He served as president after Lincold; made own reconstruction plan.
The capital of the Confederacy at Richmond was burned and destroyed.
The Confederate surrender to the Union troops, ending the Civil War.
This labor system made blacks subservient to their white creditors; they had to work to live on the land.
The South believes they lost the war because of their limited resources, therefore continuing their views on succession and not making amends with the North.
This principle formed by Charles Darwin detailed "survival of the fittest". It explains that the wealthy are wealthy because they were born that way and that over time, we adapt to survive.
These post-war laws in the South were aimed at keeping blacks inferior and in submission by restricting their rights.
This party wanted rights for workers; believed in eight hours of work, eight hours of rest, and eight hours do with what they please.
It stated that all American citizens have full and equal benefit under the law.
They were a paramilitary, southern organization focused on white supremacy.
Johnson gave a series of passionate speeches against the radicals and rallying for the support of Congress.
Johnson was impeached for violating the Tenure of Office Act.
Standard Oil Company is formed by John D. Rockefeller.
Rail companies bribed members of Congress with reducates prices of Union Pacific stocks.
In the West, overspeculation leads to the closing of many banks.
State-sanctioned monopolies in LA slaughterhouses violated the 14th Amendment.
The Women's Christians Temperance Union; sought to restrict alcohol consumption.
The US sent troops to South Carolina to stop paramilitary groups.
Native Americans defeated General Custer and his US calvary.
He resigned from his position after being exposed for taking bribes.
Rutherfor B. Hayes wins the election by removing troops in the South and building them a railroad.
Farmers rebelled against the high excise tax on whiskey.
The Salvation Army is established to help the poor; gave away soup.
This school founded by Booker T Washington was among the first colleges for African-Americans.
Excluded Chinese immigrants from coming into the US.
A black man was denied from entering a NYC opera because of his race.
Stopped rebates and pooling, made it necessary for rates to be published, and established the ICC.
Written by Edward Bellamy, this novel focused on a utopian society.
Written by Andrew Carnegie in an article, this principle describes that the wealthy people of the nation are the 'trustees' that should manage the nation's money.
This act was created to protect consumers and stop trusts(limited effectiveness).
To halt inflation, the federal government agrees to buy certain amounts of silver.
Ruled that citizens of the Philippines are subject to US rule but are not guaranteed the same rights.
Figures such as Carnegie, Mark Twain, and university presidents voiced their disagreements with imperialism.
Railcar company strikes, Eugene Debs is jailed.
A group of unemployed workers marched to DC to demand legislative changes for Americans without jobs.
Workers of the steel company went on strike because they could not afford the cost of living in their town.
This Supreme Court case declared schools "separate but equal"; segregation was lawful.
China became a hotspot for European powers as they created their spheres of influence.
Chinese nationalists rebelled against the foreigners and Christian missionaries, attacked.