Chapter 17 Oklahoma History Review
Terms in this set (43)
Oklahoma Territory and Indian Territory
Town or city
A political party's declaration of principles and policies.
The process from being freed from slavery.
Political reform movement that sought to balance the expanding powers of business by enlarging the powers of government.
Laws requiring the separation of blacks and whites in education, and other public facilities.
List of candidates offered to voters by a political party.
Making a substance impure by adding another, inferior substance, as by mixing a little gasoline in with Kerosene.
Holder of a government job who has been appointed for political reasons.
A short railroad or electric trolley.
Official permission to operate.
The right to vote
An addition to a document, such as a constitution.
A political process where citizens propose a law or amendment.
Forbidding by law the making or selling of alcoholic beverages.
Non-Indian settlers in Indian Territory could vote and hold office?
In municipal governments.
During the 17 years of Oklahoma Territory's existence, eight of the nine nonvoting delegates to the U.S. House of Representatives belonged to?
The Republican Party.
The constitution written for the proposed state of Sequoyah?
Contained a great many progressive reforms.
The constitution convention met in the city of?
Delegates to the convention wrote a constitution that was?
Extremely lengthy but filled with progressive reform mandates.
The joining of the two territories was symbolized by?
A marriage between a man dressed as a cowboy and a women dressed as an Indian.
3 important railroads in Oklahoma?
Santa Fe, Rock Island, Katy, and Frisco.
3 important laws in Oklahoma Territory?
Organic Act, Curtis Act, and Enabling Act.
Map Of Oklahoma and Indian Territory
Left side Oklahoma Territory, Right side Indian Territory, bottom corner of Oklahoma territory is Greer County.
Charles N Haskell
Last Territorial Governor?
First Territorial Governor?
George Washington Steele
Jim Crows Law
Laws that limited the rights of black citizens in the late 19 and 20th Century.
Passed on May 2, 1890. Oklahoma Territory was defined as all the land west of the 5 tribes, Including No Man's Land. President appointed the governor, secretary, and three supreme court judges. Citizens would elect 39 congress members- 13 council, 26 house. Act established 7 counties. Established Guthrie as state capitol.
First Capitol of Oklahoma Territory?
Date of Oklahoma Statehood?
November 16, 1907.
Was a famous city in the 1900s for freight yards.
3 branches of government?
Executive, Judicial, and Legislative.
What was unique about the territorial governors?
9 men served as governor, 8 were republic.
President at time of statehood?
President of Oklahoma constitutional convention?
William H. Murray.
The act that provided for the joining of the twin territories into the single state Oklahoma.
Proposed name of Indian State?
Date of land run?
April 22, 1889.
What type of legislative government did Oklahoma choose to adopt?
The new state of Oklahoma was divided into how many counties?
What Indian Nation does the word Oklahoma come from?
How many delegates attended the Oklahoma convention?