Chapter 24 American Pageant APUSH Lifland

by: caborghi
  1. 1

    All of the following economic developments were significant factors in enabling Americans to industrialize rapidly EXCEPT

  2. 2

    Which of the following two industries were most significantly expanded as a result of the completion of the transcontinental railroad?

  3. 3

    Which effort represented the first attempt to regulate the monopolizing and pricing practices of the railroad corporations during this period?

  4. 4

    Which of the following was NOT among the common forms of corruption practiced by the wealthy railroad barons?

  5. 5

    Which of the following best describes the Europeans' approach to ownership of or investment in private companies in the United States during this period?

  6. 6

    How did the American system of mass manufacture of standardized, interchangeable parts influence the behavior of U.S. capitalists?

  7. 7

    What two technological innovations greatly expanded the industrial employment of women in the late nineteenth century?

  8. 8

    All of the following economic strategies were employed by the titans of industry during this period to maximize their corporations' profits EXCEPT

  9. 9

    Which of the following best describes the intellectual viewpoint of Andrew Carnegie as expressed in "The Gospel of Wealth"?

  10. 10

    Which entity was first prosecuted for alleged restraint-of-trade violations by the U.S. government using the Sherman Antitrust Act of 1890?

  11. 11

    All of the following were major attractions for potential investors in southern manufacturing industries EXCEPT

  12. 12

    Despite generally rising wages in the nineteenth century, industrial workers were extremely vulnerable to all of the following EXCEPT

  13. 13

    Which of the following was NOT a strategy utilized by late-nineteenth-century employers to gain leverage over workers who were seeking to improve their wages and working conditions?

  14. 14

    All of the following were reasons that the Knights of Labor ultimately failed to sustain its union independence and membership by the 1890s EXCEPT

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