Period 6 Overview
Get a broad overview of the key things to know for Period 6.
Booker T. Washington
Booker T. Washington- MLK before MLK. Booker T. represents one side of the civil rights movement of the 1890s. Find out what exactly he stood for, and what he stood against.
What is the Social Gospel and how did it transform the lives of child laborers? Read to find out.
The Sherman Antitrust Act
How did laissez-faire big business policy shift into trust-busting? What did World War I mean for monopolies?
How did the rich and poor understand the inequality of the 19th century? Click here to find out.
The Dawes Severalty Act of 1887
Addressing the “Indian Problem” and taking the land… again…
Populism in America
Populism in rural America because of the economic success of the “elite”… history DOES repeat itself…
The Homestead Act
Getting more people to move West is a fraught business
The Chinese Exclusion Act
What happens when cheap labor floods a country and takes American jobs?
Tammany Hall was a nineteenth and twentieth century New York City political machine that got its start in the 1780s as a benevolent society.