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Gilded Age Quizzes & Trivia

The Northern United States and the Western United States witnessed rapid economic growth during the Gilded Age that lasted from the 1870s to 1900. Check out these online Gilded Age quizzes and learn exciting facts about this era, which also had a dark side.
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This quiz covers NEW information.  To answer the questions, you may use a search engine to answer the questions, or you may borrow a US history textbook from me.  The page numbers provided for each question refer to the...

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 2425   |  Last updated: Mar 4, 2013
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    One problem in the Gilded Age was government corruption.  Officials in the government could be bribed, and politicians gave their friends jobs rather than qualified candidates. How did the Pendleton Civil Service Act try to limit this corruption?  (pg. 182)

The Gilded Age in United States history is the late 19th century, from the 1870s to about 1900. If you have a history exam concerning the gilded age, then this quiz is for you.

Questions: 8  |  Attempts: 464   |  Last updated: Jun 19, 2017
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    In the period from 1865 to 1900, the United States Government aided the development of the West by

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Questions: 5  |  Attempts: 609   |  Last updated: Aug 16, 2015
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    Which of the following best describes the Gilded Age?

The Gilded Age is a term employed to describe the years between the Civil War and the turn of the twentieth century. It was an era of supreme economic growth and change. As far as this quiz is concerned, you need to recognize...

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 78   |  Last updated: May 28, 2021
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    The Gilded Age would NOT be characterized by corruption. 
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