Quiz Me! - Era: Gilded Age Test your knowledge about the Gilded Age! 1 / 10 This influential reformer was the first woman dean at Northwestern University and the first woman to be represented in Statuary Hall in the U.S. Capitol. Harriet Beecher Stowe Elizabeth Cady Stanton Susan B. Anthony Frances Willard 2 / 10 What U.S. Supreme Court case established the “separate but equal” rule? Plessy v. Ferguson Gitlow v. New York Dred Scott v. Sanford Korematsu v. U.S. 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 weather systems patents 4 / 10 What did the first labor unions hope to achieve? They asked companies to teach them new skills. They wanted to shut down businesses who treated workers poorly. They asked for higher pay, a shorter work day and safer conditions. They wanted to prevent immigrants from taking jobs. 5 / 10 Who was the infamous political boss of New York’s Tammany Hall? Upton Sinclair Boss Tweed Thomas Nast Jacob Riis 6 / 10 Which of the following was a reason that the Klondike Gold Rush came to an end? 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. The U.S. barred future U.S. prospectors from going to Canada.to mine. 7 / 10 What effect did The Pendleton Act have on public service? Federal workers became more skilled Government employees left their jobs to work in the private sector 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. Stephen Douglas William Jennings Bryan Daniel Webster William Carney 9 / 10 How did Thomas Edison both demonstrate and protect his economic rights? Created an electric vote recorder Opened his “invention factory” at age 23 Built a whole team of engineers and scientists Registered 1,093 patents 10 / 10 Which economic system made possible improvements like those in the timeline above? Free-enterprise market system Mixed economy system Command economy system Traditional economic system Your score is Try another 10!