Economic Policies During the Second Industrial Revolution


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Which was an effect of the Sherman Antitrust Act?

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

2. Why did the Second Industrial Revolution take place?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo will help you quickly assess your understanding of the economic policies in place during the Second Industrial Revolution. Some of the things you'll be quizzed on include the Sherman Antitrust Act and how the federal government collected revenues in the late 1800s.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will test you on the following:

  • Effects of the Sherman Antitrust Act
  • How the government collected most of its revenue
  • Republican position on government
  • Effects of the Second Industrial Revolution
  • When the Second Industrial Revolution took place

Skills Practiced

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about economic policy in a different light
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the Second Industrial Revolution
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about government revenue and policy during the Second Industrial Revolution

Additional Learning

To learn more about this period of history, review the corresponding lesson on Economic Policies During the Second Industrial Revolution. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define the Second Industrial Revolution
  • Learn about the political climate at the time
  • Discuss monetary policy
  • Learn about taxes and tariffs
  • Explore attempts to reign in big business
  • Review the Sherman Antitrust Act