Diaz-westward Expansion And Industrialization

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Ch. 5 and 6 (sections 2 and 3) You may use notes for a maximum score of a C


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The belief that Americans had been given a god-given right to expand westward is called
    • A. 

      Homesteader belief

    • B. 

      Manifest Destiny

    • C. 

      Horizontal integration

    • D. 

      Populism

  • 2. 
    The relocation of Cherokee Indians from Georgia to Oklahoma by the US government in which more than 2000 people died is known as
    • A. 

      Trail of Tears

    • B. 

      Battle of Wounded Knee

    • C. 

      Creek War

    • D. 

      Ghost movement

  • 3. 
    A political movement of the late 1800's that joined the farmers of the United States against what they saw as the wealthy elite. 
    • A. 

      Social Darwinism

    • B. 

      Populism

    • C. 

      Ghost dance

    • D. 

      Bimetallism

    • E. 

      Gold Standard

    • F. 

      Interstate Commerce Act

  • 4. 
    What did those that favor bimetallism believe in?
    • A. 

      That immigration from Eastern Europe needed to be reduced

    • B. 

      That money should be backed by crops

    • C. 

      That money should be backed by gold and greenbacks

    • D. 

      That money should be backed by gold and silver

  • 5. 
    This cartoonist is most likely in favor of which of the following?
    • A. 

      Popoulism

    • B. 

      Gold Standard

    • C. 

      Dawes Act

    • D. 

      Horizontal integration

  • 6. 
    The battle that brought the Indian Wars to an end was
    • A. 

      Custer's last stand

    • B. 

      Trail of Tears

    • C. 

      Battle of Wounded Knee

    • D. 

      Battle of Sand Creek

  • 7. 
    The main reason for the rapid settlement of the Great Plains was
    • A. 

      Free land

    • B. 

      Cash given to settlers

    • C. 

      Agricultural inventions

    • D. 

      The buffalo slaughter

  • 8. 
    The title of the political cartoon is "The Protectors of our Industries".  Who does the cartoonist think is the protectors according to this cartoon?
    • A. 

      Andrew Carnegie

    • B. 

      The workers

    • C. 

      Gould, Vanderbilt, Fields, and Sage (industrialists)

    • D. 

      The businessess who employ the workers

  • 9. 
    What are greenbacks?
    • A. 

      Money backed by crops

    • B. 

      Money backed by gold and silver

    • C. 

      Money backed by gold

    • D. 

      Money backed by the government's promise

  • 10. 
    His defeat in the Presidential election brought an end to the populist movement of the late 1800's
    • A. 

      William Jennings Bryan

    • B. 

      William McKinley

    • C. 

      Andrew Carnegie

    • D. 

      John Morrill

  • 11. 
    The Railroad Industry accomplished all of the following except:
    • A. 

      It shortened the journey from East to West from several months to a matter of days

    • B. 

      It led to the standard time zones used in the country today

    • C. 

      It led to the near extinction of the buffalo herds

    • D. 

      It allowed for Native Americans to be moved to reservations safely

  • 12. 
    The U.S. government passed the ________________, which called for states to open agricultural colleges in exchange for free land.
    • A. 

      Dawes Act

    • B. 

      Interstate commerce act

    • C. 

      Morrill Land grant act

    • D. 

      Homestead act

  • 13. 
    A legacy left by the populist movement of the late 1800's was the idea that regular Americans could unite together to have a major political impact.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    This spiritual movement led to the arrest and murder of Sitting Bull, which in turn, led to the Massacre at Wounded Knee
    • A. 

      Dawes movement

    • B. 

      Ghost dance

    • C. 

      Trancontinental act

    • D. 

      Populism

  • 15. 
    Which of the following did the populist believe in?
    • A. 

      Bimetallism

    • B. 

      Gold Standard

    • C. 

      Dawes Act

    • D. 

      Assimilation

  • 16. 
    This law called for citizens of age and with a family to receive up to 160 acres of free land.
    • A. 

      Homestead act

    • B. 

      Dawes Act

    • C. 

      Interstate Commerce Act

    • D. 

      Morrill Land grant act

  • 17. 
    One of the most famous industrialist of his time, he turned to philanthropy near the end of his life and supported libraries, hospitals, and the arts. 
    • A. 

      Andrew Carnegie

    • B. 

      William Jennings Bryan

    • C. 

      William McKinley

    • D. 

      George Custer

  • 18. 
    Which statement is closest to the philosophy of Social Darwinism? Statement A: "The best way to economic recovery is to subsidize industry so that it will hire more workers and expand production." Statement B: "If jobs are not available, the government must create jobs for those who are unemployed." Statement C: "According to human nature, the most talented people will always come out on top." Statement D: "Our government is responsible for the nation’s economic well-being."
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

    • D. 

      D

  • 19. 
    Which two speakers would most likely label late 19th-century industrialists as robber barons? Speaker A: “When demand ran high, and markets were scarce, he showed little mercy, broke his contracts for delivery and raised prices.” Speaker B: “The man of wealth must hold his fortune ‘in trust’ for the community and use it for philanthropic and charitable purposes.” Speaker C: “It is cruel to slander the rich because they have been successful. They have gone into great enterprises that have enriched the nation and the nation has enriched them.” Speaker D: “The fruits of the toil of millions are boldly stolen to build up colossal fortunes for the few, unprecedented in the history of mankind.”
    • A. 

      A and B

    • B. 

      A and D

    • C. 

      B and C

    • D. 

      C and D

  • 20. 
    The term robber baron was used to criticize the
    • A. 

      Big businesses and their monopolistic tactics

    • B. 

      Corruption of government officials

    • C. 

      Dishonesty of native americans

    • D. 

      Unskilled workers

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