(100% Correct Answers) History A Unit 4: The Rise of a Modern Nation.

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Which phrase best defines laissez-faire?
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B. To leave alone and let be.
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Which essay did Andrew Carnegie write?
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\”The Gospel of Wealth\”. He wrote the article in June 1889.
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Which two entrepreneurs believed they were examples of social Darwinism at work?
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B.Andrew Carnegie and John D. Rockefeller.
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William Tweed’s legacy is best compared to which of the following?
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D.a criminal who took bribes and stole money to get rich.
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What was a major cause of migration to the cities at the turn of the century?
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C. Industrial Jobs.
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Where were new immigrants mainly coming from in the late 1800s?
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Eastern and Southern Europe.
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Which was a consequence of people migrating from the rural areas to the city?
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D. slums.
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Who created a settlement house with the help of other social reformers?
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Jane Addams.
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By 1910, what percentage of the population immigrating to the United States was made up of southern and eastern Europeans?
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70 percent.
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Which phrase describes what the \”push and pull\” theory was about?
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Immigrants coming to America.
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Who was Mary Elizabeth Lease?
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A lawyer and Farmers’ Alliance activist.
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What type of money did the Greenback Party recommend?
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\”easy\”.
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What political tactic led the candidate to victory in the 1896 presidential election?
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advertisement.
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Whom did sharecropping most often harm?
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African American sharecroppers.
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Which of the following economic terms describes an increase in product price without the increase of money’s worth?
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inflation.
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Which president started the Bull Moose Party?
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Theodore Roosevelt.
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Which Progressive policy influenced the Seventeenth Amendment?
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election reform.
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Which company was exposed as a monopoly by Ida Tarbell?
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\”Standard Oil\”.
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Woodrow Wilson established which government institution to secure the US banking system?
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Federal Reserve Board.
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Who is Eugene Debs?
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B. the Socialist candidate in the 1912 presidential election
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Which African American was the first black person to get a doctorate from Harvard University?
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William Edward Burghardt Du Bois.
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What did the Nineteenth Amendment allow?
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Women’s suffrage.
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Why was Lucy Stone so significant during the Progressive Era?
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She founded the weekly feminist newspaper The Women’s Journal and lectured for the American Anti-Slavery Society. (\”She was the first president of the NAWSA\” is incorrect for this question. Checked with multiple sources.)
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What did the separate-but-equal legal doctrine affect?
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African American education employment, and public activities.
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Which African American was born into slavery and became a famous leader?
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Booker T. Washington.
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Which of these countries did the United States gain because of the Spanish American War?
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the Philippines.
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Which of these events triggered the Spanish-American War?
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The explosion of the American battleship \”the Maine\”.
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What primary benefit did Theodore Roosevelt see in digging a canal through Panama?
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It would strengthen the navy and enable the United States to guard its colonies.
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What were Joseph Pulitzer and William Randolph Hearst well known pioneers of?
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C. engaging in a style of publishing called \”yellow journalism\” Both men were newspaper publishers and in the late 19th century, their papers began to compete with each other. As a result they began to use \”yellow journalism\” (which is a lack of substantial, researched news combined with flashy headlines) to gain a larger readership.
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What was the purpose of the Open Door Policy?
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to collaborate with nation to maintain a common price level for free trade in China.

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