5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Clayton Anti-trust Act
- Daniel Burnham
- Federal Reserve System
- Sherman Anti-trust Act
- Hull House
- a The central bank of the United States
- b Revived classical Greek and Roman architeculture in his designs.
- c 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
- d New antitrust legislation constructed to remedy deficiencies of the Sherman Antitrust Act, namely, it's effectiveness against labor unions
- e 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 Multiple choice questions
- Amendment to the U.S. Constitution (1920) extended the right to vote to women in federal or state elections.
- 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."
- William Tweed, head of Tammany Hall, NYC's powerful democratic political machine in 1868. Between 1868 and 1869 he led the Tweed Reign, a group of corrupt politicians in defrauding the city. Example: Responsible for the construction of the NY court house; actual construction cost $3million. Project cost tax payers $13million.
- 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
- A system that bound laborers into slavery in order to work off a debt to the employer
5 True/False questions
Tenement → A rundown apartment house barely meeting minimal standards
H.H. Holmes → First American Serial Killer
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.
Louis Sullivan → United States architect known for his steel framed skyscrapers and for coining the phrase 'form follows function' (1856-1924)
Central Park → Designed by Frederick Law Olmsted in 1858, New York's Central Park was the first example of a movement to create urban parks.