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5 Matching questions

  1. Tammany Hall
  2. W.E.B. DuBois
  3. Central Park
  4. Suffrage
  5. Pendleton Act
  1. a Designed by Frederick Law Olmsted in 1858, New York's Central Park was the first example of a movement to create urban parks.
  2. b 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
  3. c A legal right guaranteed by the 15th amendment to the US constitution
  4. d 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.
  5. e 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

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Urban planner who designed Central Park in New York, and many other such urban green spaces
  2. 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."
  3. The process of urban areas expanding outwards, usually in the form of suburbs, and developing over fertile agricultural land.
  4. New antitrust legislation constructed to remedy deficiencies of the Sherman Antitrust Act, namely, it's effectiveness against labor unions
  5. One who spreads real or alleged scandal about another (usually for political advantage)

5 True/False questions

  1. Sherman Anti-trust ActFirst 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


  2. William Jennings BryanUnited States lawyer and politician who advocated free silver and prosecuted John Scopes (1925) for teaching evolution in a Tennessee high school (1860-1925)


  3. Debt peonageDesigned by Frederick Law Olmsted in 1858, New York's Central Park was the first example of a movement to create urban parks.


  4. Niagara MovementA group of black and white reformers who organized the NAACP in 1909


  5. Triangle Shirtwaist FireThe political orientation of those who favor progress toward better conditions in government and society