Grading SummaryQuestion 1.Question :(TCO 10) Which group discouraged immigrants from joining American culture?Student Answer:Settlement housesAmericanization programsFraternal organizationsNativist groups Instructor Explanation:Chapter 17Points Received:2 of 2 Question 2.Question :(TCO 2) The major benefit of building skyscrapers wasStudent Answer:supporting the steel industry.using limited land efficiently.creating a distinctive skyline.adding artistic buildings to the city.Instructor Explanation:Chapter 17Points Received:2 of 2 Question 3.Question :(TCO 6) The gold standard wasStudent Answer:the replacement of gold coins with silver coins.a measure of a politician’s achievement while in office.the ideal balance between tariffs & prices.a political issue in the 1896 Presidential election.Instructor Explanation:Chapter 17Points Received:0 of 2 Comments:
Question 4.Question :(TCO 10) How did the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire affect industrial reforms?Student Answer:Managers began locking the exits of factories.Progressives began to focus on other areas for reforms.Congress passed laws that increased the work day to 12 hours.Cities & states began passing laws to make workplaces safer. Instructor Explanation:Chapter 18Question 5.Question :(TCO 6) What were some of the most serious problems faced by U.S. volunteer soldiers during the Spanish-American War?Student Answer:The trip to Cuba was long & dangerous.Inadequate medical careThey could not communicate with their families at home.
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