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  1. Tammany Hall
  2. Federal Reserve System
  3. Central Park
  4. Rural free delivery
  5. William Jennings Bryan
  1. a Designed by Frederick Law Olmsted in 1858, New York's Central Park was the first example of a movement to create urban parks.
  2. b The central bank of the United States
  3. c Beginning in 1896, free delivery offered by the U.S. post office to farm families in rural areas.
  4. d A political organization within the Democratic Party in New York city (late 1800's and early 1900's) seeking political control by corruption and bossism
  5. e United States lawyer and politician who advocated free silver and prosecuted John Scopes (1925) for teaching evolution in a Tennessee high school (1860-1925)

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. African American journalist. published statistics about lynching, urged African Americans to protest by refusing to ride streetcards or shop in white owned stores
  2. 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
  3. Revived classical Greek and Roman architeculture in his designs.
  4. The social process whereby cities grow and societies become more urban
  5. Social reformer who campaigned for womens rights, the temperance, and was an abolitionist, helped form the National Woman Suffrage Assosiation

5 True/False Questions

  1. Urban SprawlThe process of urban areas expanding outwards, usually in the form of suburbs, and developing over fertile agricultural land.


  2. Debt peonageSettlement home designed as a welfare agency for needy families. It provided social and educational opportunities for working class people in the neighborhood as well as improving some of the conditions caused by poverty.


  3. ProgressivismThe political orientation of those who favor progress toward better conditions in government and society


  4. Booker T. WashingtonProminent 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. Mass transitWilliam 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.


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