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history final tomorrow... or actually today

what journalist called attention to the living conditions of tenement dwellers?

Jacob Riis

how did cities address the problems caused by urban living

public transportation, parks, sanitation

the first great boom in the west was spurred by

Miners looking for gold and silver

homesteaders on the plains usually build homes of

3 ft sections of sod- stacked like bricks

which of the following caused serious conflict among various groups of people in the west

cultural differences, econmomic -not enough jobs

which groups of Native americas were involved in conflicts in Texas?

Southern plains indians

which of the following called for african americans to pull themselves up from their own bootstraps

booker T. Wasington

some african american leaders responded to segregation by

establishing black newpapers, womens groups, colleges, universities

after the civil war farmers debt


farmers opposed the gold standard because they claimed it would

decreas their income and drop prices

the coinage act of 1873 caused protest by

banks and those involved in international trade

republicans claimed that high tariffs would

allow american industries to grow and create more jobs

wich of the following encouraged president arthur to pursue civil service reform

garfileds asssassination

to what group of people did populism primarily appeal


which of the following describes thomas nast

cartoonist that dreww boss tweed

the populists party

or the peoples party fight low prices demand ownership of railroads

many progressive reformers targeted city officials who built corrupt organizations called

political machines

which reform did the nineteenth amendment enact

womens right to vote

what puprose was the Womenst christian temperence union formed

to persuade states to prohibit the sale of alcohol

what feilds did progressives aim to reform

16,17,18,19 amendment

which of the following resulted from the passage of the dawes act of 1887

reservations were divided into smaller plots

in 1914 congress formed federal trade comission to

to monitor interstate trade

what happened within a year of united states navy commodore matthew perrys arrival in tokyo bay in 1853?

treaty to open trade with the us

rough riders

upperclass men from east , rugged men from the west -Spanish-American war

unilike britain frace and russia

U.S. wanted to keep trade open with China

in the beginning of the 20th century the U.S had become

used to military involvement overseas

what new relationship with hawaii did congress approve in 1898?


when Filipinos rebelled against U.S. rule, the United States found itself...

shock. same tactics spanish used in cuba

why did teddy rooselvel win the nobel peace prize?

peace treaty between russia and japan

what tactic did filipino insurgents use to undermine am power

guerrila warfare!

roosevelts "big stick" diplomacy

creating and using a strong military to achieve americas goals

diplomatic style most promoted military action

big stick

the build up of the U.S military in 1916 was an example of


Nicola Sacco and Barolomeo Vanzetti were

anarchists convicted of murdering 2 men during a robbery

what was the effect of the sedation act of 1918

limited freedom of speech

how did world war one contribute to the african american great migration?

creating jobs in the north

world war one brought increased immigration to the untied states from


why did congress pass the national defense act and the naval construction act in 1916?

to prepare for world war one

what international enent led to the Red Scare

revolution in russia

how did prohibition contribute to the growth of organized crime?

alcohol was illegal so there was a lot of money in the business and that created organized crime

what was a major resuld of Henry Ford's innovative manufacturing techniques?

sale price of cars went down and more americas could afford to buy them

the demand for automobiles in the 1920s was,,,

high and stimulated growth in other industries

during the 1920s american farmers as a group

decline in prices for their crops and increased production

under president coolidge the national economy...

was in the depths of a depression

in the 1920s how did most national leaders hope to go about avioding war?

avoiding close interaction with other nations

at its heart, the scopes trial was a clash between

school and church

the new woman of the 1920s

shorter hair and dresses,, got jobs

which group experienced an early depression in the 1920s?


during the 1920s the unted states economy moved through which phase of the business cycle?


at the onset on the Great depression, urban unemployment

improved a lot

farmers contributed to the problems that led to the dust bowl by

overfarming the land

preisdnet hoovver responded cautiously to the great depression because he

thought it would correct itself

president hoover urges congress to institure the RFC because he believed the economy suffered from

a lack of credit

why did many americans decide that the country needed new leadership in 1932?

voluntary action and community support were not working for most people

why were banks one of the first institutions to feel the effects of the stock market crash?

people feared for their money

both african americans and mexican americans had an espcially difficult time during the great depression because they


why did volunteerism fail?

people couldnt help themselves let alone thier neighbors

why did the bonus army march on Washington, D.C.

they were injured soldiers who had no money and the government promised them money so they came to get it

what did roosevelt and congress pass teh day after FDR's inaguration?

the new deal

some opponents of the new deal believed that it

threatened individual freedom

which opponent of the new deal believed that the program did not help poor americans?

Huey Long

and what did he propose?


what was the chief complaint of conservatives against the new deal?

made the government too powerful

how many terms did FDR serve as president?


which of the following extended job opportunities to Mexican Americans and other minority youth?

Civilian Conservatin Corps

Critics disaproved the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) because it..

gave government direct control of a business

populists party

ppls party; formed in 1891 to advocate a larger money supply and economic reforms

Farmers' Alliances

network of farmers organizations that worked for political and economic reforms in the late 1800s

W.E.B. Du Bois

said blacks should demand full and immediate equality- opposite of Booker T. Washington

Williams Jennings Bryan

populist party- presidential candidate- Sec. of state

Ida B. Wells

African american who fought for justice- wrote in Free Speech newspaper

poll tax

sum of money to be paid before you can vote

spoils system

giving a goverment job to your friend because they helped you out but they have no experience and may not be qualified

William Randolph Hearst

owned paper Morning Journal which was becoming very poplular

Emilio Aguinaldo

filipino nationalist- defeating the spanish army- fighting for freedom from spain-

moral diplomacy

Wilsons statement that the U.S. would not use force to assert influence in the world but promote human rights


political military and economic domination of strong nations over weaker territories

social darwinism

certain races or nations were superior to others and shoud rule over them

big stick diplomacy

strong military to achieve americas goals- teddy roosevelt

william howard taft

president in 1908 stole roosevelts ideas

spheres of influence

region dominated and controlled by an outside power

welfare state

goverment that assumes responsibility for providing for the welfare of the poor elderly sick and unemployed

federal art project

hire unemployed artits to creat artwords for public buildings and sponsored art education programs and exhibitions

Huey Long

disaproved FDR's New Deal

court packing

FDR plan to add up to 6 new justices to the 9 member supreme court after the court had ruled that some new deal legislation was unconsitiutional

pump priming

economic theory that favored public works projects because they put money into the hands of consumers who would buy more goods - stimulating the economy

works progress administartion

WPA-key new deal agency that provided work relief through various public works projects

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