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Industrialization Questions - All Grades

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Grade 8 :: Industrialization by Qalam
Which invention improved travel by water in the early 1800s?
  1. steamboat
  2. turnpike
  3. spinning jenny
  4. water frame
Grade 8 :: Industrialization by Qalam
The Erie Canal was built to link
  1. Lake Erie to New York City.
  2. Lake Erie to New Jersey.
  3. Lake Erie to Lake Michigan.
  4. Lake Michigan to the Mississippi River.
Grade 8 :: Industrialization by Qalam
The term mass production is best defined as the
  1. rapid manufacture of a large number of identical objects.
  2. ability to carefully produce intricate objects one at a time.
  3. tendency to create poor quality goods because of high demand.
  4. practice of making only products that would have many buyers.
Grade 8 :: Industrialization by Qalam
Besides the cotton gin, which of the following items did Eli Whitney also invent?
  1. interchangeable parts
  2. telegraph
  3. steam engine
  4. musket
Grade 9 :: Industrialization by AdrianeO
Grade 9 :: Industrialization by AdrianeO
Grade 8 :: Industrialization by Qalam
Which of the following were all cotton-producing states?
  1. Alabama, Tennessee, Mississippi, Vermont
  2. New York, New Jersey, Maine, Ohio
  3. Tennessee, Mississippi, Alabama, Louisiana
  4. Louisiana, Alabama, Mississippi, Connecticut
Grade 9 :: Industrialization by AdrianeO
Grade 9 :: Industrialization by AdrianeO
Grade 4 :: Industrialization by bsparacio
What invention is attributed to Alexander Graham Bell?
  1. light bulb
  2. electricity
  3. television
  4. telephone
Grade 11 :: Industrialization by Shannen
One reason John D. Rockefeller, Andrew Carnegie, and J.P. Morgan were sometimes called robber barons because they...
  1. robbed from the rich to give to the poor
  2. used ruthless business tactics against their competitors
  3. stole money from the federal government
Grade 8 :: Industrialization by drcathy1
Who invented electric power?
  1. Samuel Morse
  2. Thomas Edison
  3. Alexander Graham Bell
  4. Andrew Carnegie
Grade 8 :: Industrialization by Ivand109
Grade 8 :: Industrialization by Qalam
In the 1800s, which of the following was NOT a problem that most growing American cities faced?
  1. the spread of disease
  2. few job opportunities
  3. a lack of clean drinking water
  4. the threat of citywide fires
Grade 8 :: Industrialization by Qalam
Who might have complained about competition with the railroads?
  1. western farmers
  2. factory owners
  3. telegraph users
  4. canal investors
Grade 8 :: Industrialization by drcathy1
None :: Industrialization by NZielinski
What were labor unions?
  1. riots
  2. law prohibiting large industrial combinations
  3. method for producing superior steel more rapidly
  4. organizations that helped workers be protected from corporate employers
Grade 10 :: Industrialization by Weasel
Strikers wanted not only higher pay, but also wanted
  1. retirement pay
  2. safer working conditions
  3. matching uniforms
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