coolie unskilled laborer from Southern China Mormons Woodruff Manifesto 1890

Coolie unskilled laborer from southern china mormons

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((coolie: unskilled laborer from Southern China)) Mormons (Woodruff Manifesto, 1890*): ?????“trusts”:informal, illegal agreements by companies to set prices at a certain level. polarize wealth (made the wealthy wealthier). wounded competition in economy. an economic method
that had other companies assigns their stocks to the board of trust who would manage them. This made the head of the board, or the corporate leader wealthy, and at the same time killed off competitors not in the trust. This method was used/developed by Rockefeller, and helped him become extremely wealthy. It was also used in creating monopolies.vertical/horizontal integration:vertical- owning every step in the process. Practice where a single entity controls the entire process of a product, from the raw materials to distribution, to increase the companies power. started by Andrew Carnegie? Horizontal-form of trust, stop flow of productivity. When a company expands its business into different products that are similar to current lines.free silver/gold standard: gold standard- paper money backed by gold. fixed way of generating currency. stops from overprinting money and not being able to back it up. Ida B. Wells: self taught black woman who traced lynchings across the U.S to record the injustices Andrew Carnegie/Jay GouldGospel of Wealth- ties in with white man’s burdenspoils system/ Civil Service Reform: give jobs to people who supported you during the election; created inefficient government/ call for meritocracy and transparency. called for the stop of the spoils system. #smoke-filledroomstariff: tax on imports, helped american business, gave more money to the government which caused it to grow, but they didn’t like that. Wabash v. Illinois(1886) ICC, 1887 - gvt regulating interstate commerce. led to question of what gvt can control; severely limited the rights of statesto controlinterstate commerce. It led to the creation of theInterstate Commerce Commission.Global Migration - John L. Sullivan- bareknuckle boxing world champ (Irish American);democratization of culture (mass culture in US) embodiment of working class citizen (manly) matinee idol; symbolizes shift in gender roles. Cult of DomesticityMarxist vs. MarxianVeblen “conspicuous consumption”pogroms“new” vs. “old” immigrationGreat Railroad Strike of 1877Haymarket Bombing (1886)Knights of LaborBattleship MaineRough Ridersyanquis ahumados (Smoked Yankees)
Jose Martiyellow journalismWhite Man’s BurdenPlatt AmendmentAlfred Thayer Mahanoverproduction - muckrakers - a name for reform journalists of 1903 who participated in investigative journalism. They exposed the underbelly of American life. They highlighted immigrant living conditions, wrongs of food production and political and economic corruption in order to try to force the hand of the government into doing something.

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