American History 2018

  • Judicial Branch

    Judicial Branch
    The branch of government that interprets laws- court system
  • Checks and Balances

    Checks and Balances
    counterbalancing influences by which an organization or system is regulated, typically those ensuring that political power is not concentrated in the hands of individuals or groups.
  • 7 Factors of America's Industrial Growth

    7 Factors of America's Industrial Growth
    Labor, Capital, Natural Resources, Technology, Transportation, Governments, Consumers
  • Civil War Amendments

    Civil War Amendments
    13th, 14th, and 15th amendments.
  • Manifest Destiny

    Manifest Destiny
    The belief that expansion through the U.S. was both justifiable and inevitable.
  • Motivation to Settle West

    Motivation to Settle West
    More land, farming, gold, opportunities, etc..
  • Urbanization

    Migration from farms to cities
  • Lincoln Believed The Southern States

    Lincoln Believed The Southern States
    Never really left the union.
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    Civil War

    Issue With Slavery
  • 3 Reconstruction Plans

    3 Reconstruction Plans
    LIncoln's plan, Johnson's Plan, Radical Republicans Plan
  • Transcontinental Railroad

    Transcontinental Railroad
    A 1,912-mile continuous railroad that connected certain spots in America
  • Wade-Davis Bill

    Wade-Davis Bill
    The Wade-Davis Bill was a response to Lincoln's Plan required that 50% of a state's white males take a loyalty oath to be readmitted to the Union, while Lincoln's was 10%.
  • Pocket Veto

    Pocket Veto
    Typically, If a president doesn't sign a bill in ten days in automatically becomes law but if Congress leaves in those ten days and it is not signed it does not become law.
  • Wade-Davis Bill

    Wade-Davis Bill
    Legislation requiring a majority of a state's prewar voters to swear loyalty to the Union before restoration could begin
  • Reconstruction Amendments

    Reconstruction Amendments
    13th Amendment/ Abolish Slavery
    14th Amendment/ Equal Rights
    15th Amendment/ United States CItizens Can Vote no matter race
  • Black Codes

    Black Codes
    Laws that restricted Freedman's rights
  • Ten Percent Plan

    Ten Percent Plan
    Lincoln's plan that allowed a southern state to form a new government after 10 percent of its voters swore an oath of loyalty to the United States.
  • Johnson's Reconstruction Plan

    Johnson's Reconstruction Plan
    Required former Confederate states to ratify the 13th amendment before they could rejoin the union.
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    Rebuilding After The Civil War.
  • 13th Amendment

    13th Amendment
    Abolished slavery and involuntary servitude.
  • Compromise of 1866

    Compromise of 1866
    Divided the South into 5 territories, each governed by martial law.
  • Civil Rights act of 1866

    Passed by Congress on 9th April 1866 over the veto of President Andrew Johnson. The act declared that all persons born in the United States were now citizens, without regard to race, color, or previous condition.
  • Andrew Johnson

    Andrew Johnson
    vetoed the freedmen's bureau and civil rights act of 1866
  • Civil Rights Bill of 1866

    Civil Rights Bill of 1866
    All people born in the United States were now citizens. Without regard to race, color, or previous condition.
  • The Reconstruction Act of 1867

    The Reconstruction Act of 1867
    Laid out the process for readmitting southern states into the Union.
  • 14th Amendment

    14th Amendment
    defining national citizenship and forbidding the states to restrict the basic rights of citizens or other persons.
  • Gilded Age

    Gilded Age
    An era in American history when the surface of it was glittering but it was corrupt underneath. (1870-1890s)
  • Monopoly

    Exclusive possession or conteo\rol of the supply trade in a commodity or service.
  • John D. Rockefeller

    John D. Rockefeller
    A man who founded Standard Oil, controlled most oil in the nation (90%) and got secret rates from the railroad
  • 15th amendment

    15th amendment
    The right for any citizens to vote, no matter race, color.
  • Compromise of 1877

    Compromise of 1877
    was an informal, unwritten deal, that settled the intensely disputed 1876 U.S. presidential election. It resulted in the United States federal government pulling the last troops out of the South, and formally ended the Reconstruction Era. SIGNALED THE END OF RECONSTRUCTION!!
  • Jim Crows Laws

    Jim Crows Laws
    Enforced racial segregation in the South.
  • Old Immigrants

    Old Immigrants
    The first wave of immigrants to come to the U.S.
  • New Immigrants

    New Immigrants
    The New immigrants are the second wave of immigrants to arrive.
  • Civil Service Act

    Civil Service Act
    A merit-based system of selecting government officials and supervising their work.
  • Interstate Commerce Act

    Interstate Commerce Act
    A law that was designed to regulate the railroad industry/ a prohibition of unfair practices by the Railroad.
  • Andrew Carnegie

    Andrew Carnegie
    A true rags to riches story, Andrew Carnegie owned steel mills and was cruel to his workers but become more generous later in life.
  • Sherman Antitrust Act

    Sherman Antitrust Act
    It made unfair monopoly practices illegal.
  • Closing of the Frontier

    Closing of the Frontier
    • Free land longer avaliable
    • 2 waves of Immagrants
  • Exploited Workers

    Exploited Workers
    When people overwork their workers and don't treat them fairly
  • The Progressive Era

    The Progressive Era
    The Progressive Era is a period of widespread social activism and political reform across the United States that spanned from the 1890s to the 1920s. The main objectives of the Progressive movement were eliminating problems caused by industrialization, urbanization, immigration, and political corruption.
  • When Basketball Was Created

    When Basketball Was Created
    The best sport ever was created then and it's the historical event I'm using for my timeline.
  • Plessy V Ferguson

    Plessy V Ferguson
    Landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court.
  • Grandfather Clause

    allowed poor, uneducated whites to vote.
  • The Jungle

    The Jungle
    A novel was written by Upton Sinclair bringing attention to the disgusting conditions in Chicago meat factories and in similar industries.
  • Triangle Shirtwaist Company

    Triangle Shirtwaist Company
    It was a fire that happened in a garment factory and it happened because of poor working conditions. It killed 145 workers and led to the development of laws to better protect workers.
  • 16th Amendment

    16th Amendment
    Income tax, the congress can collect tax on incomes.
  • 17th Amendment

    17th Amendment
    Election of two U.S. senators from each state by popular vote and for a term of six years.
  • Muckraker

    Often a journalist who seeks out the "muck" meaning they search for misdeeds, criminal acts or corruption. They mainly go after powerful business men. 1900-1917
  • 18th Amendment

    18th Amendment
    prohibiting the sale, consumption, or transportation of alcohol. repealed in 1933.
  • 19th amendment

    19th amendment
    Gave women the right to vote.
  • Birth date 12/28/2003

    Birth date 12/28/2003
    When I was born December 28, 2003
  • 1st Christmas

    1st Christmas
    First Christmas ever and a good moment in my life because it happens every year and its the first part of it