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People. Events. Terms. Places. Potpourri. 100. 100. 100. 100. 100. 200. 200. 200. 200. 200. 300. 300. 300. 300. 300. 400. 400. 400. 400. 400. 500. 500. 500. 500. 500. This famous humorist and satirist coined the term “The Gilded Age.”. Mark Twain.

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  1. People Events Terms Places Potpourri 100 100 100 100 100 200 200 200 200 200 300 300 300 300 300 400 400 400 400 400 500 500 500 500 500

  2. This famous humorist and satirist coined the term “The Gilded Age.”

  3. Mark Twain

  4. This black leader demanded “Full Equality Now” and helped to establish the NAACP.

  5. W.E.B. DuBois

  6. Alfred T. Mahan stressed the importance of this to protect the American nation and extend the American empire.

  7. Naval Power

  8. This man did not really wish to be president but he was hand-picked as Theodore Roosevelt’s successor.

  9. William Howard Taft

  10. This radical leader of the temperance movement was famous for the work she did with a hatchet and a Bible.

  11. Carrie Nation

  12. Radical anarchists were blamed for throwing a bomb at Chicago Police and starting this labor riot.

  13. Haymarket Square Riot

  14. This is the greatest single killer in all of American history.

  15. Influenza

  16. Why is the premier of the film The Jazz Singer significant?

  17. First Talking Picture

  18. This battle marked the last real victory of the Sioux in the Plain Indians Wars of the late 19th century.

  19. The Battle of the Little Bighorn

  20. The Compromise of 1877 is sometimes called the last act of the Civil War. It involved the presidency of this man.

  21. Rutherford B. Hayes

  22. The Gentlemen’s Agreement was a sign of the growing tension between these two nations.

  23. The U.S. and Japan

  24. What development led to the necessity to create time zones?

  25. Railroads

  26. A progressive change to government operation was a device whereby the citizens themselves can pass a law. This is a called:

  27. An initiative

  28. This weapon of war is most responsible for drawing the U.S. into World War I.

  29. U-Boat

  30. Please explain the policy of assimilation as inherent in the Dawes Act.

  31. Native Americans were to give up their traditional ways and assimilate to white culture.

  32. Theodore Roosevelt purposely fomented a rebellion here in order to strengthen U.S. trade and naval power.

  33. Panama

  34. These illegal places were the centers of Roaring 20s culture.

  35. Speakeasies or Blind Pigs

  36. This vocational training center for African-Americans was established by Booker T. Washington so that blacks could achieve better paying jobs.

  37. Tuskegee Institute

  38. Panic over the creation of this new country led to the Palmer Raids and was one of the causes of the hatred inherent in the Sacco and Vanzetti Trial.

  39. The U.S.S.R.

  40. Most European immigrants were screened at Ellis Island during the turn-of-the-century, whereas most Chinese immigrants were screened at . . . .

  41. Angel Island

  42. Why should you thank Upton Sinclair each time you bite into a juicy hot dog?

  43. His book, The Jungle, led to the passage of the Pure Food and Drug Act and the creation of the FDA.

  44. Prior to the passage of the 17th Amendment, how were senators elected?

  45. They were chosen by the state legislatures.

  46. The Homestead Strike was a labor revolt against this tycoon and believer in The Gospel of Wealth

  47. Andrew Carnegie

  48. Why did the Great Migration occur when it did?

  49. Blacks were seeking to escape the racism of the Jim Crow South (push factor) and reach new economic opportunity in the WWI North (pull factor).

  50. What is the beginning of U.S. foreign policy towards Latin America?

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