(written after deliberation between Senate and the House), did not pass the Senate until October 5 and the
House until October 8 of the same year.
A civil service commission is a government agency that is constituted by legislature to regulate the
been bitterly divided over the nation's monetary standard. The gold standard, which the United States had
effectively been on since 1873, limited the money supply but eased trade with other nations, such as the
United Kingdom, whose currency was also base
defying a court injunction against the strike and served six months in prison.
The Farmers' Alliance was an organized agrarian economic movement among American farmers that
developed and flourished in the 1870s and 1880s. The movement included several par
in the case "Brown v. Board of Education".
The assassination of President James A. Garfield took place in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881.
Garfield was shot by Charles J. Guiteau at 9:30 am, less than four months into Garfield's term as the 20th
of rural free mail delivery. In 2005, the Grange had a membership of 300,000, with organizations in 3,600
communities in 37 states. It is headquartered in Washington, D.C., in a building built by the organization in
1960. Many rural communities in the Uni
Colored Women, and also founded the National Afro-American Council. Wells formed the Women's Era
Club, the first civic organization for African-American women. This later was named the Ida B. Wells Club,
in honor of its founder.
Muller v. Oregon, 208 U.S.
The Coal Strike of 1902, also known as the Anthracite Coal Strike, was a strike by the United
Mine Workers of America in the anthracite coal fields of eastern Pennsylvania. Miners were on strike
asking for higher wages, shorter workdays and the reco
-New American protestant sects gain membership (New England)
-Presbyterians, Baptists, and Methodists
-Toleration for dissent
-New religious groups undermine notion of state-supported Church
-British victory over French in North A
-violence, riots, destruction
-sons of liberty
Stamp Act Congress (9 colonies)
Document-ideological argument, colonists have the rights of Englishmen,
rights only elected representatives can impose taxes, parliament cannot
impose, taxes on colonies
Stamp Act repealed
Coercive (intolerable Acts)
Boston Tea Party
1st Continental Congress banned MA
-April 1775 Lexington and Concord closed
Quartering Act had to have $ to provi
Evangelical Reform Movements
Separatists 1621 1st Great Awakening Drifting away from God losing Boston
-reaction to increasing free-spiritedness
-later generations of Puritans losing their religious