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Technological changes 1877-1893
Extension of Theory of Evolution
European colonization resumed in ...
British Empire owned ...
12 million square miles of territory and added 4 million more between 1875-1900
Percentage of world population in areas controlled by British
Nation that became England's top economic rival
US population in 1900
75 million, second only to Russia
The US added ... new states between 1889-1893
Before the Civil War, most US immigrants came from...
Northern and Western Europe
After the Civil War, most US immigrants came from...
Southern and Eastern Europe
3 factors in US westward expansion
discovery of gold and silver
Western Indians fought ... battles against settlers
Change to US relations with Indians in 1871
Stopped negotiating and invalidated earlier treaties
World's top industrial producer in 1900
Describe Gilded Age diplomacy
No master plan, served as transition between continental empire of Jefferson and insular empire of the early 20th c
Secretary of State .... laid groundwork for expansion in 1890s
The modernized Japan's response to the outside world
Eagerly studied American technology but preferred the German style of government
American business magnates
JP Morgan - linked US and S America by telegraph
Democratic approach to economics and gov't
Republican approach to economics and gov't
Changes to US military after Civil War
US Army demobilized, Navy reduced to about 6 ships
US President who focused on upgrading the Navy
Chester A Arthur
World response to agitation from US immigrants
US became leading source of arms for Irish Rebellion
What was the Coercion Act of 1881?
British Act that allowed detention without trial for suspected insurgents
US response to Chinese immigrant complaints of abuse
1879 bill that limited number of Chinese allowed to immigrate, followed by more similar bills
What led to degeneration of US and Russian relations?
Russian famine of 1880s and wave of anti-Semitism, sometimes directed against American Jews traveling in Russia
3 biggest consumers of US goods
Britain, France and Germany
Growth of US economy from 1869-1873
GNP grew from $9 billion to $37 billion
Growth of US economy from 1865-1900
Exports grew from $234 million to $1.5 billion
Year of Depression in the Gilded Age
First year that US exports exceeded imports
2 advantages of reciprocity treaty
Allowed free entry of raw materials to US and free markets for US goods
2 islands with reciprocity agreements with US
Hawaii and Cuba
Benjamin Harrison's foreign policy
Active and sometimes belligerent
What nation owned Samoa before the US took control in 1889?