Michigan from 1860-1900: Civil War, Gilded Age & Mayor Pingree


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Prior to becoming governor, Hazen Pingree was mayor of what Michigan city?

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1. The founding of what organization exemplifies Michigan's abolitionist bent in the Civil War era?

2. The mining of what mineral helped fuel Michigan's 19th-century economic boom?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The assessment questions here will test what you know about the history of Michigan from 1860-1900. See how well you know mining that resulted in a boom, and Michigan's involvement in political hot-topics of the times.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz will test you on such things as:

  • The city Hazen Pingree was mayor of before becoming governor of Michigan
  • Organization founded in Michigan that exemplifies its abolitionist leaning
  • Mineral that was mined that boomed Michigan's economy in the 19th-century
  • Characteristics of late 1800s Michigan
  • Early 20th-century political movement supported by Pingree

Skills Practiced

Test skills, such as:

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can review information regarding the political career of Hazen Pingree and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the mineral that boomed Michigan's 19th century economy
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify what were and what were not characteristics of late 1800s Michigan

Additional Learning

Get to know about this topic by reviewing the chapter called Michigan from 1860-1900: Civil War, Gilded Age & Mayor Pingree. See information on:

  • The side Michigan was on during the Civil War
  • Percentage of Michigan males that served in the Civil War
  • The role of logging in Michigan