Immigration To The United States! Trivia Questions Quiz

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Immigration To The United States! Trivia Questions Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What were the main problems Americans faced if they lived in the city during the Gilded Age? I.  Housing II. Sanitation III. Water IV.  Immigration V. Fire VI. Police VII. Crime VIII. Transportation IX. Workers
    • A. 

      I, II, III, IV, VI, and IX

    • B. 

      II, III, IV, V and VII

    • C. 

      I, II, III, V, VII and VIII

    • D. 

      I, II, III, IV, V and VI

  • 2. 
    Immigration caused "Nativism".  What does "Nativism" mean?
    • A. 

      A mixture of cultures

    • B. 

      The growth of cities

    • C. 

      Where millions of immigrants enter the US

    • D. 

      Favoritism towards native-born

  • 3. 
    Between 1890 and 1914, 15 million additional immigrants came to the US, 80% of those came from place like, Italy, Greece, Russia, the Austrian-Hungary Empire, Romania and Turkey.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    In the late nineteenth century, political machines such as Tammany Hall were successful primarily because...
    • A. 

      Federal legislation sancitoned their activites

    • B. 

      They operated primarily in rural areas, where the government could not monitor their activities

    • C. 

      They focused on accomplishing only a narrow set of human rights objectives

    • D. 

      They championed the suffragettes and received their support in return

    • E. 

      Machine politicians provided needed jobs and and services to naturalized citizens in return for their votes

  • 5. 
    Many immigrants came to American through the
    • A. 

      Golden Door

    • B. 

      Immigration

    • C. 

      Boats