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chapter 15 study guide

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laissez-faire
no government interference in business
samuel clemens
mark twain's real name
saloons
political gathering place
charles darwin
evolution
salvation army
offer aid to urban poor
herbert spencer
only the fittest people survive
scott joplin
king of ragtime
social darwinism
applying evolution to human society
ragtime music
grew from honky tonk, pianist and banjo players
chinese exclusion act
prevented chinese from becoming citizens
tammany hall
corrupt NY political machine
thomas nast
political cartoonist
vaudeville
variety shows- animals, gymnast,& dancers
first pro baseball team
cincinnati red stockings
catholic immigrants
feared b/c of the influence of the pope in the u.s.
immigration in late 1800's
southern & eastern europe
subways
ease overcrowded streets
political machines
jobs & services for votes
realism painters
capture the world as it is
social gospel movement
improve city life using biblical ideas
edith wharton
age of innoncence
gospel of wealth
rich give to society
horatio alger
author of rags to riches
andrew carnegie
thought rich owed society something in return
individualism
anyone is successful
william tweed
controlled tammany hall
charles warner
gilded age
labor unions
opposed immigration wages
steerage
cheapest rooms in steamships
ellis island
europeans first arrived
james naismith
invented basketball
naturalism
pple. fail b/c of uncontrolled circumstances
nativism
dislike of foreigners
thomas eakins
painted president hayes outside
tenements
inner city apartments
mark twain
america's 1 novelist

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