Unit Four Review Sheet The Rise of Industrial America Vocabulary



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Unit Four Review Sheet

The Rise of Industrial America Vocabulary

Industrialists; Cornelius Vanderbilt, Jay Could, Andrew Carnegie, John D. Rockefeller

Big Business; J.P. Morgan, Standard Oil, U.S. Steel, Union and Central Pacific Railroad

Transcontinental Railroad

Causes of Industrial Growth

Second Industrial Revolution

Sherman Anti-Trust

Interstate Commerce Act of 1886

Causes of labor discontent

Anti-Union Tactics

Railroad Strike 1877

Knights of Labor

Haymarket Bombing

American Federation of Labor

Pullman Strike

Railroad Workers (Chinese, Irish, Veterans)

Laissez-Faire Capitalism

Social Darwinism

Captains of Industry/Robber Barons

Monopolies, Trusts, Pools



The Last West Vocabulary

Great Plains

Homestead Act

Causes of “Indian Wars”

Dawes Act of 1887

Sharecropping

Jim Crow Laws

Grange Movement

Munn v Illinois

Wabash v Illinois

Interstate Commerce Commission

Frontier Thesis


The Growth of Cities and American Culture

Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882

Causes of Immigration

Old Immigrants v New Immigrants

Causes of Migration

Tenements, poverty

Political machines, “boss”, Tammany Hall
The Politics of the Gilded Age Vocabulary

Populists



McKinley Tariff of 1890
Evaluative Questions;


  1. AIMs #1-16




  1. Textbook; Unit Four



  1. How successful was organized labor in improving the position of workers in the period from 1875 to 1900? Analyze the factors that contributed to the level of success achieved.




  1. How did the “Old Immigration” of the 1840s and 50s differ from the “New Immigration” that began in the 1880s?



  1. How were the lives of the Plains Indians in the second half of the nineteenth century affected by technological developments and government actions?



  1. Throughout its history, the United States has been a land of refuge and opportunity for immigrants.” Assess the validity of this statement



  1. Analyze the reasons for the emergence of the Populist movement in the late nineteenth century.



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