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The development of brand names, chain stores, and mail order houses
provided convenience and standardization
Which of the following was NOT a factor in American industrial development.
Industrialization of the south after civil war
What does it mean to say some professions became femonized during the late 1800's
As more women took jobs in certain field, women left them and this lowered the status of these professions.
what was the result of the homestead strike.
It bought national attention to the cost of industrialization
A major difference between northern and southern schools was that
fewer southern states had compulsory attendance laws.
Why did reformers turn their attention to prohibiting the sale of alcohol
They believed that drunkenness was the cause of many social evils.
What was the result of Plessy v. Ferguson
Segregation of schools and public transportation deemed legal.
Why were many women part of the settlement house reform movement.
It was one of the few places in the American society in which they could use their talents
How did the role of children in American society change in the late nineteenth century
Children were viewed less as little adults
What theory did Henry Ford use to derive his companys enormous revenues?
Sell large volume goods with a small unit profit
Which disaster forced states and national attention to working condition in factories and stores
Triangle Shirtwaist fire
How did industrialization change as it moved into the twentieth century
Businesses grew larger and more automated, which effected both workers and production
Frederick Taylors management methods
Workers had to meet specific work standards, which often led to high pay for doing monotonous jobs
In the early 1900's why did the middle class have a strong effect on production
The growing middle class had influence as consumers of mass-produced goods
The muckrackers and progressives disagreed on what to reform first and how to do it but NOT on
The need for reform
How did mexican immigration in the early 1900's contribute to the change in the SW
Many became unskilled workers
To progressives, the comissions they championed offered a way to___
end the corrupt alliance between business and politics
The supreme court's decision in the Northern Securities case
paved the way for several anti-trust actions
In the final analysis, Wilsons domestic programs indicated____
a blending of the two competing doctrines of progressivism
How did social reform during the early 1900's differ from the reforms of previous eras
During previous eras social refrom had been more simplistic and directed to one particular problem during the early 1900's reformers saw problems as complex and interrelated
How did city governments become more like business during the early 1900's
The created systems of managers supported by experts, stressing continuity and results
As a result in their war efforts African Americans'
were more and more inclined to fight discrimination
What best describes Wilsons success in promoting the League of nations
was offset by problems in other industries, such as railroads
The immigration legislation of the 1920's
was the most enduring achievement of the rural counterattack
What was the significance of Fords Highland Park Plant
It marked the maturity of mass production in Merica'
In what way can Jazz age Activities be seen as an effect of the economic growth period
Increased standards of living prohibited the middle class with disposable income to spend on and increasing variety of things
What did the Red scare reveal about our society
There was a deep undercurrent of intolerance and bigotry
Which of the following best characterizes U.S. after WWI
the united states emerged from the war as one of the powerful nations of the world
Tennessee Valley Authority was designed to ____
bring modernization and jobs to desolate areas of the upper rural south
Which of the following was advocated by Father Charles Coughlin
The national union for social justice
National Labor Relations (Wagner) Act
granted workers the right to organize and collectively bargain
How did the consumer-goods revolution contribute to the great crash of 1929
The production of durable goods, which did no need to be replaced, outpaced and demand led to wide scale layoffs
How did Huey Long's share the wealth movement reflect on the federal govt. efforts to address the Great Depression
A large number of people felt that more should be done for those in trouble
What was the most sig. long-range effect of the New Deal on society
certain programs have become a key part to todays society, Social Security
What was the biggest factor in placing the US on a collision course with Soviet Russia
American commitment to stopping spread of communism
What effect did the Formation of NATO have on the cold war
Intensified Russian fear of the west and escalated the Cold War
Why was the student nonviolent coordinating committee founded
to stage peaceful civil rights protests
1950's american contradiction
segregation while denouncing soviets because of their lack of human rights
Why did Eisenhower send troops to Little Rock,
So the black student could attend desegregated school
Political activism change from 50's to 60's
direct peaceful confrontation vs. reliance on court action
Johnsons must bear great responsibilities for the American problems in Vietnam
failed to confront the pople about the reality of the war
How did African American activism influence other ethnic groups?
They became inspired to launch their own protests'
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