June 11, 2013
Social Studies 8
Social Studies Final Exam Review Sheet
1. Literacy tests, poll taxes and grandfather clauses created to do were each created for people to have people become American citizens and have American rights. 2. The Supreme Court case that established “Separate but Equal” was the Brown vs. Board of Education Supreme Court case. 3. A carpetbagger was a political candidate who seeks election in an area where they have no local connections. 4. The most significant impact of the Transcontinental Railroad was that allowed people to travel to places much easier and faster. 5. What brought upon the rapid urbanization of America in the late 1800’s was the industrial revolution. 6. The job of a muckraker was to spread real or alleged scandal about another. 7. The temperance movement was a social movement against the use of alcoholic beverages. 8. The women’s suffrage movement was to make women have the right to vote. 9. The women’s suffrage movement and the temperance movement were supported by the 19th and 21st Amendments. 10. Many people prejudiced against the “new” immigrants because they were from Europe. 11. Yellow Journalism was journalism that is based upon sensationalism and crude exaggeration. 12. The course of study that Yellow Journalism was used was between the late 1800’s and the early 1900’s. 13. An imperialist nation means that it is a nation that extends the authority of an empire or nation over foreign countries, or of acquiring and holding colonies and dependencies. 14. The Sherman Anti-trust Act was passed by Congress so that it would avoid a monopoly that would destroy the market. 15. The goal of the Open Door Policy with China was that it would give every country equal ability to trade with China. 16. Woodrow Wilsons 14 points were a statement that the Great War was being fought for a moral cause and postwar peace in Europe. 17. Archduke was assassinated, and then the...
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