Test: Industrialization
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Description: Chapter 21
Subject: History and Government
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Grade: 8
Instructions: Answer all questions to get your test result.

Question 1 of 10
Which statement BEST describes Untied States economic history during the period 1865 to 1900?
 


Factories imported most of their raw materials.


American industrial technology was hindered by the Civil War.


The lack of immigration tended to decrease industrial production.


Industrialization increased at a rapid rate.
Question 2 of 10
What industry did John D. Rockefeller dominate?
 


Railroads


Banking


Oil


Steel
Question 3 of 10
Which company was started by John D. Rockefeller?
 


Standard Oil


Kodak


Farming equipment


Union Pacific
Question 4 of 10
What resulted from the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire?
 


The closing of garment factories


Imprisonment of labor union officials


All child labor became illegal


Laws regulating safety in factories
Question 5 of 10
What type of business sells shares of their stock to investors?
 


trusts


socialist


monopolies


corporation
Question 6 of 10
In what type of industry was Andrew Carnegie successful?
 


Textiles


Steel


Plastics


Petroleum
Question 7 of 10
How did the development of the assembly line benefit the auto industry?
 


It led to the development of the airplane.


It allowed autos to be made more quickly.


It made building cars safer.


It reduced the need for steel
Question 8 of 10
What industry benefited from the invention of the refrigerated railroad cars?
 


clothing


oil


automobile


meatpacking
Question 9 of 10
What type of business sells shares of their stock to investors?
 


Socialist


Corporation


monopolies


trusts
Question 10 of 10
Which of the following businessmen was the FIRST to use trusts centralize control of multistate businesses?
 


J.P Morgan


John D. Rockefeller


Andrew Carnegie


Thomas Edison