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Gilded Age EOC Vocab

US History STAAR EOC - GIlded Age

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_____ CREATED THE LIGHTBULB. Thomas Edison
______WAS A POLITICAL BOSS WHO CONTROLLED NEW YORK CITY POLITICS AND USED BRIBES TO GET VOTES. Boss Tweed
ANOTHER WORD FOR A BIG BSINESS THAT CONTROLS THE MARKET IS A ________. Monopoly
THE _________ OFFERED PEOPLE FREE OR CHEAP LAND OUT WEST AND LED TO THE RAPID SETTLEMENT OF THE GREAT PLAINS IN THE 1800S. Homestead Act
MANY IMMIGRANTS MIGRATED TO ESCAPE POLITICAL PERSECUTION, FAMINE, AND TO HAVE A _______________. Better Life
AFTER THOMAS EDISON CREATED THE LIGHTBULB, BUSINESSES COULD _______. Extend Working Hours
SOMEONE WHO DISLIKES FOREIGNERS/IMMIGRANTS IS TYPICALLY REFERRED TO AS A ________. Nativist
DURING THE LATE NINETEENTH CENTURY, PEOPLE MOVED FROM __________(Farm to Cities). Rural to Urban
ONE OF THE MAIN REASONS THAT IMMIGRANTS FROM CUBA SETTLE IN FLORIDA IS BECAUSE OF THEIR __________ (CLOSENESS TO FLORIDA). Geogrpahic Proximity
THE WORD THAT OFTEN DESCRIBED THE GILDED AGE IS: __________. Corruption
POLITICAL BOSSES OFTEN GOT VOTES FROM ____________ IN EXCHANGE FOR PROVIDING THEM WITH EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES. Immigrants
ONE OF THE REASONS WHY MONOPOLIES CONTROLLED THE MARKET WAS BECAUSE THE GOVERNMENT RARELY INTERFERED WHICH IS CALLED “______” Laissez Faire
THE IMMIGRANT GROUP THAT CAME TO AMERICA ESCAPING FAMINE AND POLITICAL PERSECUTION IN THE LATE 1800S WERE THE ________. Irish
THE PRIMARY OBJECTIVE OF THE ______ WAS TO ASSIMILATE AMERICAN INDIANS. Dawes Act
ANDREW CARNEGIE WAS SOMEONE WHO GAVE A LOT OF MONEY TO CHARITY; OFTEN REFERRED TO AS A ____________. Philanthropist
NEW IMMIGRANTS PRIMARILY CAME FROM________ EUROPE Southern & Eastern
THE ______ TRIED TO KEEP CHINESE FROM ENTERING THE U.S. BECAUSE AMERICANS FEARED THEY WOULD LOSE JOBS. Chinese Exclusion Act
____________ WAS A PHILANTHROPIST WHO PAID HIS WORKERS LOW WAGES AND OWNED CARNEGIE STEEL. Andrew Carnegie
____________ INVENTED THE TELEPHONE WHICH ALLOWED PEOPLE TO COMMUNICATE ACROSS LONG DISTANCES. Alexander Graham Bell
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