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Texas War for Independence
Stephen Austin-Father of Texas-colonized Austin area
Sam Houston-Pres of Republic of Texas, Senator, governor.
The Alamo-In San Antonio battle between Mexico and refel Texian forces.
Mexican-american War
Due to the annexatin of Texas
President Polk-wanted to purchase California and New Mexico
Zachary Taylor-12 president-40- year army service-lead troops to victory
Treaty of Guadalupe-Hidalgo-PEACE TREATY THAT ENED THE WAR -WON PARTS OF COLORADO ARIZONA NEW MEXICO WYOMING CALFORNIA NEVADA UTAH
Andrew Jackson
7TH President
Indian Removal Act-purchase tribe lands in the east in exchange for lands further west
Trail of Tears-Jackson started but Martin Van Buren ordered it.
Indian Wars
Little Big Horn-Custer Army and Cheyenne in Montana
Wounded Knee-between Dakota and U.S.
Sand Creek-Colorado militia attached a village of Cheyeene and Arapaho
Inventions
Cotton Gin-Separates the cotton fibers form the seedpods. Eli Whitney
Steam Engine-Heat energy-steam to mechanical work
The Reaper-horse drawn farm equipment by cyrus Mccormick to cut small grain crops.
Telegraph-Machine for transmitting and receiving messages over long distances
The Gilded Age
After War Reconstruction era
Robber Barons-businessmen
J.P.Morgan-financier
Jay Gould-financier
John Rockefeller-oil
William Hearst-Newspaper magnate
Yellow Journalism-Pulitzer v. hearst scandal unethical practice.
Unionization
Knights of Labor-labor union
Samuel gompers-lbaor and political leader-AFL
Elizabeth Stanton
Womans right movement
Seneca Falls Declaration
Dorothea Dix
Created mental asylums
William Lloyd Garrison
editor of the radical abolitionist newpsper, The Liberator, American Anti Slavery Society
Frederick Douglas
Afican History, Aouthe abolitionist
Harriet Tubman
African abolitionist, escaped slave recue 300 slanfes to Canada
Horace Mann
american education reformer and abolitionist
Factory Life
Upton Sinclair-author Pure food
Transcontinental Railroads
crosses the continent sea to sea
Oregon Trail
pioneers used route spanned over halve the continent through missouri, kansas nebraska wyoming idaho and oregon
Oklahoma Land Rush
first arrival basis to purchase indian land from u.s.
Homestead Act
U.S. Federal Law that gave freehold title to 160 acres, must be 21 and live for 5 years Abe Lincoln signed
Monroe Doctrine
European power should no longer colonize with affairs in America
Northwest Territory
Ohio/Indiana/Illinois/Michigan/Wisconsin/Minnesota/
Election of 1828
Rematch with Pres John Quincy Adams and Andrew Jackson
Federalist
Several sets of politcal beliefs around the world
Anti-Federalist
leave gov under articleds of Confederation
Reaction to Alexander hamiltons policies of George Washington 1st admin.
Jeffersonian Democracy
Set of political goals