How Well Did You Read About Robber Barons And Rebels?

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What was the Lynch Law first used for?
    • A. 

      Terrorizing and controlling African Americans

    • B. 

      The purpose of suppressing criminals

    • C. 

      To keep immigrants from coming into America

  • 2. 
    What was a reason for the worker strikes?
    • A. 

      People were feeling lazy

    • B. 

      There was a great economic depression in the aftermath of the Civil War.

    • C. 

      Factory workers were getting declining wages.

  • 3. 
    Who created the Standard Oil refinery of Ohio?
    • A. 

      John D. Rockefeller

    • B. 

      J.P. Morgan

    • C. 

      Henry Clay Frick

  • 4. 
    Who created the largest bank in all of the United States?
    • A. 

      J.P. Morgan

    • B. 

      Eugene Debs

    • C. 

      John D. Rockefeller

  • 5. 
    What was an organization that Eugene V. Debs founded?
    • A. 

      Industrial Workers of the World

    • B. 

      Knights of Labor

    • C. 

      American Federation of Labor

  • 6. 
    What year was the Homestead Strike?
    • A. 

      1917

    • B. 

      1887

    • C. 

      1892

  • 7. 
    What were the the workers on strike at Haymarket Square asking for?
    • A. 

      Better treatment

    • B. 

      An 8 hour work day

    • C. 

      Higher wages

  • 8. 
    What did Congress pass the Espionage Act of 1917?
    • A. 

      To be able to imprison the leaders of worker strikes

    • B. 

      For the ability to imprison and fine the interference with the operation or success of the military or naval forces.

    • C. 

      To prevent African Americans from being lynched

  • 9. 
    What is Karl Marx most famous for?
    • A. 

      Building a million dollar steel plant

    • B. 

      Co-founding the American Railway Union

    • C. 

      The materialist conception of history

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