Stanley - American History Ch. 6, 7, 8
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designed to assimilate people of wide-ranging cultures into the dominant culture
growth of cities
European immigrants passed through here to gain admission to the East Coast
where Chinese immigrants gained admission to the West Coast, in San Francisco Bay
an overt favoritism toward native born Americans -- led to a demand for immigrant restrictions
transportation systems designed to move large numbers of people
Ida B. Wells
this African American journalist began crusading for racial justice after the lynching of three friends
First African American to receive Ph.D from Harvard. He started the Niagara Movement.
Booker T. Washington
a prominent African American educator who believed that racism would end once blacks acquired useful labor skills and proved their economic value to society. He later would become leader of the Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute.
John D. Rockefeller
established the Standard Oil Company, used a trust to gain total control of the oil industry in America
insisted that blacks should seek a liberal arts education so that the African American community would have well educated leaders
a system that bound laborers into slavery in order to work off a debt to the employer
states that even if a man failed the literacy test or could not afford the poll tax, they can still vote
an annual tax that had to be paid before qualifying to vote
Jim Crow Laws
laws to separate whites and blacks in public and private facilities -- laws in schools, hospitals, parks, and transportation systems throughout the South
Plessy v. Ferguson
the Supreme Court ruled that the separation of races in public accommodations was legal and did not violate the 14th amendment "separate but equal"
invented the light bulb
a process in which Carnegie bought out his suppliers in order to control the raw materials and transportation systems
where companies producing similar products merge
2 Tactics White Southerners Used to Keep African Americans From Voting
1) They were given literacy tests -- if they could not read, they couldn't vote 2) Blacks were often asked much harder questions than whites, or given a test in a foreign language
Why is Carnegie's Management Style Successful?
- looked for ways to make products more cheaply - incorporated new machinery and techniques - attracted talented people by offering them stock in company - encouraged competition among his assistants
What Happened at the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory in March 1911? What Were the Effects?
fire in a factory, workers were locked in, no sprinkler system, 146 women died, city of New York set up a committee to study factory working conditions