D. The Panic of 1873:
-Economic collapse was caused by over speculation of
mining, agricultural expansion.
-The major financial institution of Jay Cooke & Co.
collapsed, causing a
ripple effect which caused the collapse (much like
D. The Knights of Labor:
-Originally known as the "Noble and Holy Order of the
Knights of Labor"
-Originating as a secret society in 1869, the Knights
became a full fledged
political entity for Labor by the 1880's.
-The Knights were led by Terence V. Powd
VI. The Industrial Age 1865-1900:
A. The Transcontinental Railroad:
-Congress enacted support for the Transcontinental
Railroad in 1862.
-Two Railroad Co. would be appointed to the task of
building the Railroad,
the Union Pacific Railroad & the Central Pa
The Hallowed Halls of Ivy:
-In 1900 the need for higher learning increased as many
schools saw an
increase in men and women attending school.
-Colleges were given the opportunity to expand thanks
to the Morrill Act,
gave grants of Public Land to the State
The Far West Comes of Age and Folds:
-From 1870-1890 the population of the West exploded as
new states were
created; Colorado, North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana,
Wyoming, and Utah.
-On April 22nd, 1889 the "Last Land Grab" took place
The Bull Moose Party:
-Roosevelt supported a political platform called "New
-New Nationalism believed in encouraging the Government
to take a more
active role in solving the economic and social problems
of the country.
-New Nationalism promis
IV. President Millard Fillmore:
-Thirteenth President: 1850-1853
-No Vice President
-Supported the Compromise of 1850
-Fillmore signed the Compromise of 1850 into law,
believing it was in the
best interest of the nation.
A. The Fugitive Slave Law:
I. President John Tyler:
-Tenth President: 1841-1845
-Vice President: None
-Called the "Accidental President" or "His Accidency"
-Establishes the Right of Presidential Succession when William Henry
Harrison dies after just 4 weeks as President.
VI. President James Buchanan:
-Fifteenth President: 1857-1861
-Vice President: John C. Breckinridge
-Only President never to marry
-Considered by Historians as the Worst President Ever
because he did nothing
to prevent the Civil War.
A. *Dred Sc
EASTERN EUROPE AND NORTHERN EURASIA REVIEW
Use your readings, your notes, your book, and your
knowledge of social studies to create notes over the
following concepts and topics on a separate sheet of paper.
Political Geography: Know the countries found in