Cities Test - Exam Review

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Despite the problems of rapid growth, the cities of the late 1800's continued to grow because

they were the sources of jobs

The groups that migrated to the cities after the Civil War included large numbers of all of the following groups except

eastern farmers

during the 1880's, when Southern blacks immigraded to the cities

black women found work more ofteen than did black men

during the late 1800's immigrants to the US tended to become

unskilled workers

people flocked to the cities for all the following, except

no more farmland was available for settlement

fear of and resentment against foreign immigrants in the late 1800's led to all of the following developments except

the President's support of literacy requirements for immigrants

most of the new immigrants in the last four decades of the 1800's were

rural people, who had difficulties adjusting to the American city life

great civic projects in the late nineteenth century included all of the following except

the Columbian Exposition in Chicago

Urban transoportation challenges in the late nineteenth century included all the following except

a shortage of gasoline production to power automobiles

The city machine and "boss rule" were created and continued to thrive because

immigrants needed services and employment

new merchandising techniques at the turn of the nineteenth century included

the making and marketing of ready-made clothes

during the late 1800's, the most significant effect of the change in incomes upon society was that

the middle class grew larger and more prosperous

Montgomery Ward and Sears Roebuck stores were the first to

provide mail-order catalogs in rural areas

The new system of mass consumption had the most dramatic impact on

middle class women

in the lat 1800's, the most popular of the new spectator sports was

baseball

organized football was first played by

college students

the begginings of popular culture in the late 1880's, gave rise to all of the following forms of entertainment except

radio

in the late 1800's and early 1900's, the only form of pupilar entertainment open to large numbers of blacks was

vaudeville

the first truely universal mass-entertainment medium, which reached all areas of the country and all levels of population was

motion picture

the ethnic working clas showed gread enthusiasm in its celebration of

the fourth of July

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