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Who wrote The History of the Standard Oil Company

Ida Tarbell wrote The History of The Standard Oil Company

When did immigrants begin to come to America

Immigrants started to arrive in the 1840s mainly from Ireland. Then in the late 19th century Europeans arrived.

What was the goal of nativists

To stop immigration =APEX

What was the purpose of the Chinese exclution act

The purpose was to limit immigration into the US. the act prevented Chinese from immigrating to the US

What was the purpose of the Chinese Exclusion Act and the Gentlemens Agreement

To limit immigration of certain ethnic groups.

How did railroads increase the need for time zones

Before railroads, everyone used the sun as their source of time. With railroads, people needed a standardized time system because of shipping and settlers moving from east to west because the sun rises and sets a different times on both sides of the U.S.

Which group wanted to stop immigration

Nativist groups wanted to restrict immigration.

What happened as a result of anti-Chinese legislation

Mexican immigrants came into the country.

What was one result of nativist fears of new immigrants

Fake sciences claimed that whites were smarter and more capable than other races.

What did immigrants to New York first see when they came to America

The Statue of Liberty

What form of media did nativists use to turn public opinion against newer immigrants

political cartoons

How did new inventions such as washing machines benefit women

New inventions such as the washing machine benefited women because it enabled them to have less work and more free time.

Which group of immigrants was cut off by the Gentlemen's Agreement of the late 1800s

The Gentlemen's Agreement of 1907 affected the Japanese immigrants. Many of these immigrants came to the United States (namely California) under the treaty in 1894, which assured them free immigration. But tensions started to rise in California, as Japanese children were segregated to separate schools, and in the Gentlemen's agreement, Japan agreed not to issue passports to Japanese citizens entering the United States, while the U.S. agreed to accept the presence of those already immigrated as well as the children in California schools.

What was a consequence of traveling in steerage

Many people got sick and died.

If you leave your home due to an abusive government that is considered a

push factor

Which group of Americans would have been opposed to the assilation of immigrants

Nativists

How did the invention of the railroad help poorer immigrants from Eastern Europe get to the United States

Railroads made it easier to get to seaports in western Europe

Native groups wanted to stop immigration from

Elsewhere.

An immigrant who wanted to assimilate would do which of the following

Study English

Was the purpose of the Chinese Exclusion Act

It stopped immigration by Chinese workers and miners for 10 years- APEX

which of these is an example of government corruption

its :Cronyism: your welcome (;

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