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10 $100100$100 100$100 $200 $200 $300300$300 $400400$400 $500500$500 Final Jeopardy

11 Really Rich Guys 100 This guy got really rich in the oil industry.

12 Really Rich Guys 100 John D. Rockefeller

13 Really Rich Guys 200 This guy got really rich in the steel industry.

14 Really Rich Guys 200 Andrew Carnegie.

15 Really Rich Guys 300 He used the assembly line to make cars that were affordable for many people.

16 Really Rich Guys 300 Henry Ford

17 Really Rich Guys 400 He is often compared to the robber barons of the 19 th century, though he is alive and well today, making billions from computer software.

18 Really Rich Guys 400 Bill Gates

19 Really Rich Guys 500 He made his millions from his domination of the railroads.

20 Really Rich Guys 500 Cornelius Vanderbilt

21 Inventions – 100 He invented thousands of things, like the phonograph and the light bulb. His power stations sent electricity to homes and factories, changing the way we lived.

22 Inventions - 100 Thomas Edison

23 Inventions - 200 His telephone made it easy to communicate with people over long distances.

24 Inventions - 200 Alexander Graham Bell

25 Inventions - 300 This invention could do the work of 10 men on the farm, so fewer workers were needed on the farms.

26 Inventions - 300 The Reaper

27 Inventions - 400 They were the first to fly, at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina.

28 Inventions - 400 The Wright Brothers

29 Inventions - 500 The Bessemer process was a new way to make this product, which was much stronger than the iron ore it was made from.

30 Inventions - 500 Steel

31 Big City - 100 This city was at the center of the steel industry.

32 Big Cities - 100 Pittsburgh

33 Big Cities - 200 This city was at the center of the automobile industry.

34 Big City - 200 Detroit

35 Big Cities - 300 Which city was the center of the meat-packing industry, with factories like the one described in Upton Sinclairs The Jungle?

36 Big Cities - 300 Chicago

37 Big Cities - 400 The textile industry thrived in this area, where many Irish immigrants settled. Basketball hint: Irish people are sometimes referred to as Celts.

38 Big Cities - 400 New England/Boston

39 Big Cities – 500 This was the first city with electricity, and it is still our countrys most populous city.

40 Big Cities - 500 New York

41 Names in the News - 100 She founded the Hull House to help immigrants adjust to America.

42 Names in the News - 100 Jane Addams

43 Names in the News - 200 This popular African-American leader felt vocational education was key, but thought social segregation was acceptable.

44 Names in the News - 200 Booker T. Washington

45 Names in the News 300 This man called for an end to segregation, and demanded equal rights in all areas of life.

46 Names in the News - 300 W.E.B. Dubois

47 Names in the News - 400 This woman fought for womens suffrage, though she died before women were given the right to vote.

48 Names in the News - 400 Susan B. Anthony or Elizabeth Cady Stanton

49 Names in the News - 500 This Confederate general called for reconciliation after the war. Later he founded a university in Virginia that bears his name today, and he has a street and an elementary school named after him in Spotsylvania County.

50 Names in the News - 500 Robert E. Lee

51 Immigration - 100. Name one of the reasons immigrants came to America in the late 1800s.

52 Immigration - 100 Religious Freedom Opportunity for a better life ($$) Escape from Oppressive Governments Adventure

53 Immigration - 200 Many immigrants lived in poorly built, overcrowded apartments when they got to America. What were these buildings called?

54 Immigration - 200 Tenements

55 Immigration - 300 Early European immigrants came mostly from Northern and Western Europe, places like England and Germany. Where did the New Immigrants come from?

56 Immigration - 300 Eastern and Southern Europe (like Russia and Italy)

57 Immigration - 400 What is the word for neighborhoods, usually poor, crowded, dirty and crime- ridden, where immigrants often lived with people from their own ethnic groups.

58 Immigration - 400 Ghettos

59 Immigration - 500 Some people didnt like the new immigrants and treated them badly. What is the word for not liking someone just because he is a different nationality, race or religion?

60 Immigration - 500 Prejudice (racism can be accepted – it is one type of prejudice, based on race; discrimination works, too.)

61 Industrialization - 100 Name a problem faced by workers in factories and mines (that hasnt been named in another question).

62 Industrialization - 100 Low Wages Long Hours Dangerous Jobs Child Labor

63 Industrialization - 200 Sometimes all the workers in a factory or industry would stop working and try to shut down the company so management would have to bargain with them. What were these work stoppages called?

64 Industrialization - 200 Strikes

65 Industrialization - 300 Workers organized groups to fight together for higher wages and better working conditions. What were these Organized Labor groups called?

66 Industrialization - 300 Unions

67 Industrialization - 400 Kids could have jobs. That sounds great! Give at least one reason child labor was not considered a good thing.

68 Industrialization - 400 The kids got paid a lot less than adults, they worked long hours, they often got hurt, they never got to go to school, they often grew into criminals because they had now respect for authority.

69 Industrialization - 500 Strikes sometimes turned violent. This sometimes hurt unions image among the public. Name one strike or labor incident that turned violent.

70 Industrialization - 500 Homestead Strike Or Haymarket Riot


72 This cartoonist helped bring down Boss Tweed, the head of New Yorks powerful political machine. He also gave us the Republican elephant, the Democratic donkey and the Santa Claus we know today.

73 Thomas Nast


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