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5 Matching Questions

  1. Interstate Commerce Commission
  2. Chester A. Arthur
  3. Grover Cleveland
  4. RR's impact on cities
  5. Alexander Graham Bell
  1. a invented the telephone
  2. b Garfield's VP who became president after assassination
  3. c Allowed for cities to begin producing one thing (example I used in class: Forest City has Winnebago and it produces mobile homes)
  4. d Had the job of regulating RR rates due to the Interstate Commerce Act
  5. e Tried to lower tariff rates but congress wouldn't allow it (only president to swerve two non-consecutive terms)

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. Grew out of Charles Darwin's theory of biological evolution.
  2. The first skyscraper created in Chicago in 1885 - built by William Le Baron Jenney
  3. established the Standard Oil Company - he joined with competing companies in a trust agreement
  4. Henry Bessemer used this process to remove carbon from iron-ore. This made the steel more rust resistant and lighter
  5. National Labor Union - the first large scale national organization formed by William H. Sylvis

5 True/False Questions

  1. Pullman TownDuring a depression Pullman lowered wages in his company but kept the rent in his town the same - which caused people who lived there to go on strike


  2. Samuel GompersFounded the AFL (American Federation of Labor)


  3. Holding companyan island in New York Harbor that was formerly the principal immigration station for the United States


  4. Horizontal integrationbusiness practice used by Carnegie to buy out all of his competitors


  5. The Grangewhen one corporation buys out the stock of another


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