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Who was the founder of the a settlement house in Chicago known as the Hull house

Hull House was co-founded in 1889 by Jane Addams and Ellen Gates Starr.

What act enforced prohibition

The Volstead Act

Founder of hull house

Jane addams

Where did most immigrants to the US come from between 1820 and 1860


Did joe biden's children attend public school

Many children want to know if Joe Biden's children attended public school. They attended private school. Bide says it is because of the duties of his elected office.

What music did Blues influence

Rock 'n' roll mainly. Rock 'n' roll was also inspired by country music. There is a common misconception that jazz came from blues, however it is actually derived from the music of marching bands. Another misconception is gospel music. Black gospel music has definitively been traced back to Scotland.

What term means that a nation shares power between a central government and local governments

The term "federal" means the nation shares power between a central government and local governments.

How do sociology and anthropology related to economics

Bet you did not know that anthropology relates to economics. Anthropology relates to economics by the different ways the economy works in a number of societies.

What year did the us recognize panama

The United States formally recognized Panama as a nation on November 18, 1903. Panama has declared its independence from Colombia not long before that.

13th Amendment granted women the right to vote

It was actually the Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution that gave women the right to vote. The amendment was ratified on August 18, 1920.

How did new railroads benefit western cattle ranchers

It would be a good thing because there where many markets across the plains, as railroad swept, cattle ranchers had finially found a way to get to those markets.

Age when William Howard Taft was elected president

William H. Taft was age 51 when elected President.

What position did Ballinger take in the Ballinger and Pinchot affair

Richard Ballinger was appointed to head the Dept. of the Interior by President William Taft in 1909. He sought to undo the conservationist work of former president Theodore Roosevelt, who had started the US National Park System by reserving public land for national parks. Ballinger opened some Alaska coal fields to commercial mining companies. Chief Forester Gifford Pinchot criticized Ballinger publicly and was fired for insubordination.

How does a 14 year old girl get drunk

By drinking illegally supplied alcoholic beverages.

What was enacted to enforce the eighteenth amendment

The Volstead Act was enacted to enforce the Eighteenth Amendment. This act was is also known as the National Prohibition Act.

Which party essentially dissolved as a result of the 1896 election

The Populist Party

Which statement best characterizes the purpose of the meeting at Haymarket Square in Chicago.

to improve the working conditions for workers in Chicago, Illinois

Where was Calvin Coolidge vice president

Coolidge was the vice-president of the United States when Warren Harding died. That is why Coolidge first became president. He later was elected to term of his own.

How did Jacob Riis help the situation of immigrants in America's cities

Riis campaigned for improvement in living conditions in the cities. His book How the Other Half Lives was very influential.

What is an unscheduled session of the US Congress called

When an unscheduled session of the US Congress is called by the president, it is a special session.

When did they separate the Democratic Party and the Republican Party

The Democratic Party and the Republican Party have never been together as a single party.

What was one result of the Immigration Act of 1990

The Immigration Act of 1990 raised the ceiling on immigration of families from 216,000 to 480,000, allowing more immigrants into the US. an increase in the number of aliens who enter the United States

Did men of Hawaii serve in the Civil War

Hawaii was not a state at the time of the Civil War. It was not technically a part of the United States yet, though the US had control of it.

What did President Roosevelt do to show U.S. military power

He sent put the great white fleet

What happened at Sand Creek in eastern Colorado in 1864

A band of friendly Cheyenne men, women and children, who were under government protection, were massacred by an American military officer and 700 volunteers.

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