American History

By Hw39208
  • Louisiana Purchase

    Louisiana Purchase
    Thomas Jefferson Brouqht the French Terr. west of Mississippi River to expand American land and protrct the young nation from the French invasion
  • Hartford Female Seminary

    Hartford Female Seminary
    Opened by Catharine Beecher as the first major educational institutie for women.
  • Growing and growing and growing

    Growing and growing and growing
    California's non-native population is 250,000 people. It was around 15,000 before the gold rush.
  • Knights of Labor

    Knights of Labor
    Founded and led by Uriah Stephens. Welcomed all wage earners but excluded lawyers, doctors, bankers, stockbrokers, etc. The Knights demanded cooperative employer-employee ownership of factories and businesses.
  • National Woman Suffrage Association

    National Woman Suffrage Association
    Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton form the National Woman Suffrage Association. The primary goal of the organization is to achieve voting rights for women by means of a Congressional amendment to the Constitution.
  • The Great Migration

    The Great Migration
    Between 1890 and 1920, over two million African Americans migrate from the rural South to the industrial North, in hopes of a better life with less discrimination
  • Muckrakers

    Journalists began to direct public attention toward social, economic, and governmental injustices. Began investigating to find out the truth, inspiring people to take action through social unity. -Ida Tarbell - Standard Oil Company practices-Lincoln Steffens - Urban Machine corruption including boss rule and boodlers
  • Paul Robeson

    Paul Robeson
    Paul Robeson, a Afican American actor during the 1920's carrer as an performer grew rapidly. Paul played major roles in movies through the 1920's. For example The Emperor Jones & All God’s Chillun Got Wings were premiered in 1924. Not only did Robeson act, he aslo song in programs of Negro Spirituals in a historic concert at the Greenwich Village Theater on April 19, 1925.
  • Civillian Conservation Corps

    Civillian Conservation Corps
    Provided jobs for single males on conservation projects.
  • Freedom Riders

    Freedom Riders
    Freedom RidersBoth black and white student volunteers (1,000+) took trips to South during spring and summer to analyze segregation laws of interstate travel facilitiesSponsored by the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) and the SNCCAttacked by angry mobs along the way