Politics, Immigration, and Urban Life in the Gilded Age

Politics, Immigration, and Urban Life in the Gilded Age

American Culture and Daily Life in the Gilded Age Unit 5: The Industrial Revolution and Gilded Age (1865-1900) The Gilded Age The Gilded Age 1873

novel by Mark Twain Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn Crooked Politicians Greed, Poverty, & Racism, Industrial filth Hidden by a new culture that stemmed from industrial growth Conspicuous Consumerism

More people working for wages instead of themselves More products available R. Macy, Jordan Marsh, Mont. Ward, M. Field,J. Wannamaker = Department Stores Rural Free Delivery = Mail Order Catalog business boomed (like Richard Sears) Ragtime: The Popular Music of the Day

Saloons, gambling, drinking, and music Scott Joplin Ragtime the forerunner of Jazz music The Maple Leaf Rag and The Entertainer were hits Sheet Music became popular Scott Joplin - The Entertaine

r (1902) New Forms of Popular Entertainment Amusement Parks like Coney Island, NYC Nickelodeons 5 theatersfirst movie was 12 min! The Great Train Robbery (1903 ) Vaudeville Shows - Family Variety Shows Traveling Circuses Popular Sports of the Era

Baseball - Cincinnati Red Stockings (1869); it became the national pastime! American Football Walter Camp - Rugby (1880s) Basketball - Dr. James Naismith (1891) Boxing, Horseracing, Ice Skating, Bikes Exit Slip Popular Culture

during the Gilded Age 1. 2. 3. 4. T or F: Conspicuous Consumerism exists when demand is low for manufactured goods. T or F: Movie theatres began to appear in America during the Gilded Age. T or F: Ragtime appeared as a popular form of music during the Gilded Age. T or F: Basketball was the most popular sport in American during the Gilded Age.

African American Voting Restrictions Ku Klux Klan (1865) Jim Crow Laws = Segregation Poll Taxes Property Tests = own land Literacy Tests (separate tests for whites and blacks)

Grandfather Clauses Booker T. Washington Tuskegee Inst. (1881) in Alabama Vocational Skills Accommodate Racism in exchange for Economic Equality

George W. Carver Up From Slavery (1901) Biography W.E.B. DuBois PhD from Harvard (1895)-1st Af. Am. Niagara Movement

(1905) NAACP (1910) Advocated immediate equality for Af. Am. Hated Washingtons Atlanta Compromise and Accommodation. Plessy v. Ferguson (1896) Upheld the Jim Crow Laws

Separate but Equal didnt violate 14th Amendment Common in the North too Not overturned until 1954 What does it mean??? BLUE RED Exit Slip The Age of Jim Crow 1. All of the following were passed in Southern states to keep African-Americans from voting except a. poll taxes. b. literacy tests. c. amendments.

2. Booker T. Washington said the #1 concern for AfricanAmericans should be ___________. a. fighting racism b. vocational skills c. religion 3. W.E.B. DuBois strongly ________ with Washington. a. agreed b. disagreed 4. The landmark court case that established the doctrine of separate but equal in 1896 was _______. a. Brown v. Topeka b. Tinker v. Des Moines c. Plessy v. Ferguson d. Gibbons v. Ogden

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