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Vickery Exam

they lost some of the reforming zeal and moral fervor they typically had before the civil war

which of the following describes most middle class families of the late 19th century?

considerable differences in the standard of living among families in the same occupation

early social workers who visited working class homes in the late 19th century discovered

was a "new" immigrant

census records reveal that the average urban american of the late nineteenth and early 20th centuries

almost no one

before 1882, americans restricted ____ from immigrating to the US

social darwinists' fears that immigrants would undermine american "racial purity"

one of the causes which eventually led to restrictions on immigration was the

settled in ethnic neighborhoods in the urban centers

the "new" immigrants from eastern and southern europe

electric trolleys

urban transportation was revolutionized and urban development was redirected in the 1880s by

football as a major sport

walter camp played a major role in establishing

in his steps

characters asked themselves, "what would jesus do?" in charles m. sheldon's best-selling social gospel novel

they continued to be optimistic and uncritical admirers of american civilization

by the 1890s, how did most americans respond to the changes of industrialization and urbanization?

small and intellectually stagnant with few professors of any intellectual repute

in 1870, most american colleges were

development of institution and thier interactions with each other

under the influence of charles darwin, the new social sciences turned much of their energy to studying the


the emphasis of oliver wendell holmes, jr. on evolutionary change had a profound impact upon 20th century

mark twain

the author of novels such as huckleberry finn, whose acute reportorial eyes and ears caught the spirit of his age, was

sister carrie

one of the first books to treat sex forthrightly was

brilliant watercolors

although he had almost no formal training, winslow homer is considered a master because of his

mary cassatt

the american expatriate artist deeply influenced by french impressionism was

it did not undermine the faith of a large percentage of the population

which of the following best describes darwin's theory of evolution's impact on religious though in america?


pragmatism encouraged

joseph pulitzer

the first newspaper editor to reach a truly massive audience without abandoning his basic integrity was

were weak leaders

the presidents during the last quarter of the 19th century

post-civil war sectional tensions

the "bloody shirt" issue of the late 1800s refers to

james A. Garfield

in 1881 president _____ was assassinated by charles guiteau, an unbalanced office-seeker

southern states enacted literacy tests and poll taxes in the 1890s

blacks in the south were not totally disfranchised or segregated until

plessy v. ferguson

the doctrine of "separate but equal" facilities was handed down by the supreme court in

gave political power to poor immigrants

many urban reformers resented the boss systems because it

farmers' alliance

the earlier group from which the populist movement emerged was the

the coinage of silver

after the election of 1892, it became clear that ____ was of utmost interest to voters

jacob coxey

the small-town businessman who led an "army" of the unemployed on a march in washington d.c. in 1894 was

was insignificant because within 2 decades the country abandoned basing the volume of currency on bullion

ultimately, the battle between gold and silver

effort to regulate and control big business

one of the roots of progressivism was the late-19th century


theodore roosevelt called the progressive-era journalists who investigated corruption and fraud in american business and politics


the progressives attempted their first political reforms in the

city manager

the ___ plan was an urban reform pioneered in dayton, ohio whereby city affairs were administered on a nonpartisan basis by a professional

energetic, aggressive, and outspoken

as opposed to his successors from hayes to mckinley, theodore roosevelt was

theodore roosevelt

the first progressive president and the advocate of the "square deal" was

upton sinclair's 'the jungle'

roosevelt sent officials to chicago to investigate the condition of its slaughterhouses based on


taft got into political hot water in the 1910 ballinger-pinchot controversy, which dealt with

new freedom

woodrow wilson advocated a program called the

strongly prejudiced against them

when it came to non-whites, white progressives tended to be


during the ccivil war, ____ established a protectorate over mexico and installed archduke maximillian as emperor.


alfred thayer mahan argued in the 1890s that national security and prosperity rested on a powerful

an american-led coup and the abolition of the monarchy

queen liliuokalani's "hawaii for hawaiians" movement led to

the boundary between venezuela and british guiana

in the 1890s a nasty dispute erupted between the US and great britain over


the major issue in the spanish-american war was the independence of

launched a guerrilla war against the american forces

when america refused to withdraw its armed forces, the filipinos


the open door policy attempted to preserve the chances for american business to enter the markets of

japan promised not to issue passports for laborers seeking work in America

according to the "gentlemen's agreement" negotiated by roosevelt in 1907,


in order to build the panama canal on the terms he wanted, president roosevelt intervened militarily to aid the panamanian revolt against

marginal regional power

on the eve of world war 1 the US was a

wanted to spread the gospel of american democracy to enlighten the unfortunate and ignorant

president wilson's basic approach to foreign relations was that he

over 2/3 of all americans were either first of second generation immigrants

many americans favored neutrality during the great war because

conflicts over freedom of the seas

american attitudes towards the two sides in the great war were most influenced by


in february, 1917 the US learned of the ___ telegram in which germany offered a military alliance to mexico if the us entered the war on the allied side

the central power would have won in 1918

if the US had not entered the great war, it is likely that

rose dramatically

farm income during the great war


during the great war, mere criticism of the gov't became cause for arrest and imprisonment under the ___ act

freedom of the seas

woodrow wilson's fourteen points included

league of nations

wilson believed that any weaknesses in the versilles treaty could be overcome by the

the belief by many americans that unions were associated with communism

the work of radicals in the labor movement led to

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