Quiz Me! - Era: Gilded Age Test your knowledge about the Gilded Age! 1 / 10 Registering over 1,000 patents for his many inventions, this notable person had difficult beginnings, including being deaf in one ear and very little schooling. William Jennings Bryan Thomas Edison Henry Ford Andrew Carnegie 2 / 10 What was the main purpose of political machines in the late 1800s? To control local governments To provide assistance to newly arrived immigrants To ensure tax dollars they collected went straight to the city To make much needed repairs around the city 3 / 10 In order to create their famous invention, Wilbur and Orville Wright engaged in a great deal of research and testing of - antitrust laws wings patents weather systems 4 / 10 Which group benefited the most from the Grange Movement? Railroad owners Farmers Women Grain elevator operators 5 / 10 After building a successful American steel company, this notable Scotsman dedicated his later years to helping those less fortunate. Henry Ford Thomas Edison Andrew Carnegie William Jennings Bryan 6 / 10 After building a successful business in his early years, Andrew Carnegie focused his attention in his later life on philanthropy and encouraged those with wealth to give away that wealth to worthy causes. His philosophy was known as Gilded Economics Mercantilism Gospel of Wealth Progressivism 7 / 10 Frances Willard is a reformer most closely associated with Child labor Suffrage Prison reform Prohibition 8 / 10 December 17, 1903 marks the date of the - first successful flight by Orville and Wilbur Wright creation of the Ford Motor Company 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 9 / 10 How did the Chinese Exclusion Act affect U.S. immigration policy? It increased American manufacturing It decreased exclusionary immigration policies It caused American resentment of Chinese immigrants It marked the end of free immigration 10 / 10 Which of the following was a reason that the Klondike Gold Rush came to an end? 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. Gold was discovered further east in Canada causing a new gold rush. New gold and silver deposits were found in the United States. Your score is Try another 10!