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1. In which year did the United States become the world’s greatest industrial power?

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a. 1890
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d. 1910

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2. One of the leading innovators in the production and marketing of goods at the turn of the century was

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a. Henry George.
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b. James Duke.

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3. In 1901, J. P. Morgan handled the huge industrial merger that formed the

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e. U.S. Steel Corporation.
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e. U.S. Steel Corporation.

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4. The idea of scientific management is most closely associated with

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b. Frederick Taylor.
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b. Frederick Taylor.

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5. The first assembly line was introduced in the

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b. automobile industry.
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b. automobile industry.

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6. For the most part, workers _______________ the assembly line, no matter what the industry.

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a. favored
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c. hated

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7. The author of The Passing of the Great Race, which argued that America should rid itself of inferior races, was

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c. Madison Grant.
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c. Madison Grant.

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8. Most immigrants who arrived in the United States between 1880 and 1914 came from

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b. eastern and southern Europe.
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b. eastern and southern Europe.

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9. For the most part, native-born Americans viewed the “new immigrants” as

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e. racially inferior and culturally impoverished.
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e. racially inferior and culturally impoverished.

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10. The primary motivation for late-nineteenth-century immigration was

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a. religious persecution.
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c. economic hardship.

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11. The quintessential force in late-nineteenth-century city government was

Selected Answer: b. the political machine.
Correct Answer: b. the political machine.

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12. Ironically, labor was prevented from organizing because of the government’s use of

Selected Answer: c. the Sherman Antitrust Act.
Correct Answer: c. the Sherman Antitrust Act.

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13. The long-time president of the American Federation of Labor was

Selected Answer: a. Samuel Gompers.
Correct Answer: a. Samuel Gompers.

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14. William “Big Bill” Haywood was the leader of which of the following unions?

Selected Answer: c. Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) Correct Answer: c. Industrial Workers of the World (IWW)

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15. The most popular form of entertainment in turn-of-the-century urban America was

Selected Answer: c. the movies.
Correct Answer: c. the movies.

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16. For most of the nineteenth century, relations between men and women were dominated by the idea of

Selected Answer: a. “domination and subordination.”
Correct Answer: e. “separate spheres.”

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17. What was the Kong Chow Association?

Selected Answer: c. A self-help organization that formed in San Francisco that provided support for new arrivals in California in the...
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