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wounded knee
for many native americans, this was miserable.they had to depend on farming(a shameful occupation for hunters like the Sioux)and on meager government handouts. in their poverty, their children starved to death before their parents eyes.
wounded knee
for many native americans, this was miserable.they had to depend on farming(a shameful occupation for hunters like the Sioux)and on meager government handouts. in their poverty, their children starved to death before their parents eyes.
the little big horn
the treaty that had ended red clouds war and promised the indians exclusive rights to the land in and around the black hills in dakota.
why did the north win the war?
*more soldiers
*more factories
*more railroad miles
*they interfered with shipping food and killed crops.
election of 1860
southerners believed that this election should be nullified b/c not a single southern state voted for lincoln.
dred scott case
went against the 5th amendment. opened all territories to slavery.
nullification crisis of 1832
southern states threatened to sucede due to tariffs.
what are the slave states that stayed the union?
deleware, maryland, west virginia, and missouri
what states consisted of the confederacy?
virginia, north carolina, south carolina, georgia, florida, louisiana, texas, arkansas, alabama, mississippi, and tennessee.
what states consisted of the union?
maine, new hampshire, vermont, new york, rhode island, connecticut, new jersey, deleware, massachusetts, pennsylvania, maryland, west virginia, kentucky, missouri, ohio, indiana, michigan, wisconsin, minnesota, iowa, kansas, oregon, and california.
expansionists
people with a policy of expanding a nations territory or influence.
glycerine
a colorless, odorless, syrupy, liquid used to preserve foods.
borax
a chemical used to soften water, cleansing agent, and perservative.
plant
a place where things are manufactured/processed.
capacity
1.the ability to hold/store
2.the ability to do something(competency)
soda
a chemical with many uses when combined with other chemicals. mostly used as a cleanser or perservative.
pickling
a brine or vinegar solution in which foods are preserved.
the homestead act was established in__________.
1862
a half of an half of a quarter is______acres.
40
a half quarter of a section is ______acres
80
a quarter of a section is _______ acres
160
a half of a section is _________ acres
320
one section is _________ acres
640
a township is ______ miles long and ______ miles wide
6,6
a township consists of _______ sections
36
trusts
led to the passage of the anti trust act in 1890
rebates and pools
led to th passage of the interstate commerce act in 1887
formation of corporations
raise money, act as individuals
advertising
provided the answer to the concerns of the modern merchandiser
chain stores
every one would eventually shop at a variety of department and chain stores
refridgeration for rail road cars
allowed beef to be shipped safely
air brakes
made ride softer
telegraph
made rail road traffic safer by helping prevent collisions
bessemer process
allowed steel companies to produce a better quality steel that was cheaper
haymarket affair
workers struck for an 8 hour day. police killed several strikers while breaking up the strikes. this led to the end of "the knights of labor"
department stores
offered consumers a wide range of goods
mail order business
allowed merchants to reach people living in rural areas
open door policy
the policy proposed by the us in 1899 for keeping chinese ports open to trade of all nations.
sleeping cars
made rail traffic more comfortable
what was the first state to leave the union?
south carolina
ingenious aparatus
a labor saving device/machine.