Black Codes What laws passed to restrict African Americans from freedom and

Black codes what laws passed to restrict african

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Black Codes *What: laws passed to restrict African Americans from freedom and force them to work *When: after Civil war *Where: in the Southern states Andrew Carnegie *Who: son of Scottish immigrant *What: started as telegraph operator, worked his way up to manger, left job to invest in iron industry; soon realized steel was where it’s at; built his own steel plant to support railroads *When: Gilded Age (?) *Where: Pittsburg *founder of the steel industry
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The Dawes Act *Who: Native Indians and American gov’t *What: took tribal land and divided it to break up tribes and force them into American culture *When: 1887 *Where: Massachusetts and all over the country *Why: allowed more control over native population The Ghost Dance at Wounded Knee *Who: religious revitalization campaign *What: American soldiers opened fire on the Ghost dancers; killing 150 – 200 natives (mainly women and children) *When: Dec. 29,1980 *Where: South Dakota *Why: Ghost Dance was a resistance to Americans forced on natives to conform to American lifestyle The Maine *Who: conflict between Spain and US *What: US declared war on Spain b/c they ended treaty by blowing up ship, The Maine *When: 1898 *Where: Spanish colonies *Why: America’s interest in new possessions had to do more w/ trade more than wealth from natural resources Short Answer Questions: Worth 15 Points each . 3 of these questions will be on the exam. You will select 2 questions to answer.
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