History7 Chap16 Sect1
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reason for rapid growth in america during the late 1800's
america grew greatly due to use of _______ _________
what form of government helped america to grow?
america's growth was directly correlated to the abundance of . . .
conditions that drive people from their homes or homeland
conditions that attract immigrants to a new area
a person who moves from one country to take up a permanent residence in another
prior to 18__ most immigrants arrived from northern and western ______
prior to 1880, most immigrants already . . .
true or false; before 1880, the immigrants did not face discrimination
false; some groups faced discrimination, but were later accepted into american life
where did 1/3 of the immigrants come from after 1880?
southern and eastern europe
after 1880, a small number arrived on the ____ coast from ____
few immigrants who arrived after 1880 spoke . . .
true or false; immigrants brought non-christian religions
how did immigrants find jobs?
friends, families and employment agencies
most immigrants stayed in the ______ where they entered
city slums soon . . .
filled up with the poor
cramped quarters immigrants were packed into
true or false; immigrants were protected from disease by the sea air
false; disease spread quickly
where would immigrants be processed on the east coast? west coast?
immigrants must pass a . . .
medical inspection to stay in america
some _____ were changed to save time
true or false; fortunate immigrants met family or friends
what language was spoken in immigrant neighborhoods?
their own language
in immigrant neighborhoods, they celebrated . . .
their own holidays
in immigrant neighborhoods, they ___ their traditional _____
true or false; immigrants worshipped in their own churches
keeping old traditions while adapting to a new culture
learned english in school
gave up their parents clothes
dressed american and played american games
what did the immigrants speak?
a mix of their native languages and english
immigrants became an important part of . . .
the work force that helped america grow
immigrants learned to use _______ and took part in _______
wanted limits on immigration
who did nativists want to preserve the country for?
native born white protestants
nativists felt that immigrants . . .
would not fit into the american way of life
italians and jews in the northeast
mexicans in the southwest
asians in the west
true or false; the americans most understood the chinese and their culture
false; americans did not understand the chinese or their culture
what did the chinese not do that aggravated americans?
the chinese did not try to learn american culture
there were anti-chinese . . .
congress passed the chinese exclusion act in ____
chinese exclusion act
prevented chinese laborers from entering the us
chinese that left the us could not return
first law to target a specific nationality
who vetoed the chinese exclusion act?
congress overrode . . .
president wilson's veto in 1917
the chinese exclusion act was repealed in ____
true or false; prior to the 1880's america was mostly catholic
what did immigrants bring to america?
different religious beliefs
many feared growing . . .
catholics started ________ schools to teach their children
true or false; many growing religions led america closer to secularism
why were biblical principals being ignored?
people could not agree when dealing with public policies or issues