Quiz Me! - Era: Gilded Age Test your knowledge about the Gilded Age! 1 / 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 Battle of Wounded Knee The Ghost Dance 2 / 10 Which statement best explains the significance of the Grange Movement? Reformers called for direct election of senators. Farmers organized to fight unfair practices and rates. Women took the first step to gain the right to vote. Immigrants fought to improve housing conditions. 3 / 10 The Pendleton Act was passed to reform... campaign finance laws voter fraud judicial appointments “the spoils system” 4 / 10 What was The Omaha Platform? The first railroad stop created between Nebraska and Iowa A bill introduced in Congress to stop farm foreclosures in the west A set of ideas promoted by The Populist Party A campaign speech made by Abraham Lincoln 5 / 10 The U.S. Supreme Court decision in Plessy v. Ferguson upheld… forced, racial segregation expanded suffrage for non-landowners pre-war military spending an economic depression 6 / 10 Which headline best explains the effects listed above? Transcontinental Railroad Meets at Promontory Point Western Settlement Opens Up Ford’s Assembly Line Changes National Economy Economy Roars in the 1920s 7 / 10 What effect did The Pendleton Act have on public service? Government employees left their jobs to work in the private sector Federal workers became more skilled Railroads and steamboat services gew across the country Widespread corruption became the norm 8 / 10 Dying just five days after the end of the Scopes Monkey Trial, this notable person believed in a literal interpretation of the Bible and argued against Clarence Darrow. William Carney Stephen Douglas Daniel Webster William Jennings Bryan 9 / 10 Who was the infamous political boss of New York’s Tammany Hall? Upton Sinclair Thomas Nast Boss Tweed Jacob Riis 10 / 10 Which resource made the innovations in the timeline possible? Oil Steel Iron Coal Your score is Try another 10!