In the late 19th century, the way Americans thought was transformed by _____________
focused on social activities, fraternities, and organized athletics with winning teams
Because of the increase in both the number of college graduates and the influence of alumni, in the late 19th century American higher education was increasingly
The new literary style of the 1870s and 1880s which often examined social problems such as slum conditions and portrayed people of every social class was
mere animals in a merciless Darwinian world.
The late nineteenth-century naturalist writers, such as Stephen Crane, portrayed humans as
the ends justified the means.
One of the problems with pragmatism was that it seemed to suggest that
serious, conservative articles.
Harper's, The Century, and Atlantic Monthly were all magazines specializing in
largely unchallenged even today.
According to the "Debating the Past: Did the Frontier Engender Individualism and Democracy?" section of the textbook, Turner's frontier thesis remains
destroy the political parties.
Politicians responded to the demand for civil service reform in this way: both Democrats and Republicans insisted it would
Plessy v. Ferguson.
The doctrine of "separate but equal" facilities was handed down by the Supreme Court in
The small-town businessman who led an "army" of the unemployed on a march to Washington, D. C. in 1894 was
William Jennings Bryan
_________ discarded tradition in 1896 by traveling throughout the country giving hundreds of speeches.
According to the textbook, the ________ were never a single group seeking a single objective.
change faulty institutions
Progressive reformers tended to believe that the solution to social problems was to
According to the map "Woman Suffrage", most states that did not have woman suffrage by 1914 and opposed the Nineteenth Amendment in the House of Representatives were in
An example of the progressive drive for political democracy was the___________ which required the popular election of senators.
In 1912 the breakup of the Republican Party produced an independent third party, _________, led by Theodore Roosevelt.
This statement about the Progressives' reaction to black militancy is correct/incorrect: "Wilson was actively hostile to blacks."
The topic was Alaska.
"His Majesty the Emperor of all the Russias agrees to cede to the United States, . . . all the territory and dominion now possessed by his said Majesty on the continent of America and in the adjacent islands . . ."
Alfred Thayer Mahan
_______ argued in the 1890s that national security and prosperity rested on a powerful navy.
reluctantly and hesitantly sent Congress a war message.
Faced with public clamor for war with Spain, McKinley refused to panic, but
devastated the Spanish fleet in Manila Bay in the Philippines.
In the first battle of the Spanish-American War, Commodore George Dewey
The "Open Door" policy
________ attempted to preserve the chances for American business to enter the markets of China.
prevent Colombia from subduing the revolution.
When Panama revolted against Colombia, Roosevelt ordered the cruiser Nashville to Panama to
President William Howard Taft called his policy of influencing other countries without actually controlling them
self-defeating because it was not supported by the local people.
The textbook described the American foreign policy of trying to penetrate underdeveloped areas economically without the problems of governing them as
invaded Mexico to capture "Pancho" Villa.
In 1916, United States troops, commanded by General John J. Pershing,
Archduke Franz Ferdinand
The Great War was precipitated by the assassination of the _________, heir to the Austro-Hungarian throne, by a Serbian nationalist.
shocked and outraged
Most Americans were ____________ when the British liner Lusitania was torpedoed and almost 1200 people died.
the country was poorly prepared.
When the United States entered the Great War, from a military point of view,
The head of the Committee on Public Information, which portrayed Germany as determined to dominate the world, was