The Second Industrial Revolution: Timeline & Inventions


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

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

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

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The following quiz and worksheet combo will display your knowledge of the Second Industrial Revolution. Topics you'll need to know to excel in the quiz include Thomas Edison and the improvement of automobiles.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During the assessments, you will be tested on:

  • Advances made that improved automobiles
  • Thomas Edison
  • Industries that spawned the revolution
  • Henry Ford

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the Second Industrial Revolution
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the industries that created the revolution
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the contributions of Ford and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To read more about the revolution, review the lesson The Second Industrial Revolution: Timeline & Inventions. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Details Alexander Graham Bell inventing the telephone 1876
  • Explores Guglielmo Marconi sending radio waves across the Atlantic Ocean for the first time in 1901
  • Explains the influence of Orville and Wilbur Wright
  • Covers the first commercial air passenger service in 1919