Section 2-Second Industrial

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Section 2-Second Industrial Revolution The Darwinian theory of organic evolution through natural selection affected American religion by A. turning most scientists against religion. B. creating a split between religious conservatives who denied evolution and “accomodationists” who supported it. C. raising awareness of the close spiritual kinship between animals and human beings. D. causing a revival of the doctrine of original sin. The greatest single factor helping to spur the amazing industrialization of the post-Civil War years was A) agriculture. C. the railroad network. B) the steel industry. D. electric power. The New Immigrants who came to the United States after 1880 A. had experience with democratic governments. B. arrived primarily from Germany, Sweden, and Norway. C. were culturally different from previous immigrants. D. received a warm welcome from the Old Immigrants.
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The group most affected by the new industrial age was A. Native Americans. B. African Americans. C. women. D. southerners. One of the most significant aspects of the Interstate Commerce Act was that it A. revolutionized the business system. B. represented the first large-scale attempt by the federal government to regulate business. C. began the process of breaking up the railroad monopolies. D. failed to prohibit some of the worst abuses of big business, such as pools and rebates. As a solution to the panic or depression of 1873, debtors suggested A. a policy of deflation. B. a passage of the Resumption Act of 1875. C. stronger federal control of banking. D. inflationary policies. The political developments of the l890s were largely shaped by A. the widespread prosperity and federal budget surpluses. B. America's growing involvement in overseas conflicts.
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C. the most severe and extended economic depression up to that time. D. the growing black rebellion against segregation and racial oppression. E) the deadlock among Republicans, Democrats, and Populists in Congress. In the wake of anti-Chinese violence in California, the United States Congress A. passed a la w prohibiting the immigration of Chinese laborers to America. B. did nothing, as it was California's problem. C. banned the Kearneyites in San Francisco. D. sent many Chinese back to their homeland. By 1900, American attitudes toward labor began to change as the public came to recognize the right of workers to bargain collectively and strike. Nevertheless, A. labor unions continued to decline in membership. B. the American Federation of Labor failed to take advantage of the situation. C. the vast majority of employers continued to fight organized labor. D. Congress declared the AFL illegal. The people who found fault with the “captains of industry” mostly argued that these men A. had no real business ability. B.
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