American inventor who designed the first commercially successful steamboat and the first steam warship (1765-1815)
created a visual documentary of the Indian tribes in the western plains by traveling and painting portraits and important events
invented the mechanical reaper
United States portrait painter who patented the telegraph and developed the Morse code (1791-1872)
fought for restrictions on immigration, naturalization & deportation of alien paupers
Commonwealth vs. Hunt
legalized unions for peaceful and honorable protest
a society fo irish miners who engaged in a violent confrontation with pennsylvania mining companies in the 19th century
a policy of favoring native-born individuals over foreign-born ones
the change from an agricultural to an industrial society and from home manufacturing to factory production,
most notorious political machine; NY city; Marcy Tweed also know as Boss Tweed became head in 1863
Service begun in 1860 that used a relay of riders on horses to deliver mail from Missouri to California in 10 days.
Cult of domesticity
the ideal woman was seen as a tender, self-sacrificing caregiver who provided a nest for her children and a peaceful refuge for her husband, social customs that restricted women to caring for the house
a machine for cleaning the seeds from cotton fibers, invented by Eli Whitney in 1793
Ancient Order of Hiberians
an Irish-Catholic fraternal organization, original purpose in the United States was to assist Irish Catholic immigrants, especially those who faced discrimination or harsh coal mining working conditions. Many members had a Molly Maguire background.
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