Abolished slavery in America.
Political Machines gained power through doing favors for the most poor or sorry individuals in their community so they could get re-elected. Immigrants, who were most often feel under the "most sorry" category of people, were often drawn to political machines.
Granted citizenship to African-Americans
Proclaimed that voters could not be denied on basis of color, race, or previous condition of servitude
Caused by Thomas Nast's exposing political cartoons
Caused by railroad companies over borrowing for the construction of railroads, led to deep economic depression
Alexander Graham Bell invents the telephone, first form of long-distance verbal communication
3/4 of populations of most large cities were composed of immigrants or the children of immigrants
Banned any business combination which held a monopoly over interstate commerce
Protects freedmen, gives former slaves a chance at education, religion, and equality.
The Republican party platform had always (Until the 1890's) had a principle of giving African-Americans equality, thus drawing a large African-American support system.
10 Confederate states divided into military districts, state constitutions rewritten to give Freedmen voting rights, disenfranchisement of all former Confederates
Knock the legs out from underneath the 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments
Supreme Court case that weakened the 14th Amendment, and African-Americans were forced to go to state governments to attempt to fix their problems.
White southern Democrats agreed that president Hayes would have a peaceful inauguration as long as fed troops were removed from the South.
Supreme Court case that ended with a ruling that claimed blacks and whites could have "separate but equal institutions." Marks the beginning of segregation.
Railroad that connects the Atlantic to the Pacific, encourages western settlement
Indian's last stand: the last fight the Indians ever win against the Americans.
Law passed by the state of California that forebode the entrance of Chinese immigrants into the state. (Nativism)
Indian Reservation Land would be divided into individual family farms (Americanization of Indians)
Proclaimed that railroad rates must be "reasonable and just." America's first step toward Regulated Capitalism
Dissolved the Indian Territory of the Five Civilized Tribes (OK). (Americanization of Indians)