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Why was the Spanish-American War considered a turning point for American history?
The United States gained control of Spain.
The United States became a world power and gained new territories.
The United States wanted to buy Cuban sugar.
The United States did not consider this a turning point.
Theodore Roosevelt wanted to fight in the Spanish-American War because....
he wanted to fight the Spanish rule in Cuba.
he wanted to fight the Cuban rule in Spain.
he wanted to gain control of Spain.
he wanted the United States to gain control of Panama.
How did price incentives motivate cowboys to drive their cattle all the way to Kansas?
Kansas is on the east coast, and they didn't have as many cows, so the demand of was higher making them worth more there.
The cows were worth more money if they got lots of exercise so they drove them to Kansas for exercise.
Less cattle were raised on the east coast, so if they could get the cattle to east coast by railroad they could sell them for more money.
More cattle were raised on the east coast, so if they could get the cattle to east coast by railroad they could sell them for more money.
Cattle drives became a thing of the past when _____________.
the Civil War started and cattle were not in demand.
barbed wire was invented and more railroads were opened in the Southwest .
there was less grass for the cattle and gold was discovered in California.
cattle ranchers started raising sheep.
The United States acquired what territories at the end of the Spanish-American War?
Philippines, Spain, Cuba
Cuba, Puerto Rico, and Guam
Guam, Philippines, Puerto Rico
Spain, Puerto Rico, Guam
President Teddy Roosevelt believed one of the ways to increase America's power was through __________.
staying out of European affairs
building a stronger army
building the Panama Canal
giving up Caribbean territories
In a market, _______ is the total amount of a product available at a particular price, and __________ is the customer's desire to own the product or experience the service.
Which best describes the living conditions of most immigrants?
Most immigrants lived in rural areas with few other people around.
Most immigrants lived in cities in extremely crowded buildings called tenements.
Most immigrants lived in single-family homes.
Most immigrants lived in homeless shelters year-round.
Which best describes the working conditions of most immigrants?
Most immigrants worked long hours in low-paying industrial jobs.
Most immigrants worked as farmers in rural areas.
Most immigrants worked as bookkeepers or other professional jobs.
Most immigrants worked as tailors or other skilled jobs.
Which was a major reason for the increase of immigration during the early 20th century?
Many came looking for better education while others were exploring new lands.
All wanted to ride a ship for 3 months straight and religious freedom.
Some came looking for work while others were escaping war or persecution.
Some were looking to open restaurants while others were escaping being captured.
How were the Chinese immigrants discriminated against during this time period?
They were denied water and supplies.
Black Codes prevented their freedoms.
They were objected to Jim Crow Laws.
They were paid less than other workers.
What was the name of the cattle trail that went from South Texas through Oklahoma to Abilene, Kansas?
Rio Grande Trail
Great Western Cattle Trail
Which letter represents the place that was chosen for testing planes because of consistent winds, soft sand, and seclusion?
Where is the city that specializes in steel production and has 3 rivers for transporting goods located?
Where is the city that was known for their transportation routes, meat processing, and Lake Michigan which created jobs for immigrants?
Which letter represents the path that cowhands led cattle to railroads where the cattle were shipped to other cities?
Which inventor(s) used crop rotation to teach farmers to grow crops such as peanuts, pecans, and sweet potatoes?
George Washington Carver
Alexander Graham Bell
Which inventor(s) built and successfully flew the first airplane making traveling easier and faster?
George Washington Carver
Alexander Graham Bell
Large numbers of European immigrants entering America through Ellis Island caused what problem for New York City?
increased number of settlement houses/crowded tenaments
increased unemployment/no jobs
sanitation problems/dirty living conditions
all of these
European immigrants entered American through __________Island, while Asian immigrants entered through __________ Island.
A person that enters into another country to live is an ____________ and a person that exits one country to live in another is an ____________.
How was McKinley's foreign policy different from the presidents who came before him?
He was the first American president to enter a war outside of the United States.
He was the first president to declare war.
He was the first president to lose a war.
He was the first president to travel to a foreign country.
How was business affected by lights and electricity?
They didn't really affect business.
They increased the number of hours people could work, the number of items that could be made, and how quickly they could be made.
They caused businesses to get distracted and make less money.
They were a safety hazard and caused production to decrease.