Challenges to Government and Corporate Power 1877-1890 - Quiz

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1

Which Western town was the site of the Chinese massacre?

Rock Springs, Wyoming

2

"Jim Crow" was a term referring to

legalized racial segregation.

3

Regiments of black soldiers assigned to duty in the West became known as

Buffalo soldiers.

4

An organizer for the Knights of Labor and an early advocate for women's labor organization was

Leonora Barry.

5

Industrial owners infiltrated and broke up labor organizations by employing private security forces such as the

Pinkerton Detectives.

6

By the mid-1880s, the major issue or goal for organized labor was

forcing industrialists to accept collective bargaining.

7

The author of How the Other Half Lives, which documented the hard living conditions of the working class, was

Jacob Riis.

8

Jane Addams' ideas for urban social reform were inspired by

Toynbee Hall, a social settlement in England.

9

The Women's Christian Temperance Union was dedicated to the cause of

alcohol prohibition.

10

The first state or territory to allow women to vote was

Wyoming.