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The tallest building in the U.S. is the ________ ________ in the city of ___________
Sears Tower

Chicago
What is the name of the famous national park in Arizona?q
Grand Canyon
This is a set limit.
Quota
This Supreme Court case decided that segregation was o.k. as long as the facilities were equal.
Plessy v Ferguson
An unfair act taken against a particular group of people is called_________________
discrimination
Name the 3 candidates who ran in the 1912 election.
Wilson
Taft
Roosevelt
This means separation of the races.
Segregation
What kind of music was played in the late 19th century?
Ragtime
Segregation was ruled ________ by the Supreme Court in 1956
unconstitutional
Name four non-white groups who suffered the most discrimination and racism.
Blacks
Mexicans
Indians
Asians
What does NAACP stand for?
National
Association for the
Advancement of
Colored people
The process of blending in to society is called_____
Assimilation
This is the name of the newspapermen who exposed the evils of the time
Muckrakers
The run down apartments found in city slum areas were called______
Tenements
These are people who flee their country because of war, natural disasters, or famine (lack of food)
Refugees
People in the South had to take this exam so that they could register to vote.
Literacy Test
In Montgomery,Alabama,in 1955, this woman refused to give up her seat on the bus.
Rosa Parks
In 1885 what did the white people of Rock Springs, Wyoming do?
murdered 28 Chinese people
This is the name of the clause that allowed you to vote if your ancestor had voted on or before Jan.1, 1867.
Grandfather Clause
The blacks of Montgomery,Alabama, did this to prove that segregation on busses was humiliating and oppressive.
Boycott
These two ladies were both president of the NAWSA.
Susan B. Anthony
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
What do the letters
NAWSA stand for?
North American Woman Suffrage Association
This banned literacy tests in 1965.
Voting Rights Act of 1965
The Civil Rights Act of 1964 banned ____________ in public places such as theaters, hotels, and restaurants.
Segregation
This is the growth of cities as a result of industrialization.
Urbanization
This is a neighborhood with overcrowded and dangerous housing.
Slum
The _______ Immigration Law allowed only 125,000 immigrants in to the U.S. per year.
1965
This stopped the Chinese from entering the U.S. in 1882
The Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882
There is a famous amusement park off the coast of New York City. What is it?
Coney Island
Where is Glacier National Park?
Montana
This means to feel superior to another race.
Racism
Where is Yosimite National Park?
California
Upton Sinclair wrote a famous book. What is its name?
The Jungle
An area of the city where a specific race or nationality lives is called _______
Ghetto
This island is off the coast of San Francisco
Angel Island
The 14th Amendment states that no___ shall deprive you of your rights of____,______, or___without due____of law
state
life,liberty,property
process
This is what laws that enforcred segregation in the south were called.
Jim Crow
What is the name of the large park that is on Manhattan Island?
Central Park
Teddy Roosevelt was President from _____ to _____
1901-1909
Who was president from 1909 to 1913?
Taft
This is the name of the case in which the Supreme Court ruled that segregation in public schools was unconstitutional.
Brown v Topeka
Ellis Island is off the coast of _________
New York