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Who was a New York banker?
J. P. Morgan
The arrival point in America for most immigrants was...
Ellis Island
Who was a railroad tycoon?
Cornelius Vanderbilt
Special lands set aside for Native Americans were called...
reservations
Two countries that provided many railroad worders were...
Ireland and China
What was the name of the cattle drive path?
Goodnight-Loving
What industry produces materials like coal, iron and steel?
heavy
A refusal by workers to do their jobs is called a...
strike
Bottle Alley is a name for a New York...
slum
The author of How the Other Half Lives is...
Jacob Riis
The first transcontinental railroad was completed in what year?
1869
Through the Dawes Act, the governmnet tried to get Native Americans to take up what?
farming
The final defeat of the Native Americans occured where?
Wounded Knee
Some people blamed immigrants for what kind of pay?
low
Most newcommers to the city lived in...
apartments
Whites killed buffalo mostly for food and for..
hides
Thousands of Southern African Americans moved to New York City and settled in what area?
Harlem
The Populist Party hoped to end the raliroads' high rates through...
nationalization
After William McKinley was assassinated who became President?
Theodore Roosevelt
The Sioux leader that led his people off a reservation was...
Sitting Bull
Describe how immigrants in the US lived.
The immigrants lived in their own neighborhoods mostly. Many could not afford houses so they lived in rented apartment buildings. Most families crammed into 1 bedroom apartments. They had poor sanitiation and sewer systems.