US Social & Cultural Trends in the Late 1800s


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Which of the following is the BEST example of consumerism in the late 1800s?

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1. Which of the following is an example of yellow journalism?

2. Which of the following were popular forms of entertainment by the late 19th century?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will test your understanding of social and cultural trends in the United States during the late 1800s that helped to propel the country in new directions. The quiz questions will ask you to identify examples of consumerism and yellow journalism.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments test you on the following aspects of the late 1800s:

  • Popular forms of entertainment
  • The term given to baseball
  • An example of educational change that occurred

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to use the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson about social and cultural trends in the United States in the late 1800s
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding yellow journalism and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding consumerism
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about popular pastimes

Additional Learning

To learn more about America in the late 1800s, review the accompanying lesson, US Social & Cultural Trends in the Late 1800s. The lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn about how old and new ways combined
  • Understand what led to changes in social and culture trends
  • Identify the role of the middle class in the changes