Chapter 14 American History

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Chapter 14 American History
This quiz covers the industrialization of America from 1869 - 1900.

  
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1.  What two main findings helped to bring about the Industrial Revolution?
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2.  How did we extract Black Gold most efficiently?
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3.  What was the Bessemer Process?
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4.  How did the Bessemer Process work?
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5.  What were the main uses for steel?
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6.  What was electricity first used for?
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7.  What were two extremely important inventions of the time?
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8.  What time period was the Age of Railroads?
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9.  What did the railroad companies abuse?
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10.  What are some stats on the depression following the Panic of 1893?
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11.  Who led an industrial experiment with a controlled town (environment)?
12.  What was a construction company used for manipulation?
13.  What act allowed the federal government to supervise railroad activity?
14.  Who owned the largest steel company until 1901?
15.  What is the theory (used in business) called for biological evolution?
16.  Who owned the Standard Oil Company (richest man net-worth wise of all time)?
17.  What act was created to prevent monopolies in substantial businesses?
18.  Who led a children's march for child working conditions and lived to 100yrs old?
19.  Differentiate between vertical integration and horizontal integration. In your opinion, which way would you use if you started a manufacturing business like Carnegie or Rockefeller?
20.  How were the transcontinental railroads one of the wonders of the world at the time and what made them so difficult to complete? What did they bring to society at the time?
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