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  • Q1
    The Sherman Antitrust Act
    outlawed the formation of trusts that interfered with free trade.
    was strongly supported by millionaire industrialists.
    was used by labor unions to fight for workers’ rights.
    encouraged the establishment of large-scale businesses.
  • Q2
    Vertical integration, a business strategy used by steel mogul Andrew Carnegie, involves
    merging with companies producing similar products.
    using new methods to increase production.
    forming trusts.
    buying out raw material producers and distributors.
  • Q3
    The Interstate Commerce Act gave the right to supervise railroad activities to
    the federal government.
    a select committee of wealthy industrialists.
    farmers’ groups, such as the Grange.
    railroad company officials.
  • Q4
    The main purpose of the company known as Crédit Mobilier was to
    obtain a monopoly of the railroad industry.
    steal railroad money for its shareholders.
    obtain political positions for its shareholders.
    build the transcontinental railroad.
  • Q5
    The main immigration processing station in New York was called
    Hull House.
    Angel Island.
    Ellis Island.
    Tammany Hall.
  • Q6
    The main immigration processing station in San Francisco was called
    Tammany Hall.
    Angel Island.
    Ellis Island.
    Hull House.
  • Q7
    The main goal of the Chinese Exclusion Act was to
    decrease Chinese immigration.
    stop Chinese Americans from attending school in the United States.
    settle a disagreement between China and the United States.
    increase Chinese immigration.
  • Q8
    Settlement houses were founded in the late 1800s by
    political machines.
    social reformers.
    industrial workers.
    new immigrants.
  • Q9
    An example of patronage would be
    appointing a friend or ally to a political position.
    assassinating a public official.
    forcing people to work in factories.
    saying one thing and doing another.
  • Q10
    The Pendleton Civil Service Act required
    native-born Americans to treat immigrants with courtesy.
    government workers to renounce all party loyalties.
    cities to provide services such as clean water to their residents.
    applicants for government jobs to pass examinations.
  • Q11
    The term "poll tax" had to be paid to
    board any railroad.
    purchase land in the Great Plains. This allowed many poor blacks the right to gain land.
    gain access to the voting booth in many Southern states. It effectively kept both poor blacks and poor whites from voting.
    gain entry into the United States. This tax allowed the government to raise funds needed to build the transcontinental railroad.
  • Q12
    What term is used to refer to any system of separating people on the basis of race?
  • Q13
    What is the name of the Supreme Court decision ruled that separation of the races in public accommodations was legal and did not violate the Fourteenth Amendment. It established the principle of “separate but equal” that would rule Southern racial relations for almost 60 years?
    Lincoln v. Douglas, 1896.
    Booker v. United States, 1896.
    Jim Crow v. Mississippi, 1896.
    Plessy v. Ferguson, 1896.
  • Q14
    What is the term that describes the laws were passed in the South to prevent white and black people from intermixing and to prevent blacks from achieving equality.
    Jim Crow laws.
    Gentlemen's Agreements.
    Southern Right laws.
    Southern Bessemer laws.
  • Q15
    This was added to the constitutions of several Southern states to enable white people to vote who may have been kept from doing so by other restrictions.
    grandfather clause
    Voting Rights Act of 1861.
    Voting Rights Act of 1864.
    social gospel clause.

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