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USH Unit 5: Gilded Age and Progressive Era

Quiz by Bethany Copeland

Grade 9-12
Social Studies
Georgia Standards of Excellence

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  • Q1
    When companies got rich off of low paid workers and ripped off consumers
    capitalism
    Big Business
    communism
    business ethics
    30s
  • Q2
    Business owners known for their ruthless and selfish business tactics
    captains of industry
    carpetbaggers
    robber barons
    innovators
    30s
  • Q3
    a single company controlling the industry and raising prices
    big business
    trust
    monopoly
    industrialization
    30s
  • Q4
    Refers to American and immigrant settlers and pioneers moving west
    imperialism
    nationalism
    manifest destiny
    westward expansion
    30s
  • Q5
    Completed in 1869
    transcontinental Railroad
    the Progressive era
    the Industrial Revolution
    "The Jungle"
    30s
  • Q6
    Groups who contributed to building railroads
    Chinese and Irish immigrants
    Asian immigrants and slaves
    former slaves and Russian immigrants
    none of these
    30s
  • Q7
    Known as a robber baron
    Carnegie and Rockefeller
    Thomas Edison and Alexander Graham Bell
    Upton Sinclair
    Ida Tarbell
    30s
  • Q8
    Group who depended on buffalo, hurt by expanding railroad lines
    the Iroquois
    Navajo
    Cherokee
    Plains Indians
    30s
  • Q9
    revolutionized the ability to fence in land
    border guards
    none of these
    electric fence
    barbed wire
    30s
  • Q10
    A major defeat of American troops
    the Battle of Little Bighorn
    all of these
    the Battle of Wounded Knee
    the Battle of Yorktown
    30s
  • Q11
    The last major effort American Indian made to fight back in US History
    the sinking of the U.S.S Maine
    King Philip's War (Metacom's War)
    Wounded Knee
    Little Bighorn
    30s
  • Q12
    Writers known for exposing corrupt bussinesses
    muckrakers
    yellow journalism
    undercover agents
    reporters
    30s
  • Q13
    Ida Tarbell revealed the truth about
    Carnegie and his steel company
    sharecropping
    Rockefeller and Standard Oil
    the meatpacking industry
    30s
  • Q14
    time of Americans trying to solve new problems in society
    Square Deal
    the New Age
    the Progressive Era
    Second Great Awakening
    30s
  • Q15
    The Jungle was a
    the first full length animated feature film
    the book Ida Tarbell wrote
    book about meatpacking
    the name of Edison's laboratory
    30s

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