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New immigration: noun
1.
a person who migrates to another country, usually for permanent residence.
2.
an organism found in a new habitat.

Jane Addams: was a pioneer settlement social worker, public philosopher, sociologist, author, and leader in women's suffrage and world peace.

Edison: Edison
proper noun
An English patronymic or metronymic surname derived from Adam and Edith.
Thomas Edison, American inventor and businessman.

Tenement House: run-down and often overcrowded apartment house, especially in a poor section of a large city. any species of permanent property, as lands, houses, rents, an office, or a franchise, that may be held of another.

Jacob rills: Jacob August Riis was a Danish American social reformer, "muckraking" journalist and social documentary photographer.

Olmstead: A Supreme Court decision in July 1999 that clearly challenges federal, state, and local governments to develop more opportunities for individuals with disabilities through more accessible systems of cost-effective community-based services.

Social gospel: noun
1.
Christian faith practiced as a call not just to personal conversion but to social reform.

Settlement house: an institution in an inner-city area providing educational, recreational, and other social services to the community.

Brooklyn bridge: a bridge in New York City and is one of the oldest suspension bridges in the United States. Completed in 1883, it connects the boroughs of Manhattan and Brooklyn by spanning the East River.

YMCA: Young Men's Christian Association.

Hull house: Hull House was a settlement house in the United States that was co-founded in 1889 by Jane Addams and Ellen Gates Starr. Located in the Near West Side of Chicago, Illinois, Hull House opened its doors to recently arrived European immigrants.

Chinese exclusion: a United States federal law signed by President Chester A. Arthur on May 6, 1882. It was one of the most significant restrictions on free immigration in US history, prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers.

Gentlemens agreement: an arrangement or understanding which is based upon the trust of both or all parties, rather than being legally binding.

Political boss: party boss: a leader in a political party who controls votes and dictates appointments; "party bosses have a reputation for corruption"

Pendleton act: Pendleton Civil Service Reform Act (ch. 27, 22 Stat. 403) of United States is a federal law established in 1883 that stipulated that government jobs should be awarded on the basis of merit.

Tweed ring: William Magear Tweed – often erroneously referred to as William Marcy Tweed, and widely known as "Boss" Tweed – was an American politician most notable for being the "boss" of Tammany Hall, the Democratic Party political machine that played a major ro

Graft: A small shoot or scion of a tree inserted in another tree, the stock of which is to support and nourish it. The two unite and become one tree, but the graft determines the kind of fruit.
A branch or portion of a tree growing from such a shoot.
ver

Grange: (usually, with "The") National Grange of the Patrons of Husbandry, an association of farmers; one of the branch lodges of this association

Populism: A political doctrine or philosophy that proposes that the rights and powers of ordinary people are exploited by a privileged elite, and supports their struggle to overcome this.

William j. Bryan: was a leading American politician from the 1890s until his death. He was a dominant force in the populist wing of the Democratic Party, standing three times as the Party's candidate for President of the United States (1896, 1900 and 1908)

Icc: The Interstate Commerce Commission sets pricing rates and safety standards for industries relating to railroads, roads and ships, as well as telephone and wireless providers.
established in 1887, and operated until 1995

Cross of gold speech: delivered by William Jennings Bryan, a former United States Representative from Nebraska, at the Democratic National Convention in Chicago on July 9, 1896.

Whiskey ring: a scandal, exposed in 1875, involving diversion of tax revenues in a conspiracy among government agents, politicians, whiskey distillers, and distributors.

Credit mobilier: The Crédit Mobilier scandal of 1872 involved the Union Pacific Railroad and the Crédit Mobilier of America construction company in the building of the eastern portion of the First Transcontinental Railroad.

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