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How The West Won The War

  • The American Dream

    The American Dream
    The purpose of the american dream was to bulid a nation on economic and religous freedom.
  • Assembly Line

    Assembly Line
    The assembly line was made to create muskets for the US Government. It was first introduced by Eli Whitney, later on Henry Ford made the line at the HIghland Park Ford Plant. The assembily line cut down manufacturing cost and deliver time.
  • Manisfest Destiny

    Manisfest Destiny
    People believed that God gave the land to the Anglo-Americans and that it was their duty and destainy to settle the lame.
  • Americanization

    This is assimilation into the american culture. To see the whole picture of americanization you must browse through these decades. Everyday from 1800 till now, many things have changed and still contunie to do so.
  • Political Corruption

    Political Corruption
    In the late 1800s these political machines were corrupt in mnay different ways. For example it influced votes to go throught a chartible act. Another way was that it protected criminals in return for monetray support.
  • Social Darwinism

    Social Darwinism
    Was the application of Charles Darwins scientific theories about evolution and natural selection to contemporary social deelopment. This form of justification was soonly adopted by many American businessmen.
  • Factory System

    Factory System
    Factory Systems were made to organize labor made necessary by the development of machines. These mechianes began to be to large to put in a workers cottage. Which means that each machine requires to be installed together so they can run off the same power sorce, whcih also allows them to be more efficiant.
  • Bessemer Process

    Bessemer Process
    A method they used to make steel. They would compress air through molten iron to burn out excess carbon and impurities
  • Settelment of The West

    The following years after the war in 1812 saw a massive change in the west. Many whites came in ready to settle in all parts of the western side, taking over then Native Americans. By 1830 nearly a quarter of the popluation had moved to the west.
  • Settlement of the West

    Settlement of the West
    Many people moved to the west for freedom and adventure. There were also many economic opportunities such as ranchers, hunters, teachers, and merchants. There were also many people who moved to get away from the brutal life and to spread Christianity.
  • Andrew Carnegie

    Andrew Carnegie
    A Scottish-American industralist who led an enormous expansion of the American steel industry.
  • John D. Rockefeller

    John D. Rockefeller
    Mr. Rockefeller was an American industrialist and philanthropist. He was the founder of the Standard Oil Comany, which was the first great US usiness trust.
  • Nativism

    A policy or belief that favors in the intrest of the Native Americans rather than the intrest of immigrants.
  • New Inventions

    New Inventions
    -Elevator (1852)
    -Bessemer Process (1852)
    -Sewing Machine (1853)
    -Dynamite (1867
    -Typewriter (1868)
    -Levi Jeans and Basketball (1873)
    -TELEPHONE (1876)
    -Phonograph (1878)
    -Light Bulb and Cash Register (1879)
    -Zipper (1883)
    -Gasoline Automoblie and Skyscraper (1885)
    -New York City had electricity (1890)
    -Radio (1895)
    -Subway (1897)
  • Eugene V. Debs

    Eugene V. Debs
    Eugene was and American Union leader. He was one of the founding members of the Industrail Workers of the World. Mr. Debs also severed as the candidate of the Socialist Party of America for the President of the United States several times.
  • Teddy Roosevelt

    Teddy Roosevelt
    Theodore Roosevelt Jr. was the 26th President of the United States. He is known fro his range of accoploshments, interest, and leadership of the Progressive Movement.
  • The Homestead Act

    The Homestead Act
    This act stated that you could buy land for ten dollars and get a title in 5 years if you improved the land by buliding a home or farming. This made an impact becuase it helped settle and discover the west. But it also took away the Native lands, and moved the Native AMericans away.
  • Assiliation

    'The state of being assimilated'
    During this time the whites assimilated the Native Americans from their lands. They took there children away and sent them to boarding school so that they could be like the whitte children. The government of the United States did not want the Natives to pracitve there culture, but to practice the 'white' culture instead.
  • Labor Unions

    Labor Unions
    These unions were created to becuase workers became frustrated with the working conditions (low pay, long hours dangerous working conditions). In the unions you could damand for things such as better pay, vacation time, days off, safer conditions, insurance and many oher things.
  • Growth of Railroads

    Growth of Railroads
    The railroads made a major impact on the world. Many things become easier to do such as transporting goods from the east to the west, as well as transporting people. As the railroads expanded so did the land. Many people started to discover new land in the West. The industrialization also increased as the railroads where built.
  • Federal Indian Policy

    Federal Indian Policy
    This policy had to do with the relationship between the United States government and the Indian Tribe. It started out as Conciliation/Appeasement, then moved to the relocation of the Indians so that they could expand the west. And lastly is had to do with confinement.
  • Barbed Wire

    Barbed Wire
    Barbed wire is made out of metal cable with regularly spaced sharp projections. The wire was normaly made with two cables wrapped together to make it stronger. People used this barbed wire to cut of land, marking it as theres. It allowed people to keep certin things on there land, such as cattle.
  • Urbanization and Industrialization in the Glded Age

    Urbanization and Industrialization in the Glded Age
    During the Gilded age the United States and a great economic and social change. You will see a very rapid growth in idustrialization and urbanization in this time. Many things chnaged the world completly, such as the railroads, inventions, and science. Industrailization reached many agricultural places but most of its development was in the city. By the 1900s, 40% of the poplulation lived in cities.
  • Upton Sinclair

    Upton Sinclair
    Upton Beall Sunclair was an American author who wrote many books in different genres. He became popular around the first half of the 20th century.
  • Boss Tweed in the Gilded Age

    Boss Tweed in the Gilded Age
    William Magear Tweed, was know as "Boss Tweed". He was a democratic New York politican. He was very successful with what he did. Mr.Tweed led Tammany Hall, which was a section of te New York politicans.
  • Immigration

    During 1880 to 1920 the United Stated endorsed an unprecedented tide of immigration, Many advances attracted people from outside of the nations boundaries. Things such as economic freedom. opportunity, work, land and relief from religon or political that the US promised also attracted other people.
  • Eugenics

    The term eugenics comes from the Greek roots for good and generation or orgin. It was first used to refer to the science of heredity and good breeding.
  • Vertical Intergration

    Vertical Intergration
    This is the process of production and/or distrubution of a product are controlled by a single comany.
  • Horizonal Intergration

    Horizonal Intergration
    This is a simple strategy used to increase the market share by taking over a similar comany.
  • Haymarket Roit

    Haymarket Roit
    On this day, near the Chicago's Hatmarket Square, a labor protest was going on that soonly turned into a roit after a bomb was thrown at a policeman. Eight people died this day due to the violence taken place, As well as eight radical labor activists were convicted in connection with the bombing. The Haymarket Riot was viewed a setback for the organized labor movement in America, which was fighting for such rights as the eight-hour workday.
  • The Dawes Act

    The Dawes Act
    This act tired to break apart the natives and their land. They told Native Americans that they could become citizens if they stopped practicing the native cultural. This act caused the Anglos and Natives in conflict with each other. It also broke up the trible land.
  • Battle of Wounded Knee

    A battle between the United States goverment and the Ghost Dancers, which were Indians. The dancers believed that the if they rejected the white men ways then it would anger the Gods and kill all of the non-belivers. The government was very worried about these dancers, which is why the battle began.
  • Trust & Anti-Trust

    Trust & Anti-Trust
    Because of fears during the late 1800s that monoplies dominated America's fess market economy. Congresss passed the Serman Antitrust Act to combat anticompetitive practices, reduce marjet domination by individual corporations, and perserve unfettered competition as the rule of trade. This act formed the foundation and basis for most antitrust litigation.
  • Invention of the Automoblie

    Invention of the Automoblie
    In 1896 , Henery Fprd, strated building the automoblie and tried to go into the buissness. He was finally efficacious in 1903 forming the Ford Motor Company. The 1906 creation was the Model N, costing $600. Later on in 1908 Ford released the reknown Model T for just $825-850.
  • Pure Food & Drug Act

    Pure Food & Drug Act
    The pure food and drug act is a United States federal law that provided the federeal inspection of meat products and forbade the manufacture, sale or transportation of poisonous patent medicanes.