5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Booker T. Washington
- Rutherford B. Hayes
- George Vanderbilt
- Social Gospel Movement
- Boss Tweed
- a 19th president of the united states, was famous for being part of the Hayes-Tilden election in which electoral votes were contested in 4 states, most corrupt election in US history
- b Biltmore Estate, many jobs and lots of $ 4 AVL, brought world class artisans 2 AVL, major benefactor
- c A movement emphasizing the application of Christian principles to social problems
- d William Tweed, head of Tammany Hall, NYC's powerful democratic political machine in 1868. Between 1868 and 1869 he led the Tweed Reign, a group of corrupt politicians in defrauding the city. Example: Responsible for the construction of the NY court house; actual construction cost $3million. Project cost tax payers $13million.
- e Prominent black American, born into slavery, who believed that racism would end once blacks acquired useful labor skills and proved their economic value to society, was head of the Tuskegee Institute in 1881. His book "Up from Slavery."
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- A rundown apartment house barely meeting minimal standards
- An exposition held in Chicago in 1893 to honor the four-hundredth anniversary of Columbus's first voyage; so-called dream of loveliness; visited by over 27 million people; raised American artistic standards and promote city planning; was a revival of classical architectural forms, and a setback for realism.
- United States architect known for his steel framed skyscrapers and for coining the phrase 'form follows function' (1856-1924)
- Social reformer who campaigned for womens rights, the temperance, and was an abolitionist, helped form the National Woman Suffrage Assosiation
- New antitrust legislation constructed to remedy deficiencies of the Sherman Antitrust Act, namely, it's effectiveness against labor unions
5 True/False Questions
Gifford Pinchot → A group of black and white reformers who organized the NAACP in 1909
Central Park → Designed by Frederick Law Olmsted in 1858, New York's Central Park was the first example of a movement to create urban parks.
Federal Reserve System → The central bank of the United States
W.E.B. DuBois → He believed that African Americans should strive for full rights immediately. He helped found the Niagara Movement in 1905 to fight for equal rights. He also helped found the NAACP.
Urbanization → The process of urban areas expanding outwards, usually in the form of suburbs, and developing over fertile agricultural land.