2nd Quarter Exam Review Helpful Pages R5-R7
Topics Covered • Geography-pages 2-3 • Reconstruction-pages 5-25 • Moving West-pages 27-47 • Immigration- pages 49-59 • City Problems & Inventions-pages 60-71 • Big Business-pages 72-81 • Progressive Era-pages 82-87 • Spanish American War-pages 89-99 • World War I-pages 100-113B
4 significant cities of the Northeast Region • New York City * Pittsburgh • Boston * Philadelphia
Southwest Region Arizona New Mexico Texas Oklahoma
Noncontiguous Region Alaska Hawaii
What are the 3 significant cities in the Midwest? • Chicago St. Louis Detroit
Thirteenth Amendment 13th
Fourteenth Amendment 14th
Citizenship to Blacks and full protection under the law (life, liberty & property).
Fifteenth Amendment 15th
Right to vote regardless of race, color or previous condition of servitude.
Segregation should be stoppednow • FULL political, civil, and socialrights for African Americans.
Accepted segregation • Equality gained through vocational education
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People • Challenged segregation laws • Fought for equal rights for blacks
What were the restrictions that made it difficult for African Americans to vote?
Literacy Test • Grandfather Clause • Poll Tax
Change of Perspective TREELESS WASTELAND VAST AREA TO BE SETTLED
Flat lands Low rainfall FLED Erosion Dust storms
What are the reasons for westward expansion? Why did we move West?
Land Adventure LARGE Railroad Gold Escape discrimination
New Technologies What are the new technologies of the great plains
Windmills Steel Plow Wheat Farming Railroads Barbed Wire Sod Houses Reaper Beef Cattle Ranching
Moved cattle from East to West • Transported iron ore to steel factories • Moved products to national markets
“I am tired of fighting…from where the sun now stands, I will fight no more forever.” Attempted to lead his people into Canada to escape the U.S. government
The US government’s attempt to change American Indians to fit into US culture
1st hand account of an event Example: Diary of a soldier from WWI