Ida B Wells an activist that argued against lynching Sam Hose claiming that the

Ida b wells an activist that argued against lynching

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the large amount of African Americans and their eventual time populating Kansas.Ida B. Wells- an activist that argued against lynching Sam Hose, claiming that the rape allegations were false. Her significance was that she was chased out of town for her opinion.Immigrant Restriction League- a league that called for the reduction of immigration by requiring a literacy test for anyone who wanted to enter the U.S. Its significance is that it was eventually vetoed.Plessy v. Ferguson- a Supreme Court Case that approved for segregation as long as black and whites were equal. Its significance was that is was eventually used as evidence for discrimination laws.Booker T. Washington- gave a famous speech to encourage blacks to adjust to segregation. His significance was his belief that obtaining jobs was more important that gaining citizenship.Fong Yue Ting- the Supreme Court allowed a law that allowed people to expel the Chinese without law. Its significance was that it resulted in many of the Chinese being expelled.Samuel Gompers- the founder of the AFL. He aimed to unite the working class and to promote the laborer’s interests. His significance was he helped to start a social revolution.Women’s Christian Temperance Union- the largest female organization holding over 150,000 members. They were led by Frances Willard. Their significance was the idea thatthey originally wanted to ban alcohol, but then fought for the right to vote.Part II (703-721)“Splendid Little War”- a nickname for the Spanish-American war given by the Secretary of State John Hay. Its significance was how it was a short and relatively bloodless war that gained America territory, which they saw as quite splendid.Rough Riders- a nickname that was given to the volunteer cavalry of America that was the only cavalry to see action during the Spanish-American war. Its significance was that the rough riders were mostly made of athletes, cowboys, ranchers, and miners that somehow came out on top.
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Yellow Journalist- journalism that specifically exploits and exaggerates the news to createemotion in the reader. Its significance was that it was popularized in the nineteenth century by Pulitzer and Hearst.Platt Amendment- An amendment that defined the conditions for the withdrawal of United States troops from Cuba. Its significance was that they forced Cuba to also sign these conditions. Emilio Aguinaldo- leader of the Filipino independence movement against Spain. His significance was that his movement was eventually crushed by the United States army.“White Man’s Burden”- a poem by Rudyard Kipling that addressed the shift from isolationism to imperialism. Its significance is that is shows and recognizes the country that America has become.Anti-Imperialist League- a group that battled against American colonization of the Philippines. Its significance was it included Mark Twain and Andrew Carnegie.
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