Legislative, Executive, Judical Branch
Name the 3 branches of US Government.
30 years old min.; citizen for 9 years.
What are the requirements for Senator?
What is the term for a Senator?
25 years old min,; US citizen for 7 years.
What are the requirements for a Representative?
What is the term for a Representative?
Vice President of the US
Who is the President of the Senate?
What determines the number of Representatives for each state?
2 from each state
How many Senators are from each state?
What Amendment gave Congress the right to impose income taxes?
2/3rds both houses of Congress
2/3rds State Legislatures call Convention
3/4ths State Legislatures ratify amendment
Explain the process of amending the Constitution of the United States.
It says that you have the right to bear arms
Explain what the 2nd amendment to the Constitution says.
It says that US Gov. cannot stop you from your religion, US Gov. cannot est. a religion, US Gov. cannot stop you from your freedom of speech, & US Gov. cannnot stop you from protesting as long as if its peacefully.
Explain what the 1st amendment to the Constitution says.
Salt Lake City
This was the process of reuniting the nation and rebuilding the southern states without slavery.
Its purpose was to provide relief for all people, black and white, in the South.
Ban slavery & people had to take a loyalty oath to the US.
List the 2 points of Lincoln's 10% Plan.
John Wilkes Booth & a actor.
Name the person who assassinated Lincoln & what was his occupation?
CONGRESS IS IN SESSION-
CONGRESS OUT OF SESSION-
****CONGRESS CANNOT OVERRIDE POCKET VETO!!!!!!!!
Explain what a Pocket Veto is.
Areas of Federal land set aside for the American Indians.
Religious movement begun by Wovoka.
This person invented the air brakes for trains.
This person invented the light bulb.
The Wright Brothers
They invented the first airplane.
Giving away large sums of money to charities to help the poor.
Companies that sell shares of stock to investors in order to raise money.
Alexander Graham Bell
This person invented the telephone.
He started the Bessemer Process.
Owning all the businesses in a certain field.
Owning all of the businesses involved in each step of a manufacturing process.
John D. Rockefeller
Person who had a monopoly in the steel business.
He was an efficiency engineer with steel company, who worked to find ways to raise production and lower costs.
Dr. Benjamin Silliman
This person discovered how to convert crude oil into kerosene.
Airplanes & Automoblies
What were 2 major inventions resulted from the gasoline powered engine?
Eight-hour workday; equal pay for equal work; & to end child labor
Name 3 things that the Knights of Labor tried to get for the Union members from company management.
(1863) Order announced by President Abraham Lincoln in 1862 that freed the slaves in non-occupied areas rebelling against the Union; took effect January 1, 1863.
Jim Crow Laws
These were laws that forced were forced segregation in the southern states.
A group of southern Democrats that helped return the Democratic Party to political power in the South during Reconstruction.
Ku Klux Klan
A secret society created by white southerners that used terror and violence to keep African Americans from obtaining their civil rights.
This is what white southerners called Republicians from the North who moved to the South during Reconstruction.
This is what the name that Southern Democrats gave to white southern Republicans during Reconstruction.
This was a special tax that a person had to pay in order to vote.
This is an unofficial pardon.
This was a forced separation of people of different races in public places.
Louisiana, Virginia, Tennessee, Arkansas.
What were the 4 states that were re-admitted into the Union under the 10% plan?
John Wilkes Booth and a actor
Who was the man who assassinated Abraham Lincoln and what was his job?
He was vice-president under Abraham Lincoln.
Hardly breed of cattle raised by ranchers throughout western Texas.
Man who was in charge of the US Calvary at the Battle of Little Bighorn.
Apache, Pawnee, Sioux, Arapaho, Cheyenne.
Name 5 of the Great Indian Tribes.
It provided better transportation for people and goods, helped businesses.
What effect did the transcontinental railroad have on the western settlement?
Economic & population expansion created greater demand for beef.
What was 1 factor to the cattle boom?
The price of beef went way down
What was 1 factor led to Cattle Kingdom's decline?
(1894) Railroad strike by workers at Pullman's Palace Car Company that stopped traffic on many rairoad lines until federal courts ordered the workers to return to their jobs.
Edison's Research Center
It began supplying electricity to dozens of buildings in NYC in September 1882. But couldn't send electricity over long distances.
Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, December 17, 1903.
Where did the first airplane fly?
Agancy that Henry Frick hired to break Union by force.
Person who started the oil-refining business.
Company chairman that changed the Carnegie Steel Company when he tried to bring new machinery to the plant.
Corliss Steam Engine
This machine powered equipment in the exhibtion's Machinery Hall & it drew many spectators.
Keating-Owen Child Labor Act
(1916) Legislation that prohibited companies from shipping their products across state lines if they employed children under 14; was overturned by the Supreme Court in 1918.
DC power plant
Was created by Thomas Edison
AC power plant
Was created by George Westinghouse.
It could not go a long distance.
What was the main problem with the use of the DC power plant?
It led to the set the labor movement back for several years.
What led to the defeat of the Pullman Strike?
Skilled and unskilled workers.
What did the AFL union 2 workers it represented.?
These are residental neighborhoods surrounding a city.
Neighborhood centers in poor areas, staffed by professionals and volunteers, which offered education, recreation, and social activities.
This is a writing style that presented accurate images of American society.
Organizations that helped immigrants in cases of sickness, unemployment, and death
These were poorly built, overcrowded housing where many immigrants lived.
This is an automatic typesetting machine that reduced the time and cost of printing.
This is in a ship's lower levels. Many immigrants traveled this way
She was a founder of the Hull House in Chicago and an activist in the settlement houses movement.
Horatio Alger Jr.
He wrote a popular series of "rags to riches" novels.
Louisa May Alcott
She wrote about young women and domestic life. Little Women.
He was a landscape and seascape painter who showed the struggle of humans against nature.