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
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
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