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The term gilded means to cover something with a thin layer of...
John Rockefeller made a fortune in which industry?
Rockefeller's company was named...
A wealthy person who donates to charity is known as a ...
Cornelius Vanderbilt made his fortune in...
The Haymarket Square Riot of 1886 was in...
The workers who were on strike at Haymarket Square wanted...
a 6 hour day.
an 8 hour day.
a 10 hour day.
a 12 hour day.
The leaders of the workers at Haymarket Square were immigrants from...
The Haymarket Square Riot led to a national wave of xenophobia. Xenophobia is a fear of...
Rockefeller and Vanderbilt came to control nearly everything in the railroad and oil industries. As a result, they were able to set prices high for their products and services. Control over an entire industry is known as having a ....
When workers unite and join together to negotiate with their boss for higher wages and better conditions, they have formed a ...
In which industry did Andrew Carnegie make his fortune?
Carnegie Steel Company was located in which Pennsylvania city?
The Pullman Strike in Chicago occurred after the company...
...cut worker wages.
...increased health care benefits.
...promised to improve working conditions.
Following the Pullman Strike, the American public mostly...
blamed the striking workers for the violence.
blamed the Pullman Company for the violence.
blamed the National Guard for the violence.
JP Morgan made his fortune in...
finance and banking.
Which was not a corporation created by JP Morgan?
During the Gilded Age, American cities grew rapidly. Carnegie steel was used to build all of the following but...
lavish sports stadiums.
The Ludlow Massacre occurred at a mining camp in Colorado. The miners were striking to protest all of the following but...
low union membership.
dangerous working conditions.
As the miners strike in Ludlow, Colorado grew violent, the governor called out the __________________ to break the strike.
Colorado National Guard.
After the Civil War, new farming methods, better technology, and more land being farmed led to the production of more crops. As a result, American farmers produced more crops than they ever had before. As a result of an increase in the supply of farm goods, the price of those same goods ________.
As American farmers continued to make less money, the railroads ______________ the prices they charged to transport farm products to market.
During the Gilded Age, American farmers struggled to make a living. The farmers blamed all of the following, except ____________, for their financial struggles.
In the 1870's and 1880's, American farmers began to join together. They wanted fair treatment from banks and the railroads. Which was not an organization of farmers for farmers?
National Labor Relations Board
By the 1890's, a new political party emerged. This party was made up largely of farmers and workers. It sought to represent "the people" as opposed to the banks, the railroads, and the wealthy. This new party was known as the _______________________.