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Pendleton Act 1883
the "magna Carta" of civil service reform. it prohibited financial assessments on jobholders.established a merit systems of making appointments to office on teh basis of aptitude rather than "pull." led to a Civil SErivce Commision
Mugwumps
republican reformers hwo were unable to accept blain as a republican candidate, that switched to the democratic party
Whiskey Ring
robbed the treasury of millions of dollars and when grant's own private secretary was on of the criminals, grant to back his 'Let no guily man escape"
William Belknap
Secretary of war, pocketed some money to seel junk to indians
LIberal Republican party
reformers of those that did not like gran'ts administration
HOrace Greely
LIberal REpublican party nominated him, also they supporte dhim even though he said bad stuff of them in newspaper but pleased them because he favored to put together north and south
failure of new york banking firm jay cooke and comany
How did the panic of 1873 first break out
Resumption act of 1875
pledged the ogvernment ot further withdraw greenbacks and made all further redemption of paper money in gold at face value
Greenback Labor Party
created because of favoring greenbacks, and the democratic house of representatives in 1874 led to this
Grand Army of teh REpublic
an organization made up of former union veterans, and supported the republicans
electoral count act
setup an electoral commission that consisted of 15 men selected from teh senate thehouse, adn teh supreme court, which would count the votes
Compromise of 1877
in 1877, the senate and the hosue met to settle thedispute. Hayes became president only if he agreed to remove troops form teh remaining two southern states where Union troops remained. this abandoned the blacks by withdrawing troops and it was the last attempt at protection of black rights (the civil rights act of 1875).
plessy vs ferguson
"separte but equal"
Stalwart
a supporter of roscoe conkling
interstate commerce act
designed to curb railroads
Mary Baker Eddy
Preached that christianity heals sickness. church of christ, scientist (christian science)
Henry George
PROGRESS AND POVERTY- undertook to solve teh association o f poverty with progress
Edward BEllamy's
looking backward, CRITICIZED THE SOCIAL INJUSTICES OF THE DAY AND PICTURED A UPTOPIAN OGVERNMENT THAT HAD NATIONALIZED BIG BUSINESS O SERVE THE PUBLIC GOOD.
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
feminist also rallied toward suffrag
Susan b Anthony
feminist toward suffrage.
Carrie Chapman CAtt
stressed the desirability of giving women teh vote if they were to continue to discharge their traditional duties and homemakers in the increasingly public world of the city
Francis willard
Leader of teh women's christian temperance union
Carrie Nation
leader of the women's christian temperance union
Booker T washington
an ex slave came to help, starting yb headinga black normal and industrial school in tuskeegee, alabama, adn teaching students in suseful skills andtrades. AVOIDED THE ISSUE OF SOCIAL EQUALITY, BLACK MUST HELP THEMSELVES FIRST BEFORE GAINNING MORE RIGHTS
Web Dubois
first black to get PHD at harvard, DEMANDED COMPLETE EQUALITY FOR BLAKCS AND ACTION NOW
Horatio Alger
his book told that virtue, honesty and industry were rewaqrded by success, wealth and honor
WIlliam James
establish teh discipline of behavior psychoclogy, PRGAMATISM-preached what he beieved in: pragmatism, everything has a purpose.
William Randolph Hearst
journnalists (san franciso examiner
Joseph pulitzer
journlaists (NEW YORK WORLD)
theodore dreiser
sister carreid told of a woman's escapades in teh big city andmade cities dazzling adn attractive
women's christian temperance union
rallied against alcohol, calling for national prohibition of the beverage