The Industrial Age
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Separation of people based on racial, ethnic, or other differences.
Laws to deprive blacks from voting, while permitting whites to vote.
Era of enforced segregation between blacks and whites in the South.
Challenged segregation laws, significant because it sets precedence for "separate but equal".
Plessy vs. Ferguson
Court ruling that set a legal basis for racism and segregation under the infamous clause "Separate but Equal".
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, formed in response to "Plessy vs. Ferguson". Utilize the courts to overturn.
Booker T. Washington
Suggested that African American better themselves individually to achieve equality.
W.E.B. Du Bois
Called for protest and violence if need be to rid the impacts of "Plessy vs. Ferguson".
Federal land set aside for Native Americans.
A series of battles between the Plains Native Americans and the U.S Government.
Attack on a village of Cheyenne Indians by a regiment of Colorado.
Sioux ambushed 81 soldiers as a result of a dispute over hunting grounds.
Military leader of the Sioux during the Plains Wars
Custer's Last Stand (Little Bighorn)
Conflict between US Military and Sioux Natives resulting in the wiping out of an entire Calvary (600 Men).
Federal policy that forced assimilation on Indigenous Nations.
to make "American".
In an attempt to assimilate, Indian children spent half the day working and half the day learning here
Essential to the Plains Indians way of life, ultimately decimated through Westward Expansion.
U.S. cavalry slaughter of Native Americans marking the end of the Indian Wars on the Great Plains.
A ritual the Sioux performed to bring back the buffalo and return the Native American tribes to their land.
Vast grassland between the Mississippi River and the Rocky Mountains.
Type of cattle brought to American by the Spanish that could withstand the harsh climate of the Great Plains.
Drove large herds of cattle across the southern Great Plains to the railroads in Kansas during the 1870s.
Grassland owned by the federal government where ranchers could graze their herds for free.
Gave 160 acres of public land to any settler who would farm the land for five years.
Name given to the former slaves who migrated from the South to the West following the Civil War.
Political movement begun by farmers to get the government to regulate banks and railroads.
William Jennings Bryan
Democratic candidate for president in 1896 which also represented the interests of the Populist Party.
"Big Business" republican candidate who won the 1896 presidential election.
Movement of people from rural areas to cities.
The shift from manual based labor to machine based labor.
Economic system based on private enterprise and competition.
Describes the corporations and monopolies during the Industrial Revolution.
A person who organizes, manages, and takes on the risks of a business.
Idea that government should play as small a role as possible in economic affairs.
Combination of large companies form an alliance to squeeze out competition.
Had a monopoly over steel during the Industrial Revolution.
John D. Rockefeller
Had a monopoly over oil during the Industrial Revolution.
Negative term used to describe businessmen who used ruthless practices to destroy competition and took advantage of workers.
Promotes wealth through government regulation rather than private competition.
A group of workers, formed to bargain for better working conditions and higher wages.
Negotiations to determine pay and acceptable working conditions.
Leader of the Knights of Labor.
Leader of the American Federation of Labor.
Hired workers to break up a strike.
Migration to a new location.
Factors that induce people to leave old residences.
Factor that induces people to move to a new location.
Immigration processing center in New York.
Immigration processing station in San Francisco.
Americans who feared and wanted to limit immigration.