5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Gifford Pinchot
- Booker T. Washington
- Boss Tweed
- Debt peonage
- Daniel Burnham
- 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 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."
- c Revived classical Greek and Roman architeculture in his designs.
- d A system that bound laborers into slavery in order to work off a debt to the employer
- e 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.
5 Multiple choice questions
- United States lawyer and politician who advocated free silver and prosecuted John Scopes (1925) for teaching evolution in a Tennessee high school (1860-1925)
- 1883 law that created a Civil Service Commission and stated that federal employees could not be required to contribute to campaign funds nor be fired for political reasons
- United States architect known for his steel framed skyscrapers and for coining the phrase 'form follows function' (1856-1924)
- A rundown apartment house barely meeting minimal standards
- 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
5 True/False questions
Suffrage → One who spreads real or alleged scandal about another (usually for political advantage)
W.E.B. DuBois → He believed that African Americans should strive for full rights immediately. He helped found the Niagara Movement in 1905 to fight for equal rights. He also helped found the NAACP.
Ida B. Wells → First American Serial Killer
Muckraker → A legal right guaranteed by the 15th amendment to the US constitution
Central Park → One who spreads real or alleged scandal about another (usually for political advantage)