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10 $100100$ $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. Later, he sold his business to J.P. Morgan and gave away his money for libraries and universties and other causes.

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 Thomas Edison

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

24 Inventions Alexander Graham Bell

25 Inventions This invention could do the work of 10 men on the farm, so fewer workers were needed reap the harvest. This made them very grim, and many moved to the city for factory jobs.

26 Inventions The Reaper

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

28 Inventions The Wright Brothers

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

30 Inventions Steel

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

32 Big Cities Pittsburgh

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

34 Big City Detroit

35 Big Cities Which city was the center of the meat-packing industry, with factories like the one described in Upton Sinclair’s “The Jungle”?

36 Big Cities Chicago

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

38 Big Cities New England/Boston

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

40 Big Cities New York

41 Names in the News She founded the Hull House to help immigrants adjust to America, and later won the Nobel Peace Prize.

42 Names in the News Jane Addams

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

44 Names in the News 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 W.E.B. Dubois

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

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

49 Names in the News He was boss of Tammany Hall, the political machine that ruled New York.

50 Names in the News Boss Tweed

51 Prohibition The word for people who made or smuggled or sold illegal alcohol.

52 Prohibition Bootleggers

53 Prohibition Name for illegal liquor.

54 Prohibition Moonshine

55 Prohibition Name for the illegal saloons that served moonshine during Prohibition.

56 Prohibition Speakeasies

57 Prohibition Number of the Constitutional Amendment that banned the sale of alcohol.

58 Prohibition th Amendment

59 Prohibition Number of the amendment that repealed prohibition in 1933.

60 Prohibition st Amendment

61 Projects This ship was big and strong, but the iceberg was bigger and stronger.

62 Projects The Titanic

63 Projects This city, which grew huge because of the first Gold Rush in 1849, was the site of a big earthquake and fire in 1906.

64 Projects San Francisco

65 Projects America’s first amusement park, people flocked for decades to this Sodom by the Sea.

66 - 300 Coney Island

67 Projects Legend has it that the huge fire in this city in 1871 was started when a cow kicked over a lantern in the barn.

68 - 400 Chicago

69 Projects A hurricane wiped out this Texas city in 1900, one of America’s worst-ever natural disasters.

70 - 500 Galveston


72 This cartoonist helped bring down the head of New York’s 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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