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U.S. History: The Expansion Of Industry

25 Questions  I  By Ltsdeb
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This quiz covers post civil war America's industry expansion. Inventions and inventors of this time period are included.

  
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1.  The first person to use a steam engine to drill for oil.
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2.  The inventor of the telephone.
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3.  The technique used to make steel from iron.
4.  The law granting Congress authority to regulate railroad activities.
5.  Christopher Sholes invented:
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6.  Which of the following is NOT a cause of the technological advances after the civil war?
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7.  What was a by product of oil when it was first being used to light lamps?
8.  What is the name of the product made from oil that was used to light lamps?
9.  What is the element that is removed from iron to make it lighter and more flexible?
10.  Henry Bessemer invented a process that turned iron into what?
11.  The invention of the light bulb is credited to:
12.  The railroad that was built to cross the entire country was called:
13.  What is the name of the court case that gave government the right to regulate private industry.
14.  What were some results of the transcontinental railway being built?
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15.  The theory that taught that only the strong survived is called:
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16.  A monopoly is:
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17.  Horizontal consolidation is when
18.  Vertical integration was when:
19.  The Scottish immigrant who became a giant in the steel industry was:
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20.  A system in which different companies agreed to work together as a large corporation. In this system, the companies then split the profits earned.
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21.  Which is not a reason that the South had little to no industrial growth at this time?
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22.  Who was the leader of the American Federation of Labor?
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23.  Because of poor working conditions, workers began to form groups to advocate for them. These groups are known as:
24.  When workers went on strike to protest poor working conditions, owners hired replacement workers called:
25.  One who leaves a country to settle in another country is called:
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