5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Triangle Shirtwaist Company Fire
- Conspicuous Consumption
- Anti- Imperialist League
- Muller vs. Oregon
- Meat Inspection Act of 1906
- a group of americans who opposed the creation of us colonial empire
- b 146 garment workers died in a fire because the sweatshop owners locked doors to keep workers in and union organizers out. This led to shorter work weeks for women and minors, and the abolition of labor for those under the age of 14
- c spending money so that others can see that you have it
- d A United States federal law that authorized the Secretary of Agriculture to order meat inspections and condemn any meat product found unfit for human consumption.
- e 1908 - Louis D Branders got the Supreme Court to accept laws protecting women against the harmful effects of factory labor
5 Multiple choice questions
- The meeting between Japan, Russia, and the U.S. that ended the Russo-Japanese War in 1905. Roosevelt won the Nobel Peace Prize for stopping the fighting between those two countries.
- John D. Rockefeller's comapny, formed in 1870, which came to symbolize the trusts and monopolies of the Gilded age. By 1877 it controlled 95% of the oil refineries in the U.S. However, by the turn of the century it had become a target for trus-busting reformers, and in 1911 the Supreme Court ordered it to break up into several dozen smaller companies
- the act that prohibited the manufacture, sale, or shipment of impure of falsely labeled food and drugs
- extreme, chauvinistic patriotism, often favoring an aggressive, warlike foreign policy
- 1908 - Japan / U.S. agreement in which both nations agreed to respect each other's territories in the Pacific and to uphold the Open Door policy in China.
5 True/False questions
George Dewey → a United States naval officer remembered for his victory at Manila Bay in the Spanish-American War, U.S. naval commander who led the American attack on the Philippines
Referendum → replacement of an elected official
Bureaucracy → system of managing government through departments run by appointed officials
James G. Blaine → a U.S. Representative, Speaker of the United States House of Representatives, U.S. Senator from Maine, two-time United States Secretary of State, and champion of the Half-Breeds. He was a dominant Republican leader of the post Civil War period, obtaining the 1884 Republican nomination, but lost to Democrat Grover Cleveland.
Benevolent Assimilation → The reclaiming of land and natural resources