gilded age

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  1. “To let do”- this capitalism allows companies to conduct business without
    intervention by the government 
    Laissez-faire
  2. This philosophy adapted the ideas of the British scientist Charles Darwin and
    applied them to human society.   Social
    Darwinists believed that natural selection also applied to society.  Stronger people, business, and nations would
    prosper.
    social darwinism 
  3. when a trust gained complete control over an industry
    monopoly 
  4. risk takers who use their money and talents to launch new ventures
    entrepreneurs 
  5. a US run immigrant station in New York Harbor
    ellis island 
  6. an immigrant station on the west coast of San Francisco Bay.  Most immigrants went through here very
    quickly.  The Chinese immigrants had to
    wait for a ruling. People detained were in prison- like conditions. 
    angel island 
  7. aid organizations that helped immigrants. 
    Helped build a community between immigrants.
    benevolent 
  8. A law passed in 1882 that banned Chinese immigration for 10 years.  Declared that none of the Chinese who were
    already in the US could become citizens.
    chinese exclusion act
  9. an exam to determine whether the test takers could read English.  It was designed to keep immigrants out of the
    US.
    literacy test
  10. a place where volunteers provided a variety of services to people in need 
    settlement house
  11. run-down apartment buildings that lacked sufficient light and ventilation
    tenements 
  12. founded the first settlement house called Hull House in Chicago
    jane addams
  13. founded the Henry Street Settlement
    Lillian Wald
  14. the idea that religious faith should be expressed through good works
    social gospel

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