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History 1302

Week Two Assignment

1. In much of the 19th century, women in Texas were not allowed to


___________________ outside the home.

2. The historian Frederick Jackson Turner argued that the


____________________ shaped America’s national character.

3. From the end of the Civil War to the turn of the century the value of
__________________________ increased six fold.

4. The _______________________ industry was “the first big business, the


first magnet for the great financial markets, and the first industry to
develop a large-scale management bureaucracy.

5. The number of inventions registered at the U.S. Patent’s Office


__________________________ ___________________________ during the
19th century.
6. Nikola Tesla’s invention of the alternating-current motor made it possible for
__________________ ____________________ to locate away from waterfalls.

7. Unlike Rockefeller and Carnegie, J. Pierpont Morgan was born to


_______________________.

8. Sears, Roebuck and Company was a pioneer in selling goods by ____________________.

9. During the Gilded Age, the rich were getting richer and a lot of other people were at least a
lot ______________________ ________________________.

10.Most Americans experienced a rising ________________________


__________________________ ________________________ in the late nineteenth century.

11.In terms of industrial work, children working in the late 1800s suffered
______________________ times as many accidents as adult workers.

12.________________________ _______________________ used intimidation, beatings, and


killings to right perceived wrongs against Irish workers.

13.Many Americans were afraid that the Railroad Strike of 1877 was the beginning of a worker-
based ___________________________ ______________________________.
14.The Sand-Lot incident was an effort to subdue the Asian people known as the
________________________.

15._________________________ believed that government was in itself an abusive device used


by the rich and powerful to oppress and exploit the working poor.

16.The ___________________________ ___________________________ grew indirectly out


of agitation for an eight-hour workday.

17.Due to a major unrest in Chicago in 1886, Terence Powderly and the Knights of Labor were
never able to make people believe that they were not in opposition to the
____________________________.

18.Marxism was imported to the United States mainly through the work of the
________________________.

19.____________________________ _______________________ was the Social Democratic


party’s candidate for president in 1904

20.The socialist party came to an end primarily over disagreements concerning


______________________________ ___________________________ ____________.