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The Gilded Age
the name associated with America in the late 1800s, referring to the extravagant wealth of a few and the terrible poverty that lay underneath
a minority that speaks a different language or follows different customs than the majority of people in a country
stage entertainment made up of various acts, such as dancing, singing, comedy, and magic shows
a type of music with a strong rhythm and a lively melody with accented notes, which was popular in early 1900s
a building in which several families rent rooms or apartments, often with little sanitation or safety
residential areas that sprang up close to or surrounding cities as a result of improvements in transportation
Institution located in a poor neighborhood that provided numerous community services such as medical care, child care, libraries, and classes in English
originally, an agricultural college established as a result of the 1862 Morrill Act that gave states large amounts of federal land that could be sold to reaise money for education
writing which exaggerates sensational, dramatic, and gruesome events to attract readers, named for stories that were popular during the late 1800s: a type of sensational, biased, and often false reporting
Trained women to take on careers, required that everyone lived on campus so they wouldnt get side-tracked
at Washington, D.C.; coeducational; with federal support. It was founded in 1867 by Gen. Oliver O. Howard of the Freedmen's Bureau, to provide education for newly emancipated slaves
the founder of Hull House, which provided English lessons for immigrants, daycares, and child care classes
Brokker T. Washington
African American progressive who supported segregation and demanded that African American better themselves individually to achieve equality
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