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Chapter 17-19 US History Test
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What were the reservations like for native Americans? Who out them there?
They are very poor, many Indians were barely surviving and the government put them there
What group was responsible for the depletion of the buffalo?
US government-transontinental railroad split herds
After what battle between Native and US Government were the Sioux hunted?
Battle of Little Bighorn
What ritual dance was suppose to rid the world of white and bring the buffalo back
The Ghost dance
what was the name given to the large deposit of silver ore found?
This act decreased the Chines population in the West
The Chinese Exclusion Act
The Homestead Act and Transcontinental RR did what for the west
-allowed people to move west
-allowed crips to be shipped to market easier
How did the federal gov. encourage the RR companies after the Civil War
gave job to civil war veterans
What impact did barb wire have?
Revolutionized the cattle business by ending open range and formed more labor intensive forms of cattle
An era marked by persona greed and corruption between business and politics would describe what era in US history?
What product helped to improve the RR?
Andrew Carnegie used this method that allowed him to control all aspects of a business, from mining to transportation and marketing
Why did Rockefeller sort organized as a trust?
-amide it easier to manage
-Rockefeller organized first trust
what percent of oil did the Standard Oil company control?
how did Ida Tarbell describe Rockefeller?
Where had electricity been put to use by the late 19th century?
in mostly urban areas
what role did gov. play int he laissez-faire theory?
Gov. stays out of the business world
In the new south what type of economy did southerners desire to shift towards, agricultural or industrial?
What did the interstate Commerce Commission and Sherman Antitrust Act have in common
They both worked and were made to break down big businesses (monopolies)
What led to the extreme growth of the American urban areas?
industrialization and the job opportunities the many factories provided
where did most immigrants com from in the 1890s
Northern and Western Europe
who forced middle class American to realize the dreaded poor through his best-selling How the other Half lives?
what was the first mass organization for American workers?
American federation of labor
what did Samuel Gompers and the American Federation of Labor fight for?
Regulation of labor laws
By the 1900 what had the population in New York Chicago, ad Philadelphia grown to?
exceed 1 million
What was the purpose of the outing system?
Educated Indian children in white family homes, intended to civilize the native Americans so they would be less resistant to whites
Millionaires should be trustees and gents fro the poor, this quote would be found in what document written during the 19th century
the gospel of wealth by Andres Carnegie
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