Flashcards in Chapter 15-Urban America Deck (33):
Immigrants were required to undergo _____ when arriving at Ellis Island.
The _____ prevented many Asians from becoming citizens in the late 1800s.
Chinese Exclusion Act
Most immigrants who came to American cities and worked in factories believed ____
that their lives had significantly improved from their lives in their native countries
_____ believed that individuals should be motivated to improving their selves and their own societies.
After _____ most immigrants to the US were from South and East Europe
in the 1860s, most Chinese immigrants were working for ___
Most _____ opposed immigrants because the would work for low wages
Before 1880s, most mass transit systems in cities were ____.
horse car systems
_____ were able to move most mass transit systems underground.
most inhabitants of streetcar suburbs were from the ____ class.
_____ was a corrupt leader of Tammany Hall Political Machine in New York City in the 1860s.
William Marcy Tweed
The Gospel of Wealth was _____'s belief that the wealth were supposed to use their fortunes for the benefit of all society.
In many large cities like Chicago, the _____ were the social hubs of society and politics.
Most immigrants tended to settle in ____ within many large cities where they retained close relationships with their cultures
_____ wanted to limit immigration to America
____ was the most famous political machine
_____ provided new city immigrants with jobs, housing, protections in exchange for political support in elections.
_____ is the belief that you can use your talents to improve yourself in society both socially and economically
____ were the organization that helped the urban poor
many of the urban poor lived in ____
_____ was a promoter of public libraries
Frank Lloyd Wright's job was ___
Hannah Hayye was an example of _____.
an immigrant from poland
William Sumner was a ____
professor who believed in the capitalist system
_____ established Henry Street House
_____ developed natural selection and evolutionary theory
____ believed in society's progressed because only the fittest people survived.
____ believed that those who had great wealth owed society something in return.
He was also known as Mark Twain
His American novel was Huckleberry Finn
____ founded Tuskegee Institute for African Americans
Booker T. Washington
_____ opened Hull House in Chicago to aid poor immigrants