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an organization that provided food, clothing, medical, and legal advice to poor blacks and whites
a system in which landowners let poor farmers use small areas of land in return for a share of crops
Promontory Point, Utah
where the Union Pacific and Central Pacific railroads met forming the Transcontinental Railroad
a northerner who came to the south to help or make money and brought their belongings in carpet suitcases
George Washington Carver
worked at the Tuskegee Institute for more than 40 years and invented new products with peanuts
the immigration station on the east coast of the US, in which mostly European immigrants passed through
the immigration station on the west coast of the US, in which mosly Asian immigrants passed though
Alaska and Hawaii
the US bought and took over these two territories later becoming states in the 1950's
Canal built by Theodore Roosevelt that was a short cut for ships connecting the east and west
The Great Depression
brought about by the crash of the stock market, bank failures, and farming difficulties
Cuban Missile Crisis
a conflict during which the US ordered the Soviet Union to remove missles from Cuba
when people make the goods they are best able to produce with the resources they have
African American who refused to obey segregation laws in Alabama - refused to move her seat on the bus
lawyer who successfully argued against segregation in the Brown vs Board of Education, 1st African American appointed to Supreme Court
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