True: Thomas edison invented the light bulb, The Bessemer Process made it faster and easier to make steel, Andrew Carnegie made his fortune with a steel company, The Knights of Labor and the American Federation of Labor are both unions, Alexander Graham Bell invented the telephone, The Transcontinental Railroad connected the East Coast and West Coast, Muckrakers exposed corrupt business practices during the Progressive Era, Nativists opposed immigration, "New Immigrants" came from Southern and Eastern Europe, Urbanization is the growth of cities, Industrialization is the growth of industry, Children of immigrants were often Americanized in Public schools, Theodore Roosevelt used the presidency as a "bully pulpit" to push a progressive domestic agenda and a strong foreign policy, Woodrow Wilson lowered tariff duties, introduced a graduated income tax, and made the Federal Reserve System, The event that "sparked" World War I was the assassination of Archduke, The Treaty of Versailles created the League of Nations and treated the Germany very harshly , The 1920s were a period of economic prosperity and new cultural values, Henry Ford used the assembly line to lower car prices, Marcus Garvey attempted to organize a Back-to-Africa Movement, The stock market crashed October 29, 1929, starting the Great Depression, The FDIC helps prevent bank runs by insuring bank deposits, During World War II the Axis Powers included Germany, Italy, and Japan , During WWII the Allies included the United States, Great Britain, France, and the Soviet Union, The attack on Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941, led to U.S. involvement in WWII, Executive Order 9066 forcibly moved Japanese Americans on the West Coast to internment camps, The United States dropped two atomic weapons on Japan in 1945, The Cold War is a 45 year long period of tensions between the United States and the Soviet Union. , Jonas Salk invented a vaccine for polio, Civil Rights demonstrations included things such as sit-ins and freedom rides, Brown v. Board of Education overturned the "separate but equal" ruling from Plessy v. Ferguson, False: Elisha Oates invented the telephone, John Rockefeller made his fortune with banking, The Transcontinental Railroad connected Mexico and Canada, Political bosses controlled the federal government during the Gilded Age, The Klondike Gold Rush was in California, The Grange movement was composed of industrial workers trying to unionize, Theodore Roosevelt was a weak president who accomplished very little, William Jennings Bryan won the 1900 presidential election, "Yellow Journalism" reporters were accused of being "soft" and "afraid" of sending the nation to war, 1898 is a turning point in U.S. History because of an economic crash, The United States joined the League of Nations after World War I, Nativism and racism were declining in the United States during the 1920s, The Nineteenth Amendment granted the right to vote to freed slaves, The Harlem Renaissance was a period of cultural growth during the 1950s, Most Americans felt Herbert Hoover did a great job handling the depression and he was reelected in 1932, Franklin D. Roosevelt's New Deal did very little to alleviate the Great Depression, The Securities and Exchange Commission regulates agricultural prices since the New Deal, One of the causes of World War II as a rise of european dictators such as Winston Churchill in Great Britain, Families planted victory gardens to raise money for the U.S. Army in World War II, The United States strategy of "Island Hopping" in WWII allowed us to defeat Germany, Adolf Hitler was the leader of fascist Italy, Despite labor shortages women did not take factory jobs during WWII, The GI Bill gave special benefits to women who took factory jobs during WWII, The Korean war was fought in the defense of North Korea from communist South Korea, George Wallace, Lester Maddox, and Orval Faubus are famous civil rights leaders, John F. Kennedy served his entire term as president, The Bay of Pigs invasion successfully overthrew Fidel Castro in Cuba, Soviet leaders built the Berlin Wall in response to Reagan's Brandenburg Gate speech, Title IX mandates racial equality in education, Betty Friedan was a prominent opponent of the Equal Rights Amendment,

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