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The following are 5 of the key terms that are relevant and assist in understanding the successes and failures of reconstruction. Abraham Lincoln, Proclamation of Amnesty and Reconstruction, Sherman, 40 Acres and a Mule, Freedman's Bureau. True
The titles of two of the primary source documents students should use to look for examples for this week's topic are: Mississippi Black Code and Advertisements from the Christian Recorder. True
Mississippi Black Codes: These codes regarding things such as employment and marriage, served to greatly define and increase freedoms for blacks. False
Jay Gould, the railroad, and the telegraph, were all seen as a kind of corruptly controlled trio that ensnared justice in the late 19th-century. True
Thanks to the Homestead act of 1862 (discussed in the textbook) Bess Cobb, Lucy Goldthorpe, and Winnie Walker are three examples of women homesteaders from the period we are studying. False
Miller and Flux was a modest size farm in the 1800s that avoided being industrial cowboys by using migratory workers. False
From 1800 to 1900 the United States was _______________. All answers below b. Transforming into an industrial nation. c. Expanding territory. d. Influenced by big business. e. None of the answers listed. f. Experiencing the impact of slavery. g. Only 3 of the answers listed. h. Impacted by sectionalism.
Women homesteaders grew in number over time. In the Dakotas, young women ages 20-25 made up the largest percentage of women taking up claims. True
The Homestead act is important to know because it was primarily key to the growth of so many new farms in the rural South. False
Jay Gould's story tells us that following market demand and seizing successful railways was his key to making money in the railroad. False
The completion of the transcontinental railroad and the formation of the National Women's Suffrage Association are both key events of the 20th century that greatly impacted the course of American history. False
Due to the growth of capitalism, factories, mills, mines, and urbanization in general, America's workforce included men, women, and children. True
Progressives like Jane Adams sought to find ways to solve social issues coming out of industrialization and urbanization. True
The document by Richard Pratt shows the impact of the Native Americans and allows us to hear from a native leader about issues such as Native American awareness of explorers and governance in the United States, and the attitudes towards treaty attempts False
By the turn of the 20th century, the United States possessed an empire that reached partway around the world. True
Peoples' perceptions of immigration often mirrored the dominant patterns of immigration for the period. False
Tammany Hall is a great example of how lawful politics worked to build up industrial cities like New York. False
"Grassroots" refers to how reform in the late 19th and early 20th centuries started at the top and work its way to the very bottom. False
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