Gilded Age
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  • Question 1
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    What does "Gilded" mean when we talk about the Gilded Age?

    answer choices

    Nice on the outside, ugly on the inside

    Ugly on the outside, nice on the inside

  • Question 2
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    Q.

    The Dawes Severalty Act dealt with which group in America?

    answer choices

    Indians (Native Americans)

    Immigrants

    Chinese

    Settlers

  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Political Machines took advantage of what major groups?

    answer choices

    The Immigrants and the Poor

    The Immigrants and Big Businesses

    The Poor and the Chinese

    The Chinese and the Big Businesses

  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Civil Service Reform was a response to what?

    answer choices

    Political Machines and the Spoils System

    Chinese Immigrants

    Indians (Native Americans)

    The need to regulate State Governments

  • Question 5
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    Q.

    Changing their names, cutting their hair, forcing them to adopt Christianity, requiring them to learn English, etc. These are all examples of what pushed on many Immigrants, but especially the Indians (Native Americans)?

    answer choices

    Assimilation

    Nativism

    Protectionism

    Temperance

  • Question 6
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    The title given to people like Carnegie who invested their money to start businesses, such as his steel monopoly.

    answer choices

    Entrepreneurs

    Nativists

    Philanthropists

    Populists

  • Question 7
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    Q.

    Americans who grew angry and resentful at the increased Immigrant migration into the country, especially those from Southern and Eastern Europe

    answer choices

    Nativists

    Populists

    Philanthropists

    Social Workers

  • Question 8
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    Though jobs were plentiful, they didn't pay well. This caused what change in women and children's lives in the nineteenth century?

    answer choices

    Women and children had to become wage earners

    Women and children became business owners

    Women and children became more educated

    Women and children became leaders of organized labor

  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q.

    The Homestead Act caused a shift in population to move from where to where?

    answer choices

    East Coast to West Coast

    West Coast to East Coast

  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What group was motivated the most by "The American Dream" during the Gilded Age?

    answer choices

    Immigrants

    The Poor

    Indians (Native Americans)

    Former Slaves

  • Question 11
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Overcrowding and pollution were caused primarily by what?

    answer choices

    Urbanization

    Industrialization

    Nativism

    Assimilation

  • Question 12
    30 seconds
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    Declining wages and a rise unemployment on the west coast led to what piece of legislation?

    answer choices

    Chinese Exclusion Act

    Dawes Act

    Homestead Act

    Pendleton Act of 1883

  • Question 13
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Roads, skyscrapers, prisons, sewers, schools, railroads, etc, are all examples of what?

    answer choices

    Infrastructure

    Rural Expansion

    Assimilation

    Nativism

  • Question 14
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    How did Political Machines use Infrastructure to gain power and manipulate Immigrants?

    answer choices

    Got them to work on those projects in exchange for votes

    Got them to work on those projects in exchange for money

    Kept them from getting those jobs

  • Question 15
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    What region of the US had the greatest Urban Growth during the Gilded Age? (Late 1800s)

    answer choices

    Northeast

    Northwest

    Southeast

    Southwest

  • Question 16
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    The Gilded Age saw the greatest shift in population from which area to which area?

    answer choices

    Rural areas to Urban areas

    Urban areas to Rural areas

  • Question 17
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    What Supreme Court case set the precedent for "Separate but Equal", which would last until the Civil Rights Movement of the mid 1900s?

    answer choices

    Plessy v Ferguson

    Brown v Board of Education

    Marbury v Madison

    Roe v Wade

  • Question 18
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    All of the following groups struggled for civil rights during the Gilded Age except?

    answer choices

    Mexican Americans

    African Americans

    Immigrants

    Women

  • Question 19
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    Who is most associated with political machines in New York City?

    answer choices

    "Boss" Tweed

    John Rockefeller

    Jane Adams

    Andrew Carnegie

  • Question 20
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    What was the main source of power in big city governments during the Gilded Age?

    answer choices

    Political Machines

    Industrial Capitalists

    Robber Barons

    Labor Leaders

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