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1.

All these characterized big cities at the end of the nineteenth century EXCEPT

 

(A)

slums

 

(B)

overcrowding

 

(C)

no public transportation

 

(D)

poverty

  

2.

Political machines in the early 1900s

 

(A)

destroyed cities

 

(B)

replaced political parties

 

(C)

excluded immigrants

 

(D)

were corrupt, yet did some good

  

3.

After 1900, the new immigrants came mainly from

 

(A)

eastern and southern Europe

 

(B)

Asia

 

(C)

western Europe

 

(D)

northern Europe

  

4.

The decision in Plessy v. Ferguson

 

(A)

supported segregation

 

(B)

ended segregation

 

(C)

repealed Jim Crow laws

 

(D)

led to the passage of Jim Crow laws

  

5.

New methods of selling at the turn of the century included

 

(A)

world's fairs

 

(B)

mail-order catalogs and department stores

 

(C)

assimilation businesses

 

(D)

streetcar sales

  
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