Reconstruction and Gilded Age
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  • Question 1
    60 seconds
    Q.

    What ended Reconstruction?

    answer choices

    Plessy v. Ferguson

    the Civil Rights Cases

    Compromise of 1877

    Lincoln's assassination

  • Question 2
    60 seconds
    Q. Who wanted to readmit states to the Union when 10% of the voters took an oath of allegiance?
    answer choices
    Andrew Johnson
    Andrew Jackson
    Abraham Lincoln
    The Radical Republicans
  • Question 3
    60 seconds
    Q.

    Which of the following was not a part of the Freedman's Bureau?

    answer choices

    Helped reconnecting slaves with their families

    Helped create African American Businesses

    Helped feed slaves

    Forced African Americans to become sharecroppers

  • Question 4
    60 seconds
    Q. Who created the Freedman's Bureau?
    answer choices
    John Wilkes Booth
    Abraham Lincoln
    Andrew Jackson
    Harriet Tubman
  • Question 5
    60 seconds
    Q. A Northerner who moved to the South to take advantage of post wartime spending was called which of the following?
    answer choices
    Redeemer
    Scalawag
    Confederate
    Carpetbagger
  • Question 6
    60 seconds
    Q. After an electoral dispute, it was agreed that Rutherford B. Hayes would become President if he ended Reconstruction.  This is often referred to as:
    answer choices
    Radical Election
    Compromise of 1877
    The corrupt bargain
    Illegal compromise
  • Question 7
    60 seconds
    Q. This plan threw out the governments of any state who refused to ratify the 14th amendment.  It also divided the South into 5 military districts controlled by a General and Federal troops. 
    answer choices
    Lincoln's Plan
    Johnson's Plan
    Radical Reconstruction
    Wade-Davis Bill
  • Question 8
    60 seconds
    Q.

    The ruling in Supreme Court case, Plessy v. Ferguson, was significant because it upheld:

    answer choices

    That former slaves were not citizens

    That States had the power to secede

    That "Jim Crow" or segregation laws were Constitutional as long as facilities were equal.

    That "Jim Crow" or segregation laws were unconstitutional.

  • Question 9
    60 seconds
    Q. Which of the following was NOT used to keep citizens from voting in the south?
    answer choices
    The Grandfather Clause
    The Poll Tax
    The Mathematics Test
    The Literacy Test
  • Question 10
    60 seconds
    Q. Through a series of court decisions, the Supreme Court of the United States placed civil rights responsibilities in the hands of whom?
    answer choices
    the federal government
    the state government
    the county government
    No government
  • Question 11
    60 seconds
    Q. What group in Congress felt that Lincoln's plan was too lenient?
    answer choices
    Deciduous Democrats
    Radical Republicans
    Wistful Whigs
    Fancy Federalists
  • Question 12
    60 seconds
    Q. What happened to President Johnson after he fired Secretary of War Edwin Stanton, violating the Tenure of Office Act?
    answer choices
    Nothing
    People praised him as a hero
    He was impeached
    He was assassinated
  • Question 13
    180 seconds
    Q. All of the following are successes of Reconstruction except...
    answer choices
    The 13th Amendment
    The advent of sharecropping
    The Freedman's Bureau
    The 15th Amendment
  • Question 14
    60 seconds
    Q.

    The interpretation of what clause of the 14th amendment was Plessy v. Ferguson based on?

    answer choices

    dual citizenship

    segregation

    due process

    equal protection

  • Question 15
    60 seconds
    Q. What split the south into five military districts?
    answer choices
    Plessy v. Ferguson
    KKK
    Reconstruction Acts
    Force Acts
  • Question 16
    60 seconds
    Q. What did the Southern elite replace the "Slave Codes" with?
    answer choices
    The 13th Amendment
    Jim Crow Laws
    The  14th Amendment
    the Mississippi Plan
    The 15th Amendment
  • Question 17
    60 seconds
    Q. Modeled after slaves laws, these kept African Americans in a condition as close to that of slavery as was possible.
    answer choices
    Plessy v. Ferguson
    Civil Rights Cases
    Jim Crow Laws
    Force Act
  • Question 18
    60 seconds
    Q. What amendment abolished slavery?
    answer choices
    13th
    14th
    15th
    16th
  • Question 19
    60 seconds
    Q. What case created the doctrine of "separate but equal"?
    answer choices
    the Civil Rights Cases
    Marbury v. Madison
    Plessy v. Ferguson?
    Mc Culloch v. Maryland
  • Question 20
    60 seconds
    Q. What case dictated that the Supreme Court had no authority to stop individuals or businesses from discriminating based upon race?
    answer choices
    the Civil Rights Cases
    Marbury v. Madison
    Plessy v. Ferguson
    McCulloch v. Maryland
  • Question 21
    60 seconds
    Q. Which of the following was created, in part, to provid for improved educational opportunites for the former slaves?
    answer choices
    14th amendment
    Freedman's Bureau
    15th Amendment
    Civil Rights Cases
  • Question 22
    60 seconds
    Q. What gave former male slaves the right to vote?
    answer choices
    13th amendment
    14th amendment
    15th amendment
    16th amendment
  • Question 23
    180 seconds
    Q. Who did granfather clauses allow to vote?
    answer choices
    blacks
    whites
    native Americans
    women
  • Question 24
    180 seconds
    Q. Who insisted on an "iron clad" oath?
    answer choices
    Lincoln
    Johnson
    Radicals
    Democrats
  • Question 25
    180 seconds
    Q. What congressional plan for reconstruction did Lincoln veto?
    answer choices
    14th amendment
    Plessy v. Ferguson
    Wade-Davis
    Tenure of Office Act
  • Question 26
    180 seconds
    Q. The 14th Amendment of the United States Constitution...
    answer choices
    Gave African Americans citizenship
    Gave African Americans the right to vote
    Freed the slaves
    Gave landowners the right to sharecrop
  • Question 27
    60 seconds
    Q.

    How did the Reconstruction Era politically

    affect the country?

    answer choices

    Three new amendments to the Constitution were approved.

    Senators could be directly elected to the national legislature.

    Southern States rejoined the Union under their prewar

    Western territories rushed to achieve statehood after slavery was outlawed.

  • Question 28
    60 seconds
    Q.

    Why did many politicians consider the period of Reconstruction necessary after the Civil War?

    answer choices

    There was a need to repay the services of soldiers during the Civil War.

    There was a need to incorporate any Confederate loyalties into Southern state governments

    There was a need to rebuild northern factories

    There was a need to restrict the actions of Southern congressional

    leaders in the national government.

  • Question 29
    120 seconds
    Q.

    Despite limited success, the Freedmen's Bureau greatly contributed to —

    answer choices

    raising income levels of newly freed enslaved people

    expanding education opportunities for newly freed

    enslaved people

    redistributing plantation lands to newly freed enslaved people and land owners

    forcing Southern state governments to recognize the votes of newly freed enslaved people

  • Question 30
    120 seconds
    Q.

    How did many Southern state governments

    respond to the demands of Reconstruction?

    answer choices

    Several state governments reintroduced the international slave

    trade

    Several state governments passed laws to limit opportunities for African Americans.

    Several state governments recalled national legislators and again proposed secession.

    Several state governments introduced Constitutional amendments to expand citizenship and voting rights to African Americans.

  • Question 31
    60 seconds
    Q.

    Which secret society of former Confederate soldiers used terrorism and murder to limit new opportunities for

    newly freed African Americans after the

    Civil War?

    answer choices

    The Order

    Ku Klux Klan

    White Aryan Resistance

    Council of Conservative Citizens

  • Question 32
    120 seconds
    Q.

    How did efforts of the Radical Republican Congress during Reconstruction have a lasting political

    impact on Southern States?

    answer choices

    The Republican Party would win most elections in Southern States until the 1960s.

    The Democratic Party would become divided and lack any political power until the 1960s.

    The Democratic Party would dominate the politics of Southern States for a century following the Civil War.

    The Republican Party would merge with agricultural and factory worker organizations to emerge as the party for working class reforms.

  • Question 33
    180 seconds
    Q.

    Use the excerpt and your knowledge of social studies to answer the following question.


    That the moneys so invested or loaned shall constitute a perpetual fund . . . to the endowment, support, and maintenance of at least one college where the leading object shall be,without excluding other scientific and classical studies and including military tactics, to teach such

    branches of learning as are related to agriculture and the mechanic arts, in such manner as the legislatures of the States may respectively prescribe, in order to promote the liberal and practical education of the industrial classes in the several pursuits and professions in life.

    —Section 304 of the Morrill Act of 1862


    As a result of this legislation —

    answer choices

    many states built their first public colleges

    American Indians could attend public colleges for free

    Southern States used the money to expand state militias instead of schools

    states in New England established the military colleges of the U.S. Armed Forces

  • Question 34
    180 seconds
    Q.

    Which agreement resulted from the

    informal Compromise of 1877 between

    Southern Democrats and Northern

    Republicans?

    answer choices

    Southern States accepted federal tariffs in exchange for new railroad construction and investments in Southern industries.

    Southern plantation owners would receive compensation for freed

    enslaved people in exchange for agreeing to loyalty oaths swearing

    allegiance to the Union.

    Northern Republicans would end Reconstruction and the occupation of Southern cities in exchange for the ratification of the 14th Amendment by Southern States.

    Due to a contested election, Republican Rutherford B. Hayes would

    be chosen president by Congress in exchange for federal troops being removed from Southern States to end Reconstruction.

  • Question 35
    60 seconds
    Q.

    Which of the following describes

    scalawags?

    answer choices

    Northern Republicans who went south for profit

    Southerners who worked with the Republicans

    freedmen who voted Democratic

    freedmen who voted Republican

  • Question 36
    60 seconds
    Q.

    What was the goal of Presidential Reconstruction?

    answer choices

    It aimed at a quick and simple reconstruction of the south with minimal changes

    It aimed at a long process of Reconstruction with a focus on reinstituting white power in the South

    It aimed at a quick Reconstruction which would involve putting African Americans in most southern government positions

    It aimed at a long process of Reconstruction with a focus on enforcing new amendments to make life for African Americans easier

  • Question 37
    60 seconds
    Q.

    What was the goal of Congressional Reconstruction?

    answer choices

    It aimed at a long Reconstruction that was harsher on southern states rejoining the Union

    It aimed at a short Reconstruction process with minimal changes in Southern social structure

    It aimed at a short Reconstruction which would ensure complete equality between the races

    It aimed at a long Reconstruction which would punish African Americans

  • Question 38
    60 seconds
    Q.

    What were the "Black Codes"?

    answer choices

    Laws that southern whites passed which limited the movement and freedoms of newly freed slaves

    Laws that Congress passed which forced southern whites to accept freedmen into their governments, schools, and churches

    A series of values and ideals that freedmen lived by in order to ensure their freedom

    A series of books published by famous African American authors which described Reconstruction in the South

  • Question 39
    30 seconds
    Q.

    According to this, the president could not remove cabinet members without Senate consent

    answer choices

    Wade-Davis Bill

    Tenure of Office Act

    Ten Percent Plan

    Freedmen's Bureau

  • Question 40
    10 seconds
    Q.

    The emancipation proclamation was announced at the battle of ________

    answer choices

    new Hampshire

    ale-mo

    bloody marsh

    Antietam

  • Question 41
    20 seconds
    Q.

    Union blockade also known as...

    answer choices

    the anaconda plan

    scott's great snake

    the march to sea

    the georgia platform

  • Question 42
    60 seconds
    Q. One reason nativists worried about influx of immigrants in 1880s...
    answer choices
    Feared immigrants gain control of city and state governments
    Believed immigrants receive preferential treatment from federal government and receive land
    Thought country's ports could not handle increasing numbers of immigrants and exports
    Considered immigrants from southern and eastern Europe a threat to traditional American cultural values
  • Question 43
    60 seconds
    Q. Fact most significant in development of labor unions during nineteenth century? 
    answer choices
    Working conditions
    Racial segregation
    Class discrimination
    Growing prosperity
  • Question 44
    60 seconds
    Q. What issue split Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. DuBois?
    answer choices
    Washington's lesser emphasis on attainment of political and civil rights
    Washington's unwillingness to accept advice from anyone other than African Americans
    DuBois's belief that African Americans needed to achieve economic self-sufficiency
    DuBois's minimization of importance of education
  • Question 45
    60 seconds
    Q. How Sears, Roebuck & Co. transformed late nineteenth-century economy?
    answer choices
    Expanded market for consumer goods
    Applied new technologies in their stores
    Advertised services of new companies
    Employed sales associates in rural locations
  • Question 46
    60 seconds
    Q. How did vertical integration benefit companies such as Carnegie Steel?
    answer choices
    Allowed labor unions to participate in decision-making
    Controlled production and distribution processes
    Invested in health and education of employees
    Included local politicians on boards of directors 
  • Question 47
    30 seconds
    Q. Technological development most revolutionized US steel industry?
    answer choices
    Electrification
    Vulcanization
    Steam power
    Bessemer Process
  • Question 48
    60 seconds
    Q. How did the Knights of Labor differ from the American Federation of Labor (AFL)?
    answer choices
    KoL advocated strikes as tactic
    KoL opened membership to women, blacks, and ethnic minorities
    KoL developed stronger relationships with policymakers at federal level
    KoL focused on working conditions and workplace safety instead wages and benefits
  • Question 49
    30 seconds
    Q. Construction of Central Pacific Railroad (part of transcontinental railroad) relied largely on who?
    answer choices
    Chinese
    German
    Irish
    Mexican
  • Question 50
    60 seconds
    Q. In their work with immigrants, settlement houses mainly addressed which need?
    answer choices
    Occupational skills
    Spiritual guidance
    Affordable housing
    Cultural adjustment, daycare, and educational training
  • Question 51
    60 seconds
    Q. US Cavalry's buffalo soldiers shared what experienced with most African Americans of their time?
    answer choices
    Earned respect for skill and valor
    Segregated because of race
    Beneficiaries of affirmative action
    Not permitted to own property
  • Question 52
    60 seconds
    Q. Chief Joseph, Sitting Bull, and Geronimo shared what common experience?
    answer choices
    Beneficiaries of peace treaties with US government
    Resisted efforts to displace their peoples from traditional homelands
    Popular figures in Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show
    Opposed tactics of Apache and Cheyenne
  • Question 53
    60 seconds
    Q.

    Which summary of massacre at Wounded Knee in 1890 is the most most accurate?

    answer choices

    Provided a rationale for creation of Bureau of Indian Affairs

    Fostered congressional dialogue that led to passage of Indian Reorganization Act

    Represented culmination of US government's military operations against native peoples.

    Prompted widespread public hostility toward Sioux Indians

  • Question 54
    60 seconds
    Q. For helping those in poorest districts of Chicago, among Polish, Italian, Mexican, and other immigrants, she received Nobel Peace Prize (settlement houses).
    answer choices
    Jane Addams
    Susan B. Anthony
    Ida Tarbell
    Eleanor Roosevelt
  • Question 55
    180 seconds
    Q. What was the name of the law, passed in 1883 during the Gilded Age, that sought to reform government?  It required government applicants to take competitive exams so that they would be hired based upon merit rather than political affiliation.  This law was passed in response to widespread political corruption and the assassination of President Garfield.
    answer choices
    Sherman Antitrust Act
    Pendelton Civil Service Act
    Underwood Tariff Act
    Celler-Kefaufer Act
  • Question 56
    180 seconds
    Q. In 1886 in the Wabash Cases, during the Gilded Age, the Supreme Court limited the ability of the state to set railroad rates on interstate commerce (rail traffic crossing state boundaries).  The court clarified that the ability to regulate interstate commerce was the province of the Congress.  in 1887, Congress passed what law, in part, because of the Wabash Cases?
    answer choices
    Interstate Commerce Act
    Celler-Kefauver Act
    Clayton Antitrust Act
    Sherman Antitrust Act
  • Question 57
    180 seconds
    Q. What Progressive Era Muckraker wrote about the terrible living conditions in cities in the book The Shame of the Cities that had been created during the Gilded Age?
    answer choices
    Lincoln Steffens
    Ida Tarbell
    Upton Sinclair
    Ray Stannard Baker
  • Question 58
    180 seconds
    Q. What was the name of the company and the railroad scandal, during the Gilded Age, through which the government paid tens of millions of unearned dollars.  NIne Congressmen were implicated in teh scandal and the sitting Vice Presdient was forced to remove himself from the Republican ticket for possible reelection. 
    answer choices
    Homestead
    Pullman
    Credit Mobilier
    Union Pacific
  • Question 59
    180 seconds
    Q. What New York politician ran a political machine in New York City beginning in 1869, during the Gilded Age, that was incredibly corrupt.  For example, a projected cost of $250,000 for a courthouse turned in to $13,000,000 because of kickbacks and bribes.
    answer choices
    Daley
    Grant
    Tilden
    Tweed
  • Question 60
    180 seconds
    Q. What was a city government marked by corruption, bribery, and Kickbacks (common during the Gilded Age) called?
    answer choices
    credit mobilier
    political machine
    corrected democracy
    electoral politics
  • Question 61
    180 seconds
    Q. Congressional action taken in 1890, during the Gilded Age, that made "contracts, conspiracies, and combinations" that restrained free trade illegal.  This was done to stop the abusiv practices of organized trusts in oil, sugar, tobacco...
    answer choices
    Sherman Antitrust Act
    Celler-Kefauver Act
    Clayton Antitrust Act
    Interstate Commerce Act
  • Question 62
    180 seconds
    Q. Congressional action taken in 1887, during the Gilded Age, to stop the unfair and abusive practices of railroad companies.  That is, to stop railroad companies from giving low prices to large shippers (Corporations) and high prices to farmers who had no other shupping options.
    answer choices
    Sherman Antitrust Act
    Celler-Kefauver Act
    Clayton Antitrust Act
    Interstate Commerce Act
  • Question 63
    180 seconds
    Q. A group of companies in the same industry giving day-to-day operation of their companies over to a single board of directors.
    answer choices
    monopoly
    corporation
    trust
    horizontal Integration
  • Question 64
    180 seconds
    Q. Standard Oil was founded in 1870 by John d. Rockefeller (during the Gilded Age).  Established as a trust, it gained monopolistic pricing power in oil and kerosene and was able to demand and receive exceptionally favorable shipping rates from railroads.  In 1905, during the Progressive Era, who attacked Standard Oil as a too pwoerful monopoly?
    answer choices
    Ida Tarbell
    Upton Sinclair
    Harvey Wiley
    Andrew Carnegie
  • Question 65
    180 seconds
    Q. In 1889, during the Gilded Age, a Settlement House called Hull House was opened in Chicago.  It was designed to help working class women, many recent immigrants, move out of poverty and dependence on others.  It sought to address some of the excesses of industry and business.  Who founded Hull House?
    answer choices
    Margaret Sanger
    Jane Addams
    Elizabeth Cady Stanton
    Susan B. Anthony
  • Question 66
    180 seconds
    Q. In 1890, during the Gilded Age, who wrote about and photographed the horrible living conditions of America's working poor in the Book, How the Other Half Lives?
    answer choices
    Upton Sinclair
    Ida Tarbell
    Ida Wells
    Jacob Riis
  • Question 67
    60 seconds
    Q. The theory used by the wealthy to justify their wealth and treatment of the poor.  
    answer choices
    Darwinism
    Natural Selection
    Selectionism
    Social Darwinism
  • Question 68
    60 seconds
    Q. This book espouses the view that the wealthy have a moral obligation to improve society with their wealth and to be philanthropic.
    answer choices
    How the Other Half Lives
    The Social Gospel
    The Gospel of Wealth
    The Capitalists' Guide to Wealth
  • Question 69
    60 seconds
    Q. Political Machines were symbols of Gilded Age corruption because:
    answer choices
    They relied on immigrants.
    They engaged in immoral and illegal activities to get and maintain power
    They were exclusively run by the wealthy
    They addressed industrial-era demands in urban areas
  • Question 70
    60 seconds
    Q. New markets were expanded by all of the following EXCEPT:
    answer choices
    innovations in transportation
    new methods of advertising
    increasing immigration
    increased government regulations
  • Question 71
    60 seconds
    Q. The first measure aimed at ending the spoils system was the:
    answer choices
    Sherman Anti-Trust Act
    Pendleton Civil Service Act
    Interstate Commerce Act
    Federal Anti-Tolerance Act
  • Question 72
    60 seconds
    Q. Receiving a portion of money illegally as the result of a confidential, secret agreement describes:
    answer choices
    Graft
    a Bribe
    Patronage
    a Kickback
  • Question 73
    60 seconds
    Q.

    Populists supported a bimetallic standard because they believed:

    answer choices

    It would result in deflation

    It would increase bank regulations

    It would result in inflation and better prices for farmers for grain

    None of the following - they supported continuation of the Gold Standard

  • Question 74
    60 seconds
    Q.

    If one regards the industrialists as "Robber Barons," then one would argue all of the following EXCEPT:

    answer choices

    They amassed great wealth at the expense of their workers

    They engaged in scrupulous activities such as cut-throat competition

    They sought to create monopolies in their respective industries.

    They contributed great fortunes to philanthropic interests

  • Question 75
    60 seconds
    Q. Political corruption in the Gilded Age occurred at every level for all of the following reasons EXCEPT:
    answer choices
    Big businessmen used their wealth to influence politicians
    Immigrants brought revolutionary ideas such as Socialism into the political system
    The power of machines at the local level influenced state and federal elections
    Spoilsmen were given jobs without qualifications 
  • Question 76
    60 seconds
    Q. The Gilded Age described the period because:
    answer choices
    The US was on a Gold Standard as of 1873
    There were grave problems behind the seeming opulence of the era
    It was a period of growth and intensive manual labor
    It resulted in only benefits for the nation
  • Question 77
    60 seconds
    Q. Members of which group most likely to belong to Populist Party?
    answer choices
    Anarchists
    Farmers
    Industrialists
    Immigrants
  • Question 78
    60 seconds
    Q. Both the Sherman Antitrust Act and the Clayton Antitrust Act were passed in response to the problem of
    answer choices
    companies refusing to hire minority workers
     businesses choosing to hire illegal immigrants
    unsafe working conditions in factories 
    business combinations limiting competition
  • Question 79
    60 seconds
    Q. One way in which the Chinese Exclusion Act, the Gentlemen’s Agreement, and the National Origins Act were similar is that all were expressions of
    answer choices
    imperialism 
    nativism 
    militarism 
    Manifest Destiny 
  • Question 80
    60 seconds
    Q. Jacob Riis, Jane Addams, and Margaret Sanger are most closely associated with efforts to...
    answer choices
    educate and train formerly enslaved persons 
    preserve the natural environment
    advance the interests of organized labor
    improve conditions for the poor 
  • Question 81
    60 seconds
    Q. Based on your knowledge of written works in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, which of the following books most likely inspired the demand made by the women pictured?
    answer choices
    The Great American Fraud by Samuel Hopkins Adams
    The Shame of Cities by Lincoln Steffens
    The Jungle by Upton Sinclair
    How the Other Half Lives  by Jacob Riis
  • Question 82
    60 seconds
    Q. Which of following was most closely associated with the Populist Party?
    answer choices
    Jane Addams
    William Jennings Bryan
    Eugene Debs
    Samuel Gompers
  • Question 83
    60 seconds
    Q. What was the main goal of most muckraking journalists?
    answer choices
    Gain fame through articles of high popular interest
    Expose socioeconomic problems in need of political attention
    Increase public awareness of America's great potential
    End corrupt relationships between politicians and big business
  • Question 84
    60 seconds
    Q. What happened as a result of the completion of the transcontinental rail road?
    answer choices
    Huge numbers of people moved to the coast
    Increased number of buffalo on the Plains
    Increased migration to the West
    Native Americans roamed the Plains more freely
  • Question 85
    60 seconds
    Q. In the late 19th century, labor unions developed chiefly as a result of the need for
    answer choices
    white collar workers
    improved working conditions
    workers who would work for low wages
    improved methods of production
  • Question 86
    60 seconds
    Q. Who was the "captain of industry" who created the Standard Oil Trust?
    answer choices
    Andrew Carnegie
    John D. Rockefeller
    Henry Ford
    Cornelius Vanderbilt
  • Question 87
    60 seconds
    Q. How do monopolies harm consumers?
    answer choices
    They eliminate competition and allow for high prices
    They encourage competition, but increase prices
    They increase competition and lower prices
    They increase prices while increasing the quality of products
  • Question 88
    60 seconds
    Q. What did the Railroad Strike of 1877, The Pullman Strike and the Homestead Steel Strike all have in common?
    answer choices
    They were all caused by employers cutting workers wages.
    Each of these strikes was won by the workers.
    All were led by Mother Jones.
    The workers in each strike were members of the Knights of Labor.
  • Question 89
    30 seconds
    Q. What affect do monopolies have on small businesses?
    answer choices
    Increase competition with them
    Reduce the need for government intervention
    Spread wealth with the smaller business
    Reduce the number of small businesses
  • Question 90
    60 seconds
    Q. Negotiating through collective bargaining and going on strike if necessary, are methods of what group?
    answer choices
    Monopolies
    Trusts
    Economies
    Labor Unions
  • Question 91
    30 seconds
    Q. Who founded the American Federation of Labor?
    answer choices
    Samuel Gompers
    Cornelius Vanderbilt
    Eugene Debs
    Upton Sinclair
  • Question 92
    60 seconds
    Q. The tactic enabled Samuel Gompers to develop AFL into largest labor union in US?
    answer choices
    Allowing women and minorities to join
    Signing up low-wage, unskilled immigrant laborers
    Lobbying Congress to pass laws limited activities of rival unions
    Concentrating on higher wages and better working conditions
  • Question 93
    60 seconds
    Q. How Haymarket Square affected Knights of Labor?
    answer choices
    Massive gathering of workers forced federal government to place limits on union's activities
    Workers lost confidence in union's leadership after union president given details of rally to police
    Union members grew disillusioned as newspapers blamed workers for violence
    Union's emphasis on recruiting immigrants angered American-born workers
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