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5 Matching Questions

  1. pendleton act/ civil serive commision
  2. interstate commerse commision
  3. booker t washington
  4. meat inspection act
  5. Upton Sinclair/ the jungle
  1. a was born into slavery, taught himself to read founded the tuskegee institute. the institute taught blacks farming and industrial skills
  2. b supervised the railroad industry and later the trucking industry
  3. c in 1883 congrees passed the pendleton act which established the civil service commision to set up competitive examinations for federal jobs
  4. d congress passed this act in 1906, Sinclairs book helped persuade congress to pass it
  5. e the novel teh jungle was written by upton sinclair. in the novel he decribed the horrors of the meat packing industry in chicago

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. admendment that allowed women suffrage
  2. first black to receive doctorate degree from harvard. fought against racial discrimination
  3. in 1914 congress established this to investigate corporations for unfair trade practices
  4. founded by cady stanton and susan anthony. this organization called for consistional amedment allowing women to vote in national elections
  5. someone who breaks up a trust into smaller companies

5 True/False Questions

  1. sherman antitrust act/clayton antitrust actthese joined together as one of the governments chief weapons against trusts


  2. conservationthe protection and preservation of natural resources


  3. federal reserve actcongress passed this act in 1906, Sinclairs book helped persuade congress to pass it


  4. gentlemans agreementadmendment that allowed women suffrage


  5. political bossgain votes for their parties by doing favors for people. The boss was often a citizens closet link to local government


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