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What were the key differences in beliefs between the Federalists and the Demcratic-Republicans?
- federalists: federal government has power (focus on manufacturing)(supported bank of USA)
- democratic-republicans: state government has power (focus on farming)(did not support a national bank)
WHat would a map of Manifest Destiny look like?
The US from ocean to ocean
What was Jackson's practice of rewarding his supporters with government positions called?
The spoil's system
List the direct results of industrilization on work production and economy
- more products
- goods were less expensive
What was the main goal of the abolitionists?
to abolish slavery
WHat were the provisions of the missouri compromise?
- Maine would enter as a free state
- missouri would entere as a slave state
- slavery prohibited above the 36* 30' line
What region of the usa had most of its population living on scattered farms and a plantation economy dominating by 1860
What was the solution to the slavery debate in the Kansas Nebraska act?
a new political party
What did the supreme court decision in Dret Scott v. sandford do to the missouri compromise
declared it unconstitutional
what happened at Fort Sumpter on April 12, 1861?
Fired on by confederate troops
What was the intent of the Anaconda Plan?
to squeese the life out of the southern states
what term best describes shermans "March to the sea"?
what was the immediate effect of he Emancipation Proclamation?
it gave the north a moral reason to fight
what was life like for soldiers in the cival war?
Extreamly difficult many wounds became infected and many amputations were performed
what was the significance of the 54th massachusetts regimet?
a full black regiment of soldiers
What did the 13th amendent do?
slavery was abolished
what did sharecropping and tenant farming have in common?
you made barley enough to stay alive after "taxes" to the landowner
what were the jim crow laws
It limited the rights of african americans
what did the Plessy v. Ferguson case make constitutional
seperate but equal
what brought an end to reconstruction?
when troops exited the south because of the Compromise Of 1877
What group supported government ownership of railroads, Bryan for presidant in 1896, increasing the money supply, and 8 hour work day, and opposed the gold standard.
What was the impact of assimilation on the plains indians?
destroyed the indian culture
What was the dawes act? What was it was supposed to do for native americans?
it was suppost to assimalate the native americans into society by breaking up reservations and giving them the land in households
Why did cowboys drive their catte north from texas along the Chisholm trail
THey got a better prophet
what were negative impacts of industrial growth in the late 1800's and early 1900's
- uneven growth
- greater inequity
define: Laissez-faire economic policy
government does not affect econimics at all
what term best describes a company that dominates a particular industry
List some factors that factory workers faced on the job
- long hours
- low pay
- no medical
- no workers compensation
- dangerous jobs
what did the pullman strike, haymarket riot and the homestead steel strike all have in common
all were against large factories
what were bread and butter issues to labor unions
- higher pay
- lower hours
- the right to orginise
what weapon did labor unions have
what were the push and pull factors that drew European immigrants to the USA?
- bad economic sodition
- promice of better life in america
What group of passengers was required to go through immigration inspections upon arriving at ellis island
everyone but first class
who were naticists and what did they believe?
only native people should be there (white people)
what was petrolium used before the combustian engine
lamps and stoves
what was the philosophy where wealthy americans had to give money to the unchosen
gospel of wealth
What did the homestead act do?
It offered up to 160 acers of land in exchange for 10$ and the promice to live there for 3 years
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