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Multiple Choice

This activity contains 39 questions.

Question 1.
The 1876 Centennial Exposition focused mainly on

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Question 2.
Which of the following did NOT contribute significantly to American industrialization in the late nineteenth century?

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Question 3.
The Bessemer process transformed the steel industry because it

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Question 4.
Why did business trusts form in the late nineteenth century?

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Question 5.
John D. Rockefeller's methods for defeating competitors did NOT include

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Question 6.
When a substantial number of women entered a profession,

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Question 7.
Which of the following best describes the early American Federation of Labor?

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Question 8.
The Haymarket Riot weakened the labor movement because it

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Question 9.
Which of the following lists industrial developments in proper chronological order?

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Question 10.
Which of the following industries was NOT transformed by a nineteenth-century invention by either Alexander Graham Bell or Thomas Alva Edison?

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Question 11.
According to Herbert Gutman, industrialization transformed the "culture of work." Which of the following best states his meaning?

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Question 12.
Which of these produced NO innovations for marketing or merchandising?

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Question 13.
It took about $600 per year to have a decent standard of living in the 1890s, while workers earned a yearly average of

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Question 14.
According to social historian Stephan Thernstrom, what was the extent of social mobility in America in the early industrial era?

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Question 15.
Which of the following best describes the Knights of Labor?

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Question 16.
The first immigrant nationality legally excluded from the United States were the

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Question 17.
Industrialism's impact on American workers was to

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Question 18.
The Social Gospel

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Question 19.
Washington Gladden opposed

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Question 20.
Settlement house workers did NOT

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Question 21.
All of the following increased in the late nineteenth century EXCEPT

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Question 22.
Farmers most adversely affected by deflation and depression in the late nineteenth century were in the

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Question 23.
Munn v. Illinois

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Question 24.
The expansion of industry after the Civil War was accompanied by the concentration of ownership into larger, but fewer organizations. The causes of this trend included all the following EXCEPT

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Question 25.
All of the following were invented by Thomas Edison EXCEPT the

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Question 26.
Ultimately, which union was the most successful in the late nineteenth century?

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Question 27.
The first corporation to have a capitalization of over $1 billion was

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Question 28.
Radical theorists and utopians like Henry George, Henry Demarest Lloyd, and Edward Bellamy all insisted that reform of the American economy

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Question 29.
The Standard Oil trust was primarily formed to

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Question 30.
All of the following refer to the Sherman Act EXCEPT

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Question 31.
Who threw the bomb in Haymarket Square?

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Question 32.
The "new woman" of middle-class America

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Question 33.
All of the following were major themes in the industrialization of the United States EXCEPT the

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Question 34.
The Homestead strike

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Question 35.
The success ethic of the late nineteenth century

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Question 36.
The railroads suffered instability even as they enjoyed tremendous growth because of

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Question 37.
The industrial workplace and ethnic diversity in the late nineteenth century

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Question 38.
Investment bankers aided the industrialization process by

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Question 39.
A company that is vertically integrated

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