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COMSTOCK LODE
A MASSIVE SILVER ORE FOUND IN NEVADA
UNION PACIFIC RAILROAD
THE COMPANY BUILT THE TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROAD STRETCHING WESTWARD FROM OMAHA, NEBRASKSA
CENTRAL PACIFIC RAILROAD
THE COMPANY THAT BUILT THE TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROAD REACHING EASTWARD FROM SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA
PROMONTORY POINT
WHERE RAILROAD EXECUTIVES DRIVE A GOLDEN SPIKE JOINING THE TWO RAILROADS
THE GREAT AMERICAN DESERT
WAS AN INACCURATE TERM THAT DESCRIBED THE AREA WEST OF THE MISSOURI RIVER AND EAST OF THE ROCKY MOUNTAINS IN THE 19TH CENTURY
SAND CREEK MASSACRE
MASSACRE THAT OCCURRED WHEN CHIVINTON AND HIS MEN ATTACKED A PEACEFUL BAND OF INDIANS CAMPED AT SAND CREEK
BATTLE OF LITTLE BIGHORN
BATTLE WHERE THE INDIANS STRENGTH WAS UNDERESTIMATED AND CUSTER AND HIS ARMY WERE DESTROYED; ALSO KNOWN AS CUSTER'S LAST STAND
WOUNDED KNEE
ONE OF THE BLOODIEST EPISODES OF INDIAN-WHITE FIGHTING AND IT STARTED WHEN AN INDIAN FIRED A GUN UNDER A BLANKET AND SOLDIERS RETALIATED WITH CANNONS
JIM CROW LAWS
THE WAVE OF SEGREGATION LAWS THAT WERE ADOPTED BY SOUTHERN STATES
1883 CIVIL RIGHTS CASES
GROUP OF FIVE SIMILAR CASES MADE INTO ONE ISSUE FOR THE U.S. SUPREME COURT TO REVIEW; THE DECISION HELED THAT CONGRESSE LACKED THE CONSTITUTIONAL AUTHORITY UNDER THE ENFORCEMENT PROVISIONS OF THE 14TH AMENDMENT TO OUTLAW RACIAL DISCRIMINATION BY PRIVATE INDIVIDUALS AND ORGANIZATIONS, RATHER THAN STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENTS
PLESSY V. FERGUSON
THE CASE THAT UPHELD THE LOUISIANA LAW WHICH REQUIRED SEPARATE BUT EQUAL ACCOMODATIONS AND A RESULT OF THE RULING WAS THE JIM CROW LAWS
STANDARD OIL COMPANY
COMPANY THAT ROCKEFELLAR STARTED
SOCIAL DARWINISM
HERBERT SPENCER THOUGHT DARWIN'S THEORIES SHOULD BE APPLLIED TO THE MARKETPLACE AND CREATED THIS
SHERMAN ANTI-TRUST ACT
PROHIBITED TRUSTS AND OTHER MONOPLIES THAT FIXED PRICES IN RESTRAINT OF TRADE AND SLAPPED VIOLATORS WITH A FINE AND A YEAR IN JAIL