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What does the term gilded mean?
Full of riches and opportunities
Gaining new land
Covered in a thin layer of gold
Made of solid gold
What did the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882 do?
Increased the number of Chinese immigrants
Prohibited work-seeking Chinese from entering the U.S.
Prohibited Chinese immigrants from leaving the U.S.
Prohibited immigrants from entering the U.S.
Americans who were anti-immigration due to the fear of losing jobs to immigrants were called-
During the Gilded Age there was an increase in ____________________ and ___________________ as people moved to U.S. cities looking for economic opportunities.
Work and Infrastructure
Corruption and Laissez-Faire
Urbanization and Immigration
Monopolies and Political Bosses
Andrew Carnegie was an entrepreneur and a _____________ because he donated money to libraries and universities.
What innovation helped people settle the Great Plains and opened new markets in the west?
The government encouraged Native Americans and immigrants to adopt white culture in a process called ___________________.
People moving from the rural areas to cities is called...
None of these
Based on this poster, which is an accurate statement?
Immigrants were encouraged to learn and to speak English
Granite City had laws prohibiting immigrants from moving there
The people in the poster were native-born Americans
Granite City encourged diversity in its immigrant population