Immigrants And Urbanization Chapter 7

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Immigrants And Urbanization  Chapter 7

Immigrants and Urbanization


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  • 1. 
    Someone who organizes a business venture and assumes the risk for it
    • A. 

      Steerage

    • B. 

      Rockefeller

    • C. 

      Tenement

    • D. 

      Entrepreneur

  • 2. 
    A large open area beneath a ship's deck, often used to house traveling immigrants
    • A. 

      Skyscrapers

    • B. 

      Graft

    • C. 

      Tenement

    • D. 

      Steerage

  • 3. 
    An organization that is authorized by law to carry on an activity but treated as though it were a single person
    • A. 

      Corporation

    • B. 

      Assimilation

    • C. 

      deflation

    • D. 

      urbanization

  • 4. 
    It closed the door on Chinese Immigration in 1882
    • A. 

      Thomas Edison

    • B. 

      Labor unions

    • C. 

      New inventions

    • D. 

      Chinese Exclusion Act

  • 5. 
    United States industrialist and philanthropist who endowed education and public libraries and research trusts (1835-1919)
    • A. 

      Steerage

    • B. 

      Entrepreneur

    • C. 

      Andrew Carnegie

    • D. 

      robber barons

  • 6. 
    Process in which a company buys out its suppliers
    • A. 

      Old immigration

    • B. 

      Horizontal integration

    • C. 

      Vertical integration

    • D. 

      New immigration

  • 7. 
    United States inventor (born in Scotland) of the telephone (1847-1922)
    • A. 

      steerage

    • B. 

      Andrew Carnegie

    • C. 

      Alexander Graham Bell

    • D. 

      Tammany Hall

  • 8. 
    An organization linked to a political party that often controlled local government
    • A. 

      Political machine

    • B. 

      Ellis Island

    • C. 

      Motion picture

    • D. 

      Social Darwinism

  • 9. 
    Inspection station for immigrants arriving on the West Coast
    • A. 

      Trust fund

    • B. 

      Deflation

    • C. 

      Angel Island

    • D. 

      Ellis Island

  • 10. 
    United States financier who accumulated great wealth from railroad and shipping businesses (1794-1877)
    • A. 

      Cornelius Vanderbilt

    • B. 

      Angel Island

    • C. 

      Ellis Island

    • D. 

      Robber barons

  • 11. 
    The development of industries for the machine production of goods
    • A. 

      Old immigration

    • B. 

      Industrialization

    • C. 

      Assimilation

    • D. 

      urbanization

  • 12. 
    A contraction of economic activity resulting in a decline of prices
    • A. 

      Assimilation

    • B. 

      Corporation

    • C. 

      Deflation

    • D. 

      ragtime

  • 13. 
    Party leaders, usually in an urban district, who exercised tight control over electioneering and patronage
    • A. 

      labor unions

    • B. 

      Nativism

    • C. 

      Party bosses

    • D. 

      Ragtime

  • 14. 
    Factors that cause a producer's average cost per unit to fall as output rises
    • A. 

      Motion picture

    • B. 

      Ellis Island

    • C. 

      Economies of Scale

    • D. 

      Monopoly

  • 15. 
    An attempt by management to put pressure on unions by temporarily closing the business
    • A. 

      Tenement

    • B. 

      Graft

    • C. 

      Monopoly

    • D. 

      Lockout

  • 16. 
    Most notorious political machine; NY city; Marcy Tweed also know as Boss Tweed became head in 1863
    • A. 

      Tammany Hall

    • B. 

      Thomas Edison

    • C. 

      Monopoly

    • D. 

      Pullman Strike

  • 17. 
    The development of industries for the machine production of goods
    • A. 

      urbanization

    • B. 

      Industrialization

    • C. 

      Old immigration

    • D. 

      Assimilation

  • 18. 
    Reasons why people left their homes and reasons why people came to the West.
    • A. 

      Political machine

    • B. 

      Urbanization

    • C. 

      Motion picture

    • D. 

      Push and pull factors

  • 19. 
    Exclusive control or possession of something
    • A. 

      Tenement

    • B. 

      lockout

    • C. 

      Steerage

    • D. 

      monopoly

  • 20. 
    SPECIAL ACCOUNT THAT PROVIDES MONEY FOR SPECIFIC TYPES OF EXPENDITURES, SUCH AS SOCIAL SECURITY
    • A. 

      Graft

    • B. 

      Trust fund

    • C. 

      Boss Tweed

    • D. 

      tenement

  • 21. 
    Made the Moody Bible Institute. Helped generations of urban evangelists to adapt traditional Christianity into city life.
    • A. 

      Deflation

    • B. 

      trust fund

    • C. 

      Monopoly

    • D. 

      Dwight Moody

  • 22. 
    A company with controlling shares in other companies
    • A. 

      monopoly

    • B. 

      Motion picture

    • C. 

      Holding company

    • D. 

      Ellis Island

  • 23. 
    Inventor of lightbulb, phonograph and numerous other innovations
    • A. 

      Thomas Edison

    • B. 

      Deflation

    • C. 

      assimilation

    • D. 

      Corporation

  • 24. 
    People who'd built fortunes by swindling investors and taxpayers, and bribing officials
    • A. 

      Corporation

    • B. 

      Robber barons

    • C. 

      Social Darwinism

    • D. 

      Labor unions

  • 25. 
    The process of assimilating new ideas into an existing cognitive structure
    • A. 

      Assimilation

    • B. 

      Deflation

    • C. 

      Urbanization

    • D. 

      Corporation

  • 26. 
    Type of music that blended African-American songs and European musical forms
    • A. 

      Nativism

    • B. 

      Ragtime

    • C. 

      Deflation

    • D. 

      Graft

  • 27. 
    Total value of all goods and services produced in a nation
    • A. 

      Political machine

    • B. 

      Motion picture

    • C. 

      Gross National Product

    • D. 

      Corporation

  • 28. 
    Vacuum, refrigerator, home washer/dryer all improved life
    • A. 

      New inventions

    • B. 

      urbanization

    • C. 

      New immigration

    • D. 

      Labor unions

  • 29. 
    Poorly built, overcrowded housing where many immigrants lived
    • A. 

      Lockout

    • B. 

      Ragtime

    • C. 

      Tenement

    • D. 

      Steerage

  • 30. 
    Type of monopoly where a company buys out all of its competition. Ex. Rockefeller
    • A. 

      Vertical integration

    • B. 

      New immigration

    • C. 

      Horizontal integration

    • D. 

      Old immigration

  • 31. 
    The first truly universal mass-entertainment medium, which reached all areas of the country and all levels of the population, was the...
    • A. 

      Monopoly

    • B. 

      lockout

    • C. 

      Motion picture

    • D. 

      Laissez-faire

  • 32. 
    Immigrants from Southern and Eastern European countries and Asia arriving in the LATE 1800s
    • A. 

      Old immigration

    • B. 

      New immigration

    • C. 

      New inventions

    • D. 

      Assimilation

  • 33. 
    1870s - 1890s; time period looked good on the outside, despite the corrupt politics & growing gap between the rich & poor
    • A. 

      Rockefeller

    • B. 

      Gilded Age

    • C. 

      steerage

    • D. 

      tenement

  • 34. 
    Immigration processing center that open in New York Harbor in 1892
    • A. 

      Angel Island

    • B. 

      Boss Tweed

    • C. 

      Trust fund

    • D. 

      Ellis Island

  • 35. 
    Chicago railroad strike that paralyzed railway traffic nationwide
    • A. 

      Ragtime

    • B. 

      Pullman Strike

    • C. 

      Deflation

    • D. 

      urbanization

  • 36. 
    The policy of perpetuating native cultures (in opposition to acculturation)
    • A. 

      tenement

    • B. 

      Steerage

    • C. 

      Ragtime

    • D. 

      Nativism

  • 37. 
    Immigrants from Northwest Europe arriving in the EARLY 1800s
    • A. 

      Old immigration

    • B. 

      Deflation

    • C. 

      New immigration

    • D. 

      assimilation

  • 38. 
    Very tall buildings
    • A. 

      Boss Tweed

    • B. 

      Graft

    • C. 

      skyscrapers

    • D. 

      Steerage

  • 39. 
    An organization formed by workers to strive for better wages and working conditions
    • A. 

      Labor unions

    • B. 

      corporation

    • C. 

      lockout

    • D. 

      Robber barons

  • 40. 
    The belief that only the fittest survive in human political and economic struggle.
    • A. 

      Social Darwinism

    • B. 

      Robber barons

    • C. 

      Nativism

    • D. 

      Political machine

  • 41. 
    Policy based on the idea that government should play as a role
    • A. 

      Laissez-faire

    • B. 

      Steerage

    • C. 

      Assimilation

    • D. 

      Ellis Island

  • 42. 
    The social process whereby cities grow and societies become more urban
    • A. 

      Industrialization

    • B. 

      industrialization

    • C. 

      urbanization

    • D. 

      Assimilation

  • 43. 
    Leader of the Democratic Tammany Hall, New York political machine
    • A. 

      Rockefeller

    • B. 

      Boss Tweed

    • C. 

      Steerage

    • D. 

      trust fund

  • 44. 
    The practice of offering something (usually money) in order to gain an illicit advantage
    • A. 

      Lockout

    • B. 

      Ragtime

    • C. 

      Graft

    • D. 

      Steerage

  • 45. 
    United States industrialist who made a fortune in the oil business and gave half of it away (1839-1937)
    • A. 

      Lockout

    • B. 

      Steerage

    • C. 

      Boss Tweed

    • D. 

      Rockefeller