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1

Who assisted Alexander Burkman by getting his gun how?

Emma Goldman

Prostitution

2

When was the Pullman strike

1893-94

3

What was the deal that George Pullman offered his employees when the resession of 1890's hurts his business

I have to lay off this many workers... Or you can all take a pay cut

Union voted pay cut

4

How much is Pullmans pay cut

25%

Doesn't lower rent of prices in stores

5

Who leads the Pullman strike

A. R. U. American railway Union
Led by Eugene Debs

6

What term describes the strikes that were in response to the Pullman strike

Sympathy strikes

7

What did Eugene debs and the ARU suggest to help resolve the strike

Arbitration

3rd neutral party

8

Who was president during Pullman strike

Grover Cleveland

Served two terms that were not consecutive

9

Federal court orders debs to stop strike and what happens

Debs refuses, Altgelt does not want government intervention

Cleveland sends troops anyway

10

Rioting breaks out in Chicago

Workers lose, Pullman wins and debs goes to jail for 6 months and converts to socialism while incarcerated

11

AFOL

Led by?

American federation of labor

Samuel Gompers

12

AFOL fought for what issues

Bread and butter issues
Fair wage
8 hour work day
Safe working conditions

13

AFOL was for what kind of workers

Skilled only

14

What year did revolution break out in Cuba

1895

15

What year does gov. Order Americans out of Cuba

1898

16

People push McKinley to intervien why

Investments in sugar

17

In ..... McKinley sends a battleship to make a presence in Havana harbor

1898 jan.

Maine

18

Who shaped public opinion of the Cuban Revolution through media

William Randolph Hearst

New York journal

19

The main explodes .....

Feb. 1898 killing 260

20

April 1895
Gov. Announces

We view Cuba as a free state

21

Teller amendment

We will fight for Cubas freedom no the acquisition of Cuba

22

After teller amendment we declare war and win. As a result of the win we take:

Puerto Rico
Guam
Philippines

23

The plat amendment

1902

1) America must ok treaty's Cuba make with a foreign power
2) reserve the right to get involved in affairs
3) military base ( guantonimo)

24

Theodore Roosevelt born where?

NYC, rich kid.

25

What was Theodore Roosevelts fathers view on life

Gospel of wealth attitude

26

While at Harvard what happins the Theodores father

He dies

27

What does Theodore do after Harvard

Become a politician, gets married, commutes from NYC to Albany

28

Who tired to kill Henry Frick and how

Alexander Burkman

Went to homestead plant and shot him twice and stabbed him 3 times and dick lives

20 years in jail

29

What happens to Theodores first wife

Dies after giving birth along with his mother on the same night

30

What does Theodore do after the death of his mother and wife

Gives infant to sister and moves west to badlands and buys a ranch

31

Comes
Back and marries Edith
When McKinley becomes president
Roosevelt becomes

Secretary of Navy (vise pres. Of navy)

32

In April 98 TR quits job in Washington and does what

Joins forces becomes colonel of his regiment

33

What is TR's regiment called

Rough riders

34

One battle TR wins

San Juan hill

35

Fall of 1898 TR becomes

Governor of NY

36

1900 McKinley re-elected and TR becomes vice because

The current vice does

37

Sept. 1901
McKinley is assassinated where? By who?

Buffello, by Leon sholgosh

( pissed about Philippines)

Leon arrested tried and executed

38

When president what business leader does Roosevelt take on

JP Morgan

39

Over what industry

Railroad trust?

40

Who wins

Roosevelt

41

1902 major strike what industry goes on strike

Coal

42

What controversial action does Roosevelt take

Threatens to take control of mining industry and send in troops

43

Result of tr threading to take over coal

10% increase and 9 hour work day

44

What four country's involved in Panama Canal

French Colombian panama us

45

What controversial action does tr take to get canal built

Encourages panama uprising