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32-35 review
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  1. exodusters
    African Americans who fled the South US, for Kansas in 1879 & 1880. After the end of the reconstruction rumors of the reconstitution of slavery was talked about.
  2. mary elizabeth lease
    an American lecturer, writer, political activist was an advocate of the suffrage movement but better known for her work in the populist party. She was an irish imigrant who wrote The Problem of civilization solved & in 1896 moved to New York City & edited the democratic paper.
  3. chilled steel plow
  4. tom (thomas E.) watson
    a US Politician from Georgia he championed the poor farmers & working class then later became a contiversial publisher & populist politician who supported the Klu Klux Klan. 2 yrs prior his death he was nominated senate on the US Sentate
  5. initative
    readiness & ability in initiating action; enterprise; a step or an introductary act
  6. alfred thayer mahan
    a United States Navy Flag officer, geostratigist, & an educator who has been called the most American strategist of the 19th century, his ideas on nautical tactics influnced navies across the world & assisted in WWI several ships were named after him. USS Mahan & destroyers
  7. roosevelt corollary
    was a substantial amendment to the Monroe Doctricne by US President Theodore Roosevelt. It was me
  8. william randolph hearst
    an American Newspaper magnate & leading newspaper publisher he was born in San Francisco to millioniare George & Phoebe Hearst. went to Yale till he was suspended for pranks. He then entered the publishing world when he took over his father's business The San Francisco Examiner, then rivaled with the New York Journal warring against Joseph Pulitzer from the New York World so created the yellow journaling.
  9. frontier theory or thesis
    its an argument advanced by historian Frederick J. Turner meaning distinctive agressive, violent, innovative are the democratic features of america. It was also the process the frontier's felt when "breaking the bonds"
  10. panama or nicaragua
    the southern most country between Central America and Northern America bordered by Costa Rica the Carabiean Sea to the north & Pacific Ocean to the South.
  11. henry james
    an american writer, key to the 19th century literary realisim, in his work he's been compared to impressionist. He writes in the 3rd person through the view of a charachter. his work is voluminuous from articles, magazines, books, travel, biographys, autobigraphys and critisisim.
  12. coney island
    the name means rabbit island, it's dutch for the settlers before. it gets full sunlight unlike other long islands in Brooklyn,New York City. with an amusement park the stretch of the island.
  13. booker t. washington
    an american political leader, educator, orator & author. He spoke for the slaves who stayed in the south under slavery he had many powerful whites that supported him. he went to universities and came back to be a teacher he was the first leader of Tusckagee Institute in Alabama he did his Atlanta Address in 1895 he wrote his autobiography in 1901 Up From Slavery.
  14. typewriter
    a mechanical device with a set of keys, that when pressed cause charachters to be printed medium usually paper.
  15. almost 3000 free public libraries through the generous philanthropy of
  16. WASP
    White-Anglo Saxon Protestant, it's used in America to refer to Americans of British descent or white north americans.
  17. frances willard
    an american educator, temperance reformer, woman's suffragist, her passage was a big impact on the 18th(prohibition) & 19th (woman's sufferage) century amendments into the US Constitution.
  18. purity movement
    it was a late 19th century social movement that saught to abolish prostotiution & other sexaul activities that were considered immoral.
  19. eugene v. debs
    was an American union leader, one of the founding members of the International Labor Union and the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW), as well as candidate for President of the United States as a member of the Social Democratic Party in 1900
  20. carrie chapman catt
    was a women's suffrage leader who campaigned for the Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution which gave U.S. women the right to vote in 1920. Catt served as president of the National American Woman Suffrage Association and was the founder of the League of Women Voters and the International Alliance of Women.

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