5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Booker T. Washington
- William Jennings Bryan
- Federal Reserve System
- Sherman Anti-trust Act
- a First federal action against monopolies, it was signed into law by Harrison and was extensively used by Theodore Roosevelt for trust-busting. However, it was initially misused against labor unions
- b United States lawyer and politician who advocated free silver and prosecuted John Scopes (1925) for teaching evolution in a Tennessee high school (1860-1925)
- c A rundown apartment house barely meeting minimal standards
- d 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."
- e The central bank of the United States
5 Multiple choice questions
- 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.
- One who spreads real or alleged scandal about another (usually for political advantage)
- African American journalist. published statistics about lynching, urged African Americans to protest by refusing to ride streetcards or shop in white owned stores
- Amendment to the U.S. Constitution (1920) extended the right to vote to women in federal or state elections.
- 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
5 True/False questions
Boss Tweed → 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.
Susan B. Anthony → The social process whereby cities grow and societies become more urban
Columbian exposition → The social process whereby cities grow and societies become more urban
The Biltmore Mansion → Asheville, NC, a National Historic Landmark with America's
largest home, gardens, winery, and world-class luxury inn.
Gifford Pinchot → Head of the U.S. Forest Servic under Roosevelt, who believed that it was possible to make use of natural resources while conserving them