Manifest Destiny and Immigration
By: Zariah, Anaya, Catylin
Homestead Act, Transcontinental Railroads, Farming The Plains
When-this act took place in May 20th, 1862.
who- President Abraham Lincoln
What-The homestead act was a program designed to grant public land to small farmers at low cost.
Why- The act gave 160 acres of land to any applicant who was the head of a household and 21 years or older, provided that the person settled on the land for 5 years and then paid a small filling fee
What-Railroads that stretch from the west of Mississippi and Missouri river to connect the Pacific Coast
When-May 10, 1869
Why-Linking the well developed railway network of the Eastern coast with rapid growing California
Farming The Plains
Why-Land in the far east California and Oregon was too expensive by 1800 for most settlers
Where-Middle of United States
What-People are farming the Great Plains because it was very dry and flat
Industrial Revolution Effects
What-Movements in which machines changed people's ways of life
When-began in Britain in the 18th century,moved to different parts of the world(1852-1883)
Where-Began in Great Britain(England)
Why-Factories,why come(needed more workers)
Political & Religious Persecution
What- Is the systematic mistreatment of an ndividual as a response to their religious belief or affilatiions or lack thereof.
When-Started in 1640's-till now sometimes
Where-Started in England in the 1640;s,for centuries in Europe
Why- the persection that was done to these individuals was because of the fact hey didn't believe in the same way of life was everyone else or their political belief wasn't the same