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Grade 5 Industrialization
This scientist created many new inventions in his lifetime. He developed the Gramophone (forerunner of today's record player) even tough he was turning deaf. His greatest achievement was the invention of the light bulb.
  1. Alexander Graham Bell
  2. Thoams Edison
  3. Sir Alexander Fleming
  4. Archimedes
Grade 5 Industrialization

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Which form of mass production was used by Henry Ford to produce automobiles in large quantities?
  1. Assembly Line
  2. Morse Code
  3. Bessemer Process
  4. Interchangeable Parts
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A person who donates large amounts of money to universities, scientific and medical research centers and projects that help others is called a(n)
  1. historian
  2. industrial leader
  3. philanthropist
  4. inventor
Grade 5 Industrialization
What period in American history caused people from all over the world to want to immigrate to the United States?
  1. Westward Expansion
  2. gold rushes
  3. Great Depression
  4. Industrial Revolution
Grade 5 Industrialization
When did the Industrial Revolution take place?
  1. during the Civil War
  2. from the Civil War to the early 1900s
  3. in the 17th century
  4. in the 1950s and 60s
Grade 5 Industrialization
Choose the four ways that America improved during the Industrial Revolution. (choose 4)
  1. transportation
  2. agriculture
  3. finance
  4. industry
  5. computers
  6. communications
Grade 5 Industrialization
Who is credited with inventing the telegraph?
  1. Benjamin Franklin
  2. Eli Whitney
  3. Marcus Whitman
  4. Samuel Morse
Grade 5 Industrialization
All of the following are inventions that were created during the Industrial Revolution EXCEPT:
  1. Telegraph
  2. Cotton Gin
  3. Assembly Line
  4. Bessemer Process
Grade 5 Industrialization
Who was the industrial giant that went into business refining crude oil and created the Standard Oil Company?
  1. Andrew Carnegie
  2. John D. Rockefeller
  3. J.P. Morgan
  4. Cornelius Vanderbilt
Grade 5 Industrialization
What do we call a person who donates large amounts of money to universities, scientific and medical research centers and international projects that help others?
  1. a historian
  2. an industrial leader
  3. a philanthropist
  4. an inventor
Grade 5 Industrialization
Cyrus McCormick, a farmer, perfected the mechanical reaper in 1834.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Industrialization
Who forced New York Central to sell their rail line so he could control the 4,500 miles of railroad track connecting New York with the Great Lakes region?
  1. Andrew Carnegie
  2. John D. Rockefeller
  3. J.P. Morgan
  4. Cornelius Vanderbilt
Grade 5 Industrialization

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Technology can be defined as:
  1. ONLY electronics
  2. new ideas about how to do something and the equipment needed to do it.
  3. Computers
  4. anything that needs electricity in order to work.
Grade 5 Industrialization
What does "Industrialization" mean?
  1. The movement from the country to the city
  2. A plan to put the country back together
  3. An order that requires a prisoner to appear before a judge
  4. A change in circumstances accompanying a society's movement population and resources from farm production to manufacturing production
Grade 5 Industrialization
Two new important forms of transportation in the 1800s were                
  1. canal
  2. steam boat
  3. turnpike
  4. wagon
  5. railroad
Grade 5 Industrialization
Who is credited with inventing the telegraph?
  1. Benjamin Franklin
  2. M. Daguerre
  3. Marcus Whitman
  4. Samuel Morse
Grade 5 Industrialization
What were the "labor laws" trying to do/change?
  1. Separate the North from the South
  2. End the Revolutionary War
  3. Create safer working conditions
  4. Remove "Carpetbaggers" from the south
Grade 5 Industrialization
The invention of the sewing machine and the typewriter provided new job opportunities in clothing factories and offices of which of the following groups of people?
  1. African Americans
  2. Farmers
  3. Children
  4. Women
Grade 5 Industrialization
Which law protected Americans from being charged too much for using railroads and steamboats?
  1. the First Amendment
  2. the Civil Service Act
  3. the Sherman Antitrust Act
  4. the Interstate Commerce Act
Grade 5 Industrialization
Who was the first American millionaire?
  1. Thomas Jefferson
  2. Andrew Jackson
  3. John Jacob Astor
  4. Sam Houston
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