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What occured at the Battle of the Wounded knee
white missionaries wanted to stop the ghost/sun dance. so when it began to spread soldiers forcefully stopped it at this battle
What does the Dawes Severalty act of 1887 say?
it dissolved the legal entities of the tribes, wiped out tribal ownership of land and set up individual family heads w/160 acres of land. If they assimilated they could receive full citizenship in 25 yrs.
what did the Indian reorganization act do?
it tried to reverse the dawes severalty act of 1887 by attempting to restore the tribal basis of Indian life.
who warned that land beyond the 100th meridian would need massive irrigation
John Powell, explorer of the Grand Canyon, director of the US Geological Survey.
who created barbed wire
Joseph Glidden in 1873
Yellowstone was the result of what fear?
The fear that land was scarce (census of 1890)
what were some of the farmer plights in the 19th century?
world production increased which meant falling prices. Farmer tenancy, instead of ownership was spreading. Farmers had to deal w/erosion, drought, high protective tariffs and sell low priced products in an unprotected market,hi frieght rates etc
Founded by Oliver H. Kelley who initally tried to improve the lives of the farmers socially, educationally. Then, they raised their goals to improve the farmer plight. Failed cooperative efforts at owning stores
THE NATIONAL GRANGE OF THE PATRONS OF HUSBANDRY
JAMES B. WEAVER WAS NOMINATED FOR WHAT PARTY
GREENBACK LABOR PARTY
WHAT WAS THE FARMERS ALLIANCE
it was founded in the late 1870s. The farmers tried to weaken the RR thru cooperative buying&selling. however, it was weak since it ignored tenant farmers, sharecroppers and blacks. They wanted to nationalize the RR, the telephone and telegraph, institute a graduated income tax, and create a federal treasury to provide farmers with loans for crops held in govt. warehouses. free/unlimited coinage of silver
What is the name of William Hope Harvey's book and what does it portray?
It is called Coin's Financial School and it depicts a gold ogre beheading the beautiful silver maiden
The American Railway Union was organized by Eugene V. Debs what strike did he help incite in 1894
He helped the Pullman Strike of 1894 where president cleveland said he would use the entire army to get a letter mailed, if all else failed. the model town near chicago had been hit hard by the panic of 1893
What General in the Panic of 1893 demanded the government relive unemployment thru an inflationary public works program
General Jacob Coxey
who was elected in 1896 and who financially aided him
McKinley was elected and Hanna aided him