Quiz Me! - Events: Gilded Age Test your knowledge about events in the Gilded Age! 1 / 10 Which economic system made possible improvements like those in the timeline above? Command economy system Free-enterprise market system Mixed economy system Traditional economic system 2 / 10 Which labor strike resulted in President Cleveland attempting to improve labor relations? The Homestead Strike in 1892 The Pullman Strike in 1894 The Great Railroad Strike of 1877 The Haymarket Riot in 1886 3 / 10 Which group benefited the most from the Grange Movement? Women Farmers Grain elevator operators Railroad owners 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 control local governments To provide assistance to newly arrived immigrants 5 / 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. Canada barred future U.S. prospectors from coming to the Yukon Territory to mine gold. 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. 6 / 10 What was the final effort by the Lakota Sioux to halt the expansion of Americans moving west called? The Dawes Act The Battle of Little BigHorn The Ghost Dance The Battle of Wounded Knee 7 / 10 Which resource made the innovations in the timeline possible? Steel Oil Iron Coal 8 / 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. Factory owners who could keep factories open around the clock. Women who used electric-powered appliances. Workers who worked longer hours in factories. 9 / 10 Why was the Klondike Gold Rush significant to the history of the United States? Seattle and San Francisco prospered because prospectors began their trips there. More than 100,000 prospectors rushed into the American territory. The gold rush took place on land that was sacred to North American indigenous people. Unlike other gold rushes, most prospectors found gold and became wealthy. 10 / 10 Who was responsible for the invention of the telephone? W.E.B. DuBois Alexander Graham Bell Thomas Alva Edison Samuel Morse Your score is Try another 10!