Flashcards in dates and acts Deck (84):
when did JP Morgan give Cleveland $62million?
when did cleveland revoke the silver purchase act?
when did populism emerge when the party won 1 million votes in the election?e
when did bryan stand for the democrats split the party with his populist ideas like silver purchase?
When did McKinley win the elction after hanna gave $3 million
when was the dingley tariff act passed by McKinley
What was the dingley tariff act?
pushes tariff rates to even higher levels
when were the alaska-Yukon gold rushes?
when did McKinley pass the currency act?
what was the currency act?
committed US to continue to use gold standard
when did roosevelt instruct his attorney (Knox) to start proceedings against northern securities?
when was northern securities found illegal (trust)
when did roosevelt pass the department of commerce and labour act?
what was the department of comerce and labour act?
regulates business monopolies and show price fixing
when did roosevelt pass the hepburn act?
what was the hepburn act?
gave federal government comission the power to inspect rail books and set maximum rates
when did roosevelt intervene in the anthricite coal strike
when did roosevelt pass the pure food and drug act?
when did taft prosecute the trusts american tobacco and stadard oil
what was the payne aldrich act by taft?
was meant to lower tariffs but was ineffecive
when was the plessy v ferguson court case?
by what year did 25% of black farmers own their own land (standard of livibg improved)
by what year was 56% of manufacturing and mechanical labour force immigrants
when did frederick turner write an essay on the importance of the frontier?
between what years di 10 million immigrants arrive in the US
185 - 1890
by what year did chicago have over 1 million inhabitants (only 30,000 in 1850)
between what years were 2500 men lynched in the south
1882 - 1899
when was the NAWSA (womens suffrage) established
when did wilson do the federal reserve act
what was the fedral reserve act
a federal system that all banks contributed to for bail oits
what was the clyaton anti trust act
strengthened the sherman anti trust act
when did wilson pass the federal farm loan act?
what was federal farm loan act?
made loans cheaper and more avalible for farmers
when did wilson pass the underwood tariff act
what was the underwood tariff act?
when did wilson intriduce graduated income tax in the 16th ammendment?
when did wilson pass the federal child labour act?
when did wilson pass the workmens compensation act?
when did wilson pass the adamson act?
what was the adamson act?
8 hour working day for rail workers
when were the colarado coal strikes where wilson sent th national guard to stop it and 26 were killed?
by what year were 4% of US companies producing 57% of ttal iron priduction industry
when was the 4 year depression where 15,000 companies and 600 banks closed (national unemployment 20%
when was the pullman strike
what was the pullman strike
a national strike led by eugene debs that paralysed the nation - cleveland sent troops and passed omnibus indictment act
when and what was the omnibus indictment act that cleveland passed?
permitted the legal banning of strikes
when was the anti saloon league foundered
between what years did immigration increase by 14 million
1860 and 1900
when did missippi introduce the literacy test
between what years were 3724 people lynched and only 4 sentenced
1889 and 1929
when was the revival of the KKK becuase of the "birth of a nation"
when were the race riots in st Loius, Missouri
when was the red summer race riots in chicago (13 days, 38 dead, 537 injured, 1,000 blacks without homes)
what did Booker T Washington do?
set up Tuskegee insttute to train back people
when did Web Du Bois create the niagra movement (reject washington's cautious approach and help set up NAACP)
when was the NAACP set up?
when did the black percentage increase to 66% in new york and 611% in Detroit
between 1910 and 1920
by what year did harlem house 200,000 black people
by what year did 38 US states have a population of over 100,000
what is progressive imperialism
McDougall said US imerialism was motivated by desire to improve the lives of non-americans
what is preclusive imperialism
langer said the US took colonies to prevent other countries from doing so
when did the US establish a protectoage in east Samoa (while west samoa was still german colony)
when did the US annex Hawaii after a revolt against US farmers
when was the spanish american war against spain in Cuba
what was the treaty of paris (1898)
US bought philipines for $20 million
US had to fight 4 year war to gain control
when did the US invade puerto rico and defeat spain here
when did the US act as mediator between britain and Venezuela (favored venezuela)
when was roosevelt's corollary that added to monroe doctrine and said US have greater intervention in latin america
when was the panama canal that increased trade by creating short-cuts for ships
when was the platt ammendment that imposed us control over cuba's economy and imposed a new political system
when was the open door policy that said different counties would respect eachothers intrests in china
when was the boxer rebellion against foreigners in china (US sent small forces)
when did roosevelt negotiate peace treaty for Russo-Japanese war
1904 - 05
when was the root takahira agreement that agreed to respect eachothers agreements in china
when did 1500 women march down 5 avenue to protest the war
when did germans launch unrestriced submarine warfare
feb - august 1915
between what dates were 1 million tons of allied shipping sunk by U-boats
feb - march 1917
when did black toms munition plant blow up in jersey
30th july 1916
what happened when black toms mumition factory exploded
20 million dollars damage
2 million pounds ammunition gone
german sabouters blamed
a reason why america joined war and anti-german feeling
when did food production increase from 12.3 million to 18.6 million tons
1915 and 1918
how many americans were killed in the war
when was the espoinage act passed
what was the espoinage act
allowed post masters to look at suspicious mail
1500prosecutions took place