The Game of Life
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State Exam Questions
Government Corruption
100

Population shifted for a variety of reasons in America. How did the population shift?

Population shifted from the rural (country) area to urban (cities).

100

What is journalist that wanted to expose corruption and abuses in industry and government?

Muckraker

100

A word that is used to show it is a law.

What is an Act?

100

I give a person the right to their invention or an idea which protects their rights for a certain amount of time from someone using it.

What is a patent.

100

He is the President that is also considered a muckraker who wanted to expose injustices such as monopolies and the meat packing scandal.

Who is Teddy Roosevelt?

100

An increase in the number of factories led to   a.)increased dependence on products made in homes   b.) an increase in urbanization.                                c.) a decrease in levels of water and air pollution.     d.) a reduction in immigration from Europe

An increase in the number of factories led to

Answer: b.) an increase in urbanization

Factories attracted more people which increased the population.

100

He was the most famous corrupt politician in America who stole millions from NYC.

Who is Boss Tweed?

200

A three story building with cramped and horrible living conditions.

What are tenements?

200

I wrote a book called the Jungle.

Who is Upton Sinclair?

200

The monopoly break act.

What is the Sherman Anti-Trust Act?

200

The term used to describe a reason or reasons for why you would move to another country to live.

Push Factors

200

The event which sparked safer working conditions when mostly women were killed.

What is the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire?

200

Mass production can best be defined as the              a.) number of hours employees are required to work    b.) manufacture of large quantities of a products that are made quickly and cheaply.                                  c) profit made by a large business or corporation     d.) formation of a business monopoly 

Mass production can best be defined as the b. manufacture of large quantities of a products that is made quickly and cheaply.

200

A party organization, headed by a single boss group, that commands enough votes to maintain political and administrative control of a city, county, or state.

What is a political machine?

300

These were people that were a valuable resource for a growing economy who were born someplace else.

What are immigrants.

300

I think a picture is worth a thousand words.  Especially when you want to expose the muck of horrible living conditions.

Who is Jacob Riis?

300

I gave the right to women to be able to vote in 1920.

What is the 19th Amendment?

300

The term used to to explain what attracted you to move to another country.

What are Pull Factors.

300

He was the partner of JP Morgan which was "electric."

Who was Thomas Edison?

300

Henry Ford took this manufacturing production idea and applied it to the production of his cars.

a.) Assembly line.                                                  b.) Meat industry line.                                             c.) Direct Primary                                                   d.) Civil disobedience

Henry Ford took this manufacturing production idea and applied it to the production of his cars.

a.) Assembly line

(It led to a cheaper car which the average person could afford).

300

Giving or receiving any item of value to influence the actions of a public official which is illegal.

What is a bribe?

400

I am a person who did not like immigrants that were arriving who did not share the same culture (western European, english speaking and from the protestant religion).

Who is a a nativist?

400

Boss Tweed thought I was "nasty" for using political cartoons to expose his corruption.

Who is Thomas Nast?

Fun Fact: He is famous for creating Uncle Sam, democratic donkey, republican elephant and the influenced the appearance of modern day santa.

400

This amendment (or term for what it did) banned alcohol which was a disaster and was repealed (erased) by the 21st Amendment.

What was Prohibition or 18th Amendment?

400

The place outside the city which tends to be residential and a common place for people to live that work in the city.


What is a suburb?

400

The Pittsburgh NFL football team which got their name from the most common job at that time in Pittsburgh.

What are the Steelers?

400

In the US, many of the reform movements of the early 1900s were primarily the result of                           a.) the growth of States rights as a political issue.    b.) the increase in taxation.                                c.)the continuing decline in immigration.                 d.) industrialization and the growth of cities.

In the US, many of the reform movements of the early 1900s were primarily the result of                   

d.) industrialization and the growth of cities.

400

The political machine that is famous for being ruled by Boss Tweed and controlling NYC politics.

What is Tammany Hall?

500

My name is Bessemer and I figured out how to mass produce this item which removes of impurities from the iron by shooting air through molten iron.

What is steel?

500

I went undercover to expose the exploitation/abusing of child workers by pretending to spread christianity to children that were working.

Who is Lewis Hine?

500

Only law that specifically banned (not allow) immigrants from coming to America from the 1882 to 1943.

Chinese Exclusion Act

In 1943, they only allowed 100 Chinese immigrants.

Trump had an executive order that specifically did not allow immigrants from certain "Muslim" countries which was seen as a similar law since it banned everyone from certain countries.


500

The process in which an immigrant comes to resemble a society's majority group or assume the values, behaviors, and beliefs of the country they moved to.

What is assimilation.

500

The avenue OR term used to describe the location where the richest people lived during the Gilded Age.

What was Millionaire's Row on 5th avenue?

500

Name one reason why Prohibition (banning alcohol) was a mistake.

1. Government was unable to tax alcohol anymore (because it was illegal).                                           2. Organized crime increased.                                  3. People died from drinking homemade alcohol.        4. Loss of jobs.

500

This is a public building which was originally supposed to cost $250,000 but ended up costing over $11 million dollars which was padded with bribes and kickbacks during the Gilded Age.]

What is Tweed Courthouse?

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