Bell Mid-term

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vertical integration was
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The idea that you own every aspect of a business
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The aggressive tactics of John D. Rockefeller were supported by
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JP Morgan
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The pioneer of horizontal integration was
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John D Rockefeller. He owned all of the local businesses
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Upton Sinclair’s The Jungle focused on the problems of
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The meat packing industry
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The workplace of the late 1800s included which of the following conditions
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Mechanisation, machines did the jobs.
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A major difference between the Knights of Labor and the American Federation of Labor was
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One was restricted to skill workers (AFL). Night of Labour was open to all workers.
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Seven policemen and four workers were killed by a bomb at Haymarket Square in
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Chicago
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The year 1886 saw the labor movement unify behind the move for what idea
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8 hour work days
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Jacob A. Riis’s How the Other Half Lives focused on
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Life of the urban poor
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In 1900, the largest city in the United States was
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New York City
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An industrial owner who practiced horizontal integration was
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someone who had a monopoly on the majority of the businesses in your area. It would buy out competitors in the same industry
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Which statement would most likely have been said by a believer in Social Darwinism
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\”The Best will rise to the top\”, \”The laws of nature dictate the condition of life for the rich and the poor\”
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Horatio Alger stories of success, were aimed to reinforce
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the gospel of wealth
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Andrew Carnegie stated a differing view of the Gospel of Wealth by expressing that
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interpretation of the gospel of wealth is the wealthy should return some of the poor, Giving opportunities for the poor
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Joseph Pulitzer and Randolph Hearst capitalized on the middle class’s taste for
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news in an easy to read format.
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Which statement would most likely have been said by a nativist?
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Nativist someone who believes in their country and their religion. \”The nation’s purity is being ruined by Catholics and undesirable foreigners\”
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Suffrage refers to the right to
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Vote
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By the mid-1890s, female reformers had succeeded in getting
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rights to vote in some western states.
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The Interstate Commerce Commission was
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unsuccessful enforcing and regulating the railroads.
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Support for the free silver movement was strongest among
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debtor groups who wanted free silver.
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Which political party expressed ideas that were close to the goals of the Grange?
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Populist Party
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The leader of the Women’s Christian Temperance union argued that
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Alcohol abuse was a result of poverty and a social disorder.
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The most accurate description of the spoils system is
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Awarding government jobs based on activism and loyalty
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The Pendleton Civil Service Act began the move toward
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separating partisan politics from getting government jobs.
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What prompted Congress to pass the Interstate Commerce Act?
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Complaints about unfair price fixing
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What is the purpose of an antitrust law
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To prohibit actions that restrict competition between companies in the market place
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What was the purpose of the Bland-Allison Act
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To increase the value of silver
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According to the Populists, who was most to blame for America’s problems
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Wealthy industrialists who dominated the nation’s view of wealth.
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Proponents of the Social Gospel believed religious ethics should be
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introduced into industrial relations.
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Jacob Riis was a key activist in the move to make progressive reforms
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in public education.
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What year did prohibition go into effect
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1919
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What amendment extended the right to vote to women
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the 19th amendment
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Reformers who called for use of the Australian ballot secured
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Voting in private
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Use of the initiative allowed reformers to
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introduce legislation
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The Seventeenth Amendment said that
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people directly elected senators
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Supporters of Theodore Roosevelt formed the Party and nominated this former president to run against President Taft
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The Progressive Party
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Woodrow Wilson sought to reform banking primarily through the
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Federal Reserve Act
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What act was designed to decrease child labor
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Keating/Owen Act
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The \”progressive movement\” was driven by
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the general belief that modern reforms
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Native-born Americans often disliked new immigrants because
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They were catholic and jewish
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Which of the following presidents was elected on an imperialist platform
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William McKinnley
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Mahanism emphasized
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the importance of the navy in imperial expansion
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President __________ was not supportive of American control of Hawaii i went to hawaii
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Grover Cleveland
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The American government used which of the following methods to take control of Hawaii
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Economic Embargo, closed US markerts to Sugar producers
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Before the Spanish-American War, the yellow press
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used sensationalism to stir up war fever.
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The Teller Amendment
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gave Cuba self-government
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Which of the following was acquired by the United States as a result of the Spanish-American War
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Phillipines
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The United States and European nations contested spheres of influence in
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China
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The main Asian imperialist power around the turn of the twentieth century was
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Japan
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American investment, through dollar diplomacy, increased dramatically
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William Taft
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Which of the following was a rationale for imperialism in the era 1890-1910
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American ideas were inferior to other nations
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Which statement would most likely have been said by a believer in Social Darwinism who was addressing the issue of imperialism
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We must promote the superiority of our culture
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The Open Door policy
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allowed America to created a formal economic empire
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The overall effect of the Platt Amendment was to
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restrict cuba’s autonomy
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Theodore Roosevelt’s strategy in acquiring the Panama Canal revealed
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the growth of good relations with Great Britain
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The Roosevelt Corollary was seen by Theodore Roosevelt as
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Monroe Doctrine
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Which of the following nations did not belong to the Central Powers
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Japan, Austria, Germany, Turkey
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President Wilson’s responded to the sinking of the Lusitania by
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Germany would end submarine warfare.
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Germany’s Sussex Pledge specifically required __________ to obey international laws regarding war.
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Britain
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In the Zimmerman note, Germany promised
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Mexico all territory lost from America
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The Treaty of Versailles placed sole responsibility for the start of World War I on
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the Germans
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Which of the following was an effect of German submarine warfare
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Wilson threatened to break diplomatic relations with Germany
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The majority of Wilson’s Fourteen Points focused on
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creating new nations
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What was the most significant difference between the Treaty of Versailles and Wilson’s Fourteen Points
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Punishments or reparations imposed on Germany
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The Irreconcilables opposed participation in the League of Nations because they
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felt it would strengthen the power of imperialist nations
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Which of the following accurately describes a \”Reservationist\”
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Moderate Republicans
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The majority of rural southern blacks worked as
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unskilled laborers
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Which statement about the Fourteenth Amendment is true
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Guaranteed all citizens equality before the law
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The Fifteenth Amendment
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all men to vote
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The __________ Amendment calls for equality before the law
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14th
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The _________ Amendment protected blacks’ right to vote
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15th
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Sharecropping
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rented farmland with someone and share your crops with them and led many blacks into incresing debt.
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A supporter of temperance believed that
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consumption of alcohol was sinful
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Jim Crow laws
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segregation
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Which statement about lynchings in the South in the 1890s is true
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Lynching and violence against blacks increased dramatically
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Between 1870 and 1910, the percentage of people working ____________ shrank
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farming to industry

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