Flashcards - Westward Expansion, Industrialization & Urbanization (1870-1900)

Flashcards - Westward Expansion, Industrialization & Urbanization (1870-1900)
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Knights of Labor
Knights of Labor , officially Noble and Holy Order of the Knights of Labor, was the largest and one of the most important American labor organizations of the 1880s
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Social Gospel movement
The Social Gospel was a Protestant movement that was most prominent in the early 20th century United States and Canada
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Second Industrial Revolution
The Second Industrial Revolution, also known as the Technological Revolution, was a phase of rapid industrialization in the finalthird of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th
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muckrakers
The term muckraker was used in the Progressive Era to characterize reform-minded American journalists who attacked established institutions and leaders as corrupt
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nativism
Nativism is the political position of supporting a favored status for certain established inhabitants of a nation as compared to claims of newcomers or immigrants
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nativism
Nativism is the political position of supporting a favored status for certain established inhabitants of a nation as compared to claims of newcomers or immigrants
muckrakers
The term muckraker was used in the Progressive Era to characterize reform-minded American journalists who attacked established institutions and leaders as corrupt
Second Industrial Revolution
The Second Industrial Revolution, also known as the Technological Revolution, was a phase of rapid industrialization in the finalthird of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th
Social Gospel movement
The Social Gospel was a Protestant movement that was most prominent in the early 20th century United States and Canada
Knights of Labor
Knights of Labor , officially Noble and Holy Order of the Knights of Labor, was the largest and one of the most important American labor organizations of the 1880s
Pullman Strike
The Pullman Strike was a nationwide railroad strike in the United States on May 11, 1894 and a turning point for US labor law
Samuel Gompers
Samuel Gompers was an English-born, American labor union leader and a key figure in American labor history
Populist Party
The People's Party, also known as the Populist Party or the Populists, was an agrarian-populist political party in the United States
Thomas Jefferson
Thomas Jefferson was an American Founding Father and the principal author of the Declaration of Independence
Dawes Act
The Dawes Act of 1887 ,adopted by Congress in 1887, authorized the President of the United States to survey American Indian tribal land and divide it into allotments for individual Indians

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