Historical Impacts on Economic Institutions


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The Protestant Work Ethic helped popularize which system?

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1. The cause and effect relationship evident throughout history is called?

2. The First Transcontinental Railroad opened up the development of which region of the United States?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet are great for checking your knowledge of economic institutions and historical impacts that affected them. The Protestant Work Ethic and the First Transcontinental Railroad are addressed on the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These materials can help check your knowledge of:

  • Cause and effect relationship evident throughout history
  • Protestant Work Ethic
  • Region that the First Transcontinental Railroad helped open up
  • Place that became a center for American armament production during WWII

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding the cause and effect relationship evident throughout history
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the region that was opened up because of the First Transcontinental Railroad and interpret it correctly
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the history-related lesson

Additional Learning

You can learn more about these historic events by reading the lesson, Historical Impacts on Economic Institutions. Thanks to this lesson, you can cover these objectives:

  • Determine what the most iconic moment in economic history was
  • Understand what economic institutions consist of
  • Review the formation of modern capitalism
  • Explain the significance of the First Transcontinental Railroad