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