Quiz Me! - Events: Gilded Age Test your knowledge about events in the Gilded Age! 1 / 10 What was the significance of the Battle of Wounded Knee? The Indian Wars ended after the massacre of the Lakota Sioux people. 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 Lakota Sioux received support for successfully defeating Custer. 2 / 10 Who was most likely to benefit the least from the changes caused with the use of electric power? Factory owners who could keep factories open around the clock. Workers who worked longer hours in factories. Women who used electric-powered appliances. People who used electric streetcars for transportation. 3 / 10 Who was the infamous political boss of New York’s Tammany Hall? Upton Sinclair Boss Tweed Jacob Riis Thomas Nast 4 / 10 What was the main purpose of political machines in the late 1800s? To make much needed repairs around the city To ensure tax dollars they collected went straight to the city To provide assistance to newly arrived immigrants To control local governments 5 / 10 What was the final effort by the Lakota Sioux to halt the expansion of Americans moving west called? The Ghost Dance The Battle of Wounded Knee The Battle of Little BigHorn The Dawes Act 6 / 10 Why did steel play such an important role during the industrial revolution?. It was one of the most significant economic developments. Innovations in the textile industry would not have been possible without it. Suspension bridges and railroads changed the landscape of the nation. It was used to manufacture equipment, tools, and railroads. 7 / 10 Which economic system made possible improvements like those in the timeline above? Mixed economy system Free-enterprise market system Command economy system Traditional economic system 8 / 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. The U.S. barred future U.S. prospectors from going to Canada.to mine. Gold was discovered further east in Canada causing a new gold rush. Canada barred future U.S. prospectors from coming to the Yukon Territory to mine gold. 9 / 10 Which labor strike resulted in President Cleveland attempting to improve labor relations? The Great Railroad Strike of 1877 The Homestead Strike in 1892 The Haymarket Riot in 1886 The Pullman Strike in 1894 10 / 10 Who was responsible for the development of electric power in 1879? Thomas Edison Henry Bessemer George Washington Carver Alexander Graham Bell Your score is Try another 10!