US HISTORY TEST 1

US HISTORY TEST 1 - U.S History Test 1*reading to be done for this test Big book p.552-557(stop at labor;p.561-563(stop at industrial city;p.567

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–3. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: U.S. History Test 1 *reading to be done for this test. Big book p.552-557(stop at labor);p.561-563(stop at industrial city);p.567- 575(industrial city 1/23 The Election of 1876-After civil war, Lincoln had plan for reconstruction. After Lincoln was assassinated, congress had a different plan and wanted to be harsh to the south. They sent northern generals down to watch the southern states as a part of the reconstruction plan.-In 1876, the current president was Ulysses S. Grant. Grant’s administration was corrupt. Was a republican.-Democrats chose Grant Tilden. Was a reformer.-Republicans chose Rutherford B. Hays. Also a reformer.-On election day, Tilden has 184, Hayes has 165. But a total of 20 votes were not accounted for. D AVID D AVIS WAS THE ONE INDEPENDENT ON THE SUPREME COURT . I F HE WAS AWARDED SENATOR HE WOULD GIVE DEMOCRATS THE ONE VOTE THEY NEEDED TO WIN . T ILDEN WON POPULAR VOTE . H AYES WON ELECTORAL VOTE WITH 185. T HE COMPROMISE OF 1877- THE SOUTH WOULD TAKE THE TROOPS AND GENERALS OUT OF THE SOUTH AND HAVE A SOUTHERNER IN THE CABINET . I NFLUENCES ON THE E MERGENCE OF M ODERN A MERICA I NDUSTRIALIZATION- INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION . 1850 S-1860 S . A LLOWED FOR DEVELOPMENT OF MODERN A MERICA . M OVED AWAY FROM THE USE OF MAN POWER TO THE USE OF MACHINES . I MMIGRATION- OLD IMMIGRATION WERE PEOPLE THAT CAME FROM E NGLAND AND I RELAND (N ORTHERN AND W ESTERN E UROPE ). M OST PEOPLE THAT CAME HERE HAD EDUCATION AND SKILLS . T HEY MOVED INLAND . I N 1880 S WE HAD NEW IMMIGRATION FROM E ASTERN AND S OUTHERN E UROPE . T HEY WERE NOT LIKE US . D ID NOT HAVE OUR LANGUAGE , OUR RELIGION , SKILLS , OR EDUCATION . T HEY WERE PLACED IN JOBS NOBODY ELSE WANTED TO DO . F ORMED CITIES ON EASTERN COAST WITH PEOPLE LIKE THEM . M ET WITH POLITICIANS AS SOON AS THEY GOT HERE AND THEY HELPED THEM . M OST WERE YOUNG , HAD A ROMANTIC VIEW OF A MERICAN ( OPPORTUNITY ) , THEY WERE CALLED BIRDS OF PASSAGE WHO WOULD TRAVEL AROUND TO GET WHATEVER JOB THEY COULD GET AND WOULD SEND MONEY BACK HOME . M ADE MANY PEOPLE IN THIS COUNTRY UPSET . I N 1887, APA WAS FOUNDED AND H ENRY B OWERS LED IT . T HEY FEARED IMMIGRATION AND THEIR GOAL WAS TO STOP ALL IMMIGRATION . T HE I MMIGRATION R ESTRICTION L EAGUE WANTED TO LET IN ONLY THE QUALIFIED INDIVIDUALS . B Y 1880, C ALIFORNIA ’ S POPULATION WAS 9% C HINESE . C HINESE E XCLUSION A CT WAS GOING TO DENY ENTRY TO THE UNDENIABLES . U RBANIZATION- RISE OF THE CITY . G REELEY MADE A STATEMENT THAT SAID WE ALL CAN ’ T LIVE IN CITIES BUT WE ALL ARE DETERMINED TO DO SO . S AID THERE ARE TOO MANY CITIES IN THIS COUNTRY AND WE CAN ’ T ALL LIVE IN THEM . B IGGEST CHANGE WAS GROWTH OF LARGE CITIES . F ROM CIVIL WAR TO 1900 A LARGE MOVEMENT TO THE CITIES . 1 IN 5 IN 1900 LIVED IN A VERY LARGE CITY . B EFORE CIVIL WAR CITES WERE BASED ON COMMERCE OR TRADE OF GOODS . T HEY WERE COMMERCIAL NOT INDUSTRIAL . T HEN CITIES BEGAN TO SPREAD OUT AS INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION BECAME MORE PREVALENT AND AUTOMOBILES WERE BEING PRODUCED . O NCE...
View Full Document

This note was uploaded on 04/14/2008 for the course HIST 10613 taught by Professor Cupp during the Spring '08 term at TCU.

Page1 / 9

US HISTORY TEST 1 - U.S History Test 1*reading to be done for this test Big book p.552-557(stop at labor;p.561-563(stop at industrial city;p.567

This preview shows document pages 1 - 3. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online