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History big quiz
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How many immigrants came to the US between the late 19th and 20th centuries?
After 1890, where did most immigrants come from?
Which ethnic group had their immigration restricted by Congress?
Where was the urbanization most rapid?
Northeast and midwest
What is giving jobs to people for money called?
Graft or bribe
Which type of people entered America through Ellis Island?
Which type of people entered America through Angel Island?
Why did rural people leave their farms?
To go to the bigger cities because there were more jobs there.
Who was Jacob Riis?
A photographer who took pictures to show people the situation the immigrants were in.
What were some of the major problems in the US in the 19th/20th century?
Crime, dirty water, homeless people, and fires.
Which amendment allowed senators to be elected by the popular vote?
What is the right for women to vote called?
What did Roosevelt's Square Deal cover?
Control of corporations, consumer protection, and conservation of national recourses.
What organization promotes African American rights?
What amendment gave women the right to vote?
Who instituted the New Freedom?
Why were reformers trying to end child labor?
Because the children were working in horrible conditions.
Who instituted the Federal Income Tax?
What did the Federal Trade Commission do?
Stopped big businesses from doing illegal things
What jobs were popular with women during the early 1900's?
Seamstresses, maids or laundresses
What are trusts?
What were the 4 main goals of reformers?
To protect social welfare, promote moral improvement, create economic reform, and help foster efficiency.
What was the Sand Creek Massacre?
When the Americans attacked the Native Americans because the ghost dance scared them.
Why was the Fort Laramie treaty broken?
because of settlers and gold
Which major battle did the Native Americans win?
Little Big Horn
What is assimilation?
The process of something or someone becoming very similar to something or someone else.
What act was passed to assimilate the Native Americans?
The Dawes Act
What the Dawes Act do?
It sold Native American land to settlers.
What did the killing of the buffaloes take away from the Native Americans?
Their food source, their shelter source and their source of fuel.
What battle ended the Indian Wars?
Who was the general for the North in the Civil War?
Who was the general for the south in the civil war?
Robert E Lee
What was the capital of the Confederate States?
Who was primarily in office during the reconstruction of the south?
Where was the official surrender of the Civil War?
Which side of the US controlled Ft. Sumter?
How was West Virginia formed?
The state of Virginia was divided about whether to join the Confederacy or not, so they split into 2 states.
Which side of the US had more soldiers?
Which side of the US had more factory workers?
Which side of the US had better supplies?
What were the basic principles of the Anaconda Plan?
To wrap around the border, stop resources and money from going in or out, and to go to the capital and destroy it.
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