According to historian Frederick Jackson Turner,a key factor in the development of American individualism and
(A) Puritan theology
(C) the American Revolution
(D) the Civil War(E) the frontier
49. Settlement house workers of the late nineteenth century would most likely have engaged in all of the following
A) establishing day nurseries for working mothers
(B) offering literacy and language classes for immigrants
(C) publishing reports on deplorable housing conditions
(D) teaching classes on cooking and dressmaking(E) organizing women workers into labor unions
51. Which of the following was true of the Dawes Severalty Act of 1887 ?
(A) It created American Indian reservations for the first time.
(B) It was intended to recognize the contributions of American Indian peoples.
C) It eliminated most tribal land ownership in favor of ownership by individuals.
(D) It led directly to the Battle of Wounded Knee.(E) It indicated that the federal government had abandoned the goal
of American Indian assimilation.
“Every contract, combination in form of trust or otherwise, or conspiracy, in restraint of trade or commerce in any
territory of the United States . . .is hereby declared illegal.”The passage above was most effectively used for which
purpose in the late nineteenth century?
(A) Supporting the goals of Social Darwinists
(B) Restricting the power of monopolies and trusts
(C) Limiting the power of labor unions
(D) Regulating railroads and grain storage silos
(E) Upholding the powers of the Interstate Commerce Act
The purpose of the immigration restriction acts passed in the 1920s was to
(A) exclude Chinese immigration for a period of ten years
(B) favor northern and western European immigration
C) favor southern and eastern European immigration
(D) deny citizenship to immigrants from Asia and Africa
(E) limit immigration from Canada and Mexico
Which of the following economic realities is MOST CLOSELY associated with the development of the factory system?
(A) Reduced need for skilled workers.
(B) Disruption of maritime commerce.
(C) Growth of slavery.
(D) Low wages to workers.
(E) Restrictions on the development of industry
The worker movement of the 1840's was by nature a reform movement in the sense that:
(A) it was an argument between industrialists and agrarians.
(B) slavery remained an important institution in American life.
(C) it pressured those in power to make changes in the factory system.
(D) the lower levels of white society were not enfranchised and involved.
(E) it instigated Indian resistance and populism.
The low wages of workers is most closely associated with:
(A) New England from 1808 to 1812.
(B) the abundance of labor in the North before 1860.