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“To let do”- this capitalism allows companies to conduct business without
intervention by the government
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
when a trust gained complete control over an industry
risk takers who use their money and talents to launch new ventures
a US run immigrant station in New York Harbor
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.
aid organizations that helped immigrants.
Helped build a community between immigrants.
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
an exam to determine whether the test takers could read English. It was designed to keep immigrants out of the
a place where volunteers provided a variety of services to people in need
run-down apartment buildings that lacked sufficient light and ventilation
founded the first settlement house called Hull House in Chicago
founded the Henry Street Settlement
the idea that religious faith should be expressed through good works
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