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Which of the following was a major result of both immigration and the increased productivity of factory jobs in the late 1800's?
the rapid expansion of urban areas
The main driving force behind the student protest movement of the 1960's was:
The opposition of the Vietnam War
Martin Luther King, Jr., used the tactic of nonviolent protest because it
allowed protesters to maintain moral principles
A women's rights movement emerged in the 1960s for all of the following reasons EXCEPT:
passage of the Equal Rights Amendment
Which of these laws was a solution for the misuse of natural resources?
Forest Reserve Act
During the 1960s, Hispanic-Americans were
culturally and economically separated from the rest of society.
The Black Panthers wanted African Americans to
to lead their own communities
All of these were progressive presidents except
Upton Sinclair's novel entitled The Jungle had what effect on the United States?
The passage of the Food pure and Drug Act and Meat Inspection Act
Under the leadership of Stokely Carmichael, SNCC became
One goal of the American Indian Movement was
Autonomy, or self government, for Native Americans.
United States Supreme Court Case of Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka was significant because it
ordered the desegregation of public schools
Participants in the 1963 March on Washington hoped to
convince the congress to pass civil rights legislation
During the 1970s, the environmental movement
successfully lobbied for passage of the Clean Air Act, Clean Water and Emerged Species Act
Freedom Summer and the Selma March both called attention to African Americans' lack of
Which of these laws outlawed the use of child labor in factories and industries?
Keating- Owen Act
Which amendment wasn't created during the Progressive Era?
The main goal of the Gay Liberation Front was to convince Americans that homosexuals
deserved equal rights and recognition
In the late nineteenth century, political machines such as Tammany Hall were successful primarily because:
Machine politicians provided needed jobs to immigrants for their votes
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