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Age of Economic Revolution: 1876-1900

First Centennial: 1776-1876

Great Transformation: 1876-1900

catalyst: Something that speeds up a reaction without changing the results. The Civil War acted as one.

Tariff: A tax on imported goods, used to protect industry from foreign competition.

Steel: produced by heating a combination of coal, iron ore and limestone.

heterogeneous: more diverse or mixed in composition.

Union Pacific: First Trans-Continental Railroad (1869)

Frederick W. Taylor: Introduced Concept of Scientific Management. (1856-1915) Pennsylvania.

Trust: A combination of a number of business or corporations into a single operation.

John D. Rockefeller: Standard oil company 1839-1937 Ohio

Andrew Carnegie: Scottish born American industrialist and philanthropist. Founder of Carnegie Steel (1835-1919) Pennsylvania

Ideology: A set of beliefs and values that the greatest number of Americans would embrace at this time.

Rev. Russell H. Conwell: Gospel of wealth Acres of Diamonds (1843-1925) Philadelphia Pennsylvania

Herbert Spencer: English founder of sociology, Social Darwinism, survival of the fittest. (1820-103)

National Politics: (1876-1896)

Organizational Factor: Individual response to the sense of powerlessness caused by the industrial revolution. Groups that shared interests formed together.

Grover Cleveland: Democratic President (1837-1908) 2 terms separated. New York.

Civil Service: civilian employment in the federal government

Interstate Commerce Act: Prohibits discriminatory rates. (1887)

Interstate: Commerce between 2 or more states.

Intrastate: commerce within 1 state.

Sherman Antitrust Act: 1890

McKinley Tariff: 1890

Sitting Bull: Did not agree to the treaty. (1831-1890) South Dakota

Battle of Little Big Horn: (1876) Montana, General Custard.

Wounded Knee Massacre: (1890) An attempt to end the Ghost Dance. South Dakota

Helen Hunt Jackson: American Writer and activist for native American rights. Wrote A Century of Dishonor in 1881. (1830-1885) Massachusetts

Henry L. Dawes: Championed the Severalty act aka the Dawes act to help reform the treatment of Native Americans by the government. (1886-1903) Massachusetts

14th Amendment: Recognizes African American Citizenship, Provides for equal protection. Ratified July 9th 1868.

15th Amendment: Right to vote can't be denied because of race. Ratified February 3 1870.

W.E.B. Du Bois: (1868-1909) Founder of the Niagara Movement, (1905) NAACP (1909) Massachusetts

Munn Vs Illinois: (1870) Supreme court case ruled Illinois State Regulatory Commission constitutional.

Farm Alliance: In the South: Southern, Colored In the North: Northern

Election of 1896: William McKinley: Republican McKinley Tariff Ohio William Bryan: Democratic-Populous Party (Fusion Ticket)Nebraska Big Issue: Free Silver

Mary Elizabeth Lease: (1853-1933) Populist Party activist. Renowned orator. Kansas

Progressivism: (1900-1917) A series of movements aimed at reforming the existing capitalistic democratic system so that the ills of industrialization are minimized and its benefits maximized. Were generally young white Anglo-Saxons protestants (WASP) and middle class bu

Joseph W Folk: (1869-1923) "The Missouri Idea" Morality in public office, Faith in citizens, Rid government of corruption. Became Missouri's governor in 1905.

Theodore Roosevelt: 2 terms in office youngest president came from wealth had bad health 1858-1919 New York

Bureau of Corporations: Power to collect info on big corporations. Assisted Justice Department in Anti-Trust litigation.

J.P Morgan: 1839-1913 High Powered Financier Northern Securities Case 1904 Became an antitrust target after leading a group that acquired 2/3 of all U.S. railroads. Wanted to have a gentlemen's agreement with Roosevelt, he was forced to break the monopoly due to the

William H Taft: 1857-1930 President 1909-1912 Solicitor General First Governor of the Philippine Islands. Secretary of war under Roosevelt Came from lawyers and judges Ohio

Herbert Croly: 1857-1930 Son of 2 journalists Co-founder of the New Republic Helped shape Roosevelt's New Nationalism New York

Centralism: Big Government Government Intervention Roosevelt Favored it.

Regulation: Government should actively oversee business to keep its practices fair.

Captain Alfred T. Mahan: Naval Officer in favor of American expansionism. Wrote The Influence of Sea Power upon History (1890) Advocated the Panama Canal and the building of a battleship fleet.

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