Unit 6 Exam

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What happened to African-American men at the end of the 19th century?every southern state enacted laws or constitutional provisions meant to eliminate the black vote (disenfranchisement) and widespread imposition of southern segregationPlessy v. Fergusona 1896 Supreme Court decision which legalized state ordered segregation so long as the facilities for blacks and whites were equalLynchingputting a person to death by mob action without due process of lawThe 2nd Industrial Revolution brought on an increase in these?Mining, factory production, and railroadsIn 1883 the time zones were created by these.railroad officials and major railroad companiesOne of the significant economic impacts of the 2nd Industrial Revolution was this...frequent and prolonged depressionsCarnegie and Rockefeller are both known for this.they built up a giant corporation that dominated their respective marketsAmerica's working class living conditions...horridIra Steward argued this in his speech "A Second Declaration of Independence."the most pressing problem facing the nation was the growing gap between the rich and the poor; universal freedom = universal wealthThe aim of Carlisle, a boarding school for Indians?aimed to "civilize" Indians, making them "American" as whites defined the termDawes Act of 1887: What for?broke up the land of nearly all tribes into small parcels to be distributed to Indian families, w/ remainder auctioned off to white purchasersGilded Age elections?tended to be super close; evenly contested20 years after Reconstruction, African-Americans...suffered the most from the region's poor conditions in the SouthWith a white north & south move to reconciliation, how was the Civil War started to be remembered?abandonment of the dream of racial equalityChinese Exclusion Act of 1882was the first time race and been used to exclude an entire group of people from entering the U.S.; barred Chinese immigrantsDecision in U.S. v. Wong Kim Arkcourt rules that the 14th amendment awarded citizenship to children of Chinese immigrants born on American soilBooker T. Washington idearepudiated the abolitionist tradition that stressed for full equality; urged blacks to not combat segregationAmerican Federation of Labor restrictionrestricted membership to skilled workers, excluding nearly all blacks, women, and new European immigrants (unskilled workers)NAWSA argument for women votingextending vote to native-born white women would help counteract the growing power of "ignorant foreign vote" in the north and dangerous potential for a second Reconstruction in the southTeller Amendmentadopted to underscore the govts. humanitarian intentions; stated that the U.S. had no intention of annexing or dominating CubaMckinley's explanation for the annex of the Philippinessaid he has a divine revelation that America had a duty to "uplift and civilize" the Filipino people and train them for self-governmentPlatt Amendmentauthorized the U.S. to intervene militarily, whenever it saw fit in CubaThe Philippine War vs. Spanish-American WarPhilippine-War was far longer (4yrs vs. 4mths) and bloodier (100,000 vs. 4,200)In the "Insular Cases" the Supreme Court...held that the Constitution did not fully apply to the territories acquired by the United States during the Spanish-American War.American racial attitudes and its impacthad a global impact in the age of empireAnti-Imperialist League beliefunited writers and social reformers who believe American energies should be directed at home, businessmen fearful of the cost of maintaining overseas outposts, and racists who did not wish to bring non-white populations into the U.S