History Since 1865 Quiz Study Stuff

History Since 1865 Quiz Study Stuff - Definition:...

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Key Words: Freedman’s Bureau Definition: Significance: Election of 1876 Definition: Significance: 14 th Amendment Definition: Significance: Knights of Labor Definition: Significance: J. Pierpont Morgan Definition: Significance: Social Darwinism Definition: Significance: Taylorism Definition: Significance: Bessemer Process Definition: Significance: Homestead Strike Definition: Significance:
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Streetcar Suburbs Definition: Significance: Coney Island Definition: Significance: Nickelodeons Definition: Significance: Tenements Definition: Significance: Boss Tweed Definition: Significance: Transcontinental RR (1869) Definition: Significance: Dawes Severalty Act (1890) Definition: Significance: Sharecropping Definition: Significance: Tenant Farming
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Unformatted text preview: Definition: Significance: Crop Lien Definition: A crop lien is where share-croppers borrow equipment and seed from the merchant at the beginning of the season. The merchant would then have first claim on all the crops until the debt was paid off. Significance: This allowed land holders to have a huge advantage over laborers and made it increasingly difficult for laborers to escape debt. Debt Peonage Definition: An economic dependence that made many farmers virtual slaves. Left then unable to grow the crops they wanted and/or needed (such as food). Significance: Left them with no control over the crops they grew and sold....
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This test prep was uploaded on 03/20/2008 for the course HIST 112 taught by Professor Trotti during the Fall '07 term at Ithaca College.

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