5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Hull House
- Sherman Anti-trust Act
- Gifford Pinchot
- Frederick Law Olmstead
- a Urban planner who designed Central Park in New York, and many other such urban green spaces
- b Head of the U.S. Forest Servic under Roosevelt, who believed that it was possible to make use of natural resources while conserving them
- c 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.
- d 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
- e A legal right guaranteed by the 15th amendment to the US constitution
5 Multiple choice questions
- A movement emphasizing the application of Christian principles to social problems
- The political orientation of those who favor progress toward better conditions in government and society
- 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
- The process of urban areas expanding outwards, usually in the form of suburbs, and developing over fertile agricultural land.
- 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 True/False questions
Mass transit → Transportation system designed to move large numbers of people along fixed routes
Debt peonage → A system that bound laborers into slavery in order to work off a debt to the employer
Urbanization → The social process whereby cities grow and societies become more urban
H.H. Holmes → 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.
Ida B. Wells → African American journalist. published statistics about lynching, urged African Americans to protest by refusing to ride streetcards or shop in white owned stores