5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Urban Sprawl
- George Vanderbilt
- 19th Amendment
- Hull House
- 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 The process of urban areas expanding outwards, usually in the form of suburbs, and developing over fertile agricultural land.
- c Amendment to the U.S. Constitution (1920) extended the right to vote to women in federal or state elections.
- d Settlement 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.
- e Biltmore Estate, many jobs and lots of $ 4 AVL, brought world class artisans 2 AVL, major benefactor
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- First American Serial Killer
- A system that bound laborers into slavery in order to work off a debt to the employer
- 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.
- A rundown apartment house barely meeting minimal standards
- Designed by Frederick Law Olmsted in 1858, New York's Central Park was the first example of a movement to create urban parks.
5 True/False Questions
Federal Reserve System → Beginning in 1896, free delivery offered by the U.S. post office to farm families in rural areas.
Mass transit → Transportation system designed to move large numbers of people along fixed routes
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
Louis Sullivan → Revived classical Greek and Roman architeculture in his designs.
The Biltmore Mansion → Asheville, NC, a National Historic Landmark with America's
largest home, gardens, winery, and world-class luxury inn.