APUSH Unit 6 Review Questions
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Approximately 50% of cowboys were what?
Mexican and African American
Where did Great Plains farmers live in the late 19th century?
isolated farm houses
What helped isolated farmers with cultural activities?
Where did the "final fling of the frontier" occur?
Why was the 1890 census significant?
the frontier line was no longer discernable
What was the most decisive influence on society?
the frontier line
Whee was industrialization most noticeable?
What was the most significant innovation of the 19th century?
What was the nation's first big booming business?
What made rapid construction of railroads possible?
state and federal land grants
Where did the transcontinental railroads meet?
Providence Point, Utah
Who was the most prominent figure in American Finance?
After 1870, a country's industrial progress was measured in production of what?
What is it called when one company owns everything needed to make an item from raw materials to output?
What company owned the first modern trust?
Standard Oil- Rockefeller
Who was most closely associated with photographs?
What was a major communication system development?
What were the most important inventions of the late 19th century?
telephone and electricity
Who was the greatest inventor of the 19th century?
What were some department stores names?
Macy's, Sears, and Roebucks
What profession saw a large rise in feminism?
What was created to help workers? Who was its leader?
American Federation of Laborers- Samuel Gompers
What did the Law of Wages state?
that wages were determined on supply and demand
What did the Great Strike of 1877 deal with?
What reawakened the labor movement?
Haymarket square riot
Who designed skyscrapers?
Louis H. Sullivan
Who made new skyscrapers possible?
Who wrote "How the Other Half Lives"?
What was the most famous political machine?
Who was the most famous politician of machine?
What encouraged strict behavior?
What were most Americans in the 1880s?
What dealt with public morality?
What did the popularity of spectator sports mean?
more leisure time
What was the most popular spectator sport?
Who lead the American Woman Suffrage?
Susan B. Anthony
What was the social, economic, and religious life of the Plains Indians centered around?
In 1865 what was the amount of Native Americans living in the West?
What was the 2nd most important animal to the Plains Indians?
The Sand Creek Massacre was led by who?
Who did the term "buffalo soldiers" refer to?
What was the greatest native victory over the US army?
The Battle of Little Bighorn
What was a popular new cult among Native American tribes?
What was the final blow to tribe life?
extermination fo buffalo
Where were the first migrations westward to?
Oregon and California
What was the west's largest land owner?
What was the first major industry in the west?
Where did the cattle industry originate?
What 2 things stimulated western cattle industry?
railroads and population growth
What was the most decisive influence on American society?
the frontier line
When was the AFL influential?
If you were ill in the 1870s, where did you go?
you took care of yourself
What law limited vice?
What did public schools stress?
routine, discipline and morality
What did Plessy vs. Ferguson say?
separate but equal
Who weren't allowed in schools?
Who believed that education was the key to success?
What was the Social Gospel Movement
it applied Christian principles to social issues