Which of the following industries was the United States not a world leader in by 1900?steelcottonWheatOilgoldFlag this QuestionQuestion 2 1…

Which of the following industries was the United States not a world leader in by 1900?

steel

cotton

Wheat

Oil

gold

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Question 2 1 pts

The process Rockefeller used to gain control of his company’s industry is known as

vertical integration.

horizontal integration.

a corporate-controlled market.

an Invisible Hand market.

a hostile takeover.

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Question 3 1 pts

When one company buys everything needed to produce, market, and deliver their product, they have participated in

an Invisible Hand market.

a hostile takeover.

vertical integration.

horizontal integration.

a corporate-controlled market.

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Question 4 1 pts

In an effort to prevent corporations from obtaining market monopolies, Congress passed the

Free Market Act.

Terrell Act.

Interstate Commerce Act.

Merrill Enforcement Act.

Sherman Anti-Trust Act.

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Question 5 1 pts

Based on Assignment 3 in Learning Module 2: Read the following statements and determine if they are TRUE or FALSE:

(Statement A) Gustavus Swift created America’s first vertically integrated company.

(Statement B) By l900, Carnegie’s enormous Pittsburgh mills were producing more steel than the entire output of Great Britain, formerly the world’s greatest steel-making power.

(Statement C) By 1895, Boston was the headquarter city for American corporations.

(Statement D) John Pierpont wanted to stabilize the boom and bust American economy, to prevent price wars between business rivals from destroying big corporations and unhinging the economy.

(Statement E) By the early 1900s, J.P. Morgan dominated a hundred corporations with more than $22 billion in assets.

All of the statements are FALSE

Only Statement C is FALSE

All of the statements are TRUE

Only statements A and E are TRUE

Only statement A is TRUE

Only statements B and E are FALSE

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Question 6 1 pts

Thanks to this man’s invention, steel became substantially cheaper to make.

John D. Rockefeller

J. P. Morgan

Andrew Carnegie

George Titus

Henry Bessemer

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Question 7 1 pts

This woman established Hull House, a settlement house for immigrants in Chicago.

Jane Addams

Elizabeth Cady Stanton

Dorothea Dix

Sojourner Truth

Susan B. Anthony

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Question 8 1 pts

The largest group employed in factories during the Gilded Age was

Chinese.

women.

immigrants.

African Americans.

children.

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Question 9 1 pts

Which of the following was not a reform advocated by the Knights of Labor?

Paper currency

Equal pay for men and women

An 8-hour workday

Providing access to jobs for reformed convicts

Creation of workers cooperatives

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Question 10 1 pts

In-Depth Study Question from Learning Module 2: In 1884, John Swinton argued that:

though industrial workers had it bad, things would be much worse without unions.

the federal government should set up an agency to arbitrate labor disputes.

tougher immigration laws would improve conditions for American workers.

strikes, contrary to popular belief, seldom failed.

the laborer had been robbed by management of the fruits of his labor.

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