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14. The expansion of American industry was sparked mainly by (1 point)

public welfare programs.

technological advances and financial investments.

a decline in productivity in Europe.

government involvement in the economy.

15. Which one of the following did the Populists support? (1 point)

the Turner thesis

a progressive income tax

staying on the gold standard

private ownership of communications and transportation systems

16. What reason was given by settlers as to why they had a greater right to western lands than the Native Americans? (1 point)

The government already owned all the land of the West.

The Native Americans did not want the land.

Settlers produced more food and wealth than Native Americans.

Native Americans had already agreed to give away their lands.

17. Which of the following was a major result of both immigration and the increased productivity of factory jobs in the late 1800s? (1 point)

the rapid expansion of urban areas

mechanization of agriculture

high wages for factory workers

overpopulation of the South

18. Why did many immigrants support city political machines? (1 point)

Political machines were free of corruption.

Political machines provided them with jobs.

Political machines put powerful "bosses" out of business.

Political machines fought against crime in the slums.

19. In the case of Plessy v. Ferguson, the Supreme Court (1 point)

declared segregation unconstitutional.

established the "separate-but-equal" doctrine, upholding segregation.

ordered public school districts to upgrade schools for African Americans.

ordered universities to enroll more women and African Americans.

20. During the late 1800s, women from which of these groups were most likely to work outside the home? (1 point)

older married women

women in the South

uneducated women

young single women

21. Which was a result of the Spanish-American War? (1 point)

Cuba became a Spanish protectorate.

Puerto Rico and Guam were made unincorporated U.S. territories.

Spain admitted it had blown up the Maine.

The Philippines won independence from foreign rule.

22. The United States followed a policy of expansionism in the late 1800s because (1 point)

European nations were eager to sell rights to their colonies.

many Americans were demanding high-quality foreign goods.

U.S. factories needed foreign laborers.

the nation sought more markets for its goods.

23. The building of the Panama Canal was important because it (1 point)

helped stabilize the economies of Latin American countries.

improved relations between Colombia and the United States.

facilitated movement between Atlantic and Pacific ports.

promoted European investment in the United States.

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  • 10 years ago
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    14.) technological advances and financial investments.

    15.) staying on the gold standard

    16.) Settlers produced more food and wealth than Native Americans.

    17.) the rapid expansion of urban areas

    18.) Political machines provided them with jobs.

    19.) established the "separate-but-equal" doctrine, upholding segregation.

    20.) young single women

    21.) Puerto Rico and Guam were made unincorporated U.S. territories.

    22.) the nation sought more markets for its goods.

    23.) facilitated movement between Atlantic and Pacific ports.

  • 4 years ago

    14.) technological advances and economic investments. 15.) staying on the main pleasing sixteen.) Settlers produced extra food and wealth than nearby individuals. 17.) the quick boom of city aspects 18.) Political machines provided them with jobs. 19.) conventional the "separate-yet-equivalent" doctrine, upholding segregation. 20.) youthful single women 21.) Puerto Rico and Guam have been made unincorporated U.S. territories. 22.) the country sought extra markets for its products. 23.) facilitated circulation between Atlantic and Pacific ports.

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