Chapter 8 Hour 7th American History

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Chapter 8 Hour 7th American History

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    1. What is Gilded Age?
    • A. 

      A law that was made in 1883.

    • B. 

      A payment made by the government to encourage the development of certain key industries.

    • C. 

      Term coined by Mark Twain to describe the post-Reconstruction era.

    • D. 

      The governments non elected workers.

  • 2. 
    2. Which sentence best describes immigration from eastern Europe from 1870 to 1920?
    • A. 

      The number of immigrants increased steadily every decade.

    • B. 

      The number of immigrants stayed constant.

    • C. 

      Immigration increased steadily and then fell to near zero.

    • D. 

      The number of immigrants declined steadily.

  • 3. 
    3. Which one of these statements most briefly describes Political Divisions?
    • A. 

      The city raised taxes and set up offices to deal with peoples needs.

    • B. 

      People made up the population of the cities.

    • C. 

      Competition among groups for control and immigrants moving in to new places.

    • D. 

      Fast growing cities.

  • 4. 
    4. What statement best describes the living conditions in a tenement apartment?
    • A. 

      No food to eat and no houses to live in.

    • B. 

      Big areas of land and great amounts of farmlands.

    • C. 

      Very rich houses holds a lot of people.

    • D. 

      Low cost apartment buildings designed to house as many families as the owner could pack in.

  • 5. 
    5. In 1886 what did France accept as a gift?
    • A. 

      Statue of Liberty

    • B. 

      Liberty Bell

    • C. 

      A bunch of money

    • D. 

      More slaves

  • 6. 
    6.  Many immigrants supported political machines because political machines?
    • A. 

      Helped many immigrants find work

    • B. 

      Were free of corruption

    • C. 

      Fought against all discrimination

    • D. 

      Opposed the sale of alcohol

  • 7. 
    7. Navist groups supported?
    • A. 

      Favoring the unions over big business

    • B. 

      Favoring native born Americans over immigrants

    • C. 

      Increased immigration from Europe and Asia

    • D. 

      Policies favoring Native Americans

  • 8. 
    8. A quarter of a million Chinese immigrants come to the United States to work for what?
    • A. 

      For American railroad companies

    • B. 

      On western farms

    • C. 

      On cotton plantations

    • D. 

      In Midwestern factories

  • 9. 
    9. The interstate commerce Act was designed to?
    • A. 

      Force railroad companies to keep their rates secret

    • B. 

      Eliminate unfair practices by powerful railroad companies

    • C. 

      Allow railroad workers to form their own unions

    • D. 

      Make railroads rise wages for their workers

  • 10. 
    10. What court case allowed states to regulate businesses with in their borders?
    • A. 

      Chinese Exclusion Act

    • B. 

      Mulbery vs. Madison

    • C. 

      Imigration Restriction Act

    • D. 

      Munn vs. Illinois

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