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Reconstruction and Rise of Jim Crow segregation Gilded Age 1870-1900 The north experiences 2nd industrial rev Railroads, steel, and oil companies formed America’s 1st monopolies The West Manifest destiny continued as miners, homesteaders, and ranchers headed w New states closed frontier by 1890 25-50% of mining population was foreign born Chinese (yellowjack term) brought tireless ethic Latin america brought experience and new techniques Mining bonanza led to hostility and riots Foreign miners’ act 1852 charged monthly mining fee Chinese exclusion act 1882 suspended chinese immigration Cattle ranching boomed 1860’s Range wars between grazing cattle herds and sheep-boys The “new south” Exodusters: black farmers who moved W to escape Southern crop liens & Jim Crow laws 1st transcontinental railroad connected west coast to eastern cities in 1869 1870 railroads created first time zones Indian intercourse act 1834 forbade whites from entering “indian country” without license 1850’s rapid expansion brought indians “concentration policies” Buffalo soldiers were black soldiers in US Army and many were stationed out West for Indian conflict Battle at Wounded Knee: US army was ordered to stop Sioux “ghost dances” End of the Frontier 1890 Frederick Turner Helen hunt Jackson: Century of this Dishonor Gilded Age Age of invention George Eastman’s Kodak camera Alexander G Bell telephone Cyrus Fields telegraph cable Thomas Edison w light bulb DC: (Tesla was for AC) Electricity and electric light “Wizard of Menlo Park” New methods of marketing

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