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Choose the best answer for the following essential questions of today.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is innovation?
    • A. 

      Improvements made on something that has already been invented

    • B. 

      The creation of big cities from the east coast to the west coast of the U.S.

    • C. 

      Laying railroad track from the east coast to the west coast of the U.S.

    • D. 

      The way a country makes money and the country's financial situation

  • 2. 
    What innovation began the Gilded Age?
    • A. 

      The Transcontinental Railroad

    • B. 

      The Civil War

    • C. 

      American business

    • D. 

      Schooners and trestles

  • 3. 
    What problems were experienced while building the innovation that began the Gilded Age?
    • A. 

      Not enough iron and steel to lay tracks and build engines

    • B. 

      Natural disasters, weather, Indian attacks, running out of money, racial discrimination

    • C. 

      Protests by Americans against building the railroads

    • D. 

      The American Government tried to stop construction because it feared it would hurt the economy

  • 4. 
    How did the innovation that sparked the Gilded Age improve life in America?
    • A. 

      It created a railroad all the way across the U.S. which made transporting large amounts of goods quicker, cheaper and improved the American economy

    • B. 

      It cleared the Great Plains of Native American tribes allowing American people to move out west to build homes and towns

    • C. 

      It began the American Civil War, which ended with a stronger Union and freedom for slaves in the Southern States

    • D. 

      It allowed us to take over the territories of Alaska and Hawaii which became our 49th and 50th states in the U.S.