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5 Matching questions

  1. ragtime
  2. Herbert Spencer
  3. political machine
  4. George Pulunkitt
  5. americanization
  1. a music echoed the hectic pace of city life
  2. b proposed idea of social darwinism. he applied Charles Darwin's theory of evolution and natural selection to human society and argued that human society evolved selection-only the fittest people survived "Survival of the fittest"
  3. c one of New York's most powerful party bosses
  4. d an informal political group designed to gain and keep power, came about partly because cities had grown much faster than their govts.
  5. e a process in which immigrants became knowledgeable about american culture and to assimilate immigrants into american culture. public schools were crucial for this.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Carnegie attempted to extend and soften the harsh philosophy of Social Darwinism with the this...philosophy held that wealthy americans had responsibility of philanthropy-using their fortunes to further social progress and donate money
  2. another anti-immigrant organization to fight Chinese immigration organized by Denis Kearney.
  3. important African Amer ragtime composer-became known as "King of Ragtime" and published his signature piece "The Maple Leaf Rag"
  4. dark and crowded mjulti-family apartments
  5. americans believed no matter how humble their origins, they could rise in society and go as far as their talents and commitment would take them.

5 True/False questions

  1. Gildednovel written by Mark Twain and Charles Warner, it was a time of marvels where amazing new inventions led to rapid industrial growth.


  2. naturalismextreme dislike for immigrants by native-born people and a desire to limit immigration


  3. Washington Gladdentried to apply "christian law" to social problems.


  4. taping rebellionpublished "Looking Backward" novel about man who fell asleep in 1887 and wakes up in year 2000 in a "perfect society" with no crime or poverty and the govt owns all industry and shares equally with americans. These ideas were a form of socialism


  5. Social Darwinismreinforced idea of individualism. Herbert Spenceer proposed this idea.


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