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Mark twain

Called age of industry "Gilded Age"

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Central pacific

Encouraged chinese to migrate

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Reasons the great Chicago fire was a blessing in disguise

1. Ravished cities

2. Eliminated problems

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Hull house

Improved neighbored life

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Addams

Founded hull house

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Most widely used transportation in 19th century

Electric trolley car

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"Father of modern skyscraper"

Sullivan

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New immigration

Immigration from different parts of the world

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Worlds Colombian exposition

Worlds fair

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First successful national labor union

A.F. of L

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Pullman strike of 1894

Most important strike of 19th century

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Middle class

Became american ideal

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Wanamaker's

First modern department store

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Wyoming

First state to grant women's right to vote

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Leaders of women's rights movement

1. Stanton
2. Anthony

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Adventures of Tom Sawyer

First written script to go to a printer

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Naismith

Inventor of basketball

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Cincinnati red stockings

First professional baseball team

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"Gay nineties"

Name given to 1890's

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Greatest craze of 1890's

Bicycling

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Ward

Opened first mail-order business

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Chain stores

Series of stores owned by same company

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A & P

Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company

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Field

"Give the lady what she wants"

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Sholes

Invented typewriter

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Moody

Best know urban evangelist

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Organization founded by booth

Salvation Army

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Jackson

Best known home missionaries

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Mount Hermon

"evangelize the world in this generation"

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YWCA

Young Women's Christian Association