APUSH Period 6

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Period 6 Overview

Get a broad overview of the key things to know for Period 6.

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Booker T. Washington

Booker T Washington APUSH

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.

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Social Gospel

Social Gospel for APUSH

What is the Social Gospel and how did it transform the lives of child laborers? Read to find out.

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The Sherman Antitrust Act

Sherman Antitrust Act for APUSH

How did laissez-faire big business policy shift into trust-busting? What did World War I mean for monopolies?

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Social Darwinism

Social Darwinism for APUSH

How did the rich and poor understand the inequality of the 19th century? Click here to find out.

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The Dawes Severalty Act of 1887

Addressing the “Indian Problem” and taking the land… again…

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Populism in America

Populism in rural America because of the economic success of the “elite”… history DOES repeat itself…

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2nd Great Awakening

Another religious revival in America will again create generational change.

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Plessy v. Ferguson

The beginning of “Separate but Equal”…

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The Homestead Act

Getting more people to move West is a fraught business

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The Gilded Age

Becoming an economic titan, and the men who built America

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The Market Revolution

How the Industrial Revolution changed the very fabric of America- NOT just the economy.

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Jim Crow Laws

The systematic discrimination of African Americans in the 19th century is a direct result of the Jim Crow laws.

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The Chinese Exclusion Act

What happens when cheap labor floods a country and takes American jobs?

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NAACP

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) was a civil rights group founded in 1909. It is America’s largest and most enduring civil rights organization.

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Tammany Hall

Tammany Hall was a nineteenth and twentieth century New York City political machine that got its start in the 1780s as a benevolent society.

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The Pullman Strike

The Pullman Strike was a nationwide railway strike that caused the disruption of rail traffic throughout the nation, riots and property damage in and around the city of Chicago, the arrest of strike leaders, and 30 deaths.

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