Lesson 3 Mission Check

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Lesson 3 Mission Check

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What was the theme of this lesson?
    • A. 

      Captains of Industry in the Gilded Age

    • B. 

      The Industrial Workforce in the Gilded Age

    • C. 

      The Big Four Railroad Tycoons

    • D. 

      America became a World Power

  • 2. 
    How did the industrial workforce of the Gilded Age play a role in making America a world power?
    • A. 

      They produced American goods and built American infrastructure

    • B. 

      They formed labor unions and fought big business leaders

    • C. 

      They refused to allow immigrants to work in industries

    • D. 

      They all fought on the Union side in the American Civil War

  • 3. 
    What is an immigrant?
    • A. 

      A person who moves from one part of a nation to another part to live

    • B. 

      A man who runs an entire industry

    • C. 

      A man who performs a job that requires a specific skill

    • D. 

      A person who moves away from their home country to live in a new country

  • 4. 
    Which two major immigrant groups worked to build the Transcontinental Railroad?
    • A. 

      British and French Immigrants

    • B. 

      Mexican and Spanish Immigrants

    • C. 

      Irish and Chinese Immigrants

    • D. 

      Japanese and German Immigrants

  • 5. 
    Which of the following was NOT a way in which the industrial workforce impacted the United States?  (Remember, three of the answers are correct.  You are looking for the one that is a lie.)
    • A. 

      The American workforce caused urbanization problems in major industrial cities.

    • B. 

      The American workforce formed labor unions that helped workers gain better treatment.

    • C. 

      The American workforce got America involved in World War I.

    • D. 

      The American workforce entered into a war with industrialists that sometimes turned violent.

  • 6. 
    Which two groups were migrant workers in the Gilded Age?
    • A. 

      African Americans and Farmers

    • B. 

      Native Americans and Irish Immigrants

    • C. 

      Outlaws and Rangers

    • D. 

      Canadians and Mexicans

  • 7. 
    Many people in the American Workforce faced discrimination.  What is discrimination?(Choose wisely.  Remember the toolbox.)
    • A. 

      Being poor

    • B. 

      Unfair treatment of a person or group of people because they feel like their own group is better or superior in some way

    • C. 

      An unreasonable feeling of dislike for a person or group because of race, religion, gender etc.

    • D. 

      A group of people who share a common race, nation, tribe, religion, language, origin or background

  • 8. 
    Which two social reformers used photography to inform Americans of the poor treatment and working conditions of child workers?
    • A. 

      Lewis Hine and Jacob Riis

    • B. 

      Thomas Durant and Leland Stanford

    • C. 

      Teddy Roosevelt and William McKinley

    • D. 

      Jesse James and Doc Holiday

  • 9. 
    Which group of Native Americans was impacted the most by the Transcontinental Railroad?
    • A. 

      The Sioux

    • B. 

      The Cherokee

    • C. 

      The Creek

    • D. 

      The Choctaw

  • 10. 
    Which of the following was NOT a hardship that industrial workers faced.  (Remember, 3 choices are correct.  You are looking for the one that is a lie.)
    • A. 

      Long hours and low pay

    • B. 

      Injury and illness

    • C. 

      Dangerous machinery

    • D. 

      Higher income taxes