Quiz Me! - Events: Gilded Age Test your knowledge about events in the Gilded Age! 1 / 10 Which of the following was a reason that the Klondike Gold Rush came to an end? 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. New gold and silver deposits were found in the United States. Canada barred future U.S. prospectors from coming to the Yukon Territory to mine gold. 2 / 10 Which headline best explains the effects listed above? Western Settlement Opens Up Transcontinental Railroad Meets at Promontory Point Economy Roars in the 1920s Ford’s Assembly Line Changes National Economy 3 / 10 Who was the infamous political boss of New York’s Tammany Hall? Thomas Nast Upton Sinclair Boss Tweed Jacob Riis 4 / 10 Why did steel play such an important role during the industrial revolution?. Innovations in the textile industry would not have been possible without it. Suspension bridges and railroads changed the landscape of the nation. It was one of the most significant economic developments. It was used to manufacture equipment, tools, and railroads. 5 / 10 Which group that helped build the first transcontinental railroad faced discriminatory legislation in Congress in 1887? Irish Italians Vietnamese Chinese 6 / 10 Which labor strike resulted in President Cleveland attempting to improve labor relations? The Pullman Strike in 1894 The Haymarket Riot in 1886 The Homestead Strike in 1892 The Great Railroad Strike of 1877 7 / 10 Which group benefited the most from the Grange Movement? Women Railroad owners Grain elevator operators Farmers 8 / 10 Why was the Klondike Gold Rush significant to the history of the United States? Unlike other gold rushes, most prospectors found gold and became wealthy. Seattle and San Francisco prospered because prospectors began their trips there. The gold rush took place on land that was sacred to North American indigenous people. More than 100,000 prospectors rushed into the American territory. 9 / 10 Which economic system made possible improvements like those in the timeline above? Traditional economic system Mixed economy system Command economy system Free-enterprise market system 10 / 10 What was the final effort by the Lakota Sioux to halt the expansion of Americans moving west called? The Battle of Wounded Knee The Battle of Little BigHorn The Ghost Dance The Dawes Act Your score is Try another 10!