't very successful.
Knights of Labor
Rapidly growing labor organization who recruited anyone used secret handshakes to fight people.
main point of immigration in the East.
becoming a part of a new country's culture
wanted to keep the U.S. "all-American"
Chinese Exclusion Act
prohibited Chinese immigration to the U.S. for 10 years and was extended twice.
apartment buildings in the slums where a large portion of immigrants lived.
residential areas that sprang up outside of city centers
The Gilded Age
a term used by Mark Twain that suggested the extravagant wealth in America and the poverty that was hidden underneath
the leading spokesperson for progressive education
the idea that students should be taught character and citizenship as well as facts
law that gave states large amounts of federal land that could be sold to raise money for education.
Booker T. Washington
an African American educator who founded the Tuskegee Intitute
editor of the "New York World" newspaper
William Randolph Hearst
editor of the "New York Morning Journal" and largely popularized yellow journalism
writing about current events that made the newspaper sell better
an author who wrote with the techniques: realism and regionalism
an author who wrote a successful series of young adult books
powerful organizations linked to political parties
headed New York's Democratic political machine in the 1860's and 1870's
a cartoonist who depicted the corruption of political machines in many of his cartoons
a synonym for the Spoils System
a law passed that created the Civil Service Commission in 1883
a market structure where a group of companies controlled the prices of the industry.
journalists who wrote stories about the corruption of society.
a muckraker who wrote the book, "The Jungle" about the horrors of the meat-packing industry.
The 26th U.S. president who reformed government through the Square Deal.
Theodore Roosevelt's plan for reform; all Americans are entitled to an equal opportinity to succeed
Northern Securities Company
a railroad monopoly formed by J.P. Morgan and James J. Hill that was broken up by Theodore Roosevelt
Bull Moose Party
political party Teddy Roosevelt started when he was denied nomination for the Republican party in 1912 to William Howard Taft.