Quiz Me! - Events: Gilded Age Test your knowledge about events in the Gilded Age! 1 / 10 What was the main purpose of political machines in the late 1800s? To make much needed repairs around the city To provide assistance to newly arrived immigrants To ensure tax dollars they collected went straight to the city To control local governments 2 / 10 Who was most likely to benefit the least from the changes caused with the use of electric power? People who used electric streetcars for transportation. Workers who worked longer hours in factories. Women who used electric-powered appliances. Factory owners who could keep factories open around the clock. 3 / 10 Which of the following was a reason that the Klondike Gold Rush came to an end? New gold and silver deposits were found in the United States. Gold was discovered further east in Canada causing a new gold rush. The U.S. barred future U.S. prospectors from going to Canada.to mine. Canada barred future U.S. prospectors from coming to the Yukon Territory to mine gold. 4 / 10 Who was the infamous political boss of New York’s Tammany Hall? Thomas Nast Upton Sinclair Jacob Riis Boss Tweed 5 / 10 What was the final effort by the Lakota Sioux to halt the expansion of Americans moving west called? The Battle of Little BigHorn The Dawes Act The Battle of Wounded Knee The Ghost Dance 6 / 10 Which group benefited the most from the Grange Movement? Grain elevator operators Women Farmers Railroad owners 7 / 10 What did the first labor unions hope to achieve? They wanted to prevent immigrants from taking jobs. They asked companies to teach them new skills. They wanted to shut down businesses who treated workers poorly. They asked for higher pay, a shorter work day and safer conditions. 8 / 10 Which statement best explains the significance of the Grange Movement? Farmers organized to fight unfair practices and rates. Immigrants fought to improve housing conditions. Reformers called for direct election of senators. Women took the first step to gain the right to vote. 9 / 10 Which headline best explains the effects listed above? Western Settlement Opens Up Ford’s Assembly Line Changes National Economy Economy Roars in the 1920s Transcontinental Railroad Meets at Promontory Point 10 / 10 What was the significance of the Battle of Wounded Knee? The U.S. government passed the American Indian Citizenship Act after the battle. The Sioux successfully prevented the slaughter of the last buffalo herd. The Indian Wars ended after the massacre of the Lakota Sioux people. The Lakota Sioux received support for successfully defeating Custer. Your score is Try another 10!