Lesson 1 How The Gilded Age Got Its Name!

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Lesson 1 How The Gilded Age Got Its Name!

Answer the questions below.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is NOT a major topic of the Gilded Age?
    • A. 

      The Civil War

    • B. 

      Westward Expansion

    • C. 

      Immigration

    • D. 

      Industrialization

    • E. 

      Urbanization

  • 2. 
    Who coined the name of the time period in U.S. History called, The Gilded Age?
    • A. 

      John F. Kennedy

    • B. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • C. 

      Abraham Lincoln

    • D. 

      Mark Twain

  • 3. 
    How did the Gilded Age get its name?
    • A. 

      This period was called the Gilded Age because it was a Golden Age in American History where the U.S. enjoyed a time of peace, and advancements in art, architecture, trade, and technology.

    • B. 

      This period was called the Gilded Age because it was a time in American History when many machines were used to produce gilded products.

    • C. 

      This period was called the Gilded Age because it looked good from the outside. The economy thrived and the nation developed new technology but under this “good” was a great deal of corruption.

    • D. 

      This period was called the Gilded Age because it just was punks!

  • 4. 
    Dishonest or illegal behavior by one or more government officials is called ________________________.
    • A. 

      Political corruption

    • B. 

      Political machine

    • C. 

      Gilded

    • D. 

      The epic rap battle

  • 5. 
    The way a country manages its money and resources  to produce, buy, and sell goods and services is called its _________________________.
    • A. 

      Guild

    • B. 

      Golden Age

    • C. 

      Economy

    • D. 

      Government

  • 6. 
    _______________________ means a cheap substance coated in a thin layer of gold.
    • A. 

      Golden

    • B. 

      Gilded

    • C. 

      Corruption

    • D. 

      Economy