8th Grade Midterm Review
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by Cassandra Camia
| 30 Questions
Note from the author:
8th Grade Midterm Review
1
1 pt
Women were granted the right to vote in
1919
1920
1921
2020
2
1 pt
The Supreme Court case, Plessy v. Ferguson decided
Separate but equal
Together and equal
Separate but unequal
Together but unequal
3
1 pt
Prior to the construction of the Transcontinental Railroad, Americans typically traveled by
airplane
railroads
steamships
cars
4
1 pt
Idenitfy one advantage of the Transcontinetal Railroad was
it connected economies in the east and west
it cost more to travel on
it helped to increase the buffalo population
Native Americans became more wealthy.
5
1 pt
Which of the following is not a push factor?
War
Poverty
Surplus of job opportunites
High taxes
6
1 pt
Immigrants from Europe typically entered America through
Angel Island
Ellis Island
Texas
D
7
1 pt
Factories were typically built near
farms
oceans
the coast
rivers
8
1 pt
Following the Civil War, the Industrial Revolution
increased the amount of items made at home
Americans moved to farms
Big Business helped Americans
New machines increased productivity in factories
9
1 pt
With the growth of industry,
more Americans left the country.
it resulted in the increase of immigrants.
More Americans worked on farms
less jobs were available
10
1 pt
What incident resulted in the death of about 150 employees?
Triangle Mine explosion
Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire
Square Factory Fire
Camia factory explosion
11
1 pt
During the Progressive Era, big business controlled
CVMS
Middletown
the government
Mrs. Camia
12
1 pt
Which President was the first enforce the Sherman Anti-Trust Act
Teddy Roosevelt
Mrs. Camia
Donald Trump
Woodrow Wilson
13
1 pt
Child Labor can be discribed as
luxury
fun
easy
evil
14
1 pt
Children experienced all of the following while working in factories EXCEPT
losing fingers
extreme heat and poor ventilation
attending school in the morning
falling into dangerous machine
15
1 pt
Which Muckraker photographed child labor
Upton Sinclair
Lewis Hines
Jane Addams
Samuel Gompers
16
1 pt
Muckrakers helped create change in all of the following ways except
Creating political cartoons
Writing articles
Publishing photographs
Yelling at politicians
17
1 pt
At the end of his presdiency George Washington encouraged the United States to practice the policy of
imperialism
isolationism
containment
appeasement
18
1 pt
The main reason the United States built the Panama Canal was
to improve relations with Colombia
increase trade with France
protect Cuba
shorten trade routes between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans
19
1 pt
William Seward helped purchase
Russia
Alaska
Louisiana
Cuba
20
1 pt

Who do the men in the back of the room represent?
Trusts
Senators
Presidents
Child Labor
21
1 pt

What event is depicted in this newspaper?
Triangle Shirtwaist Fire
Spanish Revolution
Sinking of the Titantic
Sinking of the USS Maine
22
1 pt
Journalists used this time of writing to persuade the audience....
Orange Journalism
Yellow Exaggeration
Yellow Journalism
Muckraking
23
1 pt
As a result of the Spanish American War, the United States gained all of the following terriorties EXCEPT
Guam
Puerto Rico
Philippines
Cuba
24
1 pt

What concept is shown in this image?
JIm Crow Laws
Literacy Tests
Poll Tax
Plessy V. Ferguson
25
1 pt
Southerns regained control of the South after the Civil War by
forcing Whites to move to cities
End Black Codes
Limiting African Americans right to vote
Forcing African Americans to move North
26
1 pt

What President is represented in this cartoon?
William Taft
Theodore Roosevelt
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Woodrow Wilson
27
1 pt
Immigrants entering the United States on the West Coast entered through
Angel Island
Ellis Island
Mexico
Devil Island
28
1 pt
A
B
C
D
29
1 pt
A
B
C
D
30
1 pt
A
B
C
D
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