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Practice Quiz Gilded Age

Quiz by Gonzales, David

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  • Q1
    Who were the two companies that built the railroad, Central Pacific and?
    Union Pacific
    Pennsylvania
    Short Line
    Reading
    30s
  • Q2
    What was completed on May 10, 1869 at Promontory Point, Utah?
    The Light Bulb
    The first Marathon
    First U.S. Transcontinental Railroad
    The first Sewer System
    30s
  • Q3
    What was considered “green gold” in the 1800's?
    green paper with pink ink
    4 leaf clovers
    trees
    moss
    30s
  • Q4
    Approximately how many buffalo were roaming the Great Plains in the 1800’s?
    a gazillion
    100 trillion
    one thousand
    30 million
    30s
  • Q5
    What invention threatened the cowboy’s way of life and ended the Open Range?
    the light bulb
    the telephone
    barbed wire
    pace picante sauce
    30s
  • Q6
    Where do most Indians wind up living as settlers moved west?
    reservations
    plantations
    national parks
    oil fields
    30s
  • Q7
    He developed a mail order catalog, utilizing mail and railroads to ship goods.
    Richard Sears
    George Custer
    Wild Bill Hickock
    Thomas Edison
    30s
  • Q8
    Battle where Lt. Col. George Custer and his men were killed
    Picacho Peak
    Alamo
    Wounded Knee
    Little Big Horn
    30s
  • Q9
    Where 7th Cavalry massacred 200 Sioux and Cheyenne men, women, and children.
    Bull Run
    Wounded Knee
    Picacho Peak
    Little Big Horn
    30s
  • Q10
    What country gave the Statue of Liberty to the United States?
    Germany
    England
    France
    Rome
    30s
  • Q11
    Who organized the fund raiser to pay for the assembly of the Statue of Liberty?
    Joseph Pulitzer
    Teddy Roosevelt
    William Hurst
    Horace Greelee
    30s
  • Q12
    Where did most immigrants arrive as they entered the United States on the east coast?
    Niagara Falls
    Fort Lauderdale
    Juarez
    Ellis Island
    30s
  • Q13
    Who used the Bessemer Steel Process that blasts hot air through molten iron to produce steel in Pittsburgh, PA?
    Dan Marino
    Ben Roethlisberger
    Andrew Carnegie
    Honus Wagner
    30s
  • Q14
    What was one breakthrough that allowed buildings to grow so tall?
    elevator
    zepplins
    stairs
    wifi
    30s
  • Q15
    Famous Photographer who showed the desperation of life in the slums of America.
    Ansel Adams
    Thomas Edison
    Robert Frank
    Jacob Riis
    30s

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