Intellectual/Social/Cultural Movements: 1870s - 1914  (1)

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1 Which of the following did turn-of-the-century American artists tend to make the subject of most of their paintings?:
romanticized images of the American frontier.
realistic portrayals of rural family life.
rapidly disappearing pristine natural landscapes.
abstract images.
realistic urban scenes.

2 The major point of difference between the two black leaders
Booker T. Washington and W. E. B. Du Bois was over their view of?:
the need for education.
the importance of better race relations.
the need for immediate equality for blacks and whites.
the significance of independence for Africa.
using white institutions to help the blacks.

3 Edward Bellamy and Henry George shared the belief that?:
the disadvantages of the competitive system outweighed its advantages.
the clue to real reform lay in the tax structure.
progress accompanied the poverty engendered by private land ownership.
the nation's material progress had not been accompanied by social justice.
the evils of their day were essentially incurable.

4 The Supreme Court decision in the case of Plessy v. Ferguson upheld which of the following principles?:
"Clear and present danger."
"Separate but equal."
"One man, one vote."
"With all deliberate speed."
"Without redeeming social value."

5 The combination of European musical influences with African musical influences dame together in 1890s New Orleans to form a new distinctly American musical style called?:

6 Marcus Garvey, leader of the Universal Negro Improvement Association, argued for?:
a return to Africa.
equal rights.
racial desegregation.
violence in the cities.
more representation in Congress for Washington, D. C.

7 Both Social Darwinism and classical economics agree that?:
humans are descended from lower animals.
the government should ease the lot of the poor.
free competition promotes human progress.
government ownership of the majority of the means of production is desirable.

8 During the early 1900s, the term "yellow journalism" referred to?:
anti-Asian editorials and articles.
a sensational, often lurid style of reporting of the news.
an expression of opinion, not a reporting of the news.
a reporting of news which reflected the political slant of the city machines and boss rule.

9 All of the following included new outlets for selling consumer goods at the end of the 19c EXCEPT?:
the mail order catalog, for rural residents.
the chain store, for the working class.
the downtown department store, for city dwellers.
the outlying shopping mall, for middle class commuters living at the end of the streetcar lines.

10 D. W. Griffith's early motion picture, The Birth of a Nation?:
was an attempt to further the prohibition movement.
depicted the important role of women in the shaping of the republic.
was strongly anti-German in content.
furthered racial prejudice because of the way it depicted blacks.