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Ap us history ch. 25

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The major factor in drawing country people off the farms into the big cities was what?
the availability of industrial jobs.
One of the early symbols of the dawning of consumerism in urban America was whay?
the rise of large department stores.
The New Immigrants who came to the U.S. after 1880 were ______
culturally different from previous immigrants.
Most Italian immigrants to the U.S. between 1880 and 1920 came to escape ________
the poverty and slow modernization of southern Italy.
A 'bird of passage' was an immigrant who came to America to ______
work for a short time and then returned to Europe.
Most New Immigrants tried to preserve their Old Country culture ______
in america.
According to the social gospel,the lessons of Christianity should be applied to solve the problems manifestin __________
in slums and factories.
The early settlement house workers, such as Jane Addams and Florence Kelley___________
helped to blaze the professional trail for social workers.
Settlement houses such as Hull House engaged in all of the following activities except _________
instruction in socialism.
The place that offered the greatest opportunities for American women in the period 1865-1900 was the ______
big city.
In the 1890s, positions for women secretaries, as department store clerks, and telephone operators were largely reserved ________
for the native born.
Labor unions favored immigration restriction because _________
most immigrants were all of the following except opposed to factory labor.
The American Protective Association supported_______
immigration restrictions.
The religious denomination that responded most favorable to the New Immigration was the ________
Roman Catholics.
Charles Darwin's theory of evolution cast serious doubt on ________
literal interpretation of the Bible.
Religious Modernists found ways to ______
reconcile Christianity and Darwinism.
Americans offered growing support for a free public education system because
they accepted the idea that a free government cannot function without educated citizens.
Booker T. Washington believed that
the key to political and civil rights for African Americans was economic independence.
The post-Civil War era witnessedan increase in
compulsory school-attendance laws.
As a leader of the African American community, Booker T. Washington
grudgingly acquiesced to segregation.
That a 'talented tenth' of American blacks should
lead the race to full social and political equality with whites was the view of W.E.B. DuBois.
The Morrill Land Grant Act of 1862 granted
public lands to states to support higher education.
Black leader Dr. W.E.B. DuBois demanded
complete equality for African Americans.
In the decades after the Civil War, college education for women
became much more common.
Which of the following schools became a prominent scholarly academic institution for African Americans in the late 1800s
howard university.
During the industrial revolution, life expectancy
measurably increased.
The philosophy of pragmatism maintains that the
practical consequences of an ideais/are important.
In a country hungry for news
American newspapers became sensationalist.
Henry George found
the root of social inequality and social injustice in landowners who gained unearned wealth from rising land values.
Henry George argued that
the unearned windfall profits of those who did not work for them should be confiscated by government taxation.
General Lewis Wallace's book Ben Hur defended
Christianity against Darwinism.
American novel-writing turned from
romantisism and transcendentalism to rugged realism as a result of the materialism of industrial society.
The Comstock Law was intended
to advance the cause of sexual purity.
In the decades after the Civil War, changes in sexual attitudes and practices were reflected in all of the following except the
fact that Americans were marrying at an earlier age.
In the course of the late 19th century, family size
gradually declined.
By 1900, advocates of women's suffrage argued
that the vote would enable women to extend their roles as mothers and homemakers to the public world.
One of the most important factors in leading to an increased divorce rate in the late 19th century
was the stresses of urban life.
The National American Women Suffrage Association limited
its membership to whites.
The subject of the 18th Amendment
was prohibiton.
The term Richardsonian in the late 19th century pertained
to architecture.
During industrialization, Americans increasingly fell
into the ways of lockstep living.