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Who was known for lighting and uses of electricity?
Who was known for the telephone invention?
Alexander Graham Bell
This movement opposed / was against the making, transporting, selling, or consuming of alcohol.
Prohibition (19th Amendment)
Name the reasons why cities developed.
- Specialized industries were introducedImmigration from other countries increased
- Movement of Americans from rural to urban areas for more job opportunitites
Name the reasons for immigration increasing.
- Hope for better opportunities
- Hopes to find religious freedom
- Escape from oppressive governments
Rapid industrialization and urbanization led to what?
Overcrowded immigrant neighborhoods and tenements
Who founded the settlement house known as the Hull House?
Indian Chief for the Nez Pierce.
Chief Joseph's famous speech.
"I will fight no more forever..."
Name the battle that is known as "Custer's Last Stand".
The Battle of Little Bighorn
Name the challenges faced by cities.
- Tenements and ghettos formed
- Political corruption (political machines)
Name the laws that made discrimination practices legal.
The Jim Crow Laws
Describe the Jim Crow Laws.
- Made discrimination practices legal in many communities and states
- Were characterized by unequal opportunities in housing, work, education, and government
He believed equality through education and social separation / segregation.
Booker T. Washington
He believed in full political, civil, and social rights for all African Americans.
W.E.B. Du Bois
Who was known for the oil industry?
Who was known for the steel industry?
Who was known for the automobile industry?
This was known for reducing the cost of production making items affordable so everyone could buy it.
The assembly line
Name the negative effects of Big Business.
- Child laber
- Low wages, yet long hours
- Unsafe working conditions
Groups of trade unions united and formed what?
The American Federation of Labor
The American Federation of Labor (AFL) represented who? What was the strike called where the workers had and lead to a union breakup / collapse?
- It represented labor workers
- The Homestead Strike
Who was the Captain of Industry for railroads?
What did political machines do?
- Used money to bribe
- Bribed immigrants by attending to their needs
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