Westward Expansion
Immigration
Segregation in South
Big Business
Progressive Movement
100

This animal was slaughtered, nearly to extinction, by the U.S. government to force Native Americans to move away from their homes.

Buffalo

100

Someone who moves from one country to another country

Immigrant

100

A collection of laws passed in the South to limit African Americans freedoms after the 13th, 14th, and 15th amendments.

"Jim Crow" laws

100

A business or company that totally dominates 1 industry 

A monopoly

100

The time period of 75 years when people made an effort to change things politically, socially, and economically. 

Progressive movement

200

The name of the new method of transportation that traveled from the east coast to the west coast and back. 

Transcontinental railroad.

200

The movement from a less agricultural society (farming) to a more technology society (factories).

Industrialization

200

This is when people are separated by their race, seen in the South with separate bathrooms, schools, and water fountains for example.

Segregation

200

A term used to describe a person who owned a monopoly and had billions of dollars because of exploitative practices and low wage costs

Robber Barons

200

The conditions of the factories during the Gilded Age were poor because of these reasons 

high temperatures, low wages, unsafe working conditions, etc.

300

This law was passed to encourage Americans to move West and farm on difficult land. People could receive land in exchange for a small price and fitting certain qualifications.

The Homestead Act

300

Cities grew much larger during the Gilded Age, these are the reasons why.

Industrialization, urbanization, immigration

300

These two men were influential leaders in the movement fighting back against segregation.

W.E.B Du Bois and Booker T. Washington

300

This person was a robber baron. They had a larger control on the banking industry and bought Andrew Carnegie's steel company to form US steel.

JP Morgan

300

Labor unions often used this tactic of refusing to work to achieve their demands of better working conditions.

Labor strike

400

These are reasons people moved out west in the late 1800s.

Gold rush, hope of new beginnings, cheap farm land, new methods of transportation

400

People moved to the U.S. from these countries to escape oppressive governments, revolutions, and poverty

Germany and France

400

This person was seen to have a more "aggressive" approach to fighting against discrimination through demanding change and protests

W.E.B Du Bois

400

This person had a monopoly on oil.

John D. Rockefeller

400

This person photographed children working which led to the passing of labor laws. 

Lewis Hine

500

This battle was Native Americans fighting back against the U.S. governments actions, they defeated the U.S. army and General Custer.

Battle of Little Bighorn

500

Immigrants moving to the U.S. from the continent of Asia were processed at this island.

Angel island

500

The origins of the name "Jim Crow" were based on a racist character played by a white man who wore Black face. This character was first seen in this city.

New York City

500

Political cartoons of robber barons often depicted these people having control and influence over this political branch. 

US government (congress, president)

500

The percentage of children who worked in the U.S. during the Gilded Age

1 in 6, or about 16%

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