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Need to incorporate information from Leuchtenberg and the textbook in addition to the lectures. Since there is such limited time for the exam, it is absolutely necessary to prepare answers beforehand. Be prepared to define and give the significance of the following terms: Ghost Dance Populists White Man's Burden 14 Points Scopes Trial Emma Goldman Marcus Garvey Lost Generation Henry Ford Welfare Capitalism Border Patrol Meriam Report Ghost Dance  (01-14)  A religious movement founded by Wovoka that spread rapidly throughout the American West. Its doctrine stated that if  Indians performed the dance, movement – a religious revitalization that spread very rapidly throughout the American West. Wovoka was very  influential in the movement. It was a doctrine that if Indians performed the dance, holes would open up and swallow  white people, and once the white people were swallowed dead Indians would return to life. Wovoka claimed to have  visited the afterlife and been commanded by the supreme being to instruct Indians to love each other, live in peace with  whites, and devote themselves to work in addition to learning the ghost dance. The Sioux contributed the ghost shirt.  The dance also promised the return of buffalo herds.  The dance had the biggest impact on the Western Sioux. Pine Ridge, in South Dakota, is one of the most impoverished  reservations in the US today. Whites were very afraid of their dancing and feared rebellion and tried to stamp out the  dance. Led to Wounded Knee massacre.  Populists Pullman Strike: 1894. Pullman was an industrial city (a company town) south of Chicago founded by George Pullman.  It produced railroad cars. Wages were constantly rising and falling while the company tried to keep expenses steady.  Pullman workers began to strike, and railroad workers in other cities began to strike out of sympathy. Strikers were  accused of interrupting mail shipments and Truman sent federal troops to Pullman. 13 strikers lost their lives and 50 
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This note was uploaded on 04/28/2008 for the course HIST 1302 taught by Professor Jeffreyschulze during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson.

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