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- Citizen Edmond Genet
- William M. Tweed
- William Pitt
- Bacon's Rebellion
- Eugene V. Debs
- a become Britian's prime minister in 1757; best known as the wartime political leader of Britain in the Seven Years War(French & Indian War) especially for his victory over France. Victory made Britain dominant in world affairs
- b he organized one of the first industrial unions in the United States, the American Railway Union; involved in Pullman Strike of 1894; government intervened, obtaining an injunction against the strike on the theory that the strikers had obstructed the U.S. Mail, carried on Pullman cars, by refusing to show up for work. President Grover Cleveland sent Army to enforce the injunction; 13 strikers were killed, and thousands were blacklisted; $80-million worth of property was damaged, and Debs was found guilty of contempt of court for violating the injunction and sent to federal prison.
- c Wanted to win American support for the French, married to stay in the US, stepped over the line by asking America to fight against the British
- d Called the "Boss". A corrupt NYC politician that stole millions of dollars in taxpayer money beginning in 1870. He was convicted of his crimes in 1873 and died in jail.
- e Attack led by a planter; when Governor Berkeley refused to retaliate for a series of Indian attacks on frontier settlements, others took matters into their own hands, attacking Indians, chasing Berkeley from Jamestown, Virginia, and torching the capital; had control of nearly of Virginia until the death of the leader
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- Republican; ran for President in the Election of 1796; Thomas Jeffersons' VP in 1800; killed Hamilton; helped with Essex Junto to plot secession; Continental Army officer in the Revolutionary War, third VP of the US under Thomas Jefferson; had progressive views against slavery and equal rights for women
- Purchase by the United States from France for $15 million in 1803; doubled size of America
- said to have saved the life of Indian captive John Smith in 1607 by placing her head upon his own when her father raised his war club to execute him; was captured by the English during Anglo-Indian hostilities in 1613, and held for ransom. During her captivity, she converted to Christianity and took the name Rebecca. When the opportunity arose for her to return to her people, she chose to remain with the English; she married tobacco planter John Rolfe
- Confederate General known for his swift strikes against union forces; earned nickname "Stonewall" by holding his forces steady under extreme pressure at the first battle of Manassas.
- A college educated African American that began a crusade against lynching after 3 friends were lynched.
5 True/False Questions
Ulysses S. Grant → Head of army during second part of the war and under his command, the Union Army defeated the Confederate military and ended the Confederate States of America; later became President; believed in attrition; 18th President of the United States 1869-1877. Commander of union forces who accepted Lee's surrender in 1865
Salem Witch Trials → The prosecution and execution of 20 women and men for witchcraft in Massachusetts in 1692.
Reconstruction Act of 1867 → The Congressional Reconstruction Act of 1867 organized the south into 5 military districts, and the states had to have a military leader from the north (Marshall law). They also had to get rid of the black codes,and ratify the 14th amendment. This act also banned confederate leaders from voting, and any who didn't pledge their allegiance to the U.S. (see page 432 for more details).
Fourteenth Amendment → which grants citizenship to everyone born in the US and subject to its jurisdiction and protects civil and political rights; one of the Reconstruction Amendments; Its Citizenship Clause provides a broad definition of citizenship that overruled the Dred Scott v. Sandford ruling by the Supreme Court (1857) that held that blacks could not be citizens of the United States.
Metacom/King Philip → photojournlaist; Reformer wrote "How the Other Half Lives;" describing the lives of poor immigrants.