US History Review Test 19

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US History Review Test 19 1. Young farm women led the exodus from rural areas to cities mainly because [B] farm work was performed increasingly by males. 2. Who were the “new immigrants” who poured into the United States between 1890 and 1920? [E] southern and eastern Europeans 3. In 1890, approximately what portion of the population of greater New York had been born abroad or were children of foreign parents? [C] four out of five 4. People immigrated to the United States because of [A] industrial depression in their homeland. [B] overpopulation in their homeland. [C] the promise of good wages and a broad range of jobs [D] crop failure and famine in their homeland. [E] all of these 5. Upon reaching America, immigrants immediately faced [A] a literacy test. [B] a naturalization test. [C] a physical examination. [D] a residency tax. [E] all of these 6. Whether newly arrived immigrants stayed in the city in which they landed or moved on largely depended on [A] their occupation. [B] whether or not they knew the local political bosses. [C] their education. [D] their passports’ being approved for travel within the United States. [E] how much money they had. 7. Which statement best represents urban residential patterns among ethnic groups? [B] Immigrants preferred to live near others not merely of their own nationality, but from their own village or region in the old country. [C] Common language was the primary factor in ethnic residential patterns, regardless of national origin. 8. “Machine politics” was [E] urban politics controlled by the boss of an unofficial political organization designed to keep a particular party or faction in office. 9. Political bosses and precinct captains typically performed all of the following functions except [A] running settlement houses. [D] delivering votes at election time. 10. Thomas Nast’s famous cartoon “Let us Prey” was directed against [D] Boss Tweed. 11. The Young Men’s Christian Association and the Young Women’s Christian Association were formed largely to [C] assist rural young men and women who migrated to the city.
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12. The Salvation Army was [B] organized along pseudomilitary lines, and attracted the urban poor through street meetings and soup kitchens to inculcate middle-class values. 13. Anthony Comstock was a
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