5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Chinese Exclusion Act
- Frank J. Sprague
- Edward Bellamy
- a published "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
- b developed the electric trolley car
- c law barred Chinese immigration for 10 years and prevented the Chinese already in the country from becoming citizens
- d dark and crowded mjulti-family apartments
- e argued with social darwinism and realism and said that people failed in life b/c they were caught up in circumstances they could not control. In other words, leaving society and the economy unregulated did not always lead to the best result.
5 Multiple choice questions
- california opened barracks on this place to accomodate the asian immigrants who awaited the results of their immigration hearings in packed dorms.
- one of the anti-immigrant organizations that was lead by Henry Bowers who despised catholics and fereigners and committed to stop immigration.
- posed as an immigrant in order to write a book on immigration
- music echoed the hectic pace of city life
- immigrants passed through it in about a day. very hectic. immigrants filed past the doctor for an inspection.
5 True/False questions
vaudeville → took on American flavor in early 1990s with its hodgepodge of animal acts, acrobats, gymnastics, and dancers.
Social Darwinism → reinforced idea of individualism. Herbert Spenceer proposed this idea.
graft → getting money through dishonest or questionable means. Plunkitt defended "honest graft"
Workingman's Party of California → another anti-immigrant organization to fight Chinese immigration organized by Denis Kearney.
Jacob Riis → danish-born journalist who observed that a map of NYC ,"colored to designate nationalities, would show more stripes that on the skin of a zebra" also documented slum life in his book How the Other Half Lives