Quiz Me! - Events: Gilded Age Test your knowledge about events in the Gilded Age! 1 / 10 Which group that helped build the first transcontinental railroad faced discriminatory legislation in Congress in 1887? Italians Irish Vietnamese Chinese 2 / 10 Which resource made the innovations in the timeline possible? Iron Coal Steel Oil 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 most likely to benefit the least from the changes caused with the use of electric power? Women who used electric-powered appliances. People who used electric streetcars for transportation. Factory owners who could keep factories open around the clock. Workers who worked longer hours in factories. 5 / 10 Which labor strike resulted in President Cleveland attempting to improve labor relations? The Haymarket Riot in 1886 The Great Railroad Strike of 1877 The Homestead Strike in 1892 The Pullman Strike in 1894 6 / 10 Which economic system made possible improvements like those in the timeline above? Free-enterprise market system Command economy system Mixed economy system Traditional economic system 7 / 10 What was the final effort by the Lakota Sioux to halt the expansion of Americans moving west called? The Dawes Act The Ghost Dance The Battle of Wounded Knee The Battle of Little BigHorn 8 / 10 What did the first labor unions hope to achieve? They asked for higher pay, a shorter work day and safer conditions. They wanted to prevent immigrants from taking jobs. They wanted to shut down businesses who treated workers poorly. They asked companies to teach them new skills. 9 / 10 What was the significance of the Battle of Wounded Knee? The Lakota Sioux received support for successfully defeating Custer. The U.S. government passed the American Indian Citizenship Act after the battle. The Indian Wars ended after the massacre of the Lakota Sioux people. The Sioux successfully prevented the slaughter of the last buffalo herd. 10 / 10 Who was responsible for the development of electric power in 1879? Henry Bessemer Thomas Edison Alexander Graham Bell George Washington Carver Your score is Try another 10!