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C HAPTER 16 QUIZ 1.  What was NOT a major cause of American industrial growth during the Gilded Age?  Immigration  innovative spirit  low tariff 

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1 C HAPTER 16 QUIZ 1

2  What was NOT a major cause of American industrial growth during the Gilded Age?  Immigration  innovative spirit  low tariff  new sources of power

3  low tariff

4  Why did John D. Rockefeller choose to invest in oil refining rather than one of the other segments of the industry?  Refining was a safe investment  Competition was minimal  Refining requires a small investment  Rockefeller knew the most about refining

5  Refining was a safe investment

6  What was the first major trust that became the inspiration for many others?  American Tobacco Company  Standard Oil Company  United States Steel Corporation  American Telephone & Telegraph

7  Standard Oil Company

8  The twin pillars of the “New South” were tobacco and  textiles  cotton  shipping  oil

9  textiles

10  What Christian industrial leader lived by the motto “To do a common thing uncommonly well brings success”?  Andrew Carnegie  H. J. Heinz  John D. Rockefeller  Cornelius Vanderbilt

11  H. J. Heinz

12  What was the most significant communications achievement during the Gilded Age?  Telegraph  typewriter  telephone  automobile

13  telephone

14  What unflattering title describes the industrialists who dominated America at the end of the 19 th century?

15  Robber Barons

16  What method did businessmen use to control all segments of an industry, from raw materials to marketing?

17  Vertical Integration

18  A) Alexander Graham Bell  B) Andrew Carnegie  C) James Buchanan Duke  D) Thomas Alva Edison  E) J. P. Morgan  F) John D. Rockefeller  G) Cornelius Vanderbilt   ___ Shipping and railroad baron

19  G) Cornelius Vanderbilt

20  A) Alexander Graham Bell  B) Andrew Carnegie  C) James Buchanan Duke  D) Thomas Alva Edison  E) J. P. Morgan  F) John D. Rockefeller  G) Cornelius Vanderbilt   ___ steel giant

21  B) Andrew Carnegie

22  A) Alexander Graham Bell  B) Andrew Carnegie  C) James Buchanan Duke  D) Thomas Alva Edison  E) J. P. Morgan  F) John D. Rockefeller  G) Cornelius Vanderbilt   ___ oil-refining trust

23  F) John D. Rockefeller

24  A) Alexander Graham Bell  B) Andrew Carnegie  C) James Buchanan Duke  D) Thomas Alva Edison  E) J. P. Morgan  F) John D. Rockefeller  G) Cornelius Vanderbilt   ___ financier

25  E) J. P. Morgan

26  A) Alexander Graham Bell  B) Andrew Carnegie  C) James Buchanan Duke  D) Thomas Alva Edison  E) J. P. Morgan  F) John D. Rockefeller  G) Cornelius Vanderbilt   ___ the South's tobacco baron

27  C) James Buchanan Duke

28  A) Alexander Graham Bell  B) Andrew Carnegie  C) James Buchanan Duke  D) Thomas Alva Edison  E) J. P. Morgan  F) John D. Rockefeller  G) Cornelius Vanderbilt   ___ invention of the telephone

29  A) Alexander Graham Bell

30  A) Alexander Graham Bell  B) Andrew Carnegie  C) James Buchanan Duke  D) Thomas Alva Edison  E) J. P. Morgan  F) John D. Rockefeller  G) Cornelius Vanderbilt   ___ America's most prolific inventor

31  D) Thomas Alva Edison

32  True/False   ___ The great numbers of immigrants during the Gilded Age slowed down the expansion of American industry.

33  False

34   True/False   ___ Industrialization allowed middle-class Americans to afford quality stylish clothing.

35  True


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