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What is a polication cartoon and how can one be helpful?
A politcal cartoon gives the cartoontist opinion about an something that is currently happening. It can make events that are hard to understand easier to understand. The cartoon can sometimes convince people to think a certain way.
16Q.
Samuel Gompers was a famous ---.
16A.
union leader
Explain the dark side of the Industrial Revolution
1. factories were often unsafe (dangerous machines and poor conditions)
2. long hours and little pay
3. children worked
4.
3Q.
--- is using new tools, metods, and knowledge to solve problems.
3A
Technology
11Q.
In 1871 the city of Chicago was destroyed by ---.
11A.
a fire
8Q.
In 1889 Jane Addams established the naiton's first ---
8A.
settlement house
19Q. The "March of the Mill Children" led the state of Pennsylvania to ---.
19A.
Pass a law forbidding child labor
12Q
AFter teh Civil War, many peole moved to American citites to find ---.
12A.
jobs
2Q
A small factor where people work long hours for low pay in unhealthy conditions is known as a ---.
2A
sweatshop
17Q.
Immigrant neighborhoods in the U.S. helped many immigrants to ---.
17A.
feel more at home
1Q
When union workers refuse to work, it is called a ---.
1A
strike
5Q.
The Industrial Revolution was started by improvements in ---.
5A.
technology
6Q.
Who brought the United States into the electric age?
6A.
Thomas Edison
18Q.
A free enterprise system encourages people to ---.
18A. invest in new ideas
14Q.
Most immigrants came to America because they were ---
14A.
searching for a better life
13Q.
After 1880, some American workers wanted to keep immigrants out of the country because immigrant
13A.
took away jobs
10Q.
What happened during America's Industrial Revolution?
10A
by joing labor unions
9Q.
How did workers improve condiditons during the IndustrialRevoluation?
9A.
by joining labor unions
4Q.
Andrew Carnegie's greatest contribution to the Industrial Revolution was in the --- industry.
4A
steel-making
23Q.
Uncle Sam represents ---
23A
the United States
20Q.
In 1924 Congress passed a law limiting ---.
20A.
immigration from Europe
7Q.
When immigrants arrived in the U.S. they had to pass through ---.
7A.
an inspection station
Essay 1
Three the ways in which settlement house workers improved life in the American Cities.
Essay
1. encouraged citites to clean up neighborhoods
2. parks were built for the children
3. workers were taught skill
22Q.
In politcal cartoons, a person or an object that stands for somethng else is called a ---
22A.
symbol
21Q
A politcakl cartoon reflects ---
21A.
the cartoonist's opinion
20Q.
In 1924 Congress passed a law limiting ---.
20A.
15Q.
Who helped Alexander Graham Bell start the American Bell Telephone Company?
15A.
investors