Review Questions for the Gilded Age 1877-1900 covering chapters17, 18, and 19 (excludes foreign policy) and
In the late nineteenth century, industry in the United States
obtained the bulk of its raw materials from Central and South America.
faced a growing shortage of laborers.
saw the federal government eager to assist in its growth.
lacked adequate capital to expand the domestic market.
suffered from an entrepreneurial deficit.
Prior to the Civil War, the steel industry in the United States
The process of making steel developed by Henry Bessemer
In the United States, the steel industry first emerged in
In the late nineteenth century, the needs of the American steel industry directly contributed to the further
development of all of the following EXCEPT
the automobile industry.
steam engine technology.
freighters on the Great Lakes.
the Pennsylvania Railroad.
the oil industry.
The first significant oil production in the United States occurred in