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APUSH Chapter 19
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Island located in San Francisco Bay that served as a federal immigration processing center for immigrants entering the U.S. on the West Coast
Danish-American social reformer and the author of How the Other Half Lives who used his photographic talents to help the impoverished in New York CIty
Founder of the New York Society for the Suppression of Vice demanding that municipal authorities close down gambling and lottery operations and censor obscene publications
German-born American caricaturist who, in addition to documenting the massive fraud and corruption of the Tammany Hall political machine, created the modern version of Santa Claus, Uncle Same, and the political symbols of the Democratic (Donkey) and Republican (Elephant) parties.
Leaders of this movement argued that the rich and the wellborn deserve part of the blame or urban poverty and thus had a responsibility to do something about it
The rapid rise of U.S. cities in the latter half of the nineteenth century led to a greater need for amusement and recreational activities for the urban working class and to the rise of professional sports. John L. Sullivan was one of the most popular sports heroes at this time. What was his sport?
The leaders of the genteel culture that emerged in the late 1870's and 1880's engaged in a campaign to
Improve American taste in interior furnishings, textiles, wallpaper, and books
The concept of a "new woman" emerging in the late nineteenth century is associated with all of the following except.
An increase in the number of women holding elected office at the local, state, and national levels
Which of statements about American cities between 1860 and 1900 is incorrect?
By 1900, more than 70 percent of Americans lived in cities
In the late nineteenth century, middle- and upper-class americans generally frowned on
saloons, vaudeville, and ragtime
All of the following is true about urban political machines and their political bosses except
The "Boss" of the machine was always the mayor of the city
Jane Addams and her coworkers at Hull House did all of the following except
Pressure Congress to restrict the flow of immigrants to the United States
Which of the following was not a "push factor" contributing to the rapid immigration of the late 19th century?
The promise of good wages and a broad range of jobs
"Old Immigrants" refer to immigrants from
Northern and western Europe
The greatest surge of "new immigrants" that came to the U.S. in the early twentieth century were from
Southern and eastern Europe
Which of the following states attracted the least number of immigrants by the end of the nineteenth century?
Which of the following is Not true about American society and culture at the end of the nineteenth century?
all of the above
Charles Eliot Norton and Richard Watson Gilder lectured the middle class about
The value of high culture and insights to be gained from the fine arts
Architect who scorned the bulky Victorian house with its large attic and basement in favor of a "modernist" approach which featured broad, sheltering roofs and low silhouettes that used interconnected rooms to create a sense of spaciousness
Frank Lloyd Wright
The political machines such as Tammany Hall, which ran American cities at the turn of the century, derived their strongest support from
Poor immigrants and ethnic communities in the inner city
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