S.S. SP Ch. 20-21 Test Review

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  1. What was a push factor for immigration in Europe?
    political and religious persecution
  2. Who set up the Hull House?
    Jane Addams
  3. Who was a realist painter?
    Winslow Homer
  4. This poet had 100's of her poems published after her death.
    Emily Dickinson
  5. Who was a reporter for the New York World?
    Nelly Bly
  6. Who wrote stories about miners and sailors?
    Jack London
  7. What newspaper technique did newspapers use to attract readers?
    yellow journalism
  8. What did Congress pass to try and keep out Asians?
    Chinese Exclusion Act
  9. What was a variety show called?
    vaudeville
  10. Process of entering a new culture.
    assimilation
  11. Which organization offered food and shelter to the poor?
    the Salvation Army
  12. What was the favorite sport of the U.S.?
    baseball
  13. Where was the first high rise building and why?
    in Chicago because they were rebuilding after the Chicago Fire
  14. What was set up to help the poor in cities?
    a settlement house
  15. What class lived in the center of large cities?
    the poor
  16. Where did people go when they had little money, dreams of entertaining, or were seasonal workers?
    the city
  17. Why did cities grow so fast?
    jobs
  18. After 1885, where did most immigrants come from?
    Southern and Eastern Europe
  19. What was increasing because the amount of educated Americans were increasing?
    newspapers
  20. Who was Samuel Clemens?
    Mark Twain
  21. What were writers and artists at the time?
    realists
  22. Why did education improve after 1870?
    more public schools were built
  23. What did vaudeville and ragtime have in common?
    popular music
  24. What tamed the spoils system?
    the Civil Service Commission
  25. Which woman campaigned for suffrage?
    Carry Chapman Catt
  26. What were reporters called?
    muckrakers
  27. Who was involved in the Progressive movement in Wisconsin?
    Robert La Folete
  28. Who created the NAACP?
    W.E.B. Du Bois
  29. Who was the most corrupt person in the city?
    William Tweed
  30. Who wanted to regulate giant companies and was called the trustbuster?
    Roosevelt
  31. What is it called when voters pass a bill?
    referendum
  32. What is the pre election choosing of a candidate within a party called?
    primary
  33. Who campaigned for the right to vote?
    suffragists
  34. What did Wilson pass to stop unfair trading practices?
    the Federal Trade Commission
  35. What was Northern Securities against?
    trusts

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