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VHS: United States Industrialization & Urbanization Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. How did muckrakers like Jacob Riis help bring about urban reform?

Question 2 2. Why was there a sudden growth of northern urban population centers in the late 19th century?

Question 3 3. Which terms best describe urban life in the late 1800s and early 1900s?

Question 4 4. Why were building codes used in New York during the 1890s?

Question 5 5. How does the effect of the 1894 Pullman Strike compare to that of the 1892 strike at the Carnegie Steel Mill in Homestead?

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Question 6 6. Social Darwinism tried to excuse _____.

Question 7 7. Which of the following is FALSE regarding the Knights of Labor?

Question 8 8. Why did public opinion occasionally turn against unionized workers who went on strike?

Question 9 9. How did the Republican stance on inflation differ to that of the Democrats during the Gilded Age?

Question 10 10. Which was an effect of the Sherman Antitrust Act?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following persons was most likely to be satisfied with the election results during the Gilded Age:

Question 12 12. How did the federal government collect most of its revenue in the late 1800s?

Question 13 13. How were early manufacturing industries different from those in the Second Industrial Revolution?

Question 14 14. The incident at the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory led to the _____.

Question 15 15. How were wages of American men, immigrants, women and children different for the same work?

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Question 16 16. Why were labor unions organized by workers in the late 19th century?

Question 17 17. Which of the following did Social Darwinism try to justify?

Question 18 18. Which person would be most likely to be able to legally immigrate to the United States in the 1890s?

Question 19 19. How were the 'new' immigrants different from the 'old' immigrants to America?

Question 20 20. Which of the following best defines nativism?

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Question 21 21. Why was the Populist Party engulfed by the Democrats?

Question 22 22. How is the presidency of James Garfield similar to that of William McKinley?

Question 23 23. How did the Pendleton Civil Service Reform Act impact the U.S.?

Question 24 24. How are political machines different from political parties?

Question 25 25. How did Carnegie's approach to his business differ from his approach to the rest of society?

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Question 26 26. Why is Andrew Carnegie considered the best representative of the Gilded Age?

Question 27 27. Which of these is NOT associated with the 'Robber Barons?'

Question 28 28. Why were business tycoons in the Gilded Age allowed to get away with certain practices that we consider illegal today?

Question 29 29. Which of these was NOT part of the urban planning reform movements around the turn of the 20th century?

Question 30 30. How did the American Federation of Labor (AFL) differ to the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW)?

VHS: United States Industrialization & Urbanization Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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