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Inspection station for immigrants arriving on the East Coast

Ellis Island

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Inspection station for immigrant arriving on the West Coast

Angel Island

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A mixture of different cultures living together

Melting pot

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Overt favoritism toward native-born Americans

Nativism

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Act that limited Chinese immigration

Chines Exclusion Act

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Agreement that limited Japanese emigration to U.S.

Gentlemen's Agreement

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The growth of cities

Urbanization

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Program to teach American culture to immigrants

Americanization movement

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Multifamily urban dwellings

Tenement

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Transportation system designed to move large number of people along fixed routes

Mass Transit

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Movement that urged people to help the poor

Social Gospel movement

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Community center that addressed problems in slum neighborhoods

Settlement house

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Social reformer who helped the poor

Jane Addams

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A group that controlled a political party

Political machine

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Illegal use of political influence for personal gain

Graft

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Head of New York City's powerful Democratic political machine

Boss Tweed

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The giving of government jobs to people who had helped a candidate get elected

Patronage

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Government administration

Civil service

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19th president of the United States

Rutherford B. Hayes

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20th president of the United States

James A. Garfield

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21st president of the United States

Chester A. Arthur

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Act that implemented merit system in civil service hiring

Pendleton Civil Service Act

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22nd and 24th president of the United States

Grover Cleveland

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23rd president of the United States

Benjamin Harrison