American Expansion and Industrialization

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In History
  • political Machines

    political Machines
    organization in which an authoritative boss or small group commands the support of a corps of supporters and businesses.
  • Recall

    Recall
    s a procedure by which voters can remove an elected official from office through a direct vote before that official's term has ended.
  • Susan B. Anthony

    Susan B. Anthony
    as an American social reformer and women's rights activist who played a pivotal role in the women's suffrage movement
  • Monroe Doctrine

    Monroe Doctrine
    a principle of US policy, originated by President James Monroe , that any intervention by external powers in the politics of the Americas is a potentially hostile act against the US
  • Indian Removal

    Indian Removal
    authorizing the president to grant unsettled lands west of the Mississippi in exchange for Indian lands within existing state borders.
  • Andrew Carnegie

    Andrew Carnegie
    He was a Scottish-American industrialist. Carnegie led the expansion of the American steel industry in the late 19th century
  • Industrialization

    Industrialization
    is the period of social and economic change that transforms a human group from an agrarian society into an industrial society
  • Manifest Destiny

    Manifest Destiny
    doctrine or belief that the expansion of the US throughout the American continents was both justified and inevitably
  • Nativism

    Nativism
    is the political policy of promoting the interests of native inhabitants against those of immigrants. However, this is currently more commonly described as an anti-immigrant position
  • Eugene V. Debs

    Eugene V. Debs
    as an American union leader, one of the founding members of the Industrial Workers of the World, and five times the candidate of the Socialist Party of America for President of the United States
  • Bessemer process

    Bessemer process
    was the first inexpensive industrial process for the mass production of steel from molten pig iron before the development of the open hearth furnace.
  • Clarence Darrow

    Clarence Darrow
    as an American lawyer, a leading member of the American Civil Liberties Union, and a prominent
  • Theodore Roosevelt

    Theodore Roosevelt
    was an American statesman, author, explorer, soldier, and naturalist, who served as the 26th President of the United States
  • Jane Addams

    Jane Addams
    known as the "mother" of social work, was a pioneer American settlement activist/reformer, social worker, public philosopher, sociologist, author, and leader in women's suffrage and world peace.
  • William Jennings Bryan

    William Jennings Bryan
    an American orator and politician from Nebraska. Beginning in 1896, he emerged as a dominant force in the Democratic Party
  • Ida B. Wells

    Ida B. Wells
    was an African-American journalist, newspaper editor, suffragist, sociologist, feminist, Georgist, and an early leader in the Civil Rights Movement. Wikipedia
  • homestead Act

    homestead Act
    encouraged Western migration by providing settlers 160 acres of public land. In exchange, homesteaders paid a small filing
  • Robber baron's(Capital of Industry)

    Robber baron's(Capital of Industry)
    a derogatory metaphor of social criticism originally applied to certain late 19th-century American businessmen who used unscrupulous methods to get rich
  • Upton SinClair

    Upton SinClair
    was an American writer who wrote nearly one hundred books and other works in several genres.
  • Urbanization

    Urbanization
    the process where an increasing percentage of a population lives in cities and suburbs
  • Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882

    Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882
    was a United States federal law signed by President Chester A. Arthur on May 6, 1882, prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers
  • Haymarket Riot

    Haymarket Riot
    affair was the aftermath of a bombing that took place at a labor demonstration
  • Dawes Act

    Dawes Act
    authorized the President of the United States to survey American Indian tribal land and divide it into allotments for individual Indians
  • progressivism

    progressivism
    Progressivism is the support for or advocacy of improvement of society by reform.
  • populism

    populism
    is a belief in the power of regular people, and in their right to have control over their government rather than a small group of political insiders or a wealthy elite.
  • Klondike Gold Rush

    Klondike Gold Rush
    as a migration by an estimated 100,000 prospectors to the Klondike region of the Yukon in north-western Canada
  • Initiative and Referendum

    Initiative and Referendum
    is a direct vote in which an entire electorate is invited to vote on a particular proposal
  • Yellow Journalism

    Yellow Journalism
    The newspaper publishers Joseph Pulitzer and William Randolph Hearst are both attired
  • Immigration and the American Dream

    Immigration and the American Dream
    simple idea that promises success to all who reside and work hard in the land of the free and home of the brave. We as Americans pride ourselves on the notion of living in a country built by immigrants who came here looking for social, political, and religious liberty. However, while immigrants may have built the nation centuries ago, the United States has a history of opposition towards newcomers.
  • The Gilded age

    The Gilded age
    United States history is the late 19th century, from the 1870s to about 1900.
  • pure food and Drug act

    pure food and Drug act
    For preventing the manufacture, sale, or transportation of adulterated or misbranded or poisonous or deleterious foods, drugs, medicines, and liquors, and for regulating traffic therein, and for other purposes.
  • pure food and drug act

    pure food and drug act
    or preventing the manufacture, sale, or transportation of adulterated or misbranded or poisonous or deleterious foods, drugs, medicines, and liquors, and for regulating traffic therein, and for other purposes.
  • Muckraker

    Muckraker
    tne who inquires into and publishes scandal and allegations of corruption among political and business leaders
  • 16ht Amendments

    16ht Amendments
    The Congress shall have power to lay and collect taxes on incomes, from whatever source derived, without apportionment among the several States, and without regard to any census or enumeration
  • Dollar Diplomacy

    Dollar Diplomacy
    was a form of American foreign policy to further its aims in Latin America and East Asia through use of its economic power.
  • Federal Reserve Act

    Federal Reserve Act
    the central banking system of the United States, and which created the authority to issue Federal Reserve Notes
  • 17th amendment

    17th amendment
    to the United States Constitution established the popular election of United States Senators by the people of the states.
  • 18th Amendment

    18th Amendment
    which prohibited the manufacturing, transportation and sale of alcohol within the United States; it would go into effect the following January
  • 19th Amendment

    19th Amendment
    The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex.
  • Tea pot dome scandal

    Tea pot dome scandal
    was a bribery incident that took place in the United States from 1921 to 1922, during the administration of President Warren G. Harding
  • Social Gospel

    Social Gospel
    Movement was a religious movement that arose during the second half of the nineteenth century.