Religion[ edit ] The Third Great Awakening was a period of renewal in evangelical Protestantism from the late s to the s. The most militant working class organization of the — era was the Industrial Workers of the World IWWformed largely in response to abysmal labor conditions inthe year before its founding, 27, workers were killed on the job  and discrimination against women, minorities, and unskilled laborers by other unions, particularly the AFL.
They found economic opportunity at factories, mines and construction sites, and found farm opportunities in the Plains states. June 12 Battle of Machias: June 16 Second Continental Congress: They avoided the Reform synagogues of the older German Jews and instead formed Orthodox and Conservative synagogues.
July 17 Third Virginia Convention: But according to historian Howard Zinn"the IWW became a threat to the capitalist class, exactly when capitalist growth was enormous and profits huge. Many Chinese had been brought to the west coast to construct railroads, but unlike European immigrants, they were seen as being part of an entirely alien culture.
The major issues involved modernization, money, railroads, corruption, and prohibition. Reformers, especially the " Mugwumps " complained that powerful parties made for corruption during the Gilded Age or " Third Party System ". May 27 Battle of Chelsea Creek: June 14 Second Continental Congress: June 15 Second Continental Congress: This desire for freedom and prosperity led to the famous term, the American Dream.
May 24 Second Continental Congress: Rather than open its membership to all, the AFL, under former cigar-makers union official Samuel Gompersfocused on skilled workers. May 22 The 1st and 3rd New Hampshire Regiments were authorized. Garfield was succeeded by his VP Chester Arthur. Many people were worried that these issues would hurt his chances in the election.
The British army captured the hills surrounding Boston from colonial forces at a disproportionate cost in casualties. In the Great Railroad Strike inrailroad workers across the nation went on strike in response to a percent pay cut.
Starting in the end of the s, African Americans lost American history since 1865 of the civil rights obtained during Reconstruction and became increasingly subject to racial discrimination. June 20 American Revolution: Voter enthusiasm and turnout during the period — was very high, often reaching practically all men.
He also expanded civil services and vetoed many private pension bills. The AFL would gradually become a respected organization in the U. May 28 Battle of Chelsea Creek: May 14 Battle off Fairhaven: He secured injunctions in federal court, which Eugene Debs and the other strike leaders ignored.
Randolph left Philadelphia due to poor health. The Culpeper Minutemen and the 1st and 2nd Virginia Regiments were organized. The Catholics were largely working class and concentrated in the industrial cities and mining towns, where they built churches, parochial schools, and charitable institutions, as well as colleges.
The Provincial Congress of New Jerseycomposed of delegates of the thirteen countiesmet at Trenton. New York and other large cities of the East Coast became home to large Jewish, Irish, and Italian populations, while many Germans and Central Europeans moved to the Midwestobtaining jobs in industry and mining.
Patriot militia captured a British schooner in the port of Machias, Maine. The strike collapsed, as did the ARU.Learn us history since with free interactive flashcards. Choose from different sets of us history since flashcards on Quizlet. Examines the history of American politics, economics, and society from the Civil War to the present.
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