Ghost dance prophets foretold the imminent disappearance of whites, the restoration of traditional lands and ways of life, and the resurrection of dead ancestors.
1862 Law that gave 160 acres of land to anyone will live on and cultivate it for five years.
1890 confrontation between the US cavalry and the Sioux that marked the end of Native American resistance.
a section of a city predominantly occupied by a group who live there, especially because of social, economic, or legal issues
A New York port that is the main entry station for most European immigrants.
Found off of the coast of San Francisco, this is the major entry point for most Asians entering the United States.
This limited the annual number of immigrants admitted to the country to 2% of the country that person had resided in.
Prohibited the immigration of ‘oriental’ women to prevent prostitution.
A group of separate companies that are put under the control of one board to form a monopoly.
•One of the American industrial or financial magnates of the late 19th century who became wealthy by unethical means, such as questionable stock-market operations and exploitation of labor.
Business leader whose means of amassing a personal fortune contributes positively to the country in some way.
Owned by JD Rockefeller it had a monopoly on the oil refining business.
Form of business organization in which all stages of production of a good, from the acquisition of raw materials to the retailing of the final product.
Written by Andrew Carnegie in 1889 that described the responsibility of helping society by the new upper class of self-made rich.
The term Gilded Age refers to the political and economic nature situation of the United States from approximately 1876-1900.
1894 railroad strike that interfered with commerce, finally ended when the president sent in troops.