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1 Review Questions for the Gilded Age 1877-1900 covering chapters17, 18, and 19 (excludes foreign policy) and Lectures Multiple-Choice Questions 1. In the late nineteenth century, industry in the United States A. obtained the bulk of its raw materials from Central and South America. B. faced a growing shortage of laborers. C. saw the federal government eager to assist in its growth. D. lacked adequate capital to expand the domestic market. E. suffered from an entrepreneurial deficit.
2. Prior to the Civil War, the steel industry in the United States
3. The process of making steel developed by Henry Bessemer
4. In the United States, the steel industry first emerged in
5. In the late nineteenth century, the needs of the American steel industry directly contributed to the further development of all of the following EXCEPT A. the automobile industry. B. steam engine technology. C. freighters on the Great Lakes. D. the Pennsylvania Railroad. E. the oil industry.
6. The first significant oil production in the United States occurred in
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2 7. In the 1870s, the internal combustion engine was developed in
8. Orville and Wilbur Wright’s first successful airplane flight in 1903
9. In 1900, the emergence of research laboratories in American corporations A. occurred as federal funding for research greatly expanded. B. led to a diversification of research interests. C. developed similar research goals as in Europe. D. was deemed unnecessary, since so many American university laboratories existed. E. centralized the sources of research funding.

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