his206: united states history ii week 1 quiz (all correct)
In 1892 Homer Plessy challenged Louisiana segregationist law. What words are most associated with the Supreme Court decision in his legal case?
“separate but equal”
“We shall overcome”
“Don’t tread on me”
What helped make the United States the world’s largest industrial employer in the late 19th century?
The United States had fairer labor laws than other industrialized countries.
Immigrant workers preferred American cities and mining towns.
The United States had abundant natural resources for extraction and manufacturing.
Immigrant workers chose to move to a more tolerant society than their own.
Thanks to reform work by Jacob Riis and others, the first New York City tenement legislation required that __________.
more “dumbbell tenements” be constructed to house immigrant workers
ventilation, indoor toilets, and outward-facing windows be included in tenements
a maximum of six persons be housed per tenement apartment
tenement buildings be separated by a minimum of 4 feet for ventilation and light
As Americans moved into frontier areas of the country, what did the area originally known as the “Old Northwest” become?
the French settlement
the Pacific Northwest
the Great Plains
The Chinese Exclusion Act excluded Chinese __________.
workers from middle-class jobs
female immigrants from prostitution work
laborers from entering America
students from attending American colleges
All of the following were populist coalitions that fought against a capitalist system that was unresponsive to their needs EXCEPT __________.
the People’s Party
the Southern Farmers’ Alliance
the National Grange of the Order of Patrons of Husbandry
the Greenback Party
Ida B. Wells is most associated with __________.
starting schools for former slaves and their children
leading an international campaign to end lynching
founding the National Association of Colored Women
leading a national campaign for African American suffrage
Members of which ethnic group were most restricted in their immigration to the Unites States, beginning in 1875?
Jane Addams felt that women—especially middle-class women—should get the vote because she believed they would vote for __________.
African American suffrage
Shifting legal rights and liabilities away from individual owners and shareholders describes the business practice known as __________.