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1

Century of dishonor and Ramona, dramatized the crimes against the Indians. They were both written by

Helen hunt Jackson

2

The first transcontinental railroad was completed in

1869

3

The inventor credited with inventing the electric light was

Thomas A. Edison

4

Membership in the knights of labor rapidly declined after the

Haymarket massacre

5

Samuel Gompers was the first president of the

American Federation of labor

6

Which pairs a industrial leader with his industry

Cornelius Vanderbilt.... railroads

7

The major issue that divided the stalwarts and the half breeds in the Republican Party was

The spoil system

8

According to Frederick Jackson Turner what made the land of promise was its

Frontier

9

Cheaper money was favored by

Farmers

10

The period between 1865 and 1900 is sometimes called the gilded age because

The great wealth of some people hid widespread corruption

11

President Benjamin Harrison's republican Congress is known as the

The billion dollar congress

12

An army of 500 workers was led on a march from Ohio to Washington by

Jacob Coxey

13

In which area did the views of Booker T. Washington and WEB dubois differ most

The speed with which full equality of the races should be achieved

14

The term business monopoly can best be described as

Company that controls or dominates an industry

15

The 19th-century philosophy of social Darwinism maintained that

Economic success comes to those who are the hardest working and most competent

16

Which factor most influenced the growth of the US economy between 1865 and 1900

Government policy of laissez-faire

17

Industrialists of the late 1800s used fools and trusts to

Increase profits by minimizing competition

18

Which expression most accurately illustrate the concept of nativism

Help wanted – Irish need not apply

19

The populist party was important in United States history because it

Proposed ideas that later became law

20

Goal of the Granger and populist movement was to

Help western farmers fight unjust economic practices

21

One factor that further the industrialization in the US between 1865 and 1900 was the

Expansion of the railroads

22

In the late 1800s many business practices of the roads lead to

An increase in the demand for governmental regulation

23

During the late 19th century Samuel Gompers, Terrance powderely, and Eugene Debs were leaders in the movement to

Improve working conditions

24

During the second half of the 19th century, government commitment to the principles of laissez-faire capitalism contributed to

Economic domination by business trusts

25

The slogan eight hours for work eight hours of sleep, eight hours for what we will was used in the late 1800s to promote a major goal of

Organized labor

26

The Indian wars that occurred between 1860 and 1890 were mainly the result of

The movement of settlers run to the great plains