5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Why the Constitution is considered a "Living Constitution"
- Populism/Populist Movement
- Grandfather Clause
- Lassiez Faire
- Ellis Island
- a It can adapt and be flexible as necessary, adding and cutting out parts that don't apply.
- b The political doctrine that supports the rights and powers of the common people in their struggle with the privileged elite.
A short-lived political party in the United States established in 1887. Based among poor white cotton farmers in the South, and hard-pressed wheat farmers in the Plains states, it represented a radical crusading form of agrarianism and hostility to banks.
- c individualism: the doctrine that government should not interfere in commercial affairs
- d A clause in registration laws allowing people who do not meet registration requirements to vote if they or their ancestors had voted before 1867.
- e Inspection station for immigrants arriving on the East Coast
5 Multiple choice questions
- a 3-minute address by Abraham Lincoln during the American Civil War (November 19, 1963) at the dedication of a national cemetery on the site of the Battle of Gettysburg
- Abraham Lincoln accepted War as the only means to save the Union, it later became about slavery as well.
- negotiation between an employer and trade union
- Freed all slaves
- Issued by Abraham Lincoln on September 22, 1862, it declared that all slaves in the rebellious Confederate states would be free.
5 True/False questions
Chinese Exclusion Act → (1882) Denied any additional Chinese laborers to enter the country while allowing students and merchants to immigrate.
Dred Scott Case → Supreme Court case which ruled that slaves are not citizens but are property, affirmed that property cannot be interfered with by Congress, slaves do not become free if they travel to free territories or states, fueled abolitionist movement, hailed as victory for the south
Patronage → National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, founded in 1909 to work for racial equality
Interstate Commerce Act → (1882) Denied any additional Chinese laborers to enter the country while allowing students and merchants to immigrate.
Americanization → Process of assimilating immigrants into American culture by teaching English, American history, and citizenship