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Ryan’s groupRyan’s group
Thusly the American farmer and American agriculture were changed with innovative technology, a deflating and burdened economy, and an increased role in participation of farmers in government and politics that aimed to specifically aid the
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Tensions in the West 24. 1 IntroductionTensions in the West 24. 1 Introduction
Nez Percé reservation in Lapwai, Idaho. One of them, Jane Gay, had nursed soldiers during the Civil War. The other, Alice Fletcher, had been a leader in the growing movement for women’s rights. Now a new cause had brought these women west
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In Spite of a Fence By Craig BuckIn Spite of a Fence By Craig Buck
West eastward. He would rightfully brag of being the man who built the railroad. When construction began in January 1863, Crocker, a Sacramento drygoods merchant, knew nothing about railroad building. He summed up his experience by saying
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Excerpt: Appointment at Promontory By Frank A. TinkerExcerpt: Appointment at Promontory By Frank A. Tinker
It happened a hundred years ago. For a long time the famous site at Promontory was deserted. The rails had been torn up, and only the wind, moving dustdevils past a small white historical marker, visited the place where history was made
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Chinese Laborers In The WestChinese Laborers In The West
Congress passed the Chinese Exclusion Act, which prohibited workers from entering the country and declared Chinese ineligible for citizenship. If laborers continued working they might never see their families again
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Chapter 19 Notes: RailroadsChapter 19 Notes: Railroads
Pony Express – messengers on horseback that brought information out west (1860’s)
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Unit 7 Transforming the NationUnit 7 Transforming the Nation
How far did this man walk in search of freedom? Chief Joseph led the Nez Perce on a journey of more than 1,200 miles to escape being forced onto a reservation page 524
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The credit mobilier scandal (railroads) union pacific & credit mobilierThe credit mobilier scandal (railroads) union pacific & credit mobilier
The new company served as a front for Union Pacific. Train and Durant hoped to fool the government into believing the two entities operated independently of each other
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Define: Pacific Railway Act Transcontinental RailroadDefine: Pacific Railway Act Transcontinental Railroad
Railroads were a key to the development of mass production, mass consumption, and utilization of natural resources. They spurred the steel industry and boosted agriculture and ranching. Railroads [RR] created a national market and promoted the growth
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Chapter 9 Section 2 I. Linking the NationChapter 9 Section 2 I. Linking the Nation
In 1862 President Abraham Lincoln signed the Pacific Railway Act, which provided for the construction of a transcontinental railroad by the Union Pacific and Central Pacific railroad companies
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Unit 5 Notes Organizer: C. Rebuilding a Nation (Expansion, Industrialization, Urbanization) Vocab TermsUnit 5 Notes Organizer: C. Rebuilding a Nation (Expansion, Industrialization, Urbanization) Vocab Terms
Unit 5 Notes Organizer: C. Rebuilding a Nation
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Part 2 Industrialization to the present IntroductionPart 2 Industrialization to the present Introduction
The year 1876 was the nation's centennial year. Just a century before, in 1776, Americans had declared their independence and begun a new nation, the United States of America
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A moment in Oregon HistoryA moment in Oregon History
The group threatened to lynch Meek and he left camp and traveled to The Dalles where he helped organize a rescue party. The pioneers suffered greatly and a number of them died before they finally reached the Willamette Valley late in the fall
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Conflict and Change in the West, 1865-1902Conflict and Change in the West, 1865-1902
Discuss the expectations that led to federal policymakers’ choices regarding American Indians after the Civil War and the ways in which western Indians chose to respond
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Study Guide for Social Studies: Westward ExpansionStudy Guide for Social Studies: Westward Expansion
Directions for Completion: The pages numbers next to the question tell you what pages in your Social Studies book you can find the answers on, but we will use more than just your Social Studies book in class
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