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Gage's History Exam Study Guide

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The term Guilded age refers specificly to a time when
shallow worship of wealth and sharp social divisions existed
After 1870
American inventiveness and technological progress flourished
An effect of the rise of corporations in America was
a stimulation of capital investment and technological advance
One disadvantage for American workers of the rise of corporations was
corporations now controlled the conditions and nature of work.
Upton Sinclair's The Jungle focused on the problems of
meatpacking plants
The workplace of the late 1800s included all of the following conditions except
a safe and healthy environment
The purpose of the settlement house movement was to
help the working poor by providing education and social services, and community reconstruction
The Great Uprising of 1877 was a general strike against the nation's
Railway companies
The American Federation of Labor emphasized the tactic of
collective bargaining
Which statement would most likely have been said by a nativist?
"The nation's purity is being ruined by Catholics and undesirable foreigners."
The American Protective Association focused specifically on
limiting the civil rights of Catholic Americans
The term "Great Migration" refers to the
mass movement of American blacks from the rural South to the urban North
Stereotypes of blacks were reinforced
because few blacks lived in northern cities
The Central Pacific Railroad Company relied heavily on the low-paid, hard work done by
Chinese immigrants
Which statements best describes the cultures of the tribes that lived throughout the West?
A wide spectrum of tribes had successfully adapted their lives to a variety of environments
What event in 1848 started a huge influx of whites into Indian territory?
the discovery of gold in Indian territories
The leader of the Sand Creek Massacre, John Chivington, was
a Methodist minister
The second Treaty of Fort Laramie
required the United States to abandon routes traveling through Sioux territory
Which statement about the Sand Creek Massacre is NOT true?
The fighting began when Indians attacked a mining town
Whites destroyed the buffalo herds for all of the following reasons except
the government believed the Indians would survive better with fewer buffalo
An American force commanded by George A. Custer was overwhelmed during the
Battle of Little Bighorny
22. The Sioux were finally defeatedThe Sioux were finally defeated (Chapter 19)
because it was difficult for them to sustain their traditional Indian economy
1. The "progressive movement" was driven by (Chapter 21)
a general belief that moderate reforms were needed to help end social disorder
After the depression of the mid-1890s, a majority of Americans began to:
feel that new measures were needed to promote social progress.
All of the following are true about working conditions in the early 1900s except:
industrialists refused to resort to the subdivision of labor
Americans of "Old Stock" sometimes disliked new immigrants because:
they viewed predominately Catholic and Jewish immigrants as threats to social stability.
Prohibition went into effect in
The Nineteenth Amendment:
gave women the right to vote
Major focuses of Theodore Roosevelt's presidency included all of the following except:
Using subsidies to bolster the failing Standard Oil Company
Roosevelt's accomplishments as president included all of the following except:
promoting an amendment to establish an income tax
Which statement best describes Woodrow Wilson's style as president?
He built upon Roosevelt's model of strong executive authority
Chapter 22 Missing
Chapter 22 Missing
1. In August of 1914, as war erupted in Europe, most Americans (Chapter 23)
Chapter 23 Missing