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Chapter 7 Immigration and Urbanization Mr. Veltri
US History Chapter 7 Immigration and Urbanization Vocabulary Terms.
Terms in this set (24)
Social Gospel Movement:
Reform program that preached salvation by helping the poor.
Giving government jobs to people who get a politician elected.
Pendelton Civil Service Act:
Law that started the Civil Service Commission, which gave government jobs by a person's performance.
Political (illegal) use for personal growth.
Organized group that controlled the activities of a political party.
Government administration jobs.
Community center in a slum area.
Kind of transportation system to move many people.
Growth of cities.
President Chester A. Arthur:
Supported the Stalwarts and helped pass the Pendleton Civil Service Act.
President Rutherford B. Hayes:
Elected in 1876 whose work was to try to change the civil service jobs and fires corrupt workers.
President Grover Cleveland:
First democrat to win Presidential election in 28 years and opposed high tariffs.
President Benjamin Harrison:
Was a Senator from Indiana who list popular votes but won the electoral votes and won passage of the McKinley Tariff Act in 1890.
William "Boss" Tweed:
Was the "Boss" of Tammany Hall and cheated New York City of millions of dollars.
President James Garfield:
Continued Hayes' reform policies and was assassinated on July 2, 1881.
Founded Hull House in Chicago.
Main West Coast immigration center located in the San Francisco Bay area.
When many cultures/races blend together to form the people of the U.S.
Chief immigration station in the U.S. where 17 million people passed through, located in NY Harbor.
Overcrowded, unsanitary multi-family urban dwellings.
Overt favoritism toward native-born Americans.
Planned to include people of wide ranging cultures into a dominant culture.
A deal worked out between TR and the Japanese that limited unskilled workers to the U.S.
Chinese Exclusion Act:
Banning of all Chinese immigration in 1892
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