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US History Chapter 16
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Know why America feared immigration.
WHo was the winner of the first modern presidential campaign?
Who was the great commoner and also wanted free silver?
William Jennings Bryan
Radical leader of the socialist party?
Eugene V. Debs
The leader of the knights of labour?
Terrence V. Powderly
A weak president, but able to reform monopolies!
The first Democrat president since the Civil war who did commerce reform?
The reformer of the civil service system?
Chester A. Arthur
President who was assasinated?
James A. Garfield
The corrupt NY politician who controlled the customs house?
Materialism became popular in America in the late 1800s T/F
Reformed Darwinists believed that man is inherently good. T/F
The Homestead strike was one of the most effective strikes in American business T/F
Americas first import and labour Union the Knights of labour were relatively conservative and avoided strikes. T/F
Most Americans were opposed to fed. regulation of the railroads because they felt it was too much govt. regulations. T/F
THe Civil service commision was designed to stop the abuses of the spoils system. T/F
Industrialization allowed middle class Americans to afford quality stylish clothing.
The great number of immigrants during the Gilded Age slowed down the expansion of American industry.
Who was the big name in labour unions?
Americas most prolific inventor?
Souths tobacco baron?
James Buchanan Duke
A major financier?
Who developed the theory of natural selection?
The free silver party from the midwest that became popular in the 1890s
what philosophy advocates the collective or govt. ownership of the means of production?
what is a court order for bidding an action?
what severe depression hit America during Clevlands second term?
Panic of '93
what method did businessmen use to control all segments of an industry?
what unflattering title describes the barons?
which is not a human explanation for moodys success?
what was not a majour element of American society during the Gilded age?
what philosophy was used to defend the development of monopolies and industries?
main issue of the populist party?
what was the most significant role of the Grange?
regulation of railroads
when did the american fed. of labour defy an injunction?
what event discredited the knights of labour?
What tariff majourly hurt the nations economy?
What industry was the majour cause for the interstate commerce act?
Why was the tariff of 1833 called the Mongrel tariff?
because it had numerous amendments and crap so it wasnt effective
Politics during the Gilded Age was dominated by what except what?`
aid to the poor
What Christian industrial leader lived by some sort of motto?
What were the twin pillars of the south?
Tobacca and Textiles
THe first majour trust that became the inspiration for the others?
Why did Rockofeller decide on refining oil rather than others?
Refining was a safe investment
What was not a majour cost of growth during the Gilded Age?
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