History test 1
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History test 1
What is the name for people that built houses made out of dirt bricks?
Chinese organized into crime groups known as ______.
Chinese were often indentured servants known as _______.
What banned the chinese from immigrating to the U.S. for 10 years?
Chinese exclusion act
The transcontinental railroad came together at _____________.
Promontary Point, Utah
What was concentration policy?
Forcing indians onto reservations, it's easier to feed them than to fight them
What event killed 700 whites in Minnesota and was lead by Little Crow?
Eastern Sioux Uprising
What was the event where soldiers got drunk and killed over 200 women and children of Black Kettle's tribe?
Sand Creek Massacre
What was Fetterman's Massacre?
Cpt. Fetterman was baited by Crazyhorse to cross the Lodge Trail Ridge then walked into an ambush by Red Cloud.
Gold was discovered in the black hills which lead to the ____________________.
Battle of little big horn, lead by sitting bull
While attempting to capture the Chiricahua Indians lead by ____________ we used 10,000 soldiers to capture _____ and moved them to Pensacola, then Oklahoma and finally free again.
When 350 starving and freezing indians got rounded up then where slaughtered, this was known as __________.
Who set up the first transatlantic telegraph cable?
Who invented the telephone?
Alexander Graham Bell
Who invented the light bulb?
Who was responsible for the steel mill?
Who developed the first oil well in Titusville, PA?
Edwin L. Drake
Who started Standard Oil Company in Spindle Top, TX?
John D. Rockafeller
Who invented the airplane?
Wilbur and Orville Wright
Where was the first flight?
Kitty Hawk, NC
Who was the first president to fly on _______, the Wright brothers plane.
Teddy Rosevelt, Flyer
Who developed the first car in Springfield, Mass?
Frank and Charles Duryea
Who was a big railroad monopoly character?
Cornelius Commodore Vanderbilt
Who owned steel corporation?
Who did Andrew Carnegie seel steel corporation to?
What was the Sherman anti-trust act?
Prohibited monopolies and trust
What was the best labor union and who started it?
American Federation of Labor
People who did favors for immigrants such as giving them jobs and places to live were known as _____________.
Who developed modern day baseball?
Who is the father or modern football?
Who invented basketball?
Dr. James A Naismith
Who was the first black boxing champ?
Who invented motion pictures?
Who wrote the book "The Jungle" that resulted with the creation of the food and drug administration?
One of our nations best athletes, ______________ went to the Carlisle Indian Industial School.
Stalworts used the ______ system.
Liberal republicans that vowed to support honest democrats were called __________.
Half-breeds supported _________________ reform.
Who won the election of 1880?
Who was James Garfield's Vice President?
What is the name of the person that assassinated Presdient Garfield?
Who took office when President Garfield was shot?
Vice President Chester Arthur
What act passed in 1883 created the civil service commision, which required taking tests where the top scorers got the jobs?
Who won the election of 1884?
Who was the second bachleor president, got married in office and had a baby named Ruth?
Who won the 1888 election by electoral vote, even though he lost the popular vote?
Which act raised property tarriff to highest level in U.S. history?
McKinley Tarriff Act
Who won the election of 1892? The only president to serve two non-consecutive terms.
The female activist for farmers alliances, knicknamed the "kansas cyclone's" real name was ___________.
Mary E. Lease
Who won the election of 1896?
What was made to save time to get the Navy from one side of the U.S. to the other?
Who was the Queen that became resistant to Americans in Hawaii?
Who was the leader of Cuba Libre?
Which ship was blown up after a letter by a Spanish minister was stolen by a Cuban agent?
Who was the comander of the Pacific Fleet promoted to Admiral, who was also the first war hero of the Spanish American war?
Commodore George Dewey
Who was the group of mix and match soldiers put together and lead by Teddy Roseevelt and assembled in the Merger Hotel?
Which Treaty ended the Spanish American wars?
Treaty of Paris
Which act ended military rule and established colonial government?
Which act made Puerto Rico a U.S. Territory?
Who won the election of 1900?
Who was his V.P.?
What ammendment banned Cuba from making treaties with any other nation while also allowing the U.S. to establish a naval base in Cuba?
Who was the Philipino rebel leader during the Phillipines war?
What was the name for the rebellion where highly trained martial arts experts went to Bejing and killed hundreds?
Who was the secretary of war the was in charge of re-vamping the military, created the army staff college, established Joint Chiefs of staff and army war college?
What did Teddy Roosevelt call the crusading journalists?
Who were two main writers for McClures magazine?
Ida Tarbell and Lincoln Steffens
What was the name of houses where social workers lived and during the day immigrant children would come in to learn about American customs?
Who was the director of the Hull House?
What was the name of people who felt women do not need to vote?
What does NAWSA stand for?
National American Women Sufferage Association
Which ammendment gave women the right to vote?
What was it called when civilians brought up a subject to vote for and make it law?
What was it called to re-vote on something that has been established as a law?
What was it called when they voted out an official that had betrayed public trust?
What was the name of the factory in which 146 women died due to being locked in to ensure they worked their full hours?
Triangle Shirtwaist Factory
Who was the first black man to graduate from Harvard with a P.h.D. and believed all negros should get a full college degree?
What was the name of the movement that created the NAACP?
Who were two women that were activists for temperance?
What ammendment created prohibition?
Who is the "Great Commoner" who lost to McKinnley in the elecetion of 1896 and 1900?
William Jennings Bryan
Who was the president of the Socialist Party of America?
Eugene V. Debs
What was the name of the leader of the Industrial Workers of the World?
Big Bill Haywood
The leaders of what labor "union" were all arrested due to causing a timber strike during WWI?
Industrial Workers of the World
What was the 17th ammendment to the constitution?
Senators who were previously chosen by state legislature are now chosen by popular vote.
Who assassinated McKinley?
Who won the election of 1904?
Which president promised Americans a "Square Deal", created the Hepburn act, Pure food and drug act, and meat inspection act?
Which President established the open door policy?
What was the great white fleet?
16 battle ships painted all white as a sign of peace that spent two years sailing around the world to show American Naval strength.
What is the Roosevelt Corolary?
An addition to the monroe doctrine that allows us to take over a country in the western hemisphere to get their financials straight.
Who was the first candidate to "Run for Office?"
William Jennings Bryan
Who won the election of 1908?
William Howard Taft "American Bison"
Who won the election of 1912?
Who was the only president to earn a Ph.D.?
What was the nickname for the progressive party in which Roosevelt ran?
What was the 16th amendment?
Graduated income tax
What was the name of the mexican guerilla fighter that killed lots of Americans?
What was the name of the General in charge of finding Poncho Villa?