5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Social Darwinism
- Frederick Jackson Turner
- bank failures
- Haymarket Affair
- a Workers at a reaper factory went on strike to demand an 8 hour work day. Factory owners replaced striking workers with scabs. When scabs and strikers fought, police broke up the fight. Workers organized a rally in Haymarket Square. Anarchists were accused of killing a policeman with a bomb.
- b Applied Darwin's Theory of Evolution to society.
- c historian who theorized that settlement of the American West had a huge impact on America's identity
- d used mainly for scouting enemy ground forces. Later used as fighters (attack other planes) or as bombers. Most planes of WWI were wooden biplanes (2 wings)
- e After the stock market crash, many Americans proceeded to remove their money from the bank causing many banks to close.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- Former slave who worked for women's suffrage
- 18th amendment of the United States, prohibition
- Supremacist group that did not like blacks, Jews, Catholics, or immigrants. Grew in rural areas and small towns rapidly in 20s.
- two Italian-born anarchists, unfairly tried and convicted for the armed robbery and murder of two pay-clerks in Massachusetts in 1920
- distributed reservation land to individuals and families, effectively destroyed Native American tribal ownership of land
5 True/False Questions
Muckraker → Journalist who exposed the problems in the early 1900's. Some examples are Jacob Riis, Upton Sinclair, Ida Tarbell, Lewis Hine, Jane Addams
Liberty Loans → Special war bonds sold by the government to support the Allied cause during World War I.
Harlem Renaissance → A literary and artistic movement that celebrated African American culture. Famous people in the movement were Langston Hughes, Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Jacob Lawrence
19th Amendment → An amendment to the Cuban Constitution that allowed the US to exert control over Cuba, a country that gained its independence during the Spanish American War.
Uneven distribution of wealth → one sign that the economy might be weakening in the 1920s--most people in the US made very little money while very few people were very rich