Plains tribes such as Comanche, Kiowa, and Cheyenne followed the buffalo
herds and were thus considered nomadic.
Hopeful homesteaders who invaded Indian Territory in an effort to force the
opening of vacant lands for white settlement were known as
Republican Partys organizational arm in the South was known as the
Freedmen joined the Union League and supported the Republican Party for all the
Agitate for land confiscation
Press for more autonomy for the bla
Ch. 12 Lowell and Industrializing
Factory town of Lowell, MA-established in 1823
Forged new ground for factory life
Employed young, unmarried women
Allowed the employees a chance to create a community of interests
Provided the employees an opportunity t
NEW YORK AND THE BUCKTAILS +
Martin Van Buren (New Yorker) established the Albany Regency
Led a wing of the Jeffersonian Republicans known as the Bucktails
Van Burens goals for the Bucktails was to build a new kind of political party based on
Ch. 19 Notes
Workers in Chicagos meatpacking industry:
Were divided by strong ethnic differences
Many were recent immigrants and unskilled
Most were Roman Catholic but attended separate churches
Most ethnic groups founded their own parochial schools
Problems for Spains colonial empire
US traded illegally in California
Americans gains along the Mississippi and New Orleans
Outposts established by Russia in California
Conspiracies aimed at revolt in New Spain
Shays Rebellion + Depression
No Debt Relief
Rural people-believed had a right to defend property
Depression-lowered crop prices
Tax=more oppressive than anything the British had done before.
Ended when15 rebels were shot and killed
Ch. 15Lincoln Douglas Debates + 1850s
Debates on slavery between the Illinois Republican
and Democratic candidates for the US Senate in
1858=Lincoln Douglas Debates.
Stephen A. Douglass nickname=Little Giant
In the debates Douglas accused Lincoln of favor
Ch. 20 Notes
Edward Bellamy in Looking Backward suggests the fullest
development of each person is possible in a cooperative,
Bellamys Utopian Society had these characteristics:
poverty, crime or war
Ch. 28 Notes
Rosa Parks refusing to give up her seat to a white
passenger was the catalyst for the Montgomery Bus
E.D. Nixon-president of the Alabama NAACP seized
Rosa Parks 1955 arrest as an incident on which
Ch. 27 Notes
Rock n roll=
Heralded generational shift in American society.
Demonstrated the power of youth as consumers
Celebrated a new youth culture.
Represented rebellion and independence
Audiences responded to Elvis because:
There was a touch of hu
WOMENS RIGHTS AND IMMIGRANTS
Seneca Falls Convention=meeting held July 19 and 20, 1848, in upper New York State to
advocate rights for women.
The right to vote was the resolution that was considered the most radical that
passed at the convention.
Ch. 22 Notes
IWW members went on strike in Bisbee, AZ in 1917 because
they saw the war as an opportunity to make demands.
o All the following were true about Bisbee, AZ
IWW went on strike partly to end discrimination against union workers.
Spanish speaking people born in Texas who joined with
American settlers to fi ght for Texas
Tejano community included:
Poor tenant farmers, vaqueros, and cowboys
Wealthy ranchers and peones
Flatboat Wars and the
Hernando de Soto-1st European explorer to visit the area of Natchez in the 16 th
Natchez turned into 2 distinct societies
1. Wealthy elite-lived in Natchez
2. Mixed races of workers-lived in area of wharfsNatchez
Ch. 16 Healthy
United States Sanitary Commission=organization
created by President Lincoln to promote healthier
conditions at military camps.
o Sanitary commission was inspired by the volunteer Womens
Central Association of Relief.
Ch. 21 Notes
Beginning of 20th century=population on NY Lower East
Side=500 per acre
Most residents of NYCs Lower East Side=immigrants from Southern and
Most residents of settlement houses were college educated
women who sought to improv