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Unformatted text preview: Ulysses S. Grant (R) 1868-1876 Rutherford B. Hayes (R) 1876-1880 James A. Garfield (R) 1880-1881 Chester A. Arthur (R) 1881-1884 Grover Cleveland (D) 1884-1888 Benjamin Harrison (R) 1888-1892 Grover Cleveland (D) 1892-1896 William McKinley (R) 1896-1900 Ulysses S. Grant (R) 1868- 1876 1.Era of Good Stealing-Jay Gould “Black Friday gold cornering”-Boss Tweed’s Tammany Hall–Thomas Nast cartoonist hurts Tweed- Credit Mobiler Scandal. It cost $30,000 to build a railroad, and they charged to Gov. $50,000 2.Debtors demand inflation 3.Resumption Act of 1875 Grant goes with hard money people 4.Panic of 1873 (overproduction) 5.Bland-Allison Act (Gov. buys lower 2 Million of silver no real change for the debtor) Golden Age of railroads have begun Vertical and Horizontal Trusts will begin 2 nd Industrial Revolution begins and Mark Twain calls it the Gilded Age Vanderbilt=Railroad Rockefeller=Standard Oil JP Morgan=Banking Carnegie=Steel Kelly’s Bessemer steel process Horizontal Trust Vertical Trust a. Gospel of Wealth b. Social Gospel First Transcontinental Railroad is completed in 1869 Women’s Christian Temperance Union WCTU is organized Rutherford B. Hayes (R) 1876-1880 1.Election debacle of 1876 no clear winner. A compromise was reached giving the (R) the White House if the troops are pulled out of the South 2.Reconstrucion ends in the South 3.Hayes is a temperance man, therefore “Lemonade Lucy” 4.Did not push anti-Chinese legislation through 1.The Era of Jim Crow has begun. Jim Crow was an begun....
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This note was uploaded on 04/06/2008 for the course LS 114 taught by Professor Unknown during the Fall '05 term at Corban University.
- Fall '05
- The Red Badge of Courage, Ulysses S. Grant, Rutherford B. Hayes, Chester A. Arthur, 1888-1892 Grover Cleveland