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organized campaigns of violence against Jews permitted by Russian government officials; spread the persecution of Jews
Chinese Exclusion Act
(1882) Denied any additional Chinese laborers to enter the country while allowing students and merchants to immigrate.
United States composer who was the first creator of ragtime to write down his compositions (1868-1917)
Journalism that exploits, distorts, or exaggerates the news to create sensations and attract readers
inexpensive fiction, popular in the 1860s, that sold for 10 cents; also called pulp novels
Push and Pull Factors
push factors were reasons why people left heir homes, The pull factors were the reasons that they moved to the west. (immigrants)
Young Men's Christian Association, Spiritual organization meant to provide healthy activities for young workers in the cities.
Settlement home designed as a welfare agency for needy families. It provided social and educational opportunities for working class people in the neighborhood as well as improving some of the conditions caused by poverty.
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