APUSH Unit 6

Events

Concentration Policy

1851

Central Park

Approx. 1857

Homestead Act

1862

Indian Wars

Approx. 1866 - Approx. 1890

Sand Creek Massacre (1864), Battle of Little Big Horn (1876), Ghost Wars, Battle of Wounded Knee (1890)

Granger Movement

1867 - Approx. 1885

Knights of Labor

1869

US Standard Oil

1870

Rockerfeller

Boss Tweed Ring/Tammany Hall organization

Approx. 1871

Tweed grafted tax/fraud

First Pension System

1875

American Express Company

Railroad Strike

1877

"Progress and Poverty"

1879

Henry George

Republican Party Splits

1880

Stalwarts (traditional machine, spoils system, patronage) vs Half-Breeds (reform)

Chinese Exclusion Act

1882

Pendleton Act

1883

American Federation of Labor

1886

Interstate Commerce Act

1886

Dawes Act

1887

"Looking Backward"

1888

"Gospel of Wealth"

1889

Carnegie, promotes capitalism

Sherman Anti Trust Act

1890

agrarian revolt

Mckinley Tariff

1890

Ocala Platform

1890

Homestead Strike

1892

Populist Party

1892 - 1896

Bryan

Turner's Thesis

1893

Panic of 1893

1893

Pullman Strike

1894

Immigration Restriction League

1894

Cuban Revolt

1895

"Cross of Gold" Speech

1896

Bryan==> nominated for Democratic candidate

Teller Amendment

1898

Hawaii Annexed

1898

"jingoism" first used as a term in US

Phillipines Seized

1898

The Maine Explosion

1898

Puerto Rico (annexed?)

1898

Foraker Act (ended military rule, establish formal colonial gov't); Jones Act (citizenship). Rough Riders regiment.

Election of 1900

1900

imperialism vs anti-imperialism: whether or not to take control of phillipines.

Gold Standard Act

1900

American Socialist Party

1901

Public Health Service

1912