Chapter 25 History Test Prep

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Chapter 25 History Test Prep

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What simple change might have prevented the death of some of the 149 workers who perished in the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire? 
    • A. 

      Using fire-resistent fabrics

    • B. 

      Allowing workers to join unions

    • C. 

      Building safer passenger elevators

    • D. 

      Keeping factory doors unlocked

  • 2. 
    As business grew bigger after the Civil War, labor unions were organized to represent the interests of 
    • A. 

      Investors

    • B. 

      Customers

    • C. 

      Managers

    • D. 

      Workers

  • 3. 
    The wages offered many factory workers so low that 
    • A. 

      People would not take those jobs.

    • B. 

      Everyone in the family had to work.

    • C. 

      One wage earner could support a family.

    • D. 

      No one was able to make a profit.

  • 4. 
    What attracted people to America's rapidly growing cities in the late 1800's? 
    • A. 

      Tenement housing

    • B. 

      Job opportunities

    • C. 

      Electric lighting

    • D. 

      Art museums

  • 5. 
    Who said "Steel is king!" and made it happen
    • A. 

      Thomas Edison

    • B. 

      Alexander Graham Bell

    • C. 

      John D. Rockefeller

    • D. 

      Andrew Carnegie

  • 6. 
    A corporation is a
    • A. 

      Partnership between two business-people working together.

    • B. 

      Business that is owned by many investors.

    • C. 

      Group of business formed to reduce competition.

    • D. 

      Company that controls all production and sales of a product.

  • 7. 
    Most city factory workers lived in 
    • A. 

      Homes that they owned.

    • B. 

      Ten-story skyscrapers.

    • C. 

      Spacious suburbs.

    • D. 

      Crowded slum neighborhoods.

  • 8. 
    What invention made it practical to locate factories at the top of ten-story skyscrapers in the late 1800's 
    • A. 

      The electric lightbulb.

    • B. 

      The telephone

    • C. 

      The electric elevator

    • D. 

      The sewing machine

  • 9. 
    In the 1909 "Uprising of the 20,000, " striking garment workers in the New York City won
    • A. 

      Free lunches.

    • B. 

      Better wages.

    • C. 

      Safer factories.

    • D. 

      Paid vacations.

  • 10. 
  • 11. 
    The setting of this cartoon is the 
    • A. 

      White House

    • B. 

      Supreme Court

    • C. 

      U.S. Senate

    • D. 

      Bank of the United States

  • 12. 
    Who od the small men sitting in the front represent?
    • A. 

      Wealthy bankers

    • B. 

      U.S. senators

    • C. 

      Federal judges

    • D. 

      Cabinet members

  • 13. 
    Who do the men who look like giant moneybags represent?
    • A. 

      Business trusts

    • B. 

      The Standard Oil trust

    • C. 

      Business investors

    • D. 

      Labor union ornganizers

  • 14. 
    The large men are shown using special entrance at the right for 
    • A. 

      Senators

    • B. 

      The people

    • C. 

      The president

    • D. 

      Monopolies

  • 15. 
    Which caption best fits the cartoon? 
    • A. 

      "Government by and for the trusts!"

    • B. 

      "in the trusts we trust!"

    • C. 

      "The United States of Trusts!"

    • D. 

      "Put your trust in the Senate!"

  • 16. 
    What is the cartoonist's message? 
    • A. 

      Trusts have made the nation richer.

    • B. 

      Trusts are corrupting our government.

    • C. 

      Trusts make business more efficient.

    • D. 

      Trusts protect the free enterprise system.