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Chapter 5-Industrialization-the West-Turn of Century 1. Louis Sullivan was significant to American urban development as: A. the inventor of the flush toilet B. the builder of the first subway C. the inventor of the elevator D. an architect, especially of skyscrapers 2. What did critics call men like Andrew Carnegie and Cornelius Vanderbilt? A. entrepreneurs B. robber barons C. captains of industry D. tycoons 3. What was another name for oil prospectors who dug wells looking for oil? A. wildcatters B. linesmen C. wellheads D. robber barons 4. The Bessemer process affected which of the following materials? A. oil B. steel C. steam D. iron 5. What is the name for an economic system in which private businesses run most industries? A. monopoly B. laissez-faire C. capitalism D. corporation 6. What was the name for large farms that were operated like factories? A. bonanza farms B. dugouts C. sod houses D. factory farms 7. Why was Spindletop Hill in Texas an important location? A. It was home to many large steel mills B. It was the largest train depot in Texas. C. It was home to former slaves. D. It was the center of Texas’s oil boom. 8. What piece of legislation broke up most Indian reservations? A. the Morrill Act B. the Thirteenth Amendment C. the Homestead Act D. the Dawes Act 9. What battle upset the U.S. Army and strengthened its commitment to removing the Indian threat to western settlers? A. Battle of the Little Bighorn B. Sand Creek Massacre
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C. Wounded Knee Massacre D. Battle of Palo Duro Canyon 10. Which invention encouraged the spread of privately owned cattle ranches? A. the Texas longhorn B .barbed wire C. the Comstock Lode D. placer mining 11. Which of the following best describes vertical integration? A. acquiring companies that compete with you B. selling shares of your business as stocks C .gaining complete control over an industry D. acquiring companies that supply your business 12.Which of the following was a side effect of the railroad industry? A. time zones B. electricity C. labor unions D. oil trusts 13. The American Federation of Labor under the leadership of Samuel Gompers organized A. skilled workers in craft unions in order to achieve economic gains B. all industrial and agricultural workers in “one big union” C. unskilled workers along industrial lines D. workers and intellectuals into a labor party for political action 14. Settlement house workers of the late nineteenth century would most likely have engaged in all of the following EXCEPT (A) establishing day nurseries for working mothers (B) offering literacy and language classes for immigrants (C) organizing women workers into labor unions (D) child care services 15. Which of the following constitutes a significant change in the treatment of American Indians during the last half of the nineteenth century? a. The beginnings of negotiations with individual tribes
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