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Daws act

The Dawes act of 1887, adopted by Congress in 1887, authorized the President of the United States to survey American Indians tribal land and divide it into allotments for individual Indians.

Modern Warefare

In 1914, the “war of movement” expected by most European generals settled down into an unexpected, and seemingly unwinnable, war of trenches. With machine guns reinforcing massed rifle fire from the defending trenches, attackers were mowed down by the thousands before they could even get to the other side of “no-man’s-land.”

Great Northern Railway

The Great Northern Railway was created in September 1889 from several predecessor railroads in Minnesota and eventually stretched from Lake Superior at Duluth and Minneapolis/St.
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Where the Buffalo No Longer Roam

Massive hunting parties began to arrive in the West by train, with thousands of men packing .50 caliber rifles, and leaving a trail of buffalo carnage in their wake. Unlike the Native Americans or Buffalo Bill, who killed for food, clothing and shelter, the hunters from the East killed mostly for sport.
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Chinese Exclusion Act

    The Chinese exclusion act was a United States federal law signed on May 6 , 1882. It was one of the most significant restrictions on free immigration in US history, prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers.

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Poor Law Act

In 1834 a new Poor Law was introduced. Some people welcomed it because they believed it would reduce the cost of looking after the poor, take beggars off the streets, encourage poor people to work hard to support themselves
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Adjusted for Inflamation

The departments of labor reports that the average annual wage of America working men from $31,317 in in 1979 to $33,244 in 1999. Even lower without a high school diploma.
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Urban Migration

The history of immigration to the United States deals with the movement of people to the United States since the first European settlements in about 1600. Starting around 1600 British and other Europeans settled primarily on the east coast.
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Political Machine

A Political machines is a political organization in which an authoritative boss or small group commands the support of a corps of supporters and businesses usually campaign, who receive rewards for their efforts. The machine's power is based on the ability of the workers to get out the vote for their candidates on election day.
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Total War

Notwithstanding this early experience with propaganda, it was primarily the age of total war that inducted the U.S. government into the business of propaganda. During World War I, national governments employed propaganda on an unprecedented scale.
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Child labor

also known as Wick's Bill, was a short-lived statute enacted by the U.S Congress which sought to address child labor by prohibiting the sale in interstate commerce of goods produced by factories that employed children under fourteen, mines that employed children younger than sixteen, and any facility where children under sixteen worked at night or more than eight hours daily.
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Monroe Doctrine

The intent and impact of the Monroe Doctrine persisted with only minor variations for more than a century. Its alleged objective was to free the newly independent colonies of Latin America from European intervention and avoid situations which could make the New World a battleground for the Old World powers, so that the United States could exert its own influence undisturbed.
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Philippine Insurrection

Fighting erupted between United States and the Philippine Republic forces on February 4, 1899, and quickly escalated into the 1899 Second Battle of Manila. On June 2, 1899, the First Philippine Republic officially declared war against the United States. The conflict arose from the struggle of the sovereign First Philippine Republic to resist an invasion and annexation by the United States following the latter's dubious acquisition of the Philippines from Spain after the Spanish American War of 1898.
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Stanford Dole

was a lawyer and jurist in the Hawaiian Islands as a kingdom, protectorate, republic and territory. An enemy of the Hawaiian royalty and friend of the elite immigrant community, Dole advocated the westernization of Hawaiian government and culture.
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Treaty of Versailles

    The Treaty of Versailles was one of the peace treaties at the end of World War I. It ended the state of war between Germany and the Allied Powers. It was signed on 28 June 1919, exactly five years after the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand.

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Triple Alliances

    The Tripple Alliance was a military alliance among Germany, Austria–Hungary, and Italy. It lasted from 20 May 1882 until World War I in 1914. Each member promised mutual support in the event of an attack by any other great power, or, in the case of Germany and Italy, an attack by France alone.

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