5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Interstate Commerce Act
- Angel Island
- Collective Bargaining
- Booker T. Washington
- a Inspection station for immigrants arriving on the West Coast
- b negotiation between an employer and trade union
- c Passed in 1887, this act reestablished the federal government's right to supervise railroad activities.
- d 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."
- e Process of assimilating immigrants into American culture by teaching English, American history, and citizenship
5 Multiple choice questions
- Cheap products shipped to other countries from the US made their economies fail.
- *Author of the Declaration of Independence
*strict interpretation of Constitution
*weaker national government
*supported by "the people"
*strong state rights
- It can adapt and be flexible as necessary, adding and cutting out parts that don't apply.
- Population Growth led to a HIGH demand for goods which needed to be produced faster and faster. People used to spin wool and weave cloth at home, that wasn't fast enough to keep up with the demand of groups of people; led to mills and factories.
- Many nativists discriminated against immigants. They had to live in poor crowded tenements,work long hours at factories and couldn't afford to send let their children finish school.
5 True/False questions
Chinese Exclusion Act → (1882) Denied any additional Chinese laborers to enter the country while allowing students and merchants to immigrate.
NAACP → National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, founded in 1909 to work for racial equality
Grandfather Clause → 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
13th Amendment → Freed all slaves
Plessy v. Ferguson → 1896, supreme court ruled that segregation public places facilities were legal as long as the facilites were equal