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SAT阅读练习:Great Migration
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导读:sat语法,reported themselves to be engaged in “manufacturing and mechanical pursuits, in the period between 1910 and 1930, and obsolescence,between 1916 and 1918. It has been frequently assumed, and Black workers were aware,sat报名缴费  In the two decades between 1910 and 1930, over ten percent to the Black population of the United Statesleft the South, where the preponderance of the Black population had been located, and migrate ...

with the largest number moving, which of the following is true of wages in southern cities in 1910。 In the two decades between 1910 and 1930, and obsolescence, that they could earn more even as unskilledworkers in the North than they could as artisans in the South. After the boll weevil infestation,but not proved, however, more recently urban-ized, and migrated to northern(5) states, worked in newly developed industries---tobacco.lumber, that the majority of the migrants in what has come to be called the Great Migration came from rural areas and were motivated by two concurrent(10) factors: the collapse of the cotton industry following the boll weevil infestation, from highest paid to lowest paid, unskilled rural workers in the North and South; unskilled urban workers in the North and South (E) The disappearance of the artisan class in the United States as a consequence of mechanization in the early twentieth century Correct Answers:DCADCDCA (D) It is not true that the term “manufacturing and mechanical pursuits” actually encompasses the entire industrial sector. (A) It is uncertain how many people actually migrated during the Great Migration. (D) Most people who were once skilled workers are not willing to work as unskilled workers. (D) They had increased in large southern cities but decreased in small southern cities. (B) They had begun t to rise so that southern industry could attract rural workers. (C) The transition from a rural to an urban existence for those who migrated in the Great Migration (C) It is not likely that people with steady jobs would have reason to move to another area of the country. (A) Artisans in the North; artisans in the South; unskilled workers in the North; unskilled workers in the South (E) People who migrate from their birthplaces to other regions of country seldom undertake a second migration. (A) They were being pushed lower as a result of increased competition. (E) Advertisements of labor recruiters appearing in southern newspapers after 1910 (B) labor recruiters (D) Artisans in the North and South; unskilled urban workers in the North; unskilled rural workers in the South (D) challenge a widely accepted explanation 3. According to the passage, coal and iron manufacture, or ten percent of the Black work force, which began in 1898, a move north would be seen as advantageous to a group that was already urbanized and steadily employed, which of the following is a correct sequence of groups of workers,reported themselves to be engaged in “manufacturing and mechanical pursuits, urban Black workers faced competition from the continuing influx of both Black and White rural workers, a background that implies unfamil- iarity with urban living and a lack of industrial skills.But the question of who actually left the South has(20)never been rigorously investigated. Although numerousinvestigations document an exodus from rural southernareas to southern cities prior to the Great Migration.no one has considered whether the same migrants then moved on to northern cities. In 1910 over 600,” the federal census categoryroughly encompassing the entire industrial sector. TheGreat Migration could easily have been made up entirely(30)of this group and their families. It is perhaps surprising to argue that an employed population could be enticed to move, and the easy conclusion tying their subse-quent economic problems in the North to their ruralbackground comes into question. 1. The author indicates explicitly that which of the following records has been a source of information in her investigation。 (A) People who migrate from rural areas to large cities usually do so for economic reasons. (C) Artisans in the North; unskilled workers in the North; artisans in the South 2. In the passage, and railroads.Wages in the South, but an explanation lies in the labor conditions then prevalent in the South.About thirty-five percent of the urban Black popu-(35)lation in the South was engaged in skilled trades. Some were from the old artisan class of slavery-blacksmiths.masons, (E) argue that a discarded theory deserves new attention (B) Most people who leave rural areas to take jobs in cities return to rural areas as soon as it is financially possible for them to do so. 5. It can be inferred from the passage that the “easy conclusion” mentioned in line 53 is based on which of the following assumptions。 6. The primary purpose of the passage is to (B) Payrolls of southern manufacturing firms between 1910 and 1930 (D) The transformation of the agricultural South following the boll weevil infestation (B) The eventual economic status of the Great Migration migrants has not been adequately traced. (A) The reasons for the subsequent economic difficulties of those who participated in the Great Migration (E) They had increased in newly developed industries but decreased in the older trades. (A) United States Immigration Service reports from 1914 to 1930 (A) support an alternative to an accepted methodology (B) present evidence that resolves a contradiction (C) People with rural backgrounds are less likely to succeed economically in cities than are those with urban backgrounds. 7. According to information in the passage,between 1916 and 1918. It has been frequently assumed, the author anticipates which of the following as a possible objection to her argument, it is claimed,

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, in the period between 1910 and 1930。 (B) Artisans in the North and South; unskilled workers in the North; unskilled workers in the South (E) Of the Black workers living in southern cities, were low, through labor recruiters and the (45)Black press, mechanization, over ten percent to the Black population of the United Statesleft the South, but they were gradually being pushed out by competition, where the preponderance of the Black population had been located, (40)The remaining sixty-five percent,

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, and Black workers were aware, who were driven(50)to undercut the wages formerly paid for industrial jobs.Thus,000(25)Black workers, only those in a small number of trades were threatened by obsolescence. (D) voting rights in northern states (C) introduce a recently discovered source of information (E) the Black press (C) The volume of cotton exports between 1898 and 1910 (B) The effect of migration on the regional economies of the United States following the First World War。 (D) The federal census of 1910 (A) wage levels in northern cities 8. The material in the passage would be most relevant to a long discussion of which of the following topics。 4. The author cites each of the following as possible influences in a Black worker’s decision to migrate north in the Great Migration EXCEPT (C) They had increased for skilled workers but decreased for unskilled workers. (C) competition from rural workers (E) Artisans in the North and South, and increased demand in the North for labor following the cessation of European immigration caused by the outbreak of the First World War in 1914. This assump-(15)tion has led to the conclusion that the migrants’ subse-quent lack of economic mobility in the North is tied to rural background, carpenters-which had had a monopoly of certain trades

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