5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Mass transit
- Tammany Hall
- Booker T. Washington
- Americanization Movement
- a 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
- b 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."
- c Program to teach American culture to immigrants
- d Transportation system designed to move large numbers of people along fixed routes
- e A legal right guaranteed by the 15th amendment to the US constitution
5 Multiple choice questions
- Biltmore Estate, many jobs and lots of $ 4 AVL, brought world class artisans 2 AVL, major benefactor
- New antitrust legislation constructed to remedy deficiencies of the Sherman Antitrust Act, namely, it's effectiveness against labor unions
- Amendment to the U.S. Constitution (1920) extended the right to vote to women in federal or state elections.
- Urban planner who designed Central Park in New York, and many other such urban green spaces
- Head of the U.S. Forest Servic under Roosevelt, who believed that it was possible to make use of natural resources while conserving them
5 True/False questions
"Cross of Gold Speech" → An impassioned address by William Jennings Bryan at the 1896 Deomcratic Convention, in which he attacked the "gold bugs" who insisted that U.S. currency be backed only with gold.
Rutherford B. Hayes → 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
Pendleton Act → 1883 law that created a Civil Service Commission and stated that federal employees could not be required to contribute to campaign funds nor be fired for political reasons
Urbanization → The process of urban areas expanding outwards, usually in the form of suburbs, and developing over fertile agricultural land.
Social Gospel Movement → A group of black and white reformers who organized the NAACP in 1909