5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Hull House
- Tammany Hall
- Clayton Anti-trust Act
- Mass transit
- a Settlement home designed as a welfare agency for needy families. It provided social and educational opportunities for working class people in the neighborhood as well as improving some of the conditions caused by poverty.
- b A political organization within the Democratic Party in New York city (late 1800's and early 1900's) seeking political control by corruption and bossism
- c A rundown apartment house barely meeting minimal standards
- d Transportation system designed to move large numbers of people along fixed routes
- e New antitrust legislation constructed to remedy deficiencies of the Sherman Antitrust Act, namely, it's effectiveness against labor unions
5 Multiple choice questions
- A group of black and white reformers who organized the NAACP in 1909
- A fire in New York's Triangle Shirtwaist Company in 1911 killed 146 people, mostly women. They died because the doors were locked and the windows were too high for them to get to the ground. Dramatized the poor working conditions and let to federal regulations to protect workers.
- Amendment to the U.S. Constitution (1920) extended the right to vote to women in federal or state elections.
- One who spreads real or alleged scandal about another (usually for political advantage)
- African American journalist. published statistics about lynching, urged African Americans to protest by refusing to ride streetcards or shop in white owned stores
5 True/False questions
Progressivism → The process of urban areas expanding outwards, usually in the form of suburbs, and developing over fertile agricultural land.
William Jennings Bryan → Revived classical Greek and Roman architeculture in his designs.
Urban Sprawl → The social process whereby cities grow and societies become more urban
"Cross of Gold Speech" → Head of the U.S. Forest Servic under Roosevelt, who believed that it was possible to make use of natural resources while conserving them
H.H. Holmes → Settlement home designed as a welfare agency for needy families. It provided social and educational opportunities for working class people in the neighborhood as well as improving some of the conditions caused by poverty.