5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Henry Bowers
- Jacob Riis
- Dwight L. Moody
- Scott joplin
- Workingman's Party of California
- a danish-born journalist who observed that a map of NYC ,"colored to designate nationalities, would show more stripes that on the skin of a zebra" also documented slum life in his book How the Other Half Lives
- b despised catholics and fereigners and committed to stop immigration and lead the American Protective Association
- c important African Amer ragtime composer-became known as "King of Ragtime" and published his signature piece "The Maple Leaf Rag"
- d president of Chicago YMCA
- e another anti-immigrant organization to fight Chinese immigration organized by Denis Kearney.
5 Multiple choice questions
- extreme dislike for immigrants by native-born people and a desire to limit immigration
- americans believed no matter how humble their origins, they could rise in society and go as far as their talents and commitment would take them.
- published "Progress and Poverty" which stated the present century has been marked by a prodigious increase in wealth-producing power. he explained the gulf between the employed and the employer is growing wider. he offered solution to poverty, land, which he argued was the basis of wealth. he proposed a "single tax" on this unearned wealth to replace all other taxes and provided the govt enough money to help poor. he challenged ideas of social darwinism and laissez-faire
- a process in which immigrants became knowledgeable about american culture and to assimilate immigrants into american culture. public schools were crucial for this.
- established settlement homes in poor neighborhoods, where middle-class residents lived and helped poor.
5 True/False questions
Gospel of Wealth → no one expressed the idea of indivudualism better than him. wrote "rags-to-riches" album
Gilded Age → covered with gold on outside but made of cheap material inside. appears to sparkle but Twain and Warner pointed out that beneath the surface lay curruption, poverty, and crime.
political machine → an informal political group designed to gain and keep power, came about partly because cities had grown much faster than their govts.
Chinese Exclusion Act → law barred Chinese immigration for 10 years and prevented the Chinese already in the country from becoming citizens
ragtime → getting money through dishonest or questionable means. Plunkitt defended "honest graft"