US HISTORY CHAPTER 8 SECTION 1 REVIEW

US HISTORY CHAPTER 8 SECTION 1 REVIEW

civil servants
non-elected government workers
rebates
partial refunds
subsidy
a payment made by the government to encourage the development of certain key industries
tariff
taxed on imported goods
glided age
term to describe the post- Reconstruction era marked by corruption and poverty.
gilded
means covered with thin layer of gold
Munn V Illinois
allowed states to regulate certain business within their boundaries.
Pendleton Civil Service Act
Tested applicants’ fitness for jobs and said you cannot be fired for political reasons
Laisses Faire
hands off, allow to be
spoils
system in which politicians gave jobs for unqualified, dishonest people who used their jobs to personal profit
Gilded age was coined by…
Mark Twain
Won presidential election of 1880, but was shot and died 3 months later.
James Garfield
only president to serve two terms but they were not consecutive
Grover Cleveland
This political party held the presidency from 1860-1884
republican
This company was hired by the Union Pacific Railroad to buil track for transcontinental railroad, but gave stock away.
Credit Mobilier