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Chapter 23 (AND 24!!!) Terms

Ooopsie. Here are the terms for chapter 23. Your terms check will now be on Wednesday!!!! (These are also on the Semester 1 tab)

I have also included the chapter 24 terms, even though they are also on the tab for semester 2)

Ulysses S. Grant , greenbacks,“Ohio Idea”
“waving the bloody shirt,” repudiation, speculation
Jay Cooke, “Black Friday,” Chester Arthur
William Belknap, general amnesty act, Panic of 1873
contraction, Half-Breeds, Civil Rights Act/Cases
tenant farming, crop lien system, “equal protection clause”
Roscoe Conkling, Jim Fisk, Grover Cleveland
Jay Gould, Rutherford Hayes, James Garfield
cheap money, hard/sound money, Gilded Age
spoils system, Resumption Act, Stalwart
Tweed Ring, Whiskey Ring, Greenback Labor Party
Compromise of 1877, Pendleton Act, Liberal Republicans
Blank- Allison Act, Credit Mobilier, Tammany Hall
great railroad strike, Chinese Exclusion Act, Mugwumps
Be able to explain the following fully:
— Analyze the corruption of the Gilded Age in relation to the increasingly low moral and political standards of the time. Contrast the quality of politicians with those of the previous age.
— Examine the presidential elections of the period in relation to the fierce competition of the third party system.
— Trace the history of the Fourteenth Amendment. Why is it one of the most significant parts of the Constitution?

Chapter 24, Industry Comes of Age, 1865-1900
Identify the historical significance of the following:
Union Pacific Railroad—–Central Pacific Railroad—–Big Four
Collis Huntington—–Thomas Edison—–John Pierpont Morgan
Terence V. Powderly—–Andrew Carnegie—–John Altgeld
Interstate Commerce Act—–trust —–Bessemer process
“Drake’s Folly” —–Sherman Antitrust Act—–Gibson Girl
lockout—–company town—–National Labor Union
American Fed. of Labor—–Haymarket riot—–Knights of Labor
Samuel Gompers—–Mary Harris Jones—– “closed shop”
Cornelius Vanderbilt—–John D. Rockefeller—–Jay Gould
vertical integration—–horizontal integration—–pool
rebate —–interlocking directorate—–injunction
standard time—–US Steel—–Gospel of Wealth
the Grange—–William Graham Sumner —–yellow dog contract
American Federation of Labor—–New South
Northern Pacific Railroad—–Great Northern Railroad
James J. Hill—–“wedding of the rails”—-“Paddies”
Pullman Palace Cars—–“stock watering” —– Colored National Labor Union
scabs—– “Pittsburgh plus” pricing—– Birmingham steel
piecework—– James B. Duke—–Herbert Spencer
“Social Darwinism” —–Russell Conwell—–plutocracy
“Napoleon of the Smokestacks” —– “survival of the fittest”
Be able to explain the following fully:
— Explain the central role of the railroads in late 19th century America.
— Examine the dramatic impact of “big business” and the new industrial corporations on the American economy and American life in general.
— Examine the gains and losses for various groups (business, labor, women, minorities, immigrants) accruing from industrialization.