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?
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
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
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
One way the governmentthought of a way to change native Americans
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?
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
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
The Pendleton civil serviceact was for
o End the spoils system
Immigration laws discriminated mostly against
What was the belief that favoritismshould be given to those born in the US
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