By: Hayden Calloway
Helen Hunt Jackson
- Was an american poet and writer who became a activist on behalf of improved treatment of Native Americans by the U.S. government.
- Some of her most famous writing was A century of Dishonor, and Ramona In both of those she put in how bad they were treated by the government.
- Because she played a role in getting native americans equal treatment she will be in the history books.
- Down below is a picture of her.
- What this was essentially is "an act donating public lands to the several states and territories which may provide colleges for the benefit of agriculture and mechanical arts".
- Justin S. Morill is the man that wanted all this to take place and was the one that made the bill that president lincoln would sign.
- It gave states 30,000 acres of federal land for each member in congressional legislation. 69 colleges were funded because of this.
This is the man that made this act.
This is what the act looked like.
This is one of the 69 schools that was founded because of this act.
- This act stipulated government jobs should be awarded on the basis of merit.
- This act made it illegal to fire or demote government employes for political reason.
- It provided selection of government employes competitive exams, rather than ties to politicians or political affiliation.
- The act was sponsored by George H. Pendelton.
This is the man that sponsored the act.
The Pendelton act
This is a brief description of what the act is.
The Pendelton Act
This is the act that was signed.
- He was a danish american social reformer, journalist and social documentary photographer.
- He argued for better housing, adequate lighting, sanitation, and the construction of city parks and playgrounds.
- He wanted people to help the other half which is the poor people and when you saw them you help in any way possible since they had a active role in defining and shaping their communities.
- He believed that all people should have a chance to improve their standard of living no matter their economic standard.
- Down below is a picture of Jacob Riss.