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Why did the population increase in the US so much?
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Immigrants and better living conditions
What started the railroad spike
When Lincoln signed the Pacific Railway Act
Who are the 2 main rail road companies at the start
Union Pacific and Central Pacific
Who did the Central Pacific hire?
What is the "Manifest destiny painting" called,who created it, and what is the woman in the picture name
It's called, American Progress, created by John Gast, womans name in the image is Columbia
Cons of low government interference with businesses
Bad working conditions, income gap
Why did Europe give loans to America
To invest in America
What is a tariff?
A tax on imported goods
Who is Cornelius Vanderbilt?
Previously earned a fortune on Steamships, but then bought up railroad NY- Chicago
One person owns the whole means of productions
One person that owns a specific part of production
Who build Biltmore
Fredric Law Olmstead
Took pictures of child laborers to raise awareness for it
When was the Columbian Exchange?
When was the American Revolution?
1776 - 1781
When was Trail of Tears
The Civil War
When was the Plessy vs. Ferguson case?
Who owns the Union Pacific
Who owns the Central Pacific
Leeland Standford, Charley Crocker, Mark Hopkins, Collin P Huntington
Who is Andrew Carnegie?
He used vertical integration and bought up the the steel industry
Who is Nelson Rockefeller?
He dominated the oil industry
Who is J.P. Morgan?
Huge banker, and dominated the industry
How did the Haymarket Riot start
People were protesting labor riot, and someone threw a bomb, and people blamed the protestors. 7 people died form friendly fire
What is the 13th Amendment
Abolition of slavery
What is the 14th Amendment
Gives citizenship to all born in the US
What is the 15th Amendment
Gave African Americans the right to vote
What was Plessy v. Ferguson?
The case that challenged a Louisiana law requiring separate sections of the trains for African Americans. The court ruled that "separate, but equal" was constitutional.
What were Jim Crow laws?
laws that enforced segregation
What ways did southern states attempt to stop Black people from voting
Poll tax, Literacy test, grandfather clause
What was Lynching
The killing of a black man for no reason
What is the cartoon with the horse called and who created it
The tournament of today - a set-to between labor and monopoly by Friedrich Graetz
What is this art with the 3 men stepping on the black man called and who created it
This Is A White Man's Government by Nate Thomas
What did the KKK do?
form secret societies to terrorize, beat, tar and feather, and murder black people
Who did the Union Pacific hire?
Civil war vets, Irish immigrants, miners, farmers, cooks, and ex convicts
Who started the KKK
Nathan Bedford Forrest
What were the black codes
Laws that restricted black people's right to own property, conduct business, buy and lease land, and be in public spaces
Who started the building of Biltmore
When was Biltmore built
What does low gov interference rely on