HIS 204 American History Since 1865
HIS 204 week 1 Quiz (All correct)
Question 1. In 1890, in order to accommodate the rising numbers of immigrants, the United States established a receiving center. What was it called?
Statue of Liberty
Port of Galveston
Question 2. Which of the following was not one of the main problems that farmers faced in the late 19th century?
Expansion of the country
Increased number of farms
Question 3. Which of the following was not one of the ways that African Americans typically experienced freedom?
Participating in politics
Returning to Africa
Seeking an education
Taking a new name
Question 4. Which titan of industry was most known for establishing the modern banking industry?
Question 5. Which of the following had greatest cultural ramifications for Native Americans?
Decimation of buffalo herds
Loss of land for farming
“Wild West” shows
Question 6. Which of the following was a government oversight commission that ensured that a certain percentage of government jobs went to those who legitimately competed for the job and were qualified for it?
Civil Rights Act
Pendleton Civil Service Act
Question 7. Which of the following became a “third party” in the late 19th century?
Question 8. Which of the following groups ascribed to the idea of “one big union,” was one of the first to employ the echnique of strikes to achieve worker demands, and listed its only qualification for membership as bein one who “toiled.”
Knights of Labor
National Labor Union
American Federation of Labor
Question 9. After Reconstruction ended in 1877, there was an explosion of southern industrial activity, and 1880 marked a “turning point in the urbanization of Dixie.” Which of the following was least representative of this?
Question 10. In the midst of this depression and massive unemployment, the nation elected a new president in 1896. In many ways the election was a referendum on:
the silver question.
the gold question.
the immigrant question.
the agrarian question.