Industrialization & Westward Expansion: Homework Help Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The incident at the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory led to the _____.

Question 2 2. How were the 'new' immigrants different from the 'old' immigrants to America?

Question 3 3. Social Darwinism tried to excuse _____.

Question 4 4. Which is the best explanation of a trust?

Question 5 5. Why was the 1875 Page Act introduced?

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Question 6 6. Why were business tycoons in the Gilded Age allowed to get away with certain practices that we consider illegal today?

Question 7 7. Which of the following best defines nativism?

Question 8 8. Which was NOT a goal of the Populist movement?

Question 9 9. Which was NOT an effect of the Second Industrial Revolution?

Question 10 10. Who claimed to want to help out needy Americans?

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Question 11 11. Which quote is attributed to Chief Joseph?

Question 12 12. Which was the most popular sport at the end of the 19th century?

Question 13 13. How did the federal government collect most of its revenue in the late 1800s?

Question 14 14. How did the Pendleton Civil Service Reform Act impact the U.S.?

Question 15 15. How did the Second Industrial Revolution change the United States?

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Question 16 16. Which was NOT an effect of the Second Industrial Revolution?

Question 17 17. Where was the first transcontinental railroad completed?

Question 18 18. How did the Wabash Case impact the series of state-level regulations benefiting farmers known as Granger laws?

Question 19 19. Who wanted to end the spoils system of political patronage?

Question 20 20. Urbanization occurred in the same time frame as:

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Question 21 21. What happened to the Populist Party in the late 1800s?

Question 22 22. How did George Westinghouse contribute to the expansion of the Transcontinental Railroad?

Question 23 23. How did Granges differ from Farmers' Alliances?

Question 24 24. How did the Battle of Wounded Knee impact federal policy towards Native Americans?

Question 25 25. How did settlement houses attempt to alleviate poverty?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following is an accurate description of politics in the late 19th century?

Question 27 27.

The expansion of the railroad to the west resulted in…

I. Increased western settlement

II. New opportunities for farmers and businessmen

III. Strengthening of Native American cultures

IV. The creation of time zones

Question 28 28.

Which sentence appropriately summarizes this quote from the 'Turner Thesis'?

The existence of an area of free land, its continuous recession, and the advance of American settlement westward explain American development.

Question 29 29. What was the purpose of The Carlisle Indian School in Pennsylvania?

Question 30 30. How would an automobile assembly line use Taylor's four principles to increase productivity and efficiency?

Industrialization & Westward Expansion: Homework Help Chapter Exam Instructions

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