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1
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The United States was unique in the rapidity and scale of growth in its large cities
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F
2
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The largest root cause of the new immigration was the inability of the European economy to support millions of peasants who were driven off their land
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T
3
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Female social workers established settlement houses to aid struggling immigrants and promote social reform, while also advancing women's opportunities
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T
4
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American Protestantism was dominated by liberal denominations that adapted religious ideas to modern culture and promoted a social gospel rather than biblical literalism
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T
5
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Catholic, Jewish, and Orthodox immigrants often initially clustered in their own neighborhoods, places of worship, and schools
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T
6
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Almost all American Protestants eventually accepted Charles Darwin's evolutionary theories as well as nonliteral interpretations of the Bible
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T
7
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In the late nineteenth century, secondary (high school) education was increasingly carried on by private schools
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F
8
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Booker T Washington believed that the most talented blacks should be educated for political leadership in academically rigorous black colleges
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F
9
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American higher education depended on both public land grant funding and private donations for its financial support
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T
10
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Urban newspapers often promoted a sensational yellow journalism that emphasized sex and scandal rather than politics or social reform
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T
11
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Post civil war writers like Mark Twain and William Dean Howells turned from social realism toward fantasy and science fiction in their novels
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F
12
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There was growing tension in the late nineteenth century between women's traditionally defined sphere of family and home and the social and cultural changes of the era
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T
13
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The new urban environment generally weakened the family but offered new opportunities for women to achieve social and economic independence
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T
14
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American urban planners focused on preserving green belt suburbs rather than the grand schemes for urban beatification developed in Paris and other European countries
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F
15
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The new cities glittering consumer economy was symbolized especially by the rise of
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Large, elegant department stores
16
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Rapid and uncontrolled growth made American cities places of both exciting opportunity and severe social problems
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T