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in the 1920 census of the united states revealed
a majority of Americans lived in "urban" areas
the largest number of immigrants to the united states in the late nineteenth century came from
southern and eastern Europe
in the late nineteenth century immigrants in the united states
generally lacked the capital to buy land
by 1890 the percentage of the populations of chicago new york and detroit that were made up of immigrants was roughly
in the late nineteenth century immigrant communities
formed close-knit ethnic communities within the cities
in the late nineteenth century compared to other immigrant ethnic groups, jews
advanced rapidly economically, placed a high value on education, huddled together in ethnic neighborhoods
compared with the first generation, second generation immigrants
break from their traditional culture
in the late nineteenth century the assimilation of immigrants was encouraged by
the sale of American products, public education, church leaders, religious reform
the primary goal of the american protective association
stop immigrants from entering the United States
in 1894 the immigration restriction league
proposed screening immigrants to allow only the "desirable" ones to enter
in 1882 the first group of immigrants to be excluded from the united states on the basis of their nationality were
significant innovation of urban america in the late nineteenth century
large public parks
the principle force behind the creation of great public buildings in the late nineteenth century
the "city beautiful" movement in the united states, inspiration
the 1893 Columbian Exposition in Chicago
in the late nineteenth century, suburban population
the moderately well-to-do people
in 1894, the population density of manhattan in new york was (True and False Question only)
far greater than the most crowded European cities
tenement buildings in urban america (True and False Question)
initially praised as an improvement in housing for the poor
in the 1890s Jacob Riis
reported on the living conditions of the urban poor to encourage improvements
by 1900 the transportation systems of american cities
elevated railroads, subways, electric trolleys and cable cars, suspension bridges.
in 1884 the first "modern" skyscraper built in the united states
was constructed with steel girders
in the early twentieth century efforts to improve environmental problems in american cities
included a new federal environmental regulatory agency.
in the late nineteenth century efforts to reduce poverty in america
saw charitable organizations try to limit aid to those deemed "deserving poor"
in the late nineteenth crime in large american urban centers
led many city governments to create professional public police departments, swelled in the twenty years between 1880 and 1900, was often blamed on the violent proclivities of immigrant groups.
theodore dreiser's 1900 novel, sister carrie
dealt with social dislocations and injustices of the present
in the late nineteenth century, political "machines" in cities
owed their existence to the rapid growth of urban America and the influx of millions of immigrants
in the late nineteenth century, urban political bosses
did NOT reduce the costs of city services
in the late nineteenth century, the tammany hall political machine
saw its most famous boss, William M. Tweed, sent to prison
in the last decades of the nineteenth century, incomes in the united states
rose for almost all Americans
during the late nineteenth century, innovations in consumer goods
did NOT see the formation of credit card companies
the national network of grocery stores that started in the 1850's
in the 1890s florence kelly and the national consumers league
sought to improve wages and working conditions of manufacturers and retailers
at the end of the nineteenth century, most americans viewed leisure time
as being desirable
in the late nineteenth century leisure activities tended to be divided by
gender class & race
the nineteenth century game of rounders became the modern sport of
in the 1869 princeton and rutgers played the first intercollegiate game in america
in the nineteenth century, vaudeville theatre
consisted of a variety of stage acts
at the turn of the twentieth century, motion pictures
were the first true mass entertainment medium
did NOT develop a reputation for wholesome, family attractions
during the late nineteenth and and early centuries, the growth of newspapers
saw newspaper circulation increase much more rapidly than the general population
which American writers associated with the trend toward social realism in the literature in the late nineteenth century
Mark Twain is the LEAST associated with the trend toward social realism in literature in the late
the american artistic movement known as the "ashcan school"
included the painter Edward Hopper
charles darwin's theories of evolution, resistance
theologians, scientists, educators
according to the philosophy of pragmatism, society should be guided by
which american thinkers, scientific methods?
Henry James LEAST associated with study using scientific methods
american education in the late nineteenth century
Funding for public education was NOT highest in rural areas
during the late nineteenth century college education for american women
had expanded significantly
Among the new immigrant arrivals to late nineteenth-century America, no single national group could be said to have dominated the scene.
Anna Howard Shaw and Carrie Chapman Catt were among the most prominent leaders of the anti-suffrage movement.
As a result of the "city beautiful" movement, most major American cities were largely rebuilt during the late nineteenth century.
As president, William Howard Taft found himself pleasing the progressives and alienating the conservatives within his own party.
At the end of the nineteenth century, the participation of women in sports was nearly nonexistent.
At the end of the nineteenth century, the population density of Manhattan was higher than that of the most crowded cities of Europe.
Both Theodore Dreiser and Stephen Crane found a market by writing novels that painted grim pictures of life in the city to their readers.
By the end of the nineteenth century, most public high schools readily accepted women.
By the turn of the century, primary and secondary education were nearly universal in the United States.
By the turn of the century, professional baseball and collegiate football were both important spectator sports.
Coney Island provided a way of experiencing mass American culture on an equal footing with people from different backgrounds.
Efforts to restrict the numbers of immigrants coming into the United States had met with little success by the end of the nineteenth century.
Electric trolleys were in use in American cities before World War I.
Ida Tarbell and Lincoln Steffens could both be called muckrakers.
Immigrant Americans were more likely to commit crimes than were native-born Americans.
In 1913, the first modern income tax imposed a 10 percent tax on individuals earning over $4,000 a year.
In 1916, President Wilson appointed Louis Brandeis, a Jew, to the Supreme Court.
In late-nineteenth- century cities, it was not uncommon for the very wealthy to live in the heart of the city.
In the late nineteenth century, most city parks were simply lands between houses and other buildings that had yet to be developed.
It can be said that Darwinism helped spawn the philosophy of pragmatism.
Louis Brandeis and Herbert Croly agreed that bigness in business had to be eradicated.
Many progressive reformers agreed that the growth of immigration had created social problems in American cities.
Political reformers correctly regarded the saloon as in league with the urban political machine.
Prior to the late nineteenth century, few Americans placed much value in leisure.
Progressive reformers tried to strengthen the power of the mayor over the city council.
Progressive reforms tended to increase voter turnout in presidential elections.
Progressives tended to believe that the doctrine of Social Darwinism was the correct starting point for creating a better world.
Reform organizations of the late nineteenth century proved to be more permanent than the urban political machines.
Settlement houses were typically built and staffed by middle-class reformers to help inner-city residents.
The "new woman" was less likely to marry and more likely to divorce.
The assimilation process of the late nineteenth century was aided by the public schools.
The Chrysler Building in New York City is considered the first modern American skyscraper.
The first American subway system came into use in Boston in 1897.
The middle-class women's club movement confined itself to working on middle-class issues.
The new consumer economy appealed to women as consumers and hired women as sales clerks.
The new middle class of the turn of the century placed a high value on moral values, but not on formal education.
The urban political machine Tammany Hall grew increasingly interested in progressive reform during the progressive era.
The urban political machine was a good source of jobs for newer immigrants.
Without immigration, American cities would have grown relatively slowly.
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