5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- International Workers of the World
- Booker T. Washington
- Struggles of Immigrants
- Abraham Lincoln's purpose for the Civil War
- a 1905 - Also known as IWW or Wobblies - created in opposition to American Federation of Labor
- b Prominent black American, born into slavery, who believed that racism would end once blacks acquired useful labor skills and proved their economic value to society, was head of the Tuskegee Institute in 1881. His book "Up from Slavery."
- c Many nativists discriminated against immigants. They had to live in poor crowded tenements,work long hours at factories and couldn't afford to send let their children finish school.
- d the social process whereby cities grow and societies become more urban
- e Abraham Lincoln accepted War as the only means to save the Union, it later became about slavery as well.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- negotiation between an employer and trade union
- King George unfairly taxed citizens and took advantage of their distance. He believed that he should make decisions for the colonists even though he didn't know what was best for them.
After America gained independence, Thomas Jefferson, along with others, wrote the Declaration of Independence in 1776.
- Inspection station for immigrants arriving on the East Coast
- Inspection station for immigrants arriving on the West Coast
- Passed in 1887, this act reestablished the federal government's right to supervise railroad activities.
5 True/False Questions
Why the Constitution is considered a "Living Constitution" → It can adapt and be flexible as necessary, adding and cutting out parts that don't apply.
Plessy v. Ferguson → 1896, supreme court ruled that segregation public places facilities were legal as long as the facilites were equal
Economic Boom of the 1800s → Cheap products shipped to other countries from the US made their economies fail.
Populism/Populist Movement → Inspection station for immigrants arriving on the East Coast
The significance of the first ten amendments to the Constitution → The first ten amendments to the Constitution were all adopted at the same time and are collectively known as the Bill of Rights.
The 1st Amendment protects the people's right to practice religion, to speak freely, to assemble, to petition the government, and of the press to publish.
The 2nd Amendment protects the right to own guns.
The 3rd Amendment guarantees that the army cannot force homeowners to give them room and board.
The 4th Amendment protects the people from the government improperly taking property, papers, or people, without a valid warrant based on probable cause.
The 5th Amendment protects people from being held for committing a crime unless they are properly indicted.
The 6th Amendment guarantees a speedy trial, an impartial jury, that the accused can confront witnesses against them, and that the accused must be allowed to have a lawyer.
The 7th Amendment guarantees a jury trial in federal civil court cases.
The 8th Amendment guarantees that punishments will be fair, and not cruel.
The 9th Amendment is simply a statement that other rights aside from those listed may exist, and just because they are not listed doesn't mean they can be violated.
The 10th Amendment is the subject of some debate, but essentially it states that any power not granted to the federal government belongs to the states or to the people.