Chapter 20 HIST 1302 Quiz

Chapter 20 HIST 1302 Quiz - Federal and state government...

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Federal and state government leaders after the Civil War actively encouraged the growth of business by doing all of the following EXCEPT: A) providing prison labor to railroad companies B) providing land to expand railroads C) implementing high tariffs . A transcontinental railroad was not built before the Civil War because: A) the technologies for building long tunnels through the Rockies did not exist B) many southern states used the states’ rights argument to reject federal aid for railroads C) North–South sectional differences prevented Congress from selecting a route Mary “Mother Jones” Harris promoted all of the following causes EXCEPT: A) shorter hours B) social justice C) temperance The Pennsylvania oil rush: A) illustrated to many Americans that a dependence on oil might prove problematic in the future B) outweighed, in economic importance, the California gold rush of a decade before C) gave J. Pierpont Morgan his start in business\ What industry was “the first big business, the first magnet for the great financial markets, and the first industry to develop a large-scale management bureaucracy”? A) telephone B) steel C) railroads The Workingmen’s party of California: A) was based on anti-Chinese sentiment B) folded when Grant sent the military to occupy the mines C) campaigned (unsuccessfully) for restrictions on Mexican immigration The Homestead… ANS = took place in Pennsylvania Which of the following statements about the Socialist party of America is not true? A) Its support was confined to industrial workers in the Northeast. B) It was plagued by disagreements over America’s participation in World War I. C) It elected mayors in 33 American cities. The Industrial Workers of the World:
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A) were known as the Know-Nothings B) had its origin in the mining and lumber camps of the West C) ended suddenly when its 1912 textile strike in Lawrence, Massachusetts, failed to win any concessions for the workers William D. “Big Bill” Haywood: A) was the leader of the Industrial Workers of the World B) led a private army against striking miners in Colorado C) was elected mayor of Milwaukee in 1910 Most of the single men who endured low wages and dangerous conditions to build the Central Pacific Railroad were: A ) Chinese B) Mexicans C) Native American Jay Gould was: A) founder of the American steel industry B) the industrialist who invented the concept of vertical integration
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