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Chapter 24 history Q’s

Reformers who focused on ending child labor faced resistance from big business and some poor parents who needed extra income many progressive reformers supported prohibition legislation because they believed alcohol was a cause of povertu and many other social problems the major focus of the Niagara Movement was to achieve civil liberties for all African […]

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Chapter 20 History

The presidents during the last quater of the nineteenth century were weak leaders. During the late 1800’s, the legislative body known as a “rich man’s club” was the Senate During the late nineteenth century, the House of Representatives was disorderly and inefficient The distinction between the Democrats and the Republicans during the late nineteenth century […]

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Chapter 17 History Test

William Seward Secretary of State who was responsible for purchasing Alaskan Territory from Russia. By purchasing Alaska, he expanded the territory of the country at a reasonable price. Matthew C. Perry Military leader who convinced the Japanese to sign a treaty with the US in 1853. This treaty allowed a commercial foot in Japan and […]

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Chapter 13 US History

Which of the following helpd fuel economic growth by encouraging people to buy American goods? Protective tariffs Steel changed people’s lives by making possible the Construction of skyscrapers. A cartel differs from a monopoly in that Businesses making the same product agree to limit production. Cartels, monopolies, trusts, and horiozontal and vertical integration all share […]

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Chapter 10 History

White business leaders forced what King to change Hawaii’s constitution to grant voting rights only to wealthy landowner? King K U.S. military and economic leaders pressure Hawaii to allow the United States to build a naval base where? Pearl Harbor What U.S. Navy Admiral urged the United States to construct many new battleships, transforming the […]

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ch 21 sec 2 chs 9th history

labor union An organization of workers that tries to improve working conditions, wages, and benefits for its members strike Nonviolent refusal to continue to work until a problem is resolved. mass production Process of making large quantities of a product quickly and cheaply interchangeable parts 1799-1800 – Eli Whitney developed a manufacturing system which uses […]

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History Chapters 18 Flashcards

Which of the following describes the Gilded Age? b.An era marked by personal greed and a corrupt partnership between business and politics Which of the following development was a key factor in the rise of the Gilded Age? a.The growth of industrialism in the United States Which of the following big businesses came to dominate […]

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AP World History

Abbasid Caliphate Descendants of the Prophet Muhammad’s uncle, al-Abbas, the Abbasids overthrew the Umayyad Caliphate and ruled an Islamic empire from their capital in Baghdad (founded 762) from 750 to 1258. (p. 234) absolution The theory popular in France and other early modern European monarchies that royal power should be free of constitutional checks. (p. […]

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AP US History Chapter 30

What was the economic status of women by 1990? Although women increasingly gained new positions the average female worker still made less tha 70 cents per every male dollar. “Glass Ceilings”limited chances for promotion and childcare expenses fell on women who worked outside of the home. What was Roe v. Wade? Supreme court abortion decision […]

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American History Questions

What caused a need for political and social reform in the late 1800s? rapid industrialization What was a major goal of Progressives during the Progressive Era? regulating business practices During the Progressive Era, what did new business regulations focus on? monopolies What group of people worked to inform the public about injustices of the Progressive […]

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AIS Awesome History Flashcards

President Nixon supported each of the following liberal programs EXCEPT a. affirmative action. b. the Environmental Protection Agency. c. national health care. d. the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. e. the Clean Air Act. c Nixon called his shifting of responsibility for many social programs from the federal to the state and local levels the […]

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6.3 Big Business and Labor: US History

Andrew Carnegie Son of a poor family that became one of the first industrial moguls to make his own fortune; Carnegie Steel Carnegie’s Strategies 1. continually searched for ways to make better products more cheapy 2. hired talented people by offering stock and benefits; encouraged competition *tryed to control the whole steel industry vertical integration […]

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12.3 (U.S. History) The Business of America

Calvin Coolidge new president who favored government policies that kept taxes down and business profits up and gave businesses more available credit in order to expand; succeeded Warren Harding as president urban sprawl unplanned and uncontrolled spreading of cities into surrounding regions installment plan an arrangement in which a purchaser pays over an extended time, […]

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12.3 The Business of America: US History

Model T and Model A first automobiles invented by Henry Ford. While the first car only came in one color, the second was available in a variety of colors Calvin Coolidge became president after Harding died. He worked to regain the nations faith in their government. Believed that the government should keep taxes down, business […]

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AP US History – Unit 2

Society of the Cincinnati A society established by former officers of the Revolutionary war as a sort of aristocracy in which traditionalism and social status was important. Thomas Jefferson and other civilians thought that this movement threatened the newly formed republic and feared it could turn into an aristocracy so they worked to disband it. […]

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AP US History Chap. 16 + 19

Western Tribes Shosphone, Ute, Sioux, Cheyenne Homestead Act Passed in 1862, it gave 160 acres of public land to any settler who would farm the land for five years. The settler would only have to pay a registration fee of $25. Timber Culture Act 1873-act of Congress added to the Homestead Act stating a person […]

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Art history B

corps body or group laterally reversed mirror image lithograph produced by etching an image onto a flat surface, then copying the etched surface by applying ink (or some equivalent) to it and pressing another material against it monochrome one color in various hues; black and white tonally reversed dark appears light and light appears dark […]

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AP World History – Chapter 16 <Study Guide>

1. How was Christianity divided internally? Internally, Christianity was divided between the Roman Catholics of Western and Central Europe and the Eastern Orthodox of Eastern Europe and Russia. (Original: p. 462; With Sources: p. 722) 2. Externally, how would you describe Christianity to the rest of the world and why? It was on the defensive […]

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HIST 356 Women’s History 1865-Present

Gender vs. Sex – \”Sex\” refers to the biological and physiological characteristics that define men and women. – \”Gender\” refers to the socially constructed roles, behaviours, activities, and attributes that a given society considers appropriate for men and women. – To put it another way: \”Male\” and \”female\” are sex categories, while \”masculine\” and \”feminine\” […]

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World History Mid-term

the world’s first civilization developed in river valleys the spread of ideas and other aspects of a culture is called cultural diffusion advanced civilization developed along all of the following rivers except the Amazon humans developed the first calendars to help them in farming their lands the order of human development, from earliest to latest, […]

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U. S. History 16-20

In Lincoln’s plan for reconstruction, what did a confederate state need to do to qualify for readmission into the union? 10% of the voting population needed to take an oath of allegiance before forming a new government The goal of the Wade-Davis bill was to Guarantee freedmen equal protection before the law What did former […]

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