5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Herbert Spencer
- political machine
- George Pulunkitt
- a music echoed the hectic pace of city life
- 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"
- c one of New York's most powerful party bosses
- d an informal political group designed to gain and keep power, came about partly because cities had grown much faster than their govts.
- 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
- 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
- another anti-immigrant organization to fight Chinese immigration organized by Denis Kearney.
- important African Amer ragtime composer-became known as "King of Ragtime" and published his signature piece "The Maple Leaf Rag"
- dark and crowded mjulti-family apartments
- 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
Gilded → novel written by Mark Twain and Charles Warner, it was a time of marvels where amazing new inventions led to rapid industrial growth.
naturalism → extreme dislike for immigrants by native-born people and a desire to limit immigration
Washington Gladden → tried to apply "christian law" to social problems.
taping rebellion → 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
Social Darwinism → reinforced idea of individualism. Herbert Spenceer proposed this idea.