us history unit 2

Timeline created by kevingarcia./
In History
  • immigration

    he United States experienced major waves of immigration during the colonial era, the first part of the 19th century and from the 1880s to 1920. Many immigrants came to America seeking greater economic opportunity,
  • industrialization

    `s the process by which an economy is transformed from primarily agricultural to the manufacturing of goods
  • Monroe doctrina

    Monroe doctrina
    The Monroe Doctrine was a United States policy of opposing European colonialism in the Americas
  • Imperialism (expansionism)

    Imperialism (expansionism)
    American imperialism is a policy aimed at extending the political, economic, and cultural control of the United States government over areas beyond its boundaries
  • homestead act of 1862

    homestead act of 1862
    the Homestead Act encouraged Western migration by providing settlers 160 acres of public land
  • transcontinental railroad

    transcontinental railroad
    The First Transcontinental Railroad was a 1,912-mile continuous railroad line constructed between 1863 and 1869 that connected the existing eastern U.S.
  • urbanization

    refers to the increasing number of the people that live in urban areas it predominantly
  • Chinese exclusion act

    Chinese exclusion act
    The Chinese Exclusion Act was a United States federal law signed by President Chester A.
  • Spanish American war

    Spanish American war
    was conflict between the US and Spain that ended Spanish colonial rule in the a,ericas and resulted in U.S
  • americanization

    in countries out side of the united state of america the influence of the culture and bussines they change the media, cuisine,business practice.