The Aspects Of The Industrial Age Trivia

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  • 1. 
    Which aspect of the Industrial Age is a term defined as a business where goods are manufactured quickly in large amounts with the aid of machines?
    • A. 

      Innovation

    • B. 

      Industry

    • C. 

      Urbanization

  • 2. 
    What aspect of the Industrial Age is a term defined as a means by which we run machinery by using natural resources such as coal, gas, oil, and wood to generate power?
    • A. 

      Immigration

    • B. 

      Strike

    • C. 

      Energy

  • 3. 
    Where did the Industrial Revolution begin?
    • A. 

      The United States

    • B. 

      France

    • C. 

      Great Britain

  • 4. 
    Who brought the Industrial Revolution to America?
    • A. 

      Samuel Slater

    • B. 

      J.P. Morgan

    • C. 

      Teddy Roosevelt

  • 5. 
    What innovations were made in manufacturing or production of goods in factories during the Industrial Age?
    • A. 

      Irrigation, dry farming, and the crop rotating

    • B. 

      Interchangeable parts, assembly lines, and division of labor

    • C. 

      Panning, dredging, and sluicing

  • 6. 
    What was the Lowell Mill Project?
    • A. 

      The first industry in America who hired mainly women

    • B. 

      The industry in Great Britain where the industry idea was stolen

    • C. 

      The first industry to produce iron

  • 7. 
    What business terms best describe business in the Gilded Age?
    • A. 

      Socialism, public ownership, equal shares

    • B. 

      Communism, government controlled, equal wealth distribution

    • C. 

      Free market, monopolies, trusts

  • 8. 
    What is the name of the place where stocks and bonds are bought and sold?
    • A. 

      Stock market

    • B. 

      The capital

    • C. 

      Factories

  • 9. 
    What place brings all the manufacturing steps together to increase the amount produced and the speed in which it is produced?
    • A. 

      Stock market

    • B. 

      A grange

    • C. 

      A factory

  • 10. 
    Why did Industrialists use child labor in their industries?
    • A. 

      The children would work harder

    • B. 

      It was cheaper to employ them

    • C. 

      Adults were too big to work on the machines

  • 11. 
    What are the two views of the Industrialists of the Gilded Age?
    • A. 

      Union Bosses or Labor Progressives

    • B. 

      Captains of Industry or Robber Barons

    • C. 

      Angels or Devils

  • 12. 
    What immigrant station did most European Immigrants go through when moving to the United States?
    • A. 

      Ellis Island

    • B. 

      Angel Island

    • C. 

      Alcatraz Island

  • 13. 
    What sparked the rise of labor unions in the Industrial Age?
    • A. 

      The women's suffrage movement

    • B. 

      Immigrants angered by the immigration process

    • C. 

      Workers fed up with poor conditions and low pay

  • 14. 
    What is a strike?
    • A. 

      When factories sell goods at wholesale and slash the price

    • B. 

      When workers refuse to work to protest poor treatment

    • C. 

      When women are hired over men because men required more money

  • 15. 
    What is a political party?
    • A. 

      A type of society where only rich people can be a member

    • B. 

      The representative voters in the electoral college

    • C. 

      A group of people who share the same ideas about government

  • 16. 
    What is urbanization?
    • A. 

      When an area is quickly abandoned making it a ghost town

    • B. 

      When an area becomes populated and establishes services for the citizens who live there

    • C. 

      When the original citizens of a town move out when immigrants begin moving there

  • 17. 
    What was the political party that stood for the common people during the Gilded Age?
    • A. 

      The Republican Party

    • B. 

      The Libertarian Party

    • C. 

      The Populist Party

  • 18. 
    What was the result of the Progressive Era?
    • A. 

      The U.S. became a socialist economy

    • B. 

      Political, social, and economic reform

    • C. 

      Riots, strikes, and the organized crime

  • 19. 
    Which president was a progressive?
    • A. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • B. 

      Abraham Lincoln

    • C. 

      Teddy Roosevelt

  • 20. 
    Which term is defined as when a strong, wealthy nation attempts to control or influence a smaller or weaker nation?
    • A. 

      Communism

    • B. 

      Industrialization

    • C. 

      Imperalism

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