Chapter 9 Life At The Turn Of The Twentieth Century

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  • 1. 
    What is literacy?
    • A. 

      People who give donations to worthy causes.

    • B. 

      The ability to read and write.

    • C. 

      People that help others.

    • D. 

      Group of African Americans that called for full civil liberties.

  • 2. 
    What were people starting to read for a form of entertainment?
    • A. 

      Newspapers

    • B. 

      Magazines

    • C. 

      Polular fiction

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    What is a department store?
    • A. 

      Areas to celebrate with others.

    • B. 

      Where woman gather to talk about womens rights.

    • C. 

      Large retail establishment that carries a wide variety of goods and sells in large quantities.

  • 4. 
    At the turn of the century what did women do for less work in the house?
    • A. 

      Bought clothing from stores.

    • B. 

      Got maids.

    • C. 

      Made the children work.

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    Why did growth of public schools increase in the late 1800's?
    • A. 

      Public demand, educational oppurtunities expandes, more people wanted to learn to read and write.

    • B. 

      To be able to get a job.

    • C. 

      Parents and the government demanded it.

    • D. 

      It was against the law i you do not go.

  • 6. 
    Why were there national newspapers read all over?
    • A. 

      To intrest people to move to different states around the counrty.

    • B. 

      To make the government be able to get an income from them.

    • C. 

      To inform people about all over different parts of the country.

  • 7. 
    What was the purpose of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People?
    • A. 

      To free slaves.

    • B. 

      To abolish segregation and discrimination, to oppose racism, and to gain civil rights for African Americans.

    • C. 

      To keep slavery in the states.

    • D. 

      To keep blacks segregated from whites.

  • 8. 
    The National American Suffrage Association fought for?
    • A. 

      Women's rights to join unions.

    • B. 

      Women's right to vote.

    • C. 

      Better jobs for women.

    • D. 

      Higher wages for women.

  • 9. 
    Poll taxes and literacy tests in the South were intended to?
    • A. 

      Keep African Americans from voting.

    • B. 

      Improve the quality of voters.

    • C. 

      Ensure that local financial coffers were not depleted.

    • D. 

      Raise the educational standards of the communities.

  • 10. 
    Parents fought for improved public schools because they felt that?
    • A. 

      Children had too much free time.

    • B. 

      Private schools did not provide a good education.

    • C. 

      Children needed a good education to succeed in the world.

    • D. 

      Children were taking their factory jobs.

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