Transportation & Manufacturing Advance Post-Civil War


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Who founded Standard Oil Company?

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1. In what year was the First Transcontinental Railroad completed?

2. Who coined the term 'Gilded Age'?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

In the years following the Civil War, America experienced several technological advances that reshaped and revolutionized the country. Quiz questions will highlight the important figures and dates associated with this period.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet will assess your understanding of the following:

  • Standard Oil Company
  • The First Transcontinental Railroad
  • Origins of the term 'Gilded Age'
  • The Carnegie Steel Company

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - confirm that you understand the content from the related lesson
  • Knowledge application - use material learned in the lesson to answer questions about transportation and manufacturing after the Civil War
  • Distinguishing differences - learn about important figures and demonstrate the ability to match them to their accomplishments

Additional Learning

The lesson called Transportation & Manufacturing Advance Post-Civil War is a great resource for gaining a better understanding of American industrialization in this period. You can use it to learn more about the:

  • Importance of the First Transcontinental Railroad
  • Invention of electricity and its impact on the country
  • Corruption lurking behind these innovations and advances