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History homework help please!?

Postby nissim42 » Mon Dec 12, 2011 4:01 pm

1. )The theory of strength in numbers is best represented by which one of the following?
A. AFL
B. Company towns
C. Strikes
D. Violence

2.)Who is the union leader credited with inspiring and supporting the Pullman Strike?
A. Eugene V. Debs
B. Grover Cleveland
C. Rutherford B. Hayes
D. William Tweed

3.)What the main idea of laissez-faire?
A. Corporations are not taxed by the federal government.
B. Government doesn't interfere with business.
C. Government has control of all businesses.
D. The formation of monopolies are forbidden by law.

4.)Of the following, which one did not experience a union strike?
A. Chicago's Haymarket
B. Homestead Steel
C. Knights of Labor
D. Pullman Palace Car Company

5.)What is smelting?

A. Freezing iron to remove unwanted elements
B. Freezing ore to remove unwanted elements
C. Heating iron to remove unwanted elements
D. Heating ore to remove unwanted elements

6.) What does refine mean?

A. Break apart
B. Improve
C. Magnify
D. Minimize

7.)What's the major difference between social Darwinism and Darwin's idea of "survival of the fittest"?
A.- Social Darwinism applies only to nonhuman animals; Darwin's idea of "survival of the fittest" applied only to humans.
B.- Social Darwinism was highly accepted; Darwin's idea of "survival of the fittest" was, and still is, a source of controversy.
C.- Social Darwinism was the idea that the strong should help the weak; Darwin's idea of "survival of the fittest" was that the weak should simply die off.
D.- Social Darwinism was the opinion that the weak should die off; Darwin's idea of "survival of the fittest" was the observation that the weak did die off

8.)Which of the following was partly caused by social Darwinism?
A. Creation of monopolies
B. Creation of pro-labor groups
C. Improved working conditions
D. Long hours and low pay for workers

9.)Who was responsible for the theory of social Darwinism?
A. Andrew Carnegie
B. Benjamin Silliman
C. Charles Darwin
D. Herbert Spencer

10.) What's the difference between an invention and an innovation?
A. An invention is the creation of a new product; an innovation is the idea for a new product.
B. An invention is the idea for a new product; an innovation is the creation of a new product.
C. An invention is the creation of new product; an innovation is the improvement of an existing item.
D. An invention is the improvement of an existing item; an innovation is the creation of new product.

11.) The main purpose of a trust is to increase competition while reducing prices.
True / False

12.)Which one of the following was the least significant contributor to the development of labor unions?
A. Child laborers
B. Company towns
C. Injuries and deaths
D. Long hours

13.) Which of the following is an example of an invention?
A. Creation of more efficient train engine
B. Creation of the telephone
C. Discovering new ways to drill for oil
D. The refining of crude oil

14.) Company towns were built to accommodate workers' demands for lower prices and greater employee benefits.
True / False

15.) The development of the Bessemer Process contributed significantly to westward expansion.
True / False


Help with any of these please! :)) thank you. Im horrible at history
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History homework help please!?

Postby ricki » Mon Dec 12, 2011 4:31 pm

I am also horrible at history, but I read a lot!

and to read really helps.
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