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century of dishonor
was written by Helen Hunt Jackson which pointed out how poorly the Indians were treated.
Indians were placed on _, which were areas of land set aside specifically for them to live
is the nickname for when E. Drake searched for oil but no one believed he would discover any; however, it turned out to be a huge success
was an affair when a striker threw a bomb into a police line and seven police officers and several workers died in the chaos that followed
demanded that people have a greater voice in government and seek to advance the interests of farmers and laborers
means to stop working as a collective form of protest against an employer, often to achieve a specific aim.
started the Patrons of Husbandry, an organization for farmers that became popularly known as the Grange
was a strike when strikers turned violent and president Grover Cleveland had to send in federal troops
was a Supreme Court decision that severely limited the rights of states to control interstate commerce
is a place of work where membership in a union is a condition for being hired and for continued employment
was a meeting to resolve the disputed U.S. presidential election of 1876 between S. Tilden and R. Hayes
led his troops to Sand Creek, where they killed over 150 inhabitants, mostly women and children
munn v illinois
was an 1877 case in which the Supreme Court upheld states' regulation of railroads for the benefit of farmers and consumers, thus establishing the right of government to regulate private industry to serve the public interest
john l lewis
was the leader of the United Mine Workers of America, who protested low wages and long workdays
is a situation in which one company controls an industry or is the only provider of a product or service
was a law, enacted in 1887, that was intended to "Americanize" Native Americans by distributing reservation land to individual owners
Congress of Industrial Organization
was a labor organization expelled from the American Federation of Labor in 1938
Interstate Commerce Act
was a law, enacted in 1887, that reestablished the federal government's right to supervise railroad activities and created a five-member Interstate Commerce Commission to do so
the Patrons of Husbandry, are a social and educational organization through which farmers attempted to combat the power of the railroads in the late 19th century
was an industrial strike ending in a battle between strikers and private security agents in 1892
sherman antitrust act
was a law, enacted in 1890, that was intended to prevent the creation of monopolies by making it illegal to establish trusts that interfered with free trade
was agreements between railroads to divided competitive businesses, sometimes by dividing traffic but usually by dividing income
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