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Many Jewish immigrants settled in New York City, while most Chinese settled in California, and Scandinavians settled in the Midwest. What is one reason for these patterns?
a) Immigrants wanted to break new ground and establish new settlements
b) Immigrants wanted to be with others from their native country.
c) They used a map of the US and played Pin the Tail on the Donkey to determine where they would live.
d) Immigrants faced restrictions on which regions were open to them.

The first wave of immigrants to the United States was largely from northern and central Europe. Where did most of the second wave of immigrants come from?
a) southern and eastern Europe
b) Mars
c) southern Europe and South Asia
d) South America and eastern Europe

Which group of immigrants experienced the quickest processing and were most likely to be accepted into the country?
a) Asians at Angel Island
b) Asians at Ellis Island
c) Europeans at Angel Island
d) Europeans at Ellis Island

What was the goal of many nativists with respect to immigration?
a) They wanted immigrants barred from the United States.
b) They felt there should be a large entry tax for immigrants.
c) They wanted to have immigrants contained in selected locations.
d) They believed that immigrants should pass citizenship requirements before entering the United States

Which of the following is NOT an example of the Americanization movement in action?
a) Business leaders set up Americanization classes for their immigrant workers.
b) Federal and local governments established programs to educate immigrants about how to be American.
c) Immigrant families spoke their native language in their homes, places of worship, and at their jobs.
d) Immigrant children attended public school and learned English

What happened to the population of cities in the period between the Civil War and the 1920s?
a) It remained about the same.
b) It declined due to zombie attacks.
c) It fluctuated, declining at first and then growing.
d) It grew because of job opportunities.

What does it mean for a city to be stratified?
a) This is when a city triples in size by annexing neighboring communities.
b) This is when a city has its own superhero, like Gotham City has Batman.
c) Cities were separated by categories such as class, race, and ethnicity.
d) More city dwellers began to live farther from their places of work.

What was urban planner Daniel Burnham's greatest contribution to cities?
a) This urban planning effort was a model for the orderly growth of a city.
b) A three story chocolate fountain.
c) It became the model for the Chicago income and property tax program.
d) He used this plan to avoid prosecution for the Chicago fire.

Where did most immigrants choose to live when they entered the United States in the late 1800s or early 1900s?
a) In the suburbs
b) On farms
c) In cities
d) In a pineapple under the sea

Who published How the Other Half Lives, which influenced politicians in New York and nationwide to clean up the evils of tenement life?
a) Teddy Roosevelt
b) Upton Sinclair
c) Ida Tarbell
d) Jacob Riis

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