No speaking of slavery in the House
NM was established
"Free soil, free people, fremont."
Runaway slaves must return to the South
Major cause of tension between the North and South
Platform was the anti-slavery expansion
Extended the 36-30 line in the United States
Stated that slaves are not citizens
White southern farmers were oppressed
Major slave revolt that took place in Virginia
Victory inflated dangerous overconfidence in the South
The first battle testing the heralded doom of wooden warships
Cut off the spinal cord of the Confederacy in Mississippi
Bloodiest battle of the Civil War, victory was what Lincoln needed to promote the Emancipation Proclamation.
Lee was able to ensure that the war would continue until slavery was uprooted
Made direct coraltions with the Declaration of Independence, the president was 'speaking for the ages'
Broke the heart of the Confederate's back
Lincoln was for the Union Party and Andrew Johnson was the canidate for the War Democrats, the campaign was noisy and nasty
Sherman marched through Atlanta burning cities and destroying towns
Thought freed blacks would get slaves again, required 50% of the voters to take oaths
To restore the Union, South could come up when they had 10% of the voters oath to the union, South feared they would become enslaved
Granted generous terms of surrender to the Confederates, ended the Civil War
Richmond, the Confederate capital was burned and destroyed
Concerns for workers safety and rights, "Eight hours for work, Eight hours for rest, Eight hours for doing what we wish." Destroyed during the Haymarket Square Riot
Vocational training for blacks, funded by Booker T. Washington
"Survival of the Fittest" The wealthy are wealthy because they are the best business owners, labor Unions are communistic and go against the AMerican idea of "indivigualism"
The wealthy are the 'trustees' of the nation's wealth and are the most intelligent, therefore they can make the best decisions
Tweed Ring, Credit Moblier Affair, Whiskey Rebellion, Belknap Scandal
Government doesn't regulate business, no safety or health regulations (ICC, Sherman - Anti Trust Act)
The wealthy reign and control the government
The Southernors believed they lost the war because they didn't have enough resources and that their views on succession were correct
Blacks and poor whites became slaves to the soil and to their creditors "makes the laborer too independent"
Laws were aimed at keeping the black population in submission and workers in the fields, wouldn't allow blacks to rent land or go to jury
Taught the unskilled free blacks how to read, was successful but was taken out in 1872 by whites
Served in Congress, took office after Lincoln died, radicals, made his own reconstruction proclamation
Can't deprive an person of life, liberty or property or deny them of jurisdiction (disappointed women advocates)
A series of "Give 'em hell" speeches he accused the radiclas of murder in the South and heightened the cry of "Stand by Congress"
Union Pacific Railroad Company practiced corrupt railroad practices and bribery
Lousiana created state-sanctioned monopolies in slaughter house businesses, 14th ammendment rights were being violated
US military could use it's power to stop para-military grouos in the South and make arrests
Pledged the government to withdraw greenbacks from circulation
Resigned after pocketing bribes from suppliers
Colfax massacre resulted in 100 black deaths/ 5 white deaths, no one was convicted
Dealing with corporate rates and agriculture, allowed states to regulate certain businesses.
Rutherford B. Hayes wins election of '76, Republicans agree to remove troops in South, freedmen at the mercy of redeemer governments
Hayes sent in troops to stop the strike
Robbed the treasury of millions in excise- tax revenues
Black ma denied entry into an opera house in New York City
No rebates or pooling by railroads allowed, publish rates publically, ICC Comission established.
They thirsted for freedom and felt that imperialism was costly and unlikely to turn a profit (Carnegie, Twain, Stanford)
US sent the USS Maine to Cuba for a friendly check up but was blown up killing 250 soliders (later found to have been an accident)
Government agrees to buy certain amounts of silver, won't bring about inflation
Puerto Ricans might be subject to American rule, but did not enjoy all American rights
Federal troops are called in to stop it, Eugene Debs is jailed because of the re Debs case results
US demanded indeminty for two US deaths, Chile eventually gives in
Industrial lockout and strike, defeat for the Union and setback for efforts to unionize steelworkers
Almost fought with Britain over their boundary of British Guinea and monroe doctrine affairs
Black man tried to sit in 'white' railcar to test the Jim Crow Laws, "Seperate but Equal" is still legal and constitutional
European Powers moved in on China like vultures into the spheres of influence. Hay stated that the countries needed to show respect for Chinese rights
"Boxers" murdered more than 2000 foreigners and Chinese Christians because of their opposition to the Open Door Policy
On the Gold Standard, Plutocrats have power
Arbitrates the Russo- Japanese War, TR won the Nobel Peace Prize