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S.S. Chapter 20

Who became known as a robber baron for the methods he used to form Standard Oil Trust? John D. Rockefeller
True or False: Jim Crowe Laws were meant to enforce the segregation of black and white people in public places. True
Who mounted an antilynching campaign in her newspaper after three of her friends were lynched in 1892? Ida B. Wells
Which case did the Supreme Court rule that "separate but equal" facilities did not violate the fourteenth amendment? Plessy vs. Ferguson
What was founded by W.E.B. Du Bois, Jane Addams, and other reformers in 1909 and played a major role in ending segregation in the 20th century? NAACP
What was based on Christian values and led by Protestant ministers? social gospel movements
Where did most Asian immigrants to the United States arrive at? Angel Island
What was the result of prejudice and increased opposition to immigration? Chinese Exclusion Act
What was founded by Jane Addams and Ellen Gates Starr? Hull House
What was the name of the illegal gang that gained control of government in New York City? Tammany Hall
Where was the first stop in the United States for European immigrants? Ellis Island
What is the name of the economic system in which the state controls the economy? socialism
Who helped found the American Federation of Labor and served as its president for 37 years? Samuel Gompers
What is the name of a union that allowed women, and eventually, African Americans to join? Knights of Labor
The American Railway president whom the government jailed for his role in the Pullman Strike was who? Grover Cleveland
What has the greatest effect on American mass culture in the late 1800s? education
What was the name of the two newspaper publishers that competed for readers in New York? William Randolph Hearst and Joseph Pulitzer
What was the name of the popular form of live entertainment mixed song, dance, and comedy? vaudeville
Who gained control of the oil industry by putting his competitors out of business? John D. Rockefeller
What types of political machines demanded bribes and and used threats to affect government actions? Tammany Hall
Who founded Chicago's Hull House to provide services to needy people in the slums? Jane Addams
What was the name of the national organization of unions that used negotiations, strikes, and boycotts to achieve its goals. American Federation of Labor
What did Booker T. Washington find to teach African Americans trades that would help them achieve economic security? Tuskegee Institute
What did industrialization and urbanization in the late 1800s produce? American mass culture
Who learned how to make a safe, steady light bulb and invented a system to deliver electricity to buildings? Thomas Edison
What happened because of Thomas Edisons inventions? gas lights were replaced with electric lights
True or False: Overcrowdedness and unhealthyl living conditions developed because of urbanization true
Who was a minstrel show character that mocked African Americans? Jim Crow
What was a problem for workers in the late 1800s? Unsafe working conditions
What did Anarchist want to do? abolish all governments
What wast he the purpose of the Hull House? to help unemployed people find jobs
Created by: aspeer87