HIS105 Week 2 Quiz Latest 2019
The major industries that developed in the South prior to 1900 included all of the following except
B) cotton production.
E) iron production.
The rapid growth of the southern textile industry established it as
A) the most successful area of industrial development for the South prior to 1900.
B) although for a while the textile industry did well, the North eventually surpassed it, and by 1900 it was on its last legs.
C) wages in southern textile mills were the same as in the North.
D) the production of iron had outpaced textile production by 1900.
E) it employed a large percentage of Southerners.
The Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882
A) Resulted from fears that increasing number of Chinese immigrants would depress wages.
B) Banned immigration of chinese workers for ten years and prohibited those in the u.S. from becoming citizens
C) Was renewed twice, but didnt prevent wealthy Chinese from Immigrating.
D) All of the above
Henry Grady's speech, "The New South," could best be classified as
A) a call for a return to the plantation order.
B) an invitation to black Southerners to join the ranks of whites.
C) a romantic celebration of the Klan.
D) An attempt to rally the South to see their region linked not to the antebellum and slavery past but to the promises of the Industrial Revolution and the South’s new spirit of enterprise.
The Dawes Act
A) established Indian reservations across the country.
B) established segregation in all southern states.
C) introduced silver to the national currency.
D) divided tribal lands among native families and put the land titles in a federal trust.
Which was true for most immigrants to America?
A) Most had little knowledge of english, so they commanded only the lowest paying jobs.
B) Most had lttle education.
C) Most Remained close to the cities where they had landed the east Coast's large cities.
D) All of the above
Housing for factory workers was so bad in the late 1800s, and city sanitation was so poor, that epidemics of ____ swept through whole cities.
D) swine flu
The final act in the U.S. war against the Plains Indians took place at
A) Little Big Horn.
B) Sand Creek.
C) Wounded Knee.
D) the Canadian border.
Which of these was not a major reason for immigration to America in the late 1800s and early 1900s?
A) A large increase in population across Europe.
B) A rise in anti-Semitism, especially in Russia.
C) The lure of economic opportunity in America.
D) American advertisements placed in Western European newspapers.
Ida B. Wells-Barnett, an editor and writer, concentrated her reform efforts on the social issue of
C) women’s rights.