Capitalism and Democracy in America
The model for suburban living in 1950s America was the so-called ..... Belt, whose mild climate and open spaces allowed for larger homes.
The Knights of Labor encouraged which of the following as part of their campaign to improve industrial working conditions:
the development of worker-managed, cooperatively-owned factories
the development of a unified political party representing workers' interests
In the newly formed suburbs of early 20th century America, most people owned their.....
The slave trade/plantation system:
encouraged Europeans to go to the colonies in search of work
undercut European farmers' prices, putting them out of work
changed common people's consumption habits
introduced Europeans to African products
In 1892, the skilled steel-workers at ....., near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, went on strike, leading to a violent confrontation with Andrew Carnegie's private army of Pinkertons.
In 1920, women in the United States achieved suffrage through the ratification of the ..... amendment to the Constitution.
According to the ..... of value, the price of goods should reflect the value of the labor that produced it and the majority of the proceeds should go to the laborer.
The Second Bank of the United States functioned to:
produce a profit for the U.S. government
maintain economic equilibrium
stabilize the nation's currency system by forcing state banks to trade their silver and gold for paper money
facilitate foreign investment in U.S. companies
In "busting" the Trusts, Teddy Roosevelt:
Let Congress take the lead in deciding which trusts to pursue and at what pace to pursue them
Shot Andrew Carnegie
Let the courts take the lead in deciding which trusts to pursue and at what pace to pursue them
Decided on his own which trusts to pursue and at what pace
Economically-speaking, ..... was the strongest country after World War II
The United States
There are 10 questions to complete.