True or False: In the late nineteenth century, more people moved from rural areas to the cities than from the East to the West.
True or False: In analyzing American society, Thorstein Veblen first used the terms "conspicuous consumption" and "conspicuous leisure."
True or False: By 1900, seven railroad groups controlled two thirds of the nation's railroad mileage.
True or False: Joseph Glidden's invention of barbed wire in 1873 helped protect the cotton fields of Nebraska.
The Radical Republicans argued that control of the southern states was...
an issue for Congress to deal with, not the president.
"In all things that are purely social we can be as separate as the five fingers, yet one as the hand in all things essential to mutual progress," advocated...
Booker T. Washington
Combining all of the elements of an industry from raw materials to finished product, even including distribution and sales, is called...
In the 1880s, the source of foreign immigration to the United States shifted from...
northwestern Europe to southeastern Europe.
True or False: The Homestead Strike of 1892 involved western farmers upset over low agricultural prices, high railroad shipping rates, and continued attacks by Indians.
The Morrill Tariff and the transcontinental railroad demonstrated the federal government's...
support for business interests.
True or False: The Morrill Act granted each state land grants to establish colleges promoting agricultural and mechanical education.
True or False: Radical Reconstruction began in 1867 with the Republicans' new two-thirds majority in Congress after the 1866 elections.
Johnson's plan of Reconstruction was like Lincoln's, except that it required...
that persons who owned property worth $20,000 apply personally to the president for a pardon.
Andrew Carnegie's "Gospel of Wealth" explained...
the virtues of the law of competition
True or False: James Buchanan Duke played a key role in the development of the cigarette industry
In the 1890s, the disenfranchisement of blacks was...
often achieved by literacy tests and poll taxes
A program of "ceaseless agitation"' for blacks demanding their rights was proposed by...
W. E. B. Du Bois
The organization that wanted to be "one big union" for all workers was the...
Industrial Workers of the World
True or False: "Nativism" was the belief that immigrants could and should be Americanized quickly.
True or False: After the Civil War, each former slave received forty acres and a mule to establish economic independence.
True or False: Utah only entered the Union after the Mormons abandoned the practice of polygamy.
True or False: The "black codes" were laws passed by the Radical Reconstruction governments to give equal rights to former slaves.
True or False: The Bourbons started the convict leasing system to save money for the government.
John D. Rockefeller stands out among business leaders because of his...
innovative organization called vertical integration
The frontier thesis of Frederick Jackson Turner emphasized...
the democratic values found on the frontier
The African American's role in Reconstruction did not involve...
supporting the integration of southern schools.
Radical Republican governments lasted...
longest in the Deep South which had the largest African American population