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Aug 18th, 2015
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 1. Regarding the Plains tribes, the U.S. federal government’s ultimate goal was to __________.

  extinguish tribal society through land policies, education, and law

  teach the tribes how to be self-sufficient and self-governing

  relocate the Plains tribes across the border to Canada

  assimilate the Plains tribes into one larger group

2. The purpose of immigrants known as “birds of passage” was to __________. (Points : 1)

  earn enough money in America to return home and have a better life there

  flee political persecution

  move from place to place in America, trying different jobs

  earn enough money to bring their families to America

3. Which of the following is Andrew Carnegie NOT known for? (Points : 1)

  Carnegie became a multimillionaire by exploiting his workers.

  Carnegie emigrated from Scotland in the 1830s and was helped in the early years by relatives already living in the United States.

  Carnegie encouraged his workers to form unions.

  Carnegie used his wealth to endow almost 3,000 libraries.

4. Thanks to reform work by Jacob Riis and others, the first New York City tenement legislation required that __________. (Points : 1)

  more “dumbbell tenements” be constructed to house immigrant workers

  ventilation, indoor toilets, and outward-facing windows be included in tenements

  a maximum of six persons be housed per tenement apartment

  tenement buildings be separated by a minimum of 4 feet for ventilation and light

5. What was a political result of the end of the Great Strike of 1877?

  The growing relationship between the union leaders and the industrialists was further cemented.

  The growing relationship between the middle class and the industrialists was further cemented.

  The growing relationship between the Democrats and the industrialists was further cemented.

  The growing relationship between the Republicans and the industrialists was further cemented.

6. Francis Willard was the founder of the influential organization known as the __________.  Readjuster Party

  Knights of Labor

  Woman’s Christian Temperance Union

  Greenback Party

7. By 1920 more Americans lived _________ than __________. (Points : 1)

  on farms; in cities

  in suburbs; in cities

  in cities; on farms

  in suburbs; on farms

8. Which component of U.S. government was strongest in the Gilded Age?


  the presidency

  federal courts

  state governors

9. What were the two most important factors that led to the population of the American western frontier? (Points : 1)

  railroads and placing Native Americans on reservations

  the end of the Civil War and the Homestead Act

  the crowding of eastern cities and the gold rush

  railroads and the Homestead Act

10. The Jim Crow system restricted the rights and political participation of __________.

  poor southerners



  African Americans

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