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  1. who called the Age of Industry the "Gilded Age"
    Mark Twain
  2. what railroad encouraged the Chinese to immigrate
    Central Pacific Railroad
  3. what act prohibited Chinese laborers from entering the US
    Chinese Exclusion Act
  4. Eastern Europeans accounted for what % of America's total number of immigrants
    70%
  5. who founded the Hull House
    Jane Addams
  6. Missionary to the Chinese in San Francisco
    William Speer
  7. what transportation system was introduced in Boston in 1897
    subway
  8. who is the Father of Modern Skyscrapers
    Louis Sullivan
  9. who was the chief engineer of the Brooklyn Bridge
    John A. Roebling
  10. first successful national labor union
    American Federation of Labor (A. F. of L.)
  11. term for labor unions refusal to work
    strike
  12. most important strike of the 19th century
    Pullman Strike of 1894
  13. who founded the A. F. of L.
    Samuel Gompers
  14. first state to grant women full political privileges
    Wyoming
  15. first typewritten manuscript to go to a printer
    The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
  16. America's best known urban evangelist
    Dwight L. Moody
  17. who founded the Salvation Army
    General William Booth
  18. best known home missionary of the 1800's
    Sheldon Jackson
  19. who wrote the pledge of allegiance
    Francis Bellamy
  20. act passed by Congress in 1862 granted each state land for new colleges and universities
    Morrill Act
  21. who led the Woman's Christian Temperance Union (WCTU)
    Francis Willard
  22. who bought the New York World news paper business
    Joseph Pulitzer
  23. who said "Dr. Livingstone, I presume?"
    Henry M. Stanly
  24. who wrote "Uncle Remus" tales
    Joel Chandler Harris
  25. what's Mark Twain's other name
    Samuel Langhorne Clemens
  26. who wrote Ben-Hur
    General Lew Wallace
  27. who wrote "In His Steps"
    General Lew Wallace
  28. who was one of the  most accomplished poets of the South
    Sidney Lanier
  29. "Hoosier poet"
    James Whitcomb Riley
Author
Rayna
ID
337495
Card Set
hist 20
Description
A Beka 11th grade history
Updated