History 1302

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1. 
Elk v. Wilkins (1884)
 
agreed with lower cout rulings that the Fourteenth and Fifteenth Amendments did not apply to Indians
 
2. 
Andrew Carnegie and John D. Rockefeller
 
built up giant corporations that dominated their respective markets.
 
3. 
The over 150 utopian and cataclysmic novels published during the las quarter of the nineteenth century
 
were inspired by the growing fear of class warfare.
 
4. 
The Plains Indians
 
included the Cheyenne, Comanche, Crow, Kiowa, and Sioux.
 
5. 
Which mode of transportation is usually associated with the second industrial revolution?
 
railroads
 
6. 
In the nineteenth century, pools, trusts, and mergers were
 
ways manufacturers sought to control the marketplace
 
7. 
During the second industrial revolution, the courts
 
tended to favor the interests of industry over those of labor.
 
8. 
For workers, the second industrial revolution meant
 
all of the above
 
9. 
The theory of Social Darwinism argued that
 
the theory of evolution applied to humans, thus explaining why some were rich and some were poor.
 
10. 
The second industrial revolution was marked by
 
the acceleration of factory production and increased activity in the mining and railroad industries.
 
11. 
The Haymarket Affair
 
was provoked by the 1886 bombing at a Chicago labor rally.
 
12. 
The Ghost Dance
 
was a religious revitalization campaign among Indians, feared by whites.
 
13. 
In How the Other Half Lives, Jacob Riis
 
focused on the wretched conditions of New York City slums.
 
14. 
Which event marked the end of the Indian wars?
 
Battle of Wounded Knee
 
15. 
What was the merit system for federal employees called?
 
The Civil Service Act
 
16. 
The Greenback-Labor Party
 
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17. 
"Boss" William M. Tweed was a(n)
 
political boss
 
18. 
Thomas Edison
 
invented, among other thins, a system for generating and distributing electricity.
 
19. 
Social Darwinism in America
 
All of the above
 
20. 
Which city becvame the world's center for iron and steel manufacturing?
 
Pittsburgh
 
21. 
Bonanza farms
 
typically had 3,000 or more acres.
 
22. 
Henry George argued in Progress and Poverty that poverty sprang from
 
a denial of justice.
 
23. 
One of the reasons that the Great Strike of 1877 was imported is that
 
it understood the tensions produced by the rapid industrialization of the time.
 
24. 
Elections during the Gilded Age
 
were closely contested affairs.
 
25. 
The hearland of the second industrial revolution was in
 
the Great Lakes region
 
26. 
The Indian victory at Little Bighorn
 
only temporarily delayed the advance of white settlement.
 
27. 
The Dawes Act
 
divided tribal lands into parcels of land for Indian families.
 
28. 
Henry George offered a solutions of a _____ for the problem of inequity in Americal.
 
Single tax
 
29. 
The Social Gospel
 
called for an equalization of wealth and power
 
30. 
The Knights of Labor
 
was an inclusive organization that advocated for a vast array of reforms.
 
31. 
In the late nineteenth century, social thinkers such as Edward Bellamy, Henry George, and Lawrence Gronlund offered numerous plans for change primarily because they were alarmed by a fear of
 
class warfare and the growing power of conentrated capital.
 
32. 
The Civil Service Act of 1883
 
created a merit system for government workers.
 
33. 
Republican economic policies strongly favored
 
eastern industrialists and bankers.
 
34. 
The idea for the Statue of Liverty orginiated as a response to the
 
assassination of Abraham Lincoln
 
35. 
What did hunters shoot while riding the railroads across the West?
 
Buffalo
 
36. 
The economic development of the American West was based on
 
tourism, lumber, and mining industries, as well as farming.
 
37. 
Who did not deal, in some literary way, with the subject of America's poor?
 
Charles Darwin
 
38. 
What was not a cause of the explosive economic growth experienced by the United States between 1870-1890?
 
Low tariffs
 
39. 
Which statement about labor and the law is false?
 
Workers generally welcomed the court's decisions on industry.
 
40. 
Who ran for mayor of New York in 1886 on a Labor ticket?
 
Henry George
 
41. 
The era from 1870 to 1890 was known as the
 
Gilded Age.
 
42. 
Who insisted that freedom and spiritual self-development required an equalizaion of wealth and power and that unbridled competition mocked the Christian ideal of brotherhood?
 
Herbert Spencer
 
43. 
William Tweed was a (n)
 
political boss who, although corrupt, provided important services to New Yorkers.
 
44. 
The _____ made possible the second industrial revolution in America.
 
railroads
 
45. 
Credit Mobiler and the Whiskey Ring
 
were indicative of the corruption in the Grant administration
 
46. 
An example of what the economist and social historian Thorstein Veblen meant by conspicious consumption is
 
Mrs. Bradley Martin's costume ball.
 
47. 
The American working class
 
lived in desperate conditions
 
48. 
What did William Graham Sumner believe social classes owed each other?
 
Nothing at all.
 
49. 
Henry George rejected the traditional equation of liberty with
 
ownership of land
 
50. 
After the civil war, which became symbols of a life of freedom on the open range?
 
cowboys
 
51. 
no question
 
no answer