Prentice Hall US History Chapter 13: The Triumph of Industry (1865-1914) Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Social Darwinism tried to excuse _____.

Question 2 2. Were Rockefeller, Vanderbilt and Carnegie 'Captains of Industry' or 'Robber Barons'?

Question 3 3. Which sentence best describe Andrew Carnegie?

Question 4 4. How did the Second Industrial Revolution change the United States?

Question 5 5. Which of the following is true of the working condition during the Gilded Age?

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Question 6 6. Which was true during the late 1800s?

Question 7 7.

'The man of wealth [is]… sole agent and trustee for his poorer brethren, bringing to their service his superior wisdom, experience, and ability to administer - doing for them better than they would or could do for themselves.'

What philosophy does this excerpt represent?

Question 8 8. Which was an effect of the Sherman Antitrust Act?

Question 9 9. When did the American labor union movement begin building strength?

Question 10 10. Henry Ford's unique manufacturing process involved _____.

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Question 11 11. How did the invention of steel impact society during the Second Industrial Revolution?

Question 12 12. Karl Benz and Gottlieb Daimler are well known inventors to the automobile industry. Which of the following is true about their inventions?

Question 13 13. Which is the best explanation of a trust?

Question 14 14. What happened during the Pullman Strike?

Question 15 15. Why did public opinion occasionally turn against unionized workers who went on strike?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following was NOT linked to American industrialization in the late 19th century?

Question 17 17. Why was the Zeppelin airship used?

Question 18 18. How did the American Federation of Labor (AFL) differ to the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW)?

Question 19 19. Which of the following is true about Thomas Edison and the light bulb?

Question 20 20. Why were business tycoons in the Gilded Age allowed to get away with certain practices that we consider illegal today?

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Question 21 21. Which was NOT an effect of the Second Industrial Revolution?

Question 22 22. How did the Bessemer steel process impact the labor market?

Question 23 23. Which of these is NOT associated with the 'Robber Barons?'

Question 24 24. What accounts for growth in the middle class during the Gilded Age?

Question 25 25. The incident at the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory led to the _____.

Prentice Hall US History Chapter 13: The Triumph of Industry (1865-1914) Chapter Exam Instructions

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