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USII.3c - Who was W.E.B. Du Bois and how did he respond to the issues of segregation and discrimination?
An African American leader who wanted immediate political, civil and social equality for African Americans at any cost
USII.3e - This union pushed for higher wages, shorter hours and better working conditions. It was stronger in the skilled trades than the factories, and preferred bargaining over strikes.
The AFL - American Federation of Labor
USII.3d - What created the rise in big business in the late 1800s?
National markets created by transportation advances; Captains of industry like Rockefeller (oil) Carnegie (steel), and Ford (cars); Advertising; Lower-cost production
USII.3e - Which Constitutional Amendment finally gave women the right to vote and when was it adopted?
The 19th amendment, adopted in 1920, gave women the right to vote.
USII.4a - Reporters covering the Spanish American War exaggerated Spanish atrocities in order to sell newspapers. This became known as -
yellow journalism
USII.4b - After World War I ended, what did President Woodrow Wilson propose?
A peace plan that called for the formation of the League of Nations, a peacekeeping organization
USII.3d - What effect did mechanization (e.g., the reaper) have on the farms?
Mechanization increased productivity and reduced labor needs. Farm laborers left for the cities to work in industry.
USII.4a - What was the Spanish American War all about?
The U.S. declared war on Spain in 1898 in support of Cuban rebels wanting independence from Spain.
USII.3e - What did Susan B. Anthony do?
She worked for women's suffrage.
USII.3e - What was the name of the movement of those against alcohol consumption and production?
The Temperance Movement
USII.3e - What was an important result of the Homestead Strike?
Americans turned against unions and organized labor which they blamed for the violence.
USII.3c - How did Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. Du Bois differ in their response to discrimination?
Washington was willing to accept some degree of segregation, and advocated moving more slowly to equality through education. DuBois demanded immediate equality for African Americans.
USII.3d - What caused the industrialization of the late 1800s?
Access to raw materials and energy; Availability of work force; Inventions; Financial resources
USII.3d - Who emerged as the captain of the auto industry?
Henry Ford
USII.3d - Between the Civil War and World War I, the U.S. was transformed from a(n) _____ to a(n) ______ nation.
agricultural --- industrial