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5 Matching questions

  1. nativism
  2. Cornelius Vanderbilt
  3. new immigration
  4. Andrew Carnegie
  5. steerage
  1. a the policy of perpetuating native cultures (in opposition to acculturation)
  2. b A large open area beneath a ship's deck, often used to house traveling immigrants
  3. c Immigrants from Southern and Eastern European countries and Asia arriving in the LATE 1800s
  4. d United States industrialist and philanthropist who endowed education and public libraries and research trusts (1835-1919)
  5. e United States financier who accumulated great wealth from railroad and shipping businesses (1794-1877)

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the practice of offering something (usually money) in order to gain an illicit advantage
  2. policy based on the idea that government should play as a role
  3. a company with controlling shares in other companies
  4. most notorious political machine; NY city; Marcy Tweed also know as Boss Tweed became head in 1863
  5. an organization that is authorized by law to carry on an activity but treated as though it were a single person

5 True/False questions

  1. Ellis IslandImmigration processing center that open in New York Harbor in 1892

          

  2. ragtimetype of music that blended African-American songs and European musical forms

          

  3. Social DarwinismPeople who'd built fortunes by swindling investors and taxpayers, and bribing officials

          

  4. motion pictureThe first truly universal mass-entertainment medium, which reached all areas of the country and all levels of the population, was the...

          

  5. party bossesthe policy of perpetuating native cultures (in opposition to acculturation)