5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Debt peonage
- Daniel Burnham
- Booker T. Washington
- Gifford Pinchot
- a Head of the U.S. Forest Servic under Roosevelt, who believed that it was possible to make use of natural resources while conserving them
- b Revived classical Greek and Roman architeculture in his designs.
- c Prominent black American, born into slavery, who believed that racism would end once blacks acquired useful labor skills and proved their economic value to society, was head of the Tuskegee Institute in 1881. His book "Up from Slavery."
- d A system that bound laborers into slavery in order to work off a debt to the employer
- e The political orientation of those who favor progress toward better conditions in government and society
5 Multiple choice questions
- An exposition held in Chicago in 1893 to honor the four-hundredth anniversary of Columbus's first voyage; so-called dream of loveliness; visited by over 27 million people; raised American artistic standards and promote city planning; was a revival of classical architectural forms, and a setback for realism.
- Biltmore Estate, many jobs and lots of $ 4 AVL, brought world class artisans 2 AVL, major benefactor
- The social process whereby cities grow and societies become more urban
- United States architect known for his steel framed skyscrapers and for coining the phrase 'form follows function' (1856-1924)
- 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.
5 True/False questions
Triangle Shirtwaist Fire → 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.
Tenement → A rundown apartment house barely meeting minimal standards
The Biltmore Mansion → Head of the U.S. Forest Servic under Roosevelt, who believed that it was possible to make use of natural resources while conserving them
Clayton Anti-trust Act → First federal action against monopolies, it was signed into law by Harrison and was extensively used by Theodore Roosevelt for trust-busting. However, it was initially misused against labor unions
"Cross of Gold Speech" → An impassioned address by William Jennings Bryan at the 1896 Deomcratic Convention, in which he attacked the "gold bugs" who insisted that U.S. currency be backed only with gold.