A town that grew in mining areas where there were rushes. These usually didn't last because the gold usually ran out, or there was no gold at all.
Which group used such tactics as picketing, hunger strikes, and civil disobedience in its campaign for women's rights?
National Woman's Party
Less expensive, easy way to make steel developed by British inventor Henry Bessemer in the 1850s.
Method of farming taught by Hardy Campbell to Great Plains farmers in the 1890s, that allowed farmers to grow crops with less water.
In Lochner v. New York , the Supreme Court ...
Ruled that states could not restrict ordinary workers' hours.
What type of organization was formed by immigrant communities to help others in case of sickness, unemployment, or death?
rights to water sources on the Great Plains; ranchers bought these rights to give them exclusive control of both the water and the land around it.
What did Rutherford B. hayes, James Garfield, and Chester Arthur have in common?
They brought about sweeping civil service reforms.
In collective bargaining, unions....
negotiate with factory owners on behalf of workers in a particular business or industry for better wages and working conditions.
True or False: The 2nd industrial revolution was a time when growth in new technology and manufacturing stabalizes.
True or False: Members of the American Railway union supported the Pullman Strike by refusing to work on trains carrying Pullman cars.
True or False: Ida Tarbell wrote a series of articles describing the unfair practices of the Standard Oil Company.
True or False: Along with women and African Americans, American Indians, Chinese Americans, and Mexican Americans benefitted from the reforms of the progressive era.