Chapter 20 Review Sheet

Chapter 20 Review Sheet
Minorities ethnic groups
Site of middle-class housing suburbs
Left homeland emigrated
Urban apartment slums tenements
Clothing factory sweatshops
Women’s college Bryn Mawr
African American college Howard University
Founded Chicago’s Hull House Jane Addams
Spokesperson for progressive education John Dewey
Impressionist painter Mary Cassatt
Most Asian immigrants went through the processing center on?
Angel Island
Which magazine, published in the late 1800’s and early 1900’s is still
published today?
Atlantic Monthly
Many people immigrate to the United States because of:
Economic troubles
Joseph Pulitzer’s and William Randolph Hearst’s journalism style was
known as:
Yellow journalism
What was the beginning of today’s multimillion-dollar film industry?
Along with economic troubles, what condition drove people to
What legislation required that immigrants be able to read and write in
some language?
Immigration Act of 1917
What provided funds for land grant colleges?
Morrill Act
What bridge in New York City opened in 1883?
Brooklyn Bridge
Rooting for the home team or a local star became favorite pastimes for
people who attended what?
Spectator sports
Which types of distinctly American music became popular in the late
1800s and the early 1900s?
John Philip Sousa composed many rousing marches. African American
musicians in New Orleans developed an entirely new kind of musicjazz. Jazz combined elements of work songs, gospel music, spirituals
and African rhythms. Related to jazz was ragtime music. One of the
best-known ragtime composers is Scott Joplin. Also, great singers and
conductors came from all over the world to perform at New York’s
Metropolitan Opera House/ Symphony orchestras of New York, Boston
and Philadelphia were among the worlds finest.
Why were the late 1800’s known as the Gilded Age?
The term gilded refers to something covered with a thin layer of gold
and became associated with the late 1800s because of both the
extravagant wealth of the time and the terrible poverty that lay