Unit 7 Social Studies Test

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19th amendment

gave women the right to vote

Boomtowns

A town that grew in mining areas where there were rushes. These usually didn't last because the gold usually ran out, or there was no gold at all.

James Garfield

The president who got shot shortly after taking office.

Terence V. Powderly

leader of the Knights of Labor

Fort Laramie Treaty

First major agreement between U.S. officials and plains indians.

Bonanza

a large find of precious ore

Exodusters

African Americans who settled in the western lands in the late 1800's.

18th amendment

outlawed the production and sale of alcoholic beverages in the United States

patent

Exclusive right to manufacture or sell an invention.

free coinage

Type of monetary system in which both gold and silver money was coined.

mugwumps

Republican reformers who were upset with political corruption.

Louis Brandeis

The first Jewish person appointed to the Supreme Court.

Which group used such tactics as picketing, hunger strikes, and civil disobedience in its campaign for women's rights?

National Woman's Party

Bessemer Process...

Less expensive, easy way to make steel developed by British inventor Henry Bessemer in the 1850s.

Dry Farming...

Method of farming taught by Hardy Campbell to Great Plains farmers in the 1890s, that allowed farmers to grow crops with less water.

In Lochner v. New York , the Supreme Court ...

Ruled that states could not restrict ordinary workers' hours.

What type of organization was formed by immigrant communities to help others in case of sickness, unemployment, or death?

Benevolent societies

Range rights...

rights to water sources on the Great Plains; ranchers bought these rights to give them exclusive control of both the water and the land around it.

What did Rutherford B. hayes, James Garfield, and Chester Arthur have in common?

They brought about sweeping civil service reforms.

In collective bargaining, unions....

negotiate with factory owners on behalf of workers in a particular business or industry for better wages and working conditions.

Which state was not a site of the Gold Rush?

Arizona

Which Union leader organized strikes to defend the rights of Virginia miners?

Mary "Mother" Jones

True of False: The Ghost Dance is a religous movement that spread across the plains.

True

True or False: The 2nd industrial revolution was a time when growth in new technology and manufacturing stabalizes.

False

True or False: The Peddleton Civil Act established a merit system to award goverment jobs.

True

True or False: Members of the American Railway union supported the Pullman Strike by refusing to work on trains carrying Pullman cars.

True

True or False: Ida Tarbell wrote a series of articles describing the unfair practices of the Standard Oil Company.

True

True or False: Along with women and African Americans, American Indians, Chinese Americans, and Mexican Americans benefitted from the reforms of the progressive era.

False

progressives

a group of reformers in the late 1800s, who began working to improve society

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