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Gilded Age

Jeffrey Palmeiro

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1.federal lands set aside for native Americans
8.boom and bust period
9.type of newspaper coverage that emphasized sensational stories
12.he made his millions by questionable methods to control the oil industry
13.says that society should do as little as possible to interfere with people's pursuit of success
16.the government's non-elected workers
17.complete control of a product or service
20.workers called in by an employer to replace striking laborers
22.residential communities surrounding the cities
25.coined by mark twain, it suggested that a thin layer of prosperity covered the poverty and corruption of much of society
26.a group of African Americans that called for full civil liberties, an end to racial discrimination, and recognition of human brotherhood
27.a drop in prices of goods
29.a group of separate companies placed under control of a single managing board
31.completed in 186 at promontory point, Utah
33.low-cost apartment buildings designed to house as many families as the owner could pack in
35.exempts a group of people from obeying a law provided they meet certain conditions before the law was passed
37.special fee so people could vote
38.his cross of gold speech inspired the democrats to push for expansion of the money supply as a remedy to farmers problems
39.another word for tax
40.licenses to make, use, or sell an invention
2.1887 law that was in response to many complaints against the railroad companies
3.the process by which people of one culture become part of another culture
4.in which one ethnic or racial group dominated
5.in 1896 Bryan proclaimed that the republicans "shall not crucify mankind upon a _______"(3words)
6.a wealthy person who gives back to the society in the form of buildings dedicated to literature, education, or the arts
7.by 1900 this company owned more than 900,000 miles of wire, sending roughly 63,000 "coded" messages a year
10.says that government should play a very limited role in business
11.followers of a new political party
14.1862 law that provided support for state colleges
15.the ability to read and write
18.1862 law that offered 160 acres of western land to settlers
19.1886 labor related violence in Chicago
21.the first act passed by congress to attack the powers of the monopolistic businesses
23.1892 strike in Pennsylvania against carnage steel
24.favoring native-born Americans over immigrants
28.passed in several Midwestern states to limit the power of businesses who were hurting farmers
30.leader of the Sioux Indians who were defeated Custer at little big horn in 1876
32.loose association of business that make the same product
34.the first billionaire, he made his money in banking
36.a payment made by the government to encourage the development of ceertain key industries

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