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  1. 1.  How did the Haymarketriot hurtthe causeof unions? o Caused much of American public to associateunions with violence  The west became more attractive to many because o Improved farming methods and expanded ranching  What impact did the Pendleton servicehave? o Reformed the spoils system  A pioneer wanted to settle in the westwould benefit most from o Homestead act  What did the supremecourtdecide between Plecy vs. Ferguson o You can have segregation as long as you have equal facilities  The rapid growth of Americalead to what? o Tenements and ghettos  A literacy test and poll tax was for o PreventAfrican Americans fromvoting  Why did America grow? o Technology  Which of the following contributed to American communications o Telegraph and telephone  Critics of powerfulindustrialist referred to them as o Robber Barrons  The goal for the Sherman anti-trust act o Stop monopolies  The laissez faire said o Stay out of affairs of business  How did industrial growth affect the distribution of wealth? o Wealth was concentrated in the hands of a few industrialists  The expansion of American industry sparked because o Technological advances and financial investments  One of Thomas Edison’s contributions was o Make electricity more widely available  John Rockefeller gained lots of the oil companies because o Managing a trustof allied companies
  2. 2.  Congress passed theanti-trust act because o Keeping industries fromcutting off competition  Children often worked in companies because o Needed the income  The nation’s firstmajor labor strike was started by o Railroad workers  Some employers forced workers sign yellow contractwhich said o Workers would notjoin labor unions  Alexander grambell set up a company for o The telephone  Thomas Edison and George Westinghouseworked wonders with o Electricity  Without the Bessemer process Americans would not be able to o The Brooklyn bridge  Why were industrialistcalled captains of industry o Increased supplies of goods and created many jobs  How did Andrew Carnegie control the steel o Practicing vertical consolidation  The theory of socialDarwinism, whatwas the role of government o Survivalof the fittest  How did John Rockefeller control the oil industry? o Formed a trust  Unlike the knights of labor, the other AFL labor union included o Only skilled workers  What did the Homestead Act and land grant havein common? o Provided ways for settlers to acquire western lands  What happened at the massacreof Wounded Knee? o American soldiers killed more than 1,000 unarmed Indians  Which is a myth of the west o All the settlers wherewhite males  Exodusters- African Americans in the south who came to the westto farm
  3. 3.  One way the governmentthought of a way to change native Americans was o Requiring them to farmindividual plots  In families of the homestead act what did the women do o All of the above  Who owned much of the western land near prime western routes o Railroad companies  Which of the following did not sell land? o Bankers  What was one key requirement for applicants to receive land o Had to farmland for 5 years in a row  What were the exodusters trying to escapefrom? o Racial violence  What was a major incentive to settle the west? o legal private ownership of the land  What happened to Native Americans as settlers moved west? o Were weakened  What helped farmers survivein a differentclimate than they wereused to o Dry farming techniques  What created the mining boom? o The lure of quick wealth  Which of the following contributed to the cattle boom in Kansas? o The railroad  Farmers liked which of the following? o Lower tariffs- taxes on imported goods  Bankers supported deflation because o Increasevalueof money  1880’s American presidents often protected o Business and industry  Another name for the populous party was o People’s party  Populous party supported
  4. 4. o All of the above  Which of the following is not true of William James Brian o Was not a party boss  Which is true of the Guilded age o All of the above  During the late 1800’s thepour of immigrants was in the city of o New York  Temperance movement wished to stop o Alcohol  The Pendleton civil serviceact was for o End the spoils system  Immigration laws discriminated mostly against o Asians  What was the belief that favoritismshould be given to those born in the US over immigrants o Nativism  What attracted many immigrants to the US? o Chance for a better life  How were Asians regarded by many white Americans? o Hostility and suspicion  What powerfulposition did Boss Tweed hold? o New York city party boss  Niagara movement called for o Full civil liberties for African Americans  When all parts of production are owned by a single business is called? o Vertical consolidation  Oliver H Kelly founded this group for farmers o The Grange  The place whereboss tweed worked out of o Tammany hall  Which was not an importantAfrican American leader 1850-1910? o Andrew Carnegie