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History Chap 17 & 18 & 19 & 20
Terms in this set (40)
Public art and civic beautification projects became known as the
"City Beautiful" movement.
Atlanta was known as the "Chicago of the South" because of its proximity to a
Settlement houses were formed for all of the following reasons EXCEPT to
assist immigrants in adjusting to American life.
Much of the population growth in northeastern cities in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century came from
Southern and Eastern Europe
New suburbs for elites were promoted by
The Chinese met with a violent backlash in the state of
All of the following are true regarding urban bosses EXCEPT the
were rarely corrupt
All of the following statements are true regarding American voters in the late 1800s EXCEPT:
Alcohol was not a major issue on election day
In 1885 in Chicago an architectural urban wonder appeared, known as the
A sympathy strike against the Pullman Palace Car Company was led by
In world affairs, by 1895, the United States had
an army smaller than Bulgaria's.
Between the Civil War and the Spanish-American War, an important aspect of the missionary impulse in American foreign policy was
a belief in the superiority of the Anglo-Saxon race.
An important event influencing the U.S. decision to declare war with Spain in 1898 was the
sinking of the battleship Maine.
An increase in American international commerce during the late nineteenth century necessitated a
During the first 50 years after independence, American foreign policy was concerned primarily with
A favorite target of Christian missionaries in the late nineteenth century was
Until 1902, the United States kept Cuba under a
American acquisition of the colonies after the Spanish-American War
led to considerable controversy over the policy.
One of the factors that promoted America's search for new markets between 1865 and 1900 was
industrial and agricultural overproduction.
The major argument used by those opposed to the annexation of the Philippines was that
it contradicted American ideals.
A key figure in applying the principles of scientific management to industrial work was
The Federal Reserve System, created by Congress in 1913, was
the first reorganization of the banking system since the Civil War
As a leader during the progressive era, Theodore Roosevelt
was the first president to support social reform.
The Socialist party
elected 33 candidates as mayor in the early 1900s.
elected two socialists to Congress in the early 1900s.
stood at its pinnacle in the early 1900s.
In their effort to organize American workers during the progressive era, the International Workers of the World
welcomed all workers, regardless of skill, race, or gender
As a result of the Triangle Shirtwaist Company Fire of 1911
New York state abolished labor by children under 14 years of age.
At the state and local levels, progressive reformers usually called for
greater direct participation of the voters in the political process.
Progressive-era reformers, in their efforts to aid the working class,
frequently had little understanding of working-class life.
Which of the following was NOT a part of the early development of the NAACP?
Only blacks took part in the organization.
The novelist whose work helped encourage passage of the Meat Inspection Act and the Pure Food and Drug Act was
What were the major concessions that Wilson had to give up at the Versailles peace conference?
He agreed that Germany should pay high reparations.
He agreed that Germany would lose its oil and coal-rich regions.
He agreed to a mandate system of French and British takeover of German colonies.
The shift in American public opinion in favor of an Allied victory in World War I occurred when
Germany sank the Lusitania.
According to information collected by the U.S. government, American soldiers who served in World War I
were generally poorly educated and unsophisticated.
Important in creating an atmosphere favorable for the United States' entry into World War I was
the Zimmermann note.
During World War I, American troops
helped repel the all-out offensive Germany launched in 1918.
Wilson based his plan for peace among the warring nations on
the Fourteen Points.
The event that caused the outbreak of war in Europe in 1914 was
the assassination of Archduke Ferdinand.
During World War I, social justice progressives in the United States
criticized the government's restriction on freedom of speech.
During World War I, the black soldier
typically worked as a stevedore, laborer, or driver.
During World War I, Germany attempted to resist the British blockade of the sea routes to Germany by
employing the use of submarines.
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