Civil War, issues, enslaved, confederate, shape
The United States had survived our worst war, but the end of the __ left Americans to deal with a set of pressing __. The status of some 3.5 million former __ people had yet to be decided. Nor had the terms by which the former __ states would rejoin the union. How Americans would handle these problems would __ the future of our country.
federal government, civil rights, equal opportunity
Debate over the rightful power of the __ and the states continues to this day. Americans continue to wrestle with the problem of providing __ and __ to all citizens.
After the Civil War, the South had to __ not only its farms and roads, but its social and political __ as well.
buffalo herds, transcontinental railroad lines, white settlers
Native Americans lived on the Great Plains along with the __ that were their primary source of food. Then beginning in 1869, the __ opened the West to __, forever changing the Native Americans way of life.
plowing, planting, harvesting, meat, grain
Settlement of the Great Plains came along with the development of machines for __, __, and __. This combination made the Midwest a leader in supplying __ and __ to the world.
During the late 1800s, whites and Native Americans fought while the Native Americans tried to preserve their __.
Also in the late 1800s, __ began to band together in groups and associations to fight their problems.
technology, business combinations
Innovations in __ and new __ helped the United States develop into a great industrial power.
Innovations in technology and economies have transformed national and regional economies into a __ economy.
Developments in __ and __ have made international trade and economic driving force in today's world.
__ improved the transportation and communication networks that were vital to the nation's industrial growth.
modern city life, poverty, crime, inadequate, daily newspaper, libraries, public parks
During the years of urban growth, many aspects of __ emerged. Problems aros such as __, __ and __ housing. Benefits shuc has __, __, and __ appeared as well.
progressives, government, quality of life
The reformers were called __ and they were confident in their ability to improve the __ and the __.
progressive movement, change
Many men and women became part of the widespread movement to bring about reform called the __. They wanted to wrap their hands around __.
big business, labor problems
Presidents during the Progressive Era worked to control __ and to deal with __.
government, consumers rights, education
Progressive reforms affected many areas of American life. Among these are __, __, and __.
As power increased the United States moved beyond its territorial limits and in search of new __ and __.
Spanish-American, Cuba, Spanish
The __ War emerged out of events in __, where Cuban people were resisting __ rule.
political, economic, Latin America
After the Spanish-American War, the United States attempted to extend its __ and __ influence in __.
The people called the conflict the __ and they believed there could never be anothe like it.
troops, supplies, Germany
With the help of American __ and __, the Allies turned the tide against __.