US HIST STUDYGUIDE questions Please please help? PLEASE?

1. Which statement identifies a major change in the United States between the Civil War and the 1920s?

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People returned to their farms where crops thrived as a result of new equipment and fertilizers.

A healthy balance developed between urban and rural growth that led to less crowded conditions in the cities.

City populations grew rapidly as both immigrants and native-born citizens sought higher paying jobs.

Suburbs sprung up as a result of the immigrant population wanting to make a better life for their families.

2. How did ethnicity and race contribute to changes in the United States in the late nineteenth century?

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They caused separate schools to develop for different ethnic groups.

They contributed to social stratification.

They played a limited role.

They contributed to the view of America as a melting pot.

3. How did building Central Park in New York City influence the work of urban planners?

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It emphasized the development of recreational areas as part of urban growth.

It made it difficult for urban planners to buy the land they needed for similar projects.

It forced planners to consider using skysc ɾąքҽ rs.

It set an unreasonable standard for most urban planners.

4. Who was not a nineteenth-century urban planner who promoted the orderly growth of cities?

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Louis Sullivan

Daniel Burnham

Frederick Law Olmstead

James Sherman

5. What unofficial organization helped immigrants and others cope with nineteenth- and early twentieth-century city life while also accepting bribes in exchange for favors?

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Fair Deal Exchange

Plunkitt’s Party

Tammany Hall

Tweed Machine

6. What was Jane Addams’s Hull House in Chicago an example of?

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an urban hotel for women only

a political machine that operated to benefit immigrants

a settlement house oƿє-ṅєd to assist the urban poor

a skysc ɾąքҽ r that changed the look of the city

7. What is one reason that the Populist Party failed?

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Populists promoted an economy that did not regulate business.

Populists pushed for a change in the tax structure.

Populists looked to the past and did not develop an agenda for an industrial economy.

Populists neglected present needs in favor of future plans.

8. Which turn of the century political movement emphasized conservation?

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Republican

Democratic

Populist

Progressive

9. Who were the muckrakers?

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political party members who practiced dirty politics

people who cleared the land before skysc ɾąքҽ rs were built

the first gossip columnists, especially those who focused on politicians

investigative journalists who uncovered corruption in business and government

10. What was not examined by the investigative journalists in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries?

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brutal working conditions in mines and on railroads

John D. Rockefeller’s corrupt practices at Standard Oil

violations in the meatpacking industry

long hours required of sharecropping farmers

11. Why did the Progressive movement want the direct election of senators?

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Senators elected indirectly made little effort to represent the people.

Progressives believed that having representatives elected by state legislatures was sufficient.

Progressives believed that direct election of senators gave more control of government to the people.

Progressives wanted to eliminate the Electoral College in all elections except presidential ones.

12. Which president oversaw the building of the Panama Canal, emphasized conservation, and established some national parks?

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Woodrow Wilson

William McKinley

Theodore Roosevelt

William Howard Taft

13. What was one element of Woodrow Wilson’s “New Freedom” agenda?

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establishing the United Nations

reducing farm subsidies

eliminating monopolies

implementing the Food and Drug Act

14. How did Jim Crow laws, poll taxes, and literacy tests affect blacks in the period following the Civil War?

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They promoted economic independence for freed slaves.

They helped make it possible for blacks to vote.

They promoted segregation and denied blacks their rights.

They had little effect on blacks.

15. Which Supreme Court decision allowed for the segregation of blacks in “separate but equal” facilities?

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Marbury v. Madison

Brown v. Board of Education

Plessy v. Fergus

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1- d

2- A

3- B

4- C

5- A

6- C

7- ?

8- ?

9- d

10- b

11- B

12- d

13- c

14- B

15- a

3 Answers

  • Sorry kiddo — you need to post the ANSWERS as well. Since of course, you’re just “checking” your work — as you claimed in another question.

    Otherwise we just think you’re cheating on a test.

  • Those are the ones I know

    Sorry about the rest

    Maybe other can help you.

    1. City populations grew rapidly as both immigrants and native-born citizens sought higher paying jobs.

    5. Tammany Hall

    6. A settlement house oƿє-ṅєd to assist the poor

    8. Democratic

    9. Investigative journalists who uncovered corruption in business and governemnt

    10. John D. Rockefeller’s corrupt practices at Standard Oil

    12. Theodore Roosevelt

    13. Eliminating monopolies

    15. Plessy vs. Fergusson

  • Maybe, but I’m not 100% certain

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