DUAL US: Study Guide Quiz #1

Before your first quiz, go back into the notes and the reading, and make sure that you can talk about – and more importantly write about – the topics that are listed below. Some of these come out of the notes that we have done in class, others from the reading. In short paragraphs you will need to be able to explain 10 of the following:

  1. Compromise of 1877 (pg.511)
  2. Birth of Jim Crow South (pg. 512-513)
  3. Building the Transcontinetal RR & Credit Moblier
  4. Andrew Carnegie
  5. John D. Rockefeller and Standard Oil
  6. Horizontal and Vertical integration
  7. The Trust
  8. Social Darwinism
  9. Major labor strikes/clashes: Haymarket Square, Homestead Strike, Coal Creek War (see Zinn excerpt)
  10. Powers business had over unions (pg. 550)
  11. Company Towns
  12. Jacob Riis “How the Other Half Lives”
  13. Jane Addams and Hull House, The Social Gospel
  14. Gospel of Wealth and Andrew Carnegie
  15. Why Big Business was able to dominate period
  16. “Sister Carrie” woman and the city
  17. Dumbell tenements: Conditions for the poorest
  18. New Immigrants
  19. Boss Tweed/Tammany Hall and the cartoons of Thomas Nast
  20. Contrast between rich and poor found in American cities turn of the century

If you know these topics you will be in great shape. I will base the multiple choice off of these. REMEMBER: these will be broad questions that try to pull together what you read and classtime.


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