5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- City Manager
- George Dewey
- Lochner vs. New York
- Panama Canal
- a This term applies to newspaper reporters and other writers who pointed out the social problems of the era of big business. The term was first given to them by Theodore Roosevelt.
- b a United States naval officer remembered for his victory at Manila Bay in the Spanish-American War, U.S. naval commander who led the American attack on the Philippines
- c Manager of a city
- d Ship canal cut across the isthmus of Panama by United States Army engineers; it opened in 1915. It greatly shortened the sea voyage between the east and west coasts of North America. The United States turned the canal over to Panama on Jan 1, 2000
- e Supreme Court ruled that states could not restrict ordinary workers' hours
5 Multiple choice questions
- head of the U.S. Forest Servic under Roosevelt, who believed that it was possible to make use of natural resources while conserving them
- established the direct election of U.S. Senators
- Determined that inhabitants of U.S. territories had some, but not all, of the rights of U.S. citizens.
- the peice of legislation that is to be voted on
- replacement of an elected official
5 True/False questions
Theodore Roosevelt → to use government as an agency of human welfare
Bureaucracy → system of managing government through departments run by appointed officials
Valeriano Weyler → Spanish Ambassador's letter that was illegally removed from the U.S. Mail and published by American newspapers. It criticized President McKinley in insulting terms.
John Hay → Secretary of State under McKinley and Roosevelt who pioneered the open-door policy and Panama canal
Triangle Shirtwaist Company Fire → John D. Rockefeller's comapny, formed in 1870, which came to symbolize the trusts and monopolies of the Gilded age. By 1877 it controlled 95% of the oil refineries in the U.S. However, by the turn of the century it had become a target for trus-busting reformers, and in 1911 the Supreme Court ordered it to break up into several dozen smaller companies