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1

African American Soldiers who fought against the western Indians were called ___

Buffalo Soldiers

2

____ was a leading Democratic and Populist party member in 1896.

William Jennings Bryan

3

By 1890, the official policy to assimilate western Native American Indians included the _____Act passed by Congress.

Dawes Act

4

The ____ Act attempted to end patronage of Federal Government employment.

Pendleton Act

5

The most famous political machine was called ____.

Tammany Hall in New York City.

6

The _____ allowed for 160 acres of free land in the western lands if settlers would live there for at least 5 years.

Homestead Act

7

The ____ movement proved assistance to urban poor and immigrants.

Settlement Movement

8

Chinese and Irish immigrants were the primary workforce in building the ____.

Transcontinental Railroad

9

____ was a leader in the Steel industry

Andrew Carnegie

10

____ was a leader in the Oil industry

John D. Rockefeller

11

_____ was responsible for closing off the wild open west.

Barbed Wire

12

Many western great plains settlers lived in ____ homes

Sod houses

13

Free land to homesteaders, new economic opportunities, and religious freedom were all reasons for people to move ____

to the western frontier.

14

interstate Commerce Act and Hepburn Act were to regulate the ____

railroad monopolies.

15

The Grange and Populist Party both worked for improving the lives of ____ in the west and south.

farmers

16

The Transcontinental Railroad was completed and allowed for ____

nationwide transportation of goods and people.

17

Many immigrants came to America attempting to leave the "Old Country" and social pressures ____ and ____.

family commitments and economic opportunities.

18

Two major government scandals in latter 1800s were ___ and ____.

Whiskey Ring and Credit Moblier.

19

one of the first laws to limit immigrants to the United States was the ______ Exclusion Act.

Chinese Exclusion Act.

20

Supervising railroad's monopolistic behavior was the primary job of the ____.

Interstate Commerce Commission.

21

J. P. Morgan's industry was ____

Banking

22

Industries that controlled all aspects of the means of production from raw materials to manufacturing to transportation to retail was known as conducting _____ business practices.

Vertical Integrated monopoly

23

Eugene Debs is most associated with the ____ Union

American Railway Union

24

Jacob Riis wrote about ____ in his book "How the Other Half Lives"

Immigrants in Ethnic Ghettos

25

The invention of the refrigerated railcar allowed fresh ____ to be transported across the country.

fresh meat, fruits, and vegitables

26

Helen Hunt Jackson believed that _____ was oppressed by government policies.

Native American Indians.

27

The leader of the American Federation of Labor was ____.

Samuel Gompers

28

The _____ Movement's goal was to have Christians help to improve working conditions and aid impoverished people

Social Gospel Movement

29

____ was a famous political cartoonist.

Thomas Nast

30

The Pendleton Act was supposed to end the ______ set up many years before by President Andrew Jackson

Spoils System