Chapter 17 Quiz

Instructions
Chapter 17 Quiz

This assessment is worth 10 points.

  1. The initial development of the steel industry was most significantly aided by the   (1 point)

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  2. The steel industry of the late 1800s prospered in all of the following states except    (1 point)

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  3. The Duryea brothers invented the   (1 point)

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  4. Social Darwinism is the   (1 point)

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  5. Herbert Spencer argued that society as a whole, and business in particular, benefited when the weak were eliminated and the strongest and fittest were left to prosper. This theory is called   (1 point)

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  6. The explosive growth of an industrial labor force in the late 1800s was due to   (1 point)

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  7. The railroad strike of 1877 indicated that   (1 point)

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  8. The Knights of Labor was   (1 point)

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  9. Labor made few real gains during the last decades of the 1800s because of all the following circumstances except    (1 point)

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  10. The efforts of large corporations to undermine organized labor were aided by   (1 point)

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