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Tammany Hall was the name of a
a) dance hall.
b) political machine.
c) saloon.
d) theater.

Political machines provided city dwellers with many necessities, but many machine politicians grew rich as the result of
a) graft.
b) industrialization.
c) investments.
d) theft.

In late nineteenth-century urban America, most people who lived in “streetcar suburbs” were
a) middle class.
b) rural poor.
c) very wealthy.
d) working class.

In late nineteenth-century cities, doctors, lawyers, engineers, managers, social workers, architects, and teachers made up a growing
a) middle class.
b) tenement class.
c) wealthy society.
d) working class.

In the late 1800s, the most common form of mass transit was the
a) cable car.
b) horsecar.
c) subway.
d) trolley.

The world’s first skyscraper, built in 1885, was
a) 10 stories tall.
b) 20 stories tall.
c) 25 stories tall.
d) 40 stories tall.

The Workingman’s Party of California was formed to
a) establish a minimum wage.
b) fight Chinese immigration.
c) help immigrants find jobs.
d) improve working conditions.

Nativism in the late 1800s was focused on Asian immigrants, Jewish immigrants, and
a) British immigrants.
b) Canadian immigrants.
c) eastern European immigrants
d) Scandinavian immigrants.

In the early 1860s, Chinese immigrants came to the United States to
a) escape industrialization in China.
b) escape religious persecution.
c) work in factories in Chicago.
d) work on the transcontinental railroad.

During the late nineteenth century, which of the following states received the most immigration from China?
a) California
b) Florida
c) Illinois
d) New York

In 1896, the Supreme Court’s decision in Plessy v. Ferguson upheld the doctrine of
a) civil rights.
b) “equal protection.”
c) the right to vote.
d) “separate but equal.”

.
a) right answer
b) wrong answer
c)
d)

To win the votes of poor whites during the 1890s, Democratic leaders in the South began appealing to
a) diversity.
b) Northerners.
c) Populists.
d) racism

During the presidential campaign of 1888, Republican candidate Benjamin Harrison, who supported high tariffs on imported goods, received large contributions from
a) immigrants.
b) industrialists.
c) labor unions.
d) realists.

William M. Tweed was
a) the designer of the first skyscraper.
b) the inventor of the electric trolley car.
c) the leader of the Workingman’s Party.
d) the party boss of a political machine.

Many immigrants left Europe to escape poverty, the restrictions of social class, forced military service, high food prices, population pressure, and
a) civil war.
b) the lack of industrial jobs.
c) religious persecution.
d) urban problems such as crime.

In 1883, the Supreme Court set the stage for legalized segregation when it overturned
a) the Civil Rights Act of 1875.
b) the Fourteenth Amendment.
c) Plessy v. Ferguson.
d) Wabash v. Illinois.

In the late nineteenth century, southern states passed Jim Crow laws in order to
a) ban the Populist Party.
b) enforce discrimination.
c) protect African Americans.
d) put limits on voting rights.

Many labor unions opposed immigration, arguing that most immigrants
a) did not understand English.
b) had no marketable skills.
c) would not join a union.
d) would work for low wages.

The wave of immigrants that arrived in the late nineteenth century changed American society by
a) bringing new ideas to American industries.
b) changing the face and size of American cities.
c) forming ethnic neighborhoods in many communities.
d) rapidly assimilating into mainstream American culture.

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