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History 202 Quiz 1
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The federal government contributed to the building of the transcontinental railroad by
Providing free grants of federal land to the railroad companies
The completion of the transcontinental railroad
cut travel time from east to west from 4-6 months to
The railroads most affected the United States by
introducing four standard times zones across the country.
Which of the following was not an obstacle to homesteading?
Over abundance of timber
Which of the following had the most devastating impact on the Plains Indians and their way of life?
A major result of the Dawes Act was the
Loss of tribal lands
The Native American Ghost Dance led to
A massacre of the Sioux at wounded knee creek
Andrew Carnegie's industrial system of vertical integration involved
the combination of all phases of the steel industry from mining to manufacturing into a single
Which entrepreneur created a monopoly in the oil industry?
Which entrepreneur is most closely associated with the "Gospel of Wealth?"
Which of the following is not an invention or technological advancement from the late 1800s?
Which of the following was not a department store chain originating in the late 1800s
The first labor union in the U.S. which was open to skilled and unskilled workers and therefore was not very effective, was the
Knights of labor
The Haymarket Square bombing
destroy the Knights of Labor and increased public fear of labor agitation.
Which of the following was not an example of hardships faced by African-Americans following the Civil War?
Which Supreme Court case legalized segregation and established the "separate but equal" doctrine?
Plessy v Ferguson
The "New Immigrants" in the late 1800s originated from
Eastern and southern europe
The first restrictive immigration laws dealt with
"Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses..."
can be found on the
Statue of Liberty
The first skyscraper was the Home Insurance building in
What was the greatest factor luring people to cities?
Which was not a problem for growing cities?
The American Protective Association
Wanted restrictive immigration
Which of the following helped immigrants adjust to their new American life?
How quickly they learned english
The battleship Maine was sunk by
An explosion on the tank
The "Rough Riders," organized principally by Teddy Roosevelt
were trained in guerrilla warfare.
Even before the sinking of the Maine, the American public's indignation at Spain had been
whipped into a frenzy by
William Randolph Hearst's sensational newspaper accounts of Spanish atrocities in Cuba.
In addition to Cuba, American forces successfully seized the Spanish-owned Caribbean colony of
The primary emphasis of the progressive movement was on
strengthening the government as an instrument of social betterment.
Which of the following was not among the targets of muckraking journalists?
The US Army and Navy
Providing education and emotional support to farmers in the Great Plains was a major priority of
Which of the following was not a muckraker?
Upton Sinclair's The Jungle resulted in
the passage of the
Pure Food and Drug Act.
Wisconsin Progressive leader who pushed for conservation of natural resources, direct election of senators, and income taxes on corporations and personal incomes.
Teddy Roosevelt earned a reputation as a trust buster as a result of
breaking the monopoly J.P. Morgan held over the railroads in
Which of the following was not a Progressive president?
William J Bryant
Which of the following was not a goal of the Progressives?
having senators chosen by state legislators.
Sioux leader killed at the Wounded Creek Massacre
Industrial entrepreneur who made millions in the steel industry
established an "invention factory" at Menlo Park, NJ
leader of the American Federation of Labor
in addition to the Gospel of Wealth, this "scientific" idea helped justify why the rich get richer and the poor stay poor
laws that established segregation in places such as hospitals, theaters, schools, etc.
White supremacist organization created during the Reconstruction era, known for extreme violence and lynchings
Ku klux klan
Democratic candidate in 1896 who gave his famous "Cross of Gold" speech
William Jennings Bryan
sensational journalism made famous by Hearst and Pulitzer
Progressive leader who began Hull House as a shelter for the poor, homeless where immigrants could be educated, and workers could find day care
Progressive Amendment that granted Congress the authority to impose an income tax
Progressive Amendment that granted all women the right to vote
President known for his "dollar diplomacy."
William Howard Taft
Which of the following was a major economic argument for expansion?
The U.S. needed new markets for its goods.
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