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5 Matching Questions

  1. Gilded Age
  2. party bosses
  3. monopoly
  4. Thomas Edison
  5. steerage
  1. a party leaders, usually in an urban district, who exercised tight control over electioneering and patronage
  2. b A large open area beneath a ship's deck, often used to house traveling immigrants
  3. c exclusive control or possession of something
  4. d Inventor of lightbulb, phonograph and numerous other innovations
  5. e 1870s - 1890s; time period looked good on the outside, despite the corrupt politics & growing gap between the rich & poor

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. People who'd built fortunes by swindling investors and taxpayers, and bribing officials
  2. Chicago railroad strike that paralyzed railway traffic nationwide
  3. factors that cause a producer's average cost per unit to fall as output rises
  4. United States industrialist and philanthropist who endowed education and public libraries and research trusts (1835-1919)
  5. the development of industries for the machine production of goods

5 True/False Questions

  1. holding companyexclusive control or possession of something

          

  2. ragtimethe practice of offering something (usually money) in order to gain an illicit advantage

          

  3. corporationa contraction of economic activity resulting in a decline of prices

          

  4. Cornelius Vanderbiltfactors that cause a producer's average cost per unit to fall as output rises

          

  5. nativismthe policy of perpetuating native cultures (in opposition to acculturation)

          

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