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Political Paralysis in the Gilded Age Chapter 23
Ulysses S. Grant – 18 th President “Waving the bloody shirt”… Narrowly defeats Horatio Seymour… MS, TX, VA…
“Era of Good Stealings” Widespread corruption even reaching the White House Bribes/gifts Secretary of War William Belknap Grant’s in laws…
Grant’s “Black Friday” Big Jim Fisk “Diamond Jim” Jay Gould
Boss Tweed Tammany Hall
Liberal Republicans Horace Greeley “Go west, young man, go west”
Panic of 1873 Unwise loans…. “Hard Money” vs. Greenbacks… Demand for silver… Contraction… Resurgence of Democratic Party…
“Stalwarts” vs. “Half-Breeds” in the GOP
Compromise of 1877
Rutherford B. Hayes – 19 th President
Jim Crow Laws White Democrats “Redeemers”… Racial Segregation laws passed… Black voting rights restricted… Blacks kept in poverty to white landowners Sharecropping Tenant Farming Crop Lien System
Plessy v. Ferguson (1896) Homer Plessy…. LA “Separate Car Act” Court rules that “separate but equal” is constitutional under the “equal protection” clause of the 14 th Amendment…
1880 – The “Solid South” Emerges
James Garfield – 20 th President
Garfield assassinated by Charles Guiteau
Chester Arthur – 21 st President Pendleton Act 1883 Civil Service Comission…
Chinese Exclusion Act (1882)
Election of 1884 Blaine vs. Cleveland Mugwumps “Rum, Romanism, Rebellion”
Grover Cleveland – 22 nd and 24 th President
Benjamin Harrison – 23 rd President Mckinley Tariff Act Billion Dollar Congress
Homestead Strike (1892)
J.P. Morgan Lent the govt. $65 million …
William Jennings Bryan
Grant, Hayes, Garfield, Arthur, Cleveland, Harrison, Cleveland Largely forgettable… Didn’t solve Tariff Issue Money Issue Labor Union Issue
GILDED AGE POLITICS Bell Work: 1.What is the spoils system- when did it form? 2.What is a stalwart (Conklin)? 3.What is a half breed? 4.Who was James A.
What does the term Gilded mean?. “Gilded Age” Corruption during Grant’s Administration ( ) Federal Government 1. Fisk, Gould – Gold Market 1869.
* The “Bloody Shirt” Elects Grant * Why was Grant nominated for the presidency? * What was the Republican party’s platform during the election.
The Gilded Age of America Political Developments
Politics in the Gilded Age Corruption, Scandals, and Entertainment.
Begin $100 $200 $300 $400 $500 Mush Pot 1TermersPresidents&PaupersPotpourri Good, Good Stealin’1868.
Political Paralysis in the Gilded Age ( ) Chapter 23.
“Bloody Shirt” ◦ Using Civil War memories to receive votes Administration Scandals: ◦ Credit Mobilier: Railroad insiders hired themselves at inflated.
Ch. 23: Political Paralysis in the Gilded Age (Mark Twain) Era when society was perceived as doing well but the reality was corruption, poverty,
Chapter 21 A New Spirit of Reform. The Gilded Age Mark Twain call the 1870’s the Gilded Age Gilded metal has a thing coat of gold over cheap metal.
POLITICAL PARALYSIS IN THE GILDED AGE Chapter 23 Emily, John, Sam, Garrett Mark Twain wrote, The Gilded Age: A Tale of Today in 1873.
THE GILDED AGE, Politics during the Gilded Age…the “forgettable presidents”
APUSH – January 7 Objectives: To demonstrate your mastery of the chapter 23 key terms To demonstrate your ability to successfully complete a DBQ on the.
Ch. 23 Politics of the Gilded Age Theme: Even as post-Civil War American expanded and industrialized, political life in the Gilded Age was marked by ineptitude,
Political Issues of the Gilded Age. Political Machines Political Machines Organized group that controlled a political party in a city Organized group.
Election of 1868 Grant was a Civil War hero (in the north ;) Elected because fellow Republicans “waved the bloody shirt”- meaning they revived country's.
Ch. 23 Notes Political Paralysis in the Gilded Age.
Politics in the Gilded Age Chapter 23 Lecture Gilded Age Period from During period America grew into crowded cities, big business, and extremes.
Reconstruction Unit 4, Lesson 5. Essential Idea Reconstruction was a time of political, economic, and social changes for both the North and the South.
1 The Gilded Age: A Tale of Today (1873) A book by Mark Twain and Charles Dudley Warner, which, though fiction, is a critical examination of democratic.
Politics in the Gilded Age Chapter 23 Lecture Gilded Age Period from America grew into crowded cities, big business, and extremes of wealth.
Chapter 16 The Gilded Age. 1. Segregation & Social Tension After Reconstruction – Jim Crow Laws Attempts to disenfranchise blacks Got around 15 th amendment.
Politics in the Gilded Age Chapter 23 Lecture Standard 11.2.
The Gilded Age By Mr. Sims. Scandals in the Grant administration The Gold Market scandal – Jay Gould and James Fisk tried to gain a monopoly on the gold.
“THE GILDED AGE” United States History and Literature The American Experience.
Politics in the Gilded Age. Gilded Age Dates are not formal. The Gilded Age is usually considered to be from the end of the Civil War to the.
ELECTION OF 1896 William Jennings Bryan (D, Pop) William McKinley (R) 155 ELECTORAL VOTES 292 ELECTORAL VOTES MCKINLEY WINS! Populists Fail Again.
Chapter 7 Immigrants and Urbanization Section 3 Politics in the Gilded Age.
Politics – 1868 to 1896 Politics – 1868 to Election of 1868 Radical Republicans chose U.S. Grant as their candidate. They were champions of a vigorous.
Chapter 23 Political Paralysis in the Gilded Age.
U.S. History Unit 2 Review. Gilded Age Gild: To give false brilliance to. The Gilded Age refers to an era of American history when the wealth created.
Political Paralysis in the Gilded Age Chapter 23.
16.1- RESTORING HONEST GOVERNMENT Chapter 16- Politics and Protest.
The Gilded Age. Mark Twain elegantly stated… “Get rich; dishonestly if we can, honestly if we must.”
The Gilded Age Part I: Growth and Prosperity. Industrial and Economic Growth The New York Central Railroad Cornelius Vanderbilt The original Grand Central.
Parties in Balance Chapter 18 Section Election Election was very close and results were disputed Congress had to decide the election Compromise.
Political Paralysis in the Gilded Age Mark Twain termed the period between the death of Abraham Lincoln to the accession of TR as “The Gilded Age” a time.
The Gilded Age or Mark Twain Charles Dudley Warner The Gilded Age. Mark Twain and Charles Dudley Warner were the men who wrote a book.
In what scandal did Fisk and Gould participate? Manipulating the price of gold defrauding the government on railroad expenses diverting funds from New.
Chapter 23 Political Paralysis in the Gilded Age
A,4A,4C Jim Crow Laws Poll tax Literacy tests Grandfather clause Booker T. Washington W.E.B. DuBois Ida B. Wells Las Gorras.
Think About It What does the word “gilded” mean?
Immigration of Gilded Age CH. 7. Immigration and Urban America America is flooded with immigrants from SE Europe Migration caused by industrial revolution.
Political Paralysis in Gilded Age Chapter 23. Election of 1868 Ulysses S Grant (R) Horatio Seymour (D) Americans disillusioned with professional politicians.
CH 16 POLITICS AND REFORM. WIZARD OF OZ CHARACTERS DorothyMunchkins WizardYellow Brick Road Silver SlippersToto Tin Man Scarecrow Lion Oz.
1. Politics in the Gilded Age Local and national political corruption in the 19 th century leads to calls for reform.
HOLT, RINEHART AND WINSTON The American Nation HOLT IN THE MODERN ERA 1 Chapter 8 POLITICS IN THE GILDED AGE Section 1: Political Machines Section 2: Restoring.
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