As mass production and factories became larger, working conditions became harsh for many. This led to the creation of __________.
Lawmakers passed laws that children be at least _____________ years old to work outside of the home and work less than 10 hour days.
_____________ Americans feared the new customs, languages, and religions that seemed to be flooding the streets of American cities.
The sudden influx of people into major cities of the United States was a result of new ___________.
The farmers supplied the cotton to the textile mills, the wheat for the flour mills and the _____________ for the slaughterhouses.
One of the major advantages of the ___________ was the ability to work together to sell their crops in cooperative exchanges.
After the Civil War the government tried to deal with rapid inflation by the issuance of large amounts of __________ during the war.
One of the goals of the Populist Movement was fighting city corruption and making the ___________more responsive.
President ____________ called journalists muckrakers who dug up the dirt in order to make people aware of the evils of society.
Robert La Follette changed the way ___________ chose their candidates for elections by introducing the primary system.
Progressive presidents took on ____________ to ensure reform and to protect the people of the United States.
During the Progressive Movement, women organized and called for Congress to extend suffrage to women granting women the right to __________.
In the sharecropping system, the ____________ keeps track of the money the sharecroppers owe for housing, food, and supplies.
Southern communities enacted ____________ that set a legal separation between black and white citizens.
Many southern communities charged a ___________ tax to register to vote or cast a ballot on election day.
__________ was the first teacher and president of the Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute.
Booker T. Washington
___________ urged blacks to define themselves through their own actions, while honoring both their African and American heritages.
W.E.B. Du Bois
The Ku Klux Klan dresses in white hoods to represent the ghosts of ___________ soldiers.
Benjamin Davis Sr. was a commissioned officer of the 9th Cavalry "Buffalo Soldier" unit and the first African American ___________ in the army.
James Meredith became the first African American to attend the University of ____________.
Dr. King withstood violence to himself and his family in order to help achieve ___________ rights.
Many African Americans voted for President Franklin D. Roosevelt because of his ____________ policies.
Roosevelt appointed a number of African Americans to important positions into what came to be known as his ____________.
After "Bloody Sunday", Congress responded quickly to the demands and passed the Voting Rights Act of ___________.
In 1965, only 70 African Americans held public office, but by the early 1980s, the number of black elected officials grew to more than ___________.
In 1882, Congress passed the Chinese Exclusion Act which restricted immigration for many ____________ for over 80 years.
The Supreme Court began protecting women under the equal protection clause of the ___________ Amendment.
In their quest for civil rights, Hispanics used successful protest tactics that were used by ___________ Americans during the Civil Rights Movement.
The Americans with ____________ Act required employers and public buildings to make reasonable accommodations for people with disabilities.
Americans had more leisure time in the 1920s partly because of timesaving inventions and ___________.
shorter work hours
The popularity of sports in the 1920s earned this time period the title __________.
Golden Age of Sports
Nativism led to the unfair persecutions of foreigners, restriction of immigration, the second revival of the Ku Klux Klan, and ____________.
____________ was the teacher who deliberately broke the law and taught his students the theory of evolution.
The Red Scare began in America after the ___________ revolution seized power of the Russian government.
President Warren G. Harding's administration was full of corruption which involved ____________, embezzlement, and mismanaged property.
President Calvin Coolidge believed that ___________ was vital for America's economy.
Stockbrokers encouraged buying ____________ to increase the activity and value of the stocks.
New industries such as ___________ , radios, and household products as well as using credit to purchase these products, changed the way Americans received and used information.
The more newly-invented consumer goods were made, the more Americans bought them on ____________.
President Herbert Hoover was _____________ about the country's future prosperity after his election.
Black _____________ was the day in 1929 in which millions of stocks were sold for a record of billions of dollars.
Failure to raise ____________ during the 1920s boom caused many Americans to spend more money that they did not own, which inflated the market growth.
Many banks were forced out of business due to the ___________ after the stock market crash.
The results of the ____________ included unproductive land, buried crops, destroyed livestock, and foreclosures on the farms.
President Hoover provided financial assistance to banks, railroads, agricultural institutions, and ____________.
Veterans and ___________ were two of the many groups of people who protested the government's policies during the depression.
Franklin D. Roosevelt won the presidential election of ____________ because citizens did not think Hoover would save them from the depression.
President Roosevelt's Hundred Days passed legislation that was focused on relief, ____________, and recovery.
The ____________ insured people's deposits up to a certain amount in case the bank were to go out of business, which increased the trust in banks.
The ____________ employed thousands of people once it was approved by the Emergency Work Relief Appropriations Act.
Roosevelt's court-packing plan was designed to seat more justices on the court that would not rule his New Deal programs _____________.
The national economy fell into a ____________ when President Roosevelt tried to balance the budget in 1937.