U.S History Chapter 6-8 Test.

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  • 1. 
    Immigrants in the late 19th century came from these regions.
    • A. 

      Western & Eastern Europe

    • B. 

      Eastern & Southern Europe

    • C. 

      Northern & Western Europe

    • D. 

      Eastern & Northern Europe


  • 2. 
    Defended his fortune through the Gospel of Wealth and said wealthy benefit society.
    • A. 

      Brooker T. Washington

    • B. 

      John D. Rockerfeller

    • C. 

      Andrew Carnegie


  • 3. 
    The first immigrant group to be excluded from the U.S.
    • A. 

      African Americans

    • B. 

      Indians

    • C. 

      Mexicans

    • D. 

      Jews

    • E. 

      Chinese


  • 4. 
    Attempt by the government to limit the power of trust and monopolies.
    • A. 

      Sherman Anti-Trust Act

    • B. 

      Bill of Rights

    • C. 

      Gilded Age

    • D. 

      Interstate Commerce Act


  • 5. 
    Civil service reform act that ended patronage & the SPOILS SYSTEM-JOBS TO SUPPORTERS
    • A. 

      Sherman Anti-Trust Act

    • B. 

      Eliminate competition

    • C. 

      Pendleton Act


  • 6. 
    Created the Standard Oil Company & used the trust to eliminate competition.
    • A. 

      Thomas Nast

    • B. 

      John D. Rockefeller

    • C. 

      W.E.B. DuBois


  • 7. 
    Main purpse of business consolidation in the late 1800s.
    • A. 

      Eliminate competion

    • B. 

      Strikes

    • C. 

      Tariffs


  • 8. 
    People in the late 1800s that advocated restrictions on immigrants.
    • A. 

      Discrimination

    • B. 

      Nativists

    • C. 

      Racists


  • 9. 
    Belief that government should NOT regulate business.
    • A. 

      Strike

    • B. 

      Skilled workers

    • C. 

      Crimes

    • D. 

      Laissez fair


  • 10. 
    Place where most immigrants settled.
    • A. 

      Counrty

    • B. 

      Cities

    • C. 

      Farms


  • 11. 
    Main type of workers successfully organized in the late 1800s by the unions.
    • A. 

      Skilled workers

    • B. 

      Immigrants

    • C. 

      Unskilled workers


  • 12. 
    Time of corruption when politicians often used power to enrich themselevs.
    • A. 

      Gilded Age

    • B. 

      Social Gospel


  • 13. 
    First (weak) attempt at government regulation of business (to regulate railroad rates)
    • A. 

      Great Strike of 1877

    • B. 

      Interstate Commerce Act

    • C. 

      Sherman Trust Act


  • 14. 
    Political cartoonist who brought down the Tweed Ring (corrupt political machine)
    • A. 

      Thomas Nast

    • B. 

      Plessy

    • C. 

      Ferguson


  • 15. 
    Used vertical consolidation to dominate the steel industry.
    • A. 

      Rockerfeller

    • B. 

      Booker T. Washington

    • C. 

      Andrew Carnegie


  • 16. 
    Term used by critics to decribe the wealthy industialists.
    • A. 

      Robber barons

    • B. 

      Industrial workers of the land

    • C. 

      The enrinch


  • 17. 
    Jane Addams created this movement in the late 1800s to help immigrants/poor.
    • A. 

      Shelters

    • B. 

      Settlement houses


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