History Midterm - Spring

The first great cowtown was
Abilene, Kansas
In th case of Plessy v. Ferguson, the Supreme Court
Upheld a Louisiana segregation law
The Indian tribe that defeated Custer and put up the greatest resistance to U.S domination was the
Joseph Glidden
invented barbed wire
What industry was the first big business, the first magnet for the great financial markets, and the first industry to develop a large-scale management bureaucracy?
A transcontinental railroad was not built before the Civil War because
North-South sectional differences prevented Congress from selecting a route
Sears, Roebuck and Company was in pioneer in
selling goods by mail
Ellis Island was located right outside the port of
New York City
The sport that was clearly the "national pastime" by 1900 was
Queen Liliuokalani
opposed the Americanization of Hawaii
The battleship Maine
was the source of a battle cry in the Spanish-American War, after it exploded in Havana Harbor
In order to acquire the Canal Zone, the United States supported Panamas revolt against
The commission plan of city government was first adopted in
Galveston, Texas
The title of the novel that described the terrible conditions of the meat-packing industry was
The Jungle
A major factor in Woodrow Wilson's victory in the 1912 presidential campaign was the fact that
the Republican party had split in two
Progressives supported all of the following as measures to democratize government except
the poll tax
The Muckrakers saw their primary objective as
exposing social problems to the public
The event that triggered World War I in Europe was
a Serbs assassination of the Austrian archduke
In the Zimmerman Telegram
Germany asked Mexico for help in case of war between Germany and the United States
Wilson's Fourteen Points endorsed all of the following except
U.S. colonies in Africa and Asia
The Amendment to the Constitution that barred the manufacture, sale or transportation of intoxicating liquors was the
Eighteenth Amendment
Which Amendment to the Constitution gave women the right to vote?
In the 1924 presidential election
Calvin Coolidge swept both the popular and electoral votes by decisive majorities
Charles Lindbergh became immensely popular in the 1920s due to
his solo flight across the Atlantic
Pittsburgh of the South
Birmingham, Alabama
What is the 17th amendment?
Senators must be elected by the people
1920 campaign for president, Warren Harding said the country needed to return to