Quiz Me! - Era: Gilded Age Test your knowledge about the Gilded Age! 1 / 10 Why was the Klondike Gold Rush significant to the history of the United States? 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. Seattle and San Francisco prospered because prospectors began their trips there. Unlike other gold rushes, most prospectors found gold and became wealthy. 2 / 10 The Pendleton Act was passed to reform... judicial appointments “the spoils system” voter fraud campaign finance laws 3 / 10 December 17, 1903 marks the date of the - creation of the Ford Motor Company first successful flight by Orville and Wilbur Wright organization of the Prohibition Party which advocated for the passage of the 18th amendment US Court of Appeals decision upholding the Wright brothers patent for their flying machine 4 / 10 Who was the infamous political boss of New York’s Tammany Hall? Boss Tweed Jacob Riis Upton Sinclair Thomas Nast 5 / 10 What U.S. Supreme Court case established the “separate but equal” rule? Plessy v. Ferguson Korematsu v. U.S. Dred Scott v. Sanford Gitlow v. New York 6 / 10 How did the Chinese Exclusion Act affect U.S. immigration policy? It caused American resentment of Chinese immigrants It marked the end of free immigration It decreased exclusionary immigration policies It increased American manufacturing 7 / 10 After building a successful American steel company, this notable Scotsman dedicated his later years to helping those less fortunate. Henry Ford William Jennings Bryan Thomas Edison Andrew Carnegie 8 / 10 Which statement best explains the significance of the Grange Movement? Women took the first step to gain the right to vote. Reformers called for direct election of senators. Farmers organized to fight unfair practices and rates. Immigrants fought to improve housing conditions. 9 / 10 What was The Omaha Platform? The first railroad stop created between Nebraska and Iowa A campaign speech made by Abraham Lincoln A bill introduced in Congress to stop farm foreclosures in the west A set of ideas promoted by The Populist Party 10 / 10 Creating a mass production system which used standardized parts, a division of labor, and assembly lines, this person revolutionized the auto industry. Thomas Edison Henry Ford Andrew Carnegie William Jennings Bryan Your score is Try another 10!