5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- How the Other Half Lives
- HERBERT SPENCER
- Colored Farmers' National Alliance
- panic of 1893
- a Serious economic depression beginning in 1893. Began due to rail road companies over-extending themselves, causing bank failures. Was the worst economic collapse in the history of the country until that point, and, some say, as bad as the Great Depression of the 1930s.
- b a management action resisting employee's demands
- c More than 1 million southern black farmers organized and shared complaints with poor white farmers. By 1890 membership numbered more than 250,000. The history of racial division in the South, made it hard for white and black farmers to work together in the same org.
- d English philosopher and sociologist who applied the theory of natural selection to human societies (1820-1903)
- e a book by John Riis that told the public about the lives of the immigrants and those who live in the tenements
5 Multiple choice questions
- Strike where railway workers had 10% of their wages cut, in the midst of a depression, and refused to work. President Rutherford B. Hayes sent in federal troops and forced employees to begin working again.
- The immigration station on the west coast where Asian immigrants, mostly Chinese gained admission to the U.S. at San Francisco Bay. Between 1910 and 1940 50k Chinese immigrants entered through Angel Island. Questioning and conditions at Angel Island were much harsher than Ellis Island in New York.
- a leader in a political party who controls votes and dictates appointments
- republican reformers who were accused of backing reform simply to create openings for their own supporters.
- sioux war party tried to block construction of the bozeman trail
sioux vs. fetterman's command
5 True/False questions
Wounded Knee → village in South Dakota. In 1890 it was the site of a massacre of Native North Americans in which between 150 and 370 Sioux people were killed, most of them unarmed.
HENRY JAMES → American writer who lived in England. Wrote numerous novels around the theme of the conflict between American innocence and European sophistication/corruption, with an emphasis on the psychological motivations of the characters. Famous for his novel Washington Square and his short story "The Turn of the Screw."
People's Party → formed in 1892 called populist .. farmers alliances in the great agricultural belts of the west and south, they want the goverment to run rail roads
Sand Creel Massacre → US army persuaded Cheyenne to stop raiding farms and return to CO reservation; army troops attacked indians and burned camp; congress condmened actions and didn't punish the commander
commercial farming → the raising of crops and livestock for sale in markets