Flashcards in American History II, Bench 1 Deck (35)
African American Soldiers who fought against the western Indians were called ___
____ was a leading Democratic and Populist party member in 1896.
William Jennings Bryan
By 1890, the official policy to assimilate western Native American Indians included the _____Act passed by Congress.
The ____ Act attempted to end patronage of Federal Government employment.
The most famous political machine was called ____.
Tammany Hall in New York City.
The _____ allowed for 160 acres of free land in the western lands if settlers would live there for at least 5 years.
The ____ movement proved assistance to urban poor and immigrants.
Chinese and Irish immigrants were the primary workforce in building the ____.
____ was a leader in the Steel industry
____ was a leader in the Oil industry
John D. Rockefeller
_____ was responsible for closing off the wild open west.
Many western great plains settlers lived in ____ homes
Free land to homesteaders, new economic opportunities, and religious freedom were all reasons for people to move ____
to the western frontier.
interstate Commerce Act and Hepburn Act were to regulate the ____
The Grange and Populist Party both worked for improving the lives of ____ in the west and south.
The Transcontinental Railroad was completed and allowed for ____
nationwide transportation of goods and people.
Many immigrants came to America attempting to leave the "Old Country" and social pressures ____ and ____.
family commitments and economic opportunities.
Two major government scandals in latter 1800s were ___ and ____.
Whiskey Ring and Credit Moblier.
one of the first laws to limit immigrants to the United States was the ______ Exclusion Act.
Chinese Exclusion Act.
Supervising railroad's monopolistic behavior was the primary job of the ____.
Interstate Commerce Commission.
J. P. Morgan's industry was ____
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
Eugene Debs is most associated with the ____ Union
American Railway Union
Jacob Riis wrote about ____ in his book "How the Other Half Lives"
Immigrants in Ethnic Ghettos
The invention of the refrigerated railcar allowed fresh ____ to be transported across the country.
fresh meat, fruits, and vegitables
Helen Hunt Jackson believed that _____ was oppressed by government policies.
Native American Indians.
The leader of the American Federation of Labor was ____.
The _____ Movement's goal was to have Christians help to improve working conditions and aid impoverished people
Social Gospel Movement
____ was a famous political cartoonist.