Notes on American History

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47. John D Rockefeller
48. Elbert Henry Gary
49. The Gospel of Wealth
50. Theory of Causation
51. Mary Baker Eddy

1. Mark Hanna
2. Apache Chief Geronimo
3. William Jennings Bryan
4. Wilson Gorman Tariff
5. Mary Elizabeth
6. National Grange of the Order of Patrons of Husbandry
7. Frederick Jackson Turner
8. Chief Joseph
9. Black Hills War
10. Helen Hunt Jackson
11. Dawes Severalty Act
12. Mary Baker Eddy
13. Homestead Act
14. Safety Valve Act
15. Richard Hofstadter
16. McKinley Tariff
17. Benjamin Harrison
18. Thomas Reed
19. Dependent and Disability Pensions Act
20. Grover Cleveland
21. Sherman Silver Purchase Act
22. Depression of 1893
23. Dingley Tariff of 1897
24. Coin's Financial School
25. Eugene V Debs
26. Alfred Thayer Mahan
27. Queen Liliuokalani
28. Valeriano Weyler
29. Emilio Aguinaldo
30. Open Door policy
31. Boxer Rebellion
32. George Dewey
33. Joseph Pulitzer
34. William Randolph Hearst
35. Josiah Strong
36. The Era of Good Stealing
37. Grantism
38. Rutherford B Hayes
39. Bland-Allison Act
40. James A Garfield
41. Pendleton Civil Service Reform Act
42. William Marcy Tweed
43. Resumption Act
44. Chester A Arthur
45. Leland Stanford
46. Frederick W Smith
The Development of the West Terms

1. Frederick Jackson Turner was a historian who argued that the Frontier life promoted individualism, independence and social and political democracy. He said it made an important role in the creation of the American Society. 2. The population of buffalos started to decrease during the 19th century because of the Native American and American ways of living. They hunted buffalos for trade and other purposes instead of food. 3. Lakotas was a group of Indians who fought against US Soldiers and fought at Little Big Horn. The group was led by chiefs Rain-in-the-Face, Sitting bull and crazy Hose. 4. Reservation Policy was issued by the federal government that assigned tribes to a large section of land. Later the boundaries were reestablished which led to several arguments over land. 5. Dawes Severalty Act was made to break up tribal organizations. It separated tribal lands into plots. Citizenship was given to those who stayed on that land for 25 anos. 6. Wounded Knee: A massacre where many Native Americans were killed. Americans attacked them because they believed Native Americans were going to attack them. The Lakotas fought here. 7. John Muir led the conservationist movement. He pressured Congress to create reserves or public lands protected from private interest cutting. 8. Prior Appropriation: A law that rewards water to the first person who obtains it from a source and has the right to the same amount of water as long as they want. 9. Morrill Land Grant Act: An act passed by Congress in July 1862 that awards proceeds for the sale of public land to the states for the establishment of colleges. 10. Joseph Glidden: A man who invented barbed wire in 1873. 11. Buffalo Bill: A successful show that popularized Wild West shows. It consisted of a rider, a fighter, and a hero of popular novels for children. 12. Treaty of Greenville: A treaty that ensured peace and placed boundaries between the Indian and American lands. 13. Pawnees: A group that resisted trade deals from white settlers. They were also nomadic Indians who followed buffalo herds. 14. Little Big Horn: A place where the Lakotas fought. They killed many US troops near the Little Big Horn River. 15. Ghost dance was a traditional Indian dance that brought peace to tribes. The dance brought calmness to them. 16. Timber and Stone Act was passed in 1878 to grants 170 acres to individuals to settle in the west. 17. Riparian rights gave the people who owned land along river banks rights. This hurt the economic development because...
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