Unit Four Review Sheet The Rise of Industrial America Vocabulary

Unit Four Review Sheet
The Rise of Industrial America Vocabulary
Industrialists; Cornelius Vanderbilt, Jay Could, Andrew Carnegie, John D. Rockefeller
Big Business; J.P. Morgan, Standard Oil, U.S. Steel, Union and Central Pacific Railroad
Transcontinental Railroad
Causes of Industrial Growth
Second Industrial Revolution
Sherman Anti-Trust
Interstate Commerce Act of 1886
Causes of labor discontent
Anti-Union Tactics
Railroad Strike 1877
Knights of Labor
Haymarket Bombing
American Federation of Labor
Pullman Strike
Railroad Workers (Chinese, Irish, Veterans)
Laissez-Faire Capitalism
Social Darwinism
Captains of Industry/Robber Barons
Monopolies, Trusts, Pools
The Last West Vocabulary
Great Plains
Homestead Act
Causes of “Indian Wars”
Dawes Act of 1887
Jim Crow Laws
Grange Movement
Munn v Illinois
Wabash v Illinois
Interstate Commerce Commission
Frontier Thesis
The Growth of Cities and American Culture
Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882
Causes of Immigration
Old Immigrants v New Immigrants
Causes of Migration
Tenements, poverty
Political machines, “boss”, Tammany Hall
The Politics of the Gilded Age Vocabulary
McKinley Tariff of 1890
Evaluative Questions;
1. AIMs #1-16
2. Textbook; Unit Four
3. How successful was organized labor in improving the position of workers in the period from 1875 to 1900? Analyze
the factors that contributed to the level of success achieved.
4. How did the “Old Immigration” of the 1840s and 50s differ from the “New Immigration” that began in the 1880s?
5. How were the lives of the Plains Indians in the second half of the nineteenth century affected by technological
developments and government actions?
6. Throughout its history, the United States has been a land of refuge and opportunity for immigrants.” Assess the
validity of this statement
7. Analyze the reasons for the emergence of the Populist movement in the late nineteenth century.