Standard Oil Company
By 1900, this company controlled all of the refining in the oil industries.
Method used by businessmen to consolidate of all of one entire segment of an industry.
John D Rockefeller chose to invest in oil refining rather than in one of the other segments of the industry.
Invented the photograph, motion picture projector, and the light bulb.
A legal device by which the board of trustees is empowered to direct a whole group of companies.
The unflattering title that describes the industrialist who dominated America at the end of the 19th century.
Party that favored high tariffs.
Republicans who voted for the democrat Cleveland because he stood for reform.
Southern and Eastern Europe
Where most immigrants came from during the “New Immigration”
Sherman Anti-Trust Act
This act did not effectively stop monopolies in the United States.
Government tended to side with this group during strikes at the end of 19th century.
This free-silver party from the Midwest became prominent in the 1890’s.
President who won the election of 1896 from his “front porch”
Method used by businessmen to control all segments of an industry from raw materials to marketing.
His two terms were separated by a four year interim.
Immigration, the innovative spirit, and new sources of power were three of the causes of industrial growth during this era.
Tobacco and Textiles
The twin pillars of the “New South’s” economy.
This event discredited the Knights of Labor.
The naturalist development the theory of naturalist selection.
American labor leaders opposed this movement since it threatened jobs.
Party which generally favored low tariffs.
Most prolific writer of gospel songs in the 19th century.
Desire for worldly possessions and belief that they can bring happiness.
Name for the Patrons of Husbandry.
Inexperience in Politics
Scandals were so common during Grants administration because of his…
President who was implicated in any of the many scandals during his administration.
The corrupt political organization which controlled politics in New York City during the last half of the 19th century.
Amendment which abolished slavery.
Type of executive officials who were protected by the Tenure Office Act.
Federal agency with the purposes of distributing food and clothes to blacks, building schools, and providing alternate court.
Under the Military Reconstruction Act, this office selected the governors in the Southern Districts.
According to the Wade-Davis Bill, this percentage of Southern white males who voted during the election of 1860 had to sign an oath of allegiance before readmitting to the Union.
Freedom of slaves, the Solid South, and the growth of the national Gov. power were the three results of this era.
When these were removed the South, it marked the end of reconstruction.
Waving The Bloody Shirt
Republican strategy of blaming Democrats for the Civil War.
He was assassinated before he could implement his lenient plans for Reconstruction.
Amendment which granted the right to vote to all races.
Panic of 1973
Most severe depression in the first one hundred years of American History.
Amendment which granted full citizenship for all races, prevented states from depriving any person of his rights.
They viewed the Southern states as conquered territory rather than rebellious members of the Union.
The term used for when a political official is indicted to receive a trail, but not removed from office.
First black congressman who eventually resigned from the from the Republican party and called for an end to the reconstruction in the south.
President who supported Lincolns plan for reconstruction.
Under the Compromise of 1877, he became president even though he won fewer popular votes tan tilden.