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Chapter 8 Quiz

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1.

Turn-of-the-century technology included all these EXCEPT

 

(A)

skyscrapers

 

(B)

electric streetcars

 

(C)

steam engines

 

(D)

steel-cable suspension bridges

  

2.

One goal of public education for immigrants was to

 

(A)

marginalize them

 

(B)

Americanize them

 

(C)

send them home

 

(D)

create an accurate census

  

3.

Expansion of education had all these effects EXCEPT

 

(A)

more libraries

 

(B)

more galleries and museums

 

(C)

increased fiction sales

 

(D)

increased romanticism

  

4.

Southern legislation that separated blacks and whites was known as the

 

(A)

Jim Crow laws

 

(B)

Atlanta Compromise

 

(C)

Plessy v. Ferguson

 

(D)

Exclusion Act

  

5.

Turn-of-the-century leisure activities included all these EXCEPT

 

(A)

bicycling

 

(B)

shopping

 

(C)

vaudeville

 

(D)

motion pictures

  
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