The birth of america

  • Nativisim

    The policy of protecting the interests of native-born or established inhabitants against those of immigrants.
  • Manifest Destiny

    In the 19th century, Manifest Destiny was the widely held belief in the United States that American settlers were destined to expand throughout the continent.
  • Homestead Act

    enacted during the Civil War in 1862, provided that any adult citizen, or intended citizen, who had never borne arms against the U.S. government could claim 160 acres of surveyed government land.
  • cival service reform

    It was a act that made cival services better.
  • Haymarket Riot

    was the aftermath of a bombing that took place at a labor demonstration on Tuesday May 4, 1886, at Haymarket Square in Chicago.
  • Dawes Act

    adopted by Congress in 1887, authorized the President of the United States to survey American Indian tribal land and divide it into allotments for individual Indians.
  • The Gilded Age

    which spanned the final three decades of the nineteenth century, was one of the most dynamic, contentious, and volatile periods in American history.
  • Political Machines

    A political machine is a political organization in which an authoritative boss or small group commands the support of a corps of supporters and businesses, who receive rewards for their efforts.
  • Klondike Gold Rush

    Also called the Yukon Gold Rush, the Alaska Gold Rush, the Alaska-Yukon Gold Rush, the Canadian Gold Rush, and the Last Great Gold Rush, was a migration by an estimated 100,000 prospectors to the Klondike region of the Yukon in north-western.
  • Urbanization and indutrializion

    urbanization is when people started to move to citys more.
  • Muckraker

    To reform-minded journalists who wrote largely for all popular magazines and continued a tradition of investigative journalism reporting.
  • Susan B. Anthony

    Susan Brownell Anthony was an American social reformer who played a pivotal role in the women's suffrage movement.
  • Pure Food and Drug Act

    Is a United States federal law that provided federal inspection of meat products and forbade the manufacture, sale, or transportation of adulterated food products and poisonous patent medicines.
  • 16th amendment

    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.
  • 17 amendement

    Passed by Congress: 13 May 1912Ratified: 8 April 1913 The Senate of the United States shall be composed of two Senators from each State, elected by the people thereof, for six years; and each Senator shall have one vote.
  • Dollar Diplomacy

    The use of a country's financial power to extend its international influence.
  • Federal Reserve Act

    Is an Act of Congress that created and set up the Federal Reserve System.
  • Theodore roosevelt

    Theodore "T.R." Roosevelt, Jr. was an American politician, author, naturalist, soldier, explorer, and historian who served as the 26th President of the United States.
  • 18 amendement

    The exportation thereof from the United States and all territory subject to the jurisdiction thereof for beverage purposes is hereby prohibited.
  • Andrew carnegie

    Andrew Carnegie was a Scottish American industrialist who led the enormous expansion of the American steel industry in the late 19th century.
  • progressivism

    Is a term that encompasses a wide spectrum of social movements that include environmentalism, labor, agrarianism, anti-poverty, peace, anti-racism, civil rights, women's rights, animal rights, social justice and political ideologies.
  • 19 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.
  • Suffrage

    a vote given in assent to a proposal or in favor of the election of a particular person.
  • Teapot Dome Scandal

    The Teapot Dome scandal was a bribery incident that took place in the United States from 1920 to 1923, during the administration of President Warren G. Harding.
  • William Jennings Bryan

    William Jennings Bryan was a leading American politician from the 1890s until his death.
  • Eugene V. Debs

    Eugene Victor "Gene" Debs was 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
  • Ida B. Wells

    Ida Bell Wells-Barnett was an African-American journalist, newspaper editor, suffragist, sociologist, and an early leader in the civil rights movement
  • Jane Addams

    Jane Addams was a pioneer American settlement social worker, public philosopher, sociologist, author, and leader in women's suffrage and world peace.
  • Clarence Darrow

    Clarence Seward Darrow was an American lawyer and leading member of the American Civil Liberties Union.
  • Social Gospel

    Movement is a Protestant Christian intellectual movement that was most prominent in the early 20th century United States and Canada.
  • Upton Sinclair

    Upton Beall Sinclair, Jr., was an American author who wrote nearly 100 books in many genres.
  • 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.