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SS Vocab week 35 May 6-10
Terms in this set (16)
Indian Removal Act
a law passed in 1830 forcing American Indians living in the Southeast to be moved west of the Mississippi
The Emancipation Proclamation
an executive order, issued by President Lincoln, freeing all slaves that were in areas that rebelled against the U.S.
law that requires men of a certain age to serve in the military
an amendment to the Constitution that ended all slavery in the U.S.
an amendment to the Constitution that said anyone born in the U.S. was a citizen and all citizens have equal protection of the law.
an amendment to the Constitution that gave the right to vote to male citizens of all races
a federal agency set up in 1865 to provide food, schools, and medical care to the freed slaves of the South
Jim Crow laws
laws passed in the South after Reconstruction establishing segregation of whites and blacks
an immigration station where immigrants entering the United States were detained and interrogated; located in San Francisco Bay, California
an arrangement of machines, equipment, and workers in which work passes from operation to operation in direct line until the product is assembled.
the system of how money is made and used within a particular country or region.
a time in U.S. History when the states that had seceded were reorganized as part of the Union after the Civil War. the period during which this took place was 1865 through 1867
a period of major changes in the way products are made. It changed the way people lived as well as the way they worked; before this time period, people made things by hand instead of using machines to make things.
an immigration station located in the harbor of New York City; from 1892 to 1954, it served as the prime immigration station of the country.
the use of children in business or industry to the work of adults, when done illegally or inhumanely
the Great Depression
the worst economic slump in history that began in the United States in 1929 and spread to other parts of the world, lasting until 1941
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