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5 Matching questions

  1. Chinese Exclusion Act
  2. Tammany Hall
  3. motion picture
  4. Gilded Age
  5. Gross National Product
  1. a total value of all goods and services produced in a nation
  2. b 1870s - 1890s; time period looked good on the outside, despite the corrupt politics & growing gap between the rich & poor
  3. c most notorious political machine; NY city; Marcy Tweed also know as Boss Tweed became head in 1863
  4. d The first truly universal mass-entertainment medium, which reached all areas of the country and all levels of the population, was the...
  5. e It closed the door on Chinese Immigration in 1882

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Chicago railroad strike that paralyzed railway traffic nationwide
  2. People who'd built fortunes by swindling investors and taxpayers, and bribing officials
  3. United States industrialist who made a fortune in the oil business and gave half of it away (1839-1937)
  4. factors that cause a producer's average cost per unit to fall as output rises
  5. A large open area beneath a ship's deck, often used to house traveling immigrants

5 True/False questions

  1. corporationan organization that is authorized by law to carry on an activity but treated as though it were a single person


  2. deflationa contraction of economic activity resulting in a decline of prices


  3. Angel IslandInspection station for immigrants arriving on the West Coast


  4. lockoutthe practice of offering something (usually money) in order to gain an illicit advantage


  5. political machinean organization linked to a political party that often controlled local government