Created Equal: Political and Cultural Conflict in a Decade of Depression and War: The 1890s - Quiz Flashcards

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Appointed in 1898 as chief of the Division of Forestry, __________ made conservation of natural resources a national issue.

Gifford Pinchot


Several factors account for obsession with race in the 1890s, including all of the following EXCEPT: A. growing awareness among Progressive reformers of discrimination and oppression of minority groups. B. American efforts to colonize and explore the globe brought Americans face-to-face with other races and cultures.
C. "New Immigration" raised concerns about conferring citizenship upon non-Anglos.
D.violence along the United States-Mexican border and resistance of Indians to white authority.

A. growing awareness among Progressive reformers of discrimination and oppression of minority groups.


The principle of racial segregation was upheld in the court case

Plessy v. Ferguson.


In her newspaper Free Speech , __________ condemned the practice of lynching and spot lighted the case of three black businessmen who were lynched in Memphis in 1892 for little more than being successful.

Ida B. Wells-Barnett


The textbook notes that a new characteristic of American life during the high tide of immigration was new ritualistic display of patriotism such as

recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance in public schools.


The Pension Act of 1890, which provided pensions to nearly a million Civil War veterans, was funded by the

extremely high McKinley tariff.


In 1894, __________ led a march on Washington, D.C. by thousands of unemployed men to demand relief from the federal government.

Jacob S. Coxey


President Cleveland justified the use of federal troops to break the railroad workers' strike by arguing

the strike interfered with the delivery of U.S. mail.


Black and white women worked together in voluntary cause for



Inclusion of sugar in the McKinley Act had all of the following results in Hawaii EXCEPT:
A. Queen Liliuokalani fell from power.
B. American planters seized control of Hawaii.
C. sugar production in Hawaii collapsed.

C. sugar production in Hawaii collapsed.