Some of these terms come directly from the study guide Dr. Costanzo provided, and others come from the lecture material. Use them to bolster your essay responses- demonstrate your understanding of the prompt.

  • Radical Reconstruction
  • 14th Amendment
  • Freedmenís Bureau
  • Sharecroppers
  • Election of 1876
  • Chinese Exclusion Act
  • Homesteaders
  • Dawes Act
  • Ghost Dance
  • Spanish-American War
  • Philippines War
  • Vertical and Horizontal Integration
  • Pullman Strike
  • Jacob Riis
  • The Lost Cause
  • The Battle of Little Bighorn
  • Wounded Knee Massacre
  • Denis Kearny and the Workingmen's Party of CA
  • USS Maine
  • Imperialism


This list is by no means complete, rather it is an attempt to help you get started studying for the ID portion of the exam.