History 122 Midterm Study Questions Essay

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CHAPTER 16 Question 1 All of the following factors contributed to explosive economic growth during the Gilded Age EXCEPT: d) low tariffs. Question 2 By 1890, the majority of Americans: e) worked for wages. Question 3 The second industrial revolution was marked by: d) the acceleration of factory production and increased activity in the mining and railroad industries. Question 4 The ____________ made possible the second industrial revolution in America. b) railroads Question 5 In 1883, ____________ divided the nation into the four time zones still used today. a) the major railroad companies Question 6 In the nineteenth century, pools, trusts, and mergers were: e) ways that…show more content…
Question 6 0 / 1 point How were federal troops used in the Pullman Strike of 1894? b) To help suppress the strikers on behalf of the owners Question 7 0 / 1 point William Jennings Bryan: b) ran for president in 1896 on the free silver platform. Question 8 0 / 1 point Who migrated to Kansas during the Kansas Exodus? d) blacks Question 9 0 / 1 point Plessy v. Ferguson: b) sanctioned racial segregation. Question 10 1 / 1 point In Plessy v. Ferguson (1896), the Supreme Court: a) ruled that “separate but equal” accommodations were constitutional. Question 11 0 / 1 point The new immigrants: c) came from southern and eastern Europe. Question 12 1 / 1 point The Immigration Restriction League: d) wanted to bar immigrants who were illiterate. Question 13 0 / 1 point The Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882: e) was the first time race was used to exclude an entire group of people from entering the United States. Question 14 0 / 1 point Founded in 1886, the American Federation of Labor: b) restricted membership to only skilled workers. Question 15 0 / 1 point The American Federation of Labor’s founder Samuel Gompers used the idea of “freedom of contract”

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