The Klu Klux Klan was a paramilitary group in the Southern U.S. states that were extremely racist towards African Americans
The 14th Amendment states that all U.S. citizens have full and equal benefit to the law.
Included splitting the south into 5 military zones and requiring the state to pass the 14th amendment prior to readmittance
A president could not fire certain members of his cabinet without the approval of the Senate
President Johnson is impeached for violating the Office of Tenure Act
allows black men to vote by stating that "the right of the US citizens to vote shall not be denied"
The knights of labor were different in that they accepted all skilled and unskilled workers
A series of 4 acts that congressed passed to help enforce the 14th and 15th amendments in the south.
by Mr. John D. Rockefeller
Bribed members of congress with reduced Union Pacific stocks
Started with the closing of one of the biggest private banks of the US due to bankruptcy, and started a chain reaction of bank failures
Alcohol companies worked with government officials to give tax revenues to corrupt government officials
Guaranteed African Americans equal rights in public- would later be declared unconstitutional
Battle between 3 groups of Indian tribes and the US cavalry, and it was a surprising victory for the Indians.
Was a deal between the democrats and republicans that Hayes would win under certain conditions, for example a transcontinental railroad for the south and troops removed from the south
Arthur resumes the presidency
Booker T. Washington is named head of the Tuskegee Institute in Alabama
Helen Hunt Jackson publishes "A Century of Dishonor"
Excluded Chinese immigrants from entering the country, and laws on the Chinese that were residing in the US became more strict
Many citizens were injured, and several were killed, when police open fired on a labor rally in Chicago
The US ruled that the states had no control of interstate commerce
Attempted to control RR monopolies by setting rules in place such as making the companies publish their rates, and it also formed the ICC
A eutopian book set in the future
Sherman Anti-Trust Act was created to protect the consumers against anything that prevented the flow of business
National American Women's Suffrage Association
Highest tariff in American history
The workers of could not afford the cost of living- which the company set because they owned the town- on their latest pay-cut, so they went on strike
The first tariff that included income tax- later declared unconstitutional
Workers of the Railroad companies were unsuccessful in bringing change, however they did draw much attention to the issue
Group of unemployed Americans marched to DC to demand changes in legislature regarding unemployed Americans
In 1895 J.P. Morgan lended 65 million dollars to the US government
The British found gold which crossed into Venezuela, so they demanded that the border be changed, but the Venezuelans refused
Case that legitimized the term "separate but equal"
Was made to counteract the Wilson-Gorman Act which lowered rates
although no one knew for sure, Americans blamed the Spanish and yellow journalists emphasized it