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when did JP Morgan give Cleveland $62million?

1893

2

when did cleveland revoke the silver purchase act?

1890

3

when did populism emerge when the party won 1 million votes in the election?e

1892

4

when did bryan stand for the democrats split the party with his populist ideas like silver purchase?

1896

5

When did McKinley win the elction after hanna gave $3 million

1896

6

when was the dingley tariff act passed by McKinley

1897

7

What was the dingley tariff act?

pushes tariff rates to even higher levels

8

when were the alaska-Yukon gold rushes?

1897-99

9

when did McKinley pass the currency act?

1900

10

what was the currency act?

committed US to continue to use gold standard

11

when did roosevelt instruct his attorney (Knox) to start proceedings against northern securities?

1902

12

when was northern securities found illegal (trust)

1904

13

when did roosevelt pass the department of commerce and labour act?

1903

14

what was the department of comerce and labour act?

regulates business monopolies and show price fixing

15

when did roosevelt pass the hepburn act?

1906

16

what was the hepburn act?

gave federal government comission the power to inspect rail books and set maximum rates

17

when did roosevelt intervene in the anthricite coal strike

1902

18

when did roosevelt pass the pure food and drug act?

1906

19

when did taft prosecute the trusts american tobacco and stadard oil

1911

20

what was the payne aldrich act by taft?

was meant to lower tariffs but was ineffecive

21

when was the plessy v ferguson court case?

1896

22

by what year did 25% of black farmers own their own land (standard of livibg improved)

1910

23

by what year was 56% of manufacturing and mechanical labour force immigrants

1890

24

when did frederick turner write an essay on the importance of the frontier?

1893

25

between what years di 10 million immigrants arrive in the US

185 - 1890

26

by what year did chicago have over 1 million inhabitants (only 30,000 in 1850)

1890

27

between what years were 2500 men lynched in the south

1882 - 1899

28

when was the NAWSA (womens suffrage) established

1890

29

when did wilson do the federal reserve act

1913

30

what was the fedral reserve act

a federal system that all banks contributed to for bail oits

31

what was the clyaton anti trust act

strengthened the sherman anti trust act

32

when did wilson pass the federal farm loan act?

1916

33

what was federal farm loan act?

made loans cheaper and more avalible for farmers

34

when did wilson pass the underwood tariff act

1913

35

what was the underwood tariff act?

lowered tariff

36

when did wilson intriduce graduated income tax in the 16th ammendment?

1913

37

when did wilson pass the federal child labour act?

1916

38

when did wilson pass the workmens compensation act?

1916

39

when did wilson pass the adamson act?

1916

40

what was the adamson act?

8 hour working day for rail workers

41

when were the colarado coal strikes where wilson sent th national guard to stop it and 26 were killed?

1913

42

by what year were 4% of US companies producing 57% of ttal iron priduction industry

1904

43

when was the 4 year depression where 15,000 companies and 600 banks closed (national unemployment 20%

1893

44

when was the pullman strike

1894

45

what was the pullman strike

a national strike led by eugene debs that paralysed the nation - cleveland sent troops and passed omnibus indictment act

46

when and what was the omnibus indictment act that cleveland passed?

1894
permitted the legal banning of strikes

47

when was the anti saloon league foundered

1893

48

between what years did immigration increase by 14 million

1860 and 1900

49

when did missippi introduce the literacy test

1890

50

between what years were 3724 people lynched and only 4 sentenced

1889 and 1929

51

when was the revival of the KKK becuase of the "birth of a nation"

1915

52

when were the race riots in st Loius, Missouri

july 1915

53

when was the red summer race riots in chicago (13 days, 38 dead, 537 injured, 1,000 blacks without homes)

summer 1919

54

what did Booker T Washington do?

set up Tuskegee insttute to train back people

55

when did Web Du Bois create the niagra movement (reject washington's cautious approach and help set up NAACP)

1905

56

when was the NAACP set up?

1909

57

whe n did the black percentage increase to 66% in newyork and 611% in Detroit

between 1910and 1920

58

by what year did harlem house 200,000 blqck people

1920's

59

by what year did 38 US states have a population of over 100,000

1900

60

what is progressive imperialism

McDougall said US imerialism was motivated by desire to improve the lives of non-americans

61

what is preclusive imperialism

langer said the US took colonies to prevent other countries from doing so

62

when did the US establish a protectoage in east Samoa (while west samoa was still german colony)

1898

63

when did the US annex Hawaii after a revolt against US farmers

1898

64

when was the spanish american war against spain in Cuba

1898

65

what was the treaty of paris (1898)

US bought philipines for $20 million
US had to fight 4 year war to gain control

66

when did the US invade puerto rico and defeat spain here

1898

67

when did the US act as mediator between britain and Venezuela (favored venezuela)

1895

68

when was roosevelt's corollary that added to monroe doctrine and said US have greater intervention in latin america

1904

69

when was the panama canal that increased trade by creating short-cuts for ships

1914

70

when was the platt ammendment that imposed us control over cuba's economy and imposed a new political system

1901

71

when was the open door policy that said different counties would respect eachothers intrests in china

1899

72

when was the boxer rebellion against foreigners in china (US sent small forces)

1900

73

when did roosevelt negotiate peace treaty for Russo-Japanese war

1904 - 05

74

when was the root takahira agreement that agreed to respect eachothers agreements in china

1908

75

when did 1500 women march down 5 avenue to protest the war

august 1914

76

when did germans launch unrestriced submarine warfare

feb - august 1915

77

between what dates were 1 million tons of allied shipping sunk by U-boats

feb - march 1917

78

when did black toms munition plant blow up in jersey

30th july 1916

79

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

80

when did food production increase from 12.3 million to 18.6 million tons

1915 and 1918

81

how many americans were killed in the war

50,000

82

when was the espoinage act passed

june 1917

83

what was the espoinage act

allowed post masters to look at suspicious mail
1500prosecutions took place

84

how many russian were deported for red scare / fear of communism

149