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32 Cards in this Set

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George III
King of England During American Revolution
George Washington
1st president led american forces in war for independence
Thomas Paine
Wrote common sense
Patrick Henry
Anti federalist
disagrees with constitution
Thomas Jefferson
3rd president main author of D of I
fought with british arim in the revolutionary war
We the pople in order to form a perfect union
Article 5 ammending the constitution
ammerndements can be made with 2/3 of the botes
article 6 role of nationlal governement
debts, no state can make laws unconstitutional, oath of office
Article 7 Ratification
Believed in constitution
Strong union of states
Strong National government
opposed constitution
strong state government
Enumerated Powers
the 18 powers given to federal governemtn the numbered powers in the constitution. Goverenment only has these powers
Elastic Clause
Stretches the powers of the federal government..but only what is "necessary and proper"
Residual Powers
leftover powers
powers left to states
John D Rockefellers*
Invented Standard Oil
Andrew Carnegie*
Steel Plant made a lot of money and donated most of it to charity
Cornelious Vanderbilt*
internatioal harvest cooperations
Disrimination in
work force
Labor union emerge
working conditions are harsh and tiring..but everyone needs to make money
The toll on the enviornemt
very bad: non renewable resources we used
Air and water pollution
Challenge of cities
social-companies did anything to get ahead
Safety- small fires could quickkly spread and kill many
Housing-people were crammed..the dumbeel system...lack of ventilation
Health:open sewers, contaminated water, contaminated atmosphere, contagious diseases.
Railroad strike of 1877
in west virginia becuase management wanted to reduce work force, transportation by railroad didnt exist during strike
Haymarket Strike
Chicago workers striked..bomb thrown and killed an officer
Pullman strike
25% wage cut to workers. Involved railroad industry
Homested Strike
Henry Frick cut workers' wages at carnegie steel. Strike happened. Frick called in police to break it up. Attemptation to assassinate frick.
5 gospel of wealth
1.Nation Aristocracy-people are better than others
2. Politicians are not to be trusted-they're elected not selected
3. The role of the government-their responsibilities are to maintain order, not interfere with economice activity.
4.Slums and poverty are unfourtunate but inevitable:games have winners and losers
5.Stewardship of wealth: winnders can help losers
Social Darwinism
Natural selection, survival of the fittest