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1

Pony Express

messengers on horseback

2

transcontinental railroad

railroad system that crossed the U.S.

3

reservations

area set aside for native Americans

4

Little Bighorn

Sioux forces defeated Custer

5

Dawes Act

gave land to Indians

6

Homestead act

160 acres of land to farmers

7

exodusters

African Americans who moved west

8

patent

right to make or sell inventions

9

corporation

business that sell portions of ownership

10

trust

many business in same area

11

Social Darwinism

survival of the fittest

12

monopoly

total ownership

13

collective bargaining

working together

14

old immigrants

northern eurpore

15

new immigrants

southerners and eastern eurpore

16

steerage

bottom of ship

17

benevolent societies

immigrant help

18

tenements

apartments

19

sweatshops

workplaces

20

nativist

opposed immigration

21

Chinese exclusion act

banning Chinese people

22

suburbs

neighborhood outside of downtown

23

department stores

giant retail stores

24

Geronimo

Apache

25

Bryan

presidential candidate

26

Edison

light

27

bell

phone

28

ford

car

29

Carnegie

steel

30

Rockefeller

oil/businesses

31

Pulitzer

ny newspaper

32

Hearst

color comic

33

Olmsted

Central Park

34

addams

hull house

35

populist party

silver standard
8 hour workdays
workers rights
Bryant as president

36

knights of labor

skilled & unskilled workers

37

American federation of labor

organized individual nation unions
better wages/hours

38

homestead strike

seized plant

39

Pullman strike

traffic stopped on railroad

40

problems of growing cities

overcrowding,
unsafe buildings,
unsanitary
poor ventilation

41

Frontier

An undeveloped area