Early Early 'Murica
Early 'Murica
Industrial 'Murica
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100
The search for this was the primary reason why Jamestown was settled.
What was GOLD.
100
The belief that God gave America the duty to expand from coast to coast.
What is Manifest Destiny.
100
This dude coined the phrase of this category.
Who was Mark Twain.
100
Infamous railroad developer who was known best as a Robber Baron.
Who was Jay Gould.
100
Upton Sinclair's book The Jungle depicted horrendous working conditions in what industry?
What was the meat packing industry.
200
Religious freedom was a motivating factor in the settlement of this region.
What was New England.
200
$.03/acre back then, $.42/acre today . . .
What was the Louisiana Purchase.
200
This process led cheaper steal which meant taller buildings.
What was the Bessemer process.
200
Main reasons why immigrants were pulled to the US. (Name 2)
What was: plenty of land & work; higher standard of living; Democratic political system; opportunity for social advancement.
200
Infamous Political Machine leader of New York who ripped the city off of nearly $500 million in today's money.
Who was William "Boss" Tweed.
300
In the Triangular Trade, slaves were traded to the Colonies or Caribbean Islands which in turn shipped this to Europe.
What is molasses, sugar, or fruit.
300
Freed slaves in all rebellious states.
What was the Emancipation Proclamation.
300
Industrial expansion in the 1800's can be directly tied to the expansion of this industry.
What was the railroad.
300
The usual living accommodations for immigrants.
What were tenements.
300
Universal women's suffrage resulted from this movement.
What was the Progressive Reform Movement.
400
This person authored the Virginia Plan which led to the creation of the Constitution.
Who was James James Madison.
400
This resolution in Missouri helped solve an ongoing conflict for a time between slave and free states.
What is the Missouri Compromise of 1820.
400
Purpose of forming a monopoly or trust.
What is eliminating the competition.
400
The belief that only the fittest in society will survive.
What was Social Darwinism.
400
Settlement houses (the Hull House) were inspired by this lady from the Windy City.
Who was Jane Addams.
500
John Locke's writings influenced this important document.
What is the Declaration of Independence.
500
Mural depicted this abolitionist holding two "bibles".
Who was John Brown.
500
"Policy or attitude of letting things take their own course, without interfering"
What is laissez faire.
500
Christian beliefs + social problems = Progressive Era What was this movement called?
What was the Gospel of Wealth.
500
Businesses hated them, the government opposed them, and many people blamed them.
What are unions.
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