← SFS USH UNIT 5 Test
5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Sherman Anti-Trust Act
- William H. Seward
- a U.S. Secretary of State William H. Seward negotiated the purchase of Alaska in 1867. Seward believed the price, which came out to less than two cents an acre, was a good deal.
- b Law that prohibited monopolies and trusts that restrained trade.
- c "Light play"
Type of variety show that featured a wide selection of short performances
- d Exclusive economic control of an industry
- e A Paiute, Wovoka began a religious movement known as the Ghost Dance.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- Style of sensational reporting used by newspapers to attract readers
- permitted "any citizen or intended citizen to select any surveyed land up to 160 acres and to gain title to it after five years' residence" if the person cultivated the land.
- Developed a mechanized elevator that allowed people to move things up and down more easily
- System in which the rate of taxation varies according to income
- Poor accommodations in a ship's lower levels; many immigrants to the united States traveled in this space
5 True/False Questions
Settlement Houses → Efficient method of making steel; developed by British inventor Henry Bessemer and American William Kelly in the 1850s.
Chief Joseph → leader of Nez Percé tribe
Comstock Lode → permitted "any citizen or intended citizen to select any surveyed land up to 160 acres and to gain title to it after five years' residence" if the person cultivated the land.
Stalwarts → Republicans in the late 1800s who opposed reform
Suburbs → "Big Chiefs"
referred to Republican reformers who supported Democrat Grover Cleveland in the presidential election of 1884