1. ''There are too many foreigners and undesirables coming into the
United States. Let's pull up the ladder." This statement best illustrates
the concept of
2. social mobility
4. reverse discrimination
''America’s strength lies in its
diversity. Many immigrant groups have joined the mainstream of American
life, while maintaining their languages, religions, and traditions. This has
made the United States a strong nation."
The author of this statement could best be described as a supporter of
3. cultural pluralism.
4. limited social mobility.
3. Which problem did immigrants to the United States face in both the
19th and 20th centuries?
1. Few jobs were available for them.
2. They had difficulty investing wealth brought from their homeland.
3. They were frequently discriminated against.
4. Their arrival led to a shortage of consumer products.
4. At the turn of the century, why did most immigrants to the United
States settle in cities?
1. Jobs were readily available.
2. Government relief programs required immigrants to settle in cities.
3. Labor union leaders encouraged unrestricted immigration.
4. Immigrants were not permitted to buy farmland.
5. Why did the United States follow a policy of unrestricted immigration
for Europeans during most of the 1800's?
1. Business and industry depended on the foreign capital brought by
2. The American economy needed many unskilled workers.
3. Most Americans desired a more diversified culture.
4. The United States wanted to help European nations by taking in
their surplus population .