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Going West Industry Depression Politics Ideals Imperialism Round 2 Final Jeopardy $100 $100 $100 $100 $100 $100 $200 $200 $200 $200 $200 $200 Scores $300 $300 $300 $300 $300 $300 $400 $400 $400 $400 $400 $400 $500 $500 $500 $500 $500 $500
$100 This act was used to “Americanize” Native Americans by granting them land and requiring schooling.
$100 What is the Dawes Act? Scores
$200 2 things that did the most to stimulate settlement in the West were the railroad, and this legislation granting free land…….
$200 What is the Homestead Act? Scores
$300 Westward expansion overran native cultures, leading up to this policy, where natives had to drop their cultures to become part of white society.
$300 What was assimilation? Scores
$400 This battle saw the natives win, but led to the certainty they would be defeated…….
$400 What is Little Bighorn? Scores
$500 “New Immigrants” that helped build and settle routes West came mainly from these two parts of Europe.
$500 What are Southern and Eastern Europe? Scores
$100 The day the stock market crashed, October 29, 1929, is known by this colorful name.
$100 What is Black Tuesday? Scores
$200 This is one of he 4 main causes of the depression, which allowed people to live beyond their means.
$200 What is Easy Credit? Scores
$300 These people went to Washington D.C. in 1932 to demand veterans compensation money earlier than it was promised.
$300 Who are the Bonus Army? Scores
$400 This group was hit the hardest by the depression, because they hadn’t prospered in the 20’s
$400 Who are farmers? Scores
$500 Extreme drought and dry conditions in the Midwest, nicknamed this, led a mass exodus of people traveling to the West.
$500 What is the Dust Bowl? Scores
$100 Bimetallism, giving farmers voices in government, and help for farmers and laborers were all goals of this political party.
$100 What are Populists? Scores
$200 Upton Sinclair was this, a person who alerted the public of government injustices by writing about them, which encouraged reform.
$200 What is a muckraker? Scores
$300 In order to replace the spoils system in politics, this was instituted.
$300 What is the Civil Service Exam? Scores
$400 This Constitutional Amendment was championed by Susan B. Anthony, finally passing in 1919, giving women the right to vote, or suffrage.
$400 What is the 19thAmendment? Scores
$500 This Progressive Era Constitutional Amendment gave people more of a voice in the government.
$500 What is the 17th Amendment? Scores
$100 This is the belief that one’s own ethnic group is superior to other ethnic groups.
$100 What is ethnocentrism?
$200 The success and failure in business, or survival of the fittest in economic terms, is called this. Scores
$200 What is Social Darwinism?
$300 Government policy of being hands-off in all aspects of the economy is called this, as the French would say. Scores
$300 What is laissez-faire?
$400 Men like William Randolph Hearst exaggerated news using this, to sway readers, which helped lead America into the Spanish-American War. Scores
$400 What is yellow journalism?
$500 America’s gaining control of people and territories for economic and military advantages. Scores
$500 What is imperialism?
$100 The DeLome letter, calling President McKinley weak, as well as this event, brought America to war with Spain. Scores
$100 What is the sinking of the USS Maine?
$200 US supported the overthrow of the monarch of this land when she threatened to cut foreign investors out. Scores
$200 What is Hawaii? Scores
$300 US recognized this country’s independence and sent Rough Riders in to help get Spain out.
$300 What is Cuba? Scores