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SOL Review Questions: Society, Culture, and Domestic Affairs in US History. A Review for the SOL Test. Question #1. _____1. Which of the following WAS NOT a part of the Radical Republicans plan for Reconstruction? The 13 th Amendment to end slavery.
A Review for the SOL Test
_____1. Which of the following WAS NOT a part of the Radical Republicans plan for Reconstruction?
_____2. The Compromise of 1877 resulted in -
_____3. Which of the states below is a Northeastern State?
_____4. Which of the following states would be considered a Southeastern State?
_____5. The dry, arid, grassland which starts around the 100’W meridian and extends west to the Rocky Mountains is known as –
_____6. This act promised 160 acres of land to anyone who paid a small filing fee and agreed to live on the land for five (5) years. During the five years, they must improve the land by planting crops or building a home –
_____7. The Central Pacific railroad hired these immigrants because they worked efficiently and did dangerous work without complaint –
_____8. Which of the following economic and social changes took place because of the construction of Transcontinental Railroads?
_____9. Long drives generally started in Southwestern Texas and ended at –
_____10. Identify both the Native American tribe being described and the animal –
_____11. All of the following were reasons for American settlers to move West EXCEPT –
_____12. The official policy of the United States of America towards Native Americans was –
_____13. The immediate outcome of the Battle of Little Bighorn was –
Hear me my chiefs. I am tired. My heart is sick and sad. From where the sun now stands, I will fight no more forever.”
_____14. Identify the chief quoted in the text box on the bottom of this page –
_____15. Because the Great Plains offered little wood to build traditional houses with, many settlers lived in –
_____16. John Deere invented this important agricultural product –
_____17. This invention ended the long drive of cattle and led to conflict between ranchers and farmers –
_____18. All of the techniques in the box above are examples of –
_____19. This former Indian reservation was opened up for settlement in 1889; the land was first come first serve –
_____20. Tracts of land which were set aside for Native Americans to settle upon were known as –
_____21. Which region of the nation was most closely associated with the textile manufacturing industry?
_____22. Which city is most closely associated with the steel industry?
_____23. Which city is closely tied to the automobile industry?
A. St. Louis
_____24. Which of the cities below is most closely associated with the meatpacking industry?
A. Washington, D.C. B. Chicago
C. Santa Fe D. Seattle
_____25. Which of the inventors below was credited with creating the first telephone?
A. Alexander Bell
B. Thomas Alva Edison
C. Henry Ford
D. Cyrus McCormick
_____26. Which of the following individuals first used the assembly line to mass produce automobiles?
B. Henry Ford
C. Ransom Olds
_____27. Which of the following reasons WAS NOT a cause of the growth of urban centers in America during the late 1800s and early 1900s?
_____28. Overcrowded apartment buildings where immigrant families lived in poverty were called –
C. public housing
_____29. Parties who organized immigrant neighborhoods to vote for their candidates by providing favors or simply buying their votes were called –
B. political machines
_____30. She was the founder of the Chicago settlement house called Hull House –
A. Susan B.Anthony
B. Elizabeth Cady Stanton
C. Dorothea Dix
D. Jane Addams
_____31. Which of the following factors caused a rise in big businesses across America during the late 1800s?
_____32. Andrew Carnegie was a famous businessman who dominated this industry –
A. Oil B. Steel
C. Banking D. Automobiles
_____33. John D. Rockefeller was the entrepreneur who created a monopoly called –
A. U.S. Steel Corp
B. Standard Oil
D. B & O Railroads
_____34. The man whose company dominated the automobile manufacturing business was –
A. Henry Ford
B. Andrew Carnegie
C. James P. Morgan
_____35. Unions began to form in the late 1800s as laborers combined to fight against –
A. Low Wages
B. 12-hour work day
C. child labor
D. unsafe working conditions
E. All of the Above
_____36. Samuel Gompers was the founder of this trade union –
_____37. All of the problems in the text box above were opposed by –
_____38. The settlement house movement was established during the late 1800s in order to assist –
_____39. The Hull House, established in Chicago in the 1880s, was founded by –
_____40. The temperance movement was devoted to the abolition of –
_____41. The woman’s suffrage movement’s goal was –
_____42. She was the organizer of the Seneca Falls Convention and helped to draft the Declaration of Sentiments, in which women demanded the right to vote for the first time publicly –
_____43. She was the leader of the woman’s suffrage movement in the 19th Century and was once arrested for casting a ballot in New York state –
_____44. Which progressive President was responsible for these achievements?
_____45. Which amendment to the Constitution outlawed the manufacturing of, the sale of, and the transportation of alcohol in the United States?
_____46. Which amendment gave women the right to vote in national elections?
_____47. This African-American leader demanded immediate equality for people of color in the United States; he established both the NAACP and the Niagara Movement –
_____48. This African-American leader argued that education and job skills were the key for future equality for African-Americans –
_____49. Which of the following methods was used to prevent African-American men from voting in the South during the late 1800s and early 1900s?
_____50. Laws in the South which enforced segregation were called –
_____51. Which Supreme Court case ruled that segregation was legal in the South as long as the institutions created were “Separate but Equal..”?
_____52. This organization was established in 1908 in order to defeat racism, discrimination, segregation, and violence directed at African-Americans and other minority groups in the United States –
_____53. African-American men and women did not gain full suffrage in many Southern States until the passage of –
The Fair Deal
The New Frontier
The New Deal
The Great Society