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How did the phrase “Scott free” originate? A. It was a piece of state legislation that was passed without any objection from the PRR. B. Scott was an important
governor during the Gilded Age. C. It referred to Scottish heritage. D. None of the above
The answer is D. None of the above.
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User: Women working in industrial plants during the war were called WACs. A. True B. False

User: How did the phrase “Scott free” originate? A. It was a piece of state legislation that was passed without any objection from the PRR. B. Scott was an important governor during the Gilded Age. C. It referred to Scottish heritage. D. None of the above

Weegy: The answer is D. None of the above.
sharpies|Points 8566|

User: How was Governor Curtin helpful to the Union’s war effort? A. He raised taxes. B. He mobilized troops. C. He ignored Lincoln’s requests. D. He did not initiate the draft.

Weegy: B. He mobilized troops
rickjames|Points 884|

User: This industrialist was president of the Lehigh Valley Railroad and gave donations to Lehigh University. A. Jay Gould B. Asa Packer C. Andrew Carnegie D. John Cameron

User: This person opened the first five-and-dime store in Pennsylvania. A. Frank Woolworth B. John Wanamaker C. Henry Heinz D. Richard Pratt

Weegy: A. Frank Woolworth opened the first five-and-dime store in Pennsylvania. July 17, 1997: F. W. Woolworth Company closes. The first Woolworth store opened in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania in 1879. [ Frank Winfield Woolworth began his chain with a $300 loan, about $9,750 in 2011 dollars. Woolworth?s was one of the original five-and-dime stores. The store sold discounted merchandise at fixed prices ? usually five or ten cents. These prices were lower than other local merchants. The merchandise was set out for the customer to handle without aid from a sales clerk. Before this time, most merchandise was kept behind a counter and a clerk would gather your purchases together for you to buy. ]
jher000|Points 7740|

User: What did the Southern states threaten they would do if Lincoln won the 1860 presidential election? A. Secede from the Union B. Attack Washington C. Free the slaves D. Leave the Democratic Party

Weegy: The answer is a)secede from the union
Shey091808|Points 616|

User: What were the most futile orders given at Gettysburg? A. For the Union to hold Cemetery Ridge B. For Burnside to take the Sharpsburg Bridge C. Pickett’s Charge D. Little Round Top

Weegy: C. Pickett?s Charge D. Little Round Top
smp0784|Points 3922|

User: Which Pennsylvanian town was raided by Confederate troops more than once? A. Gettysburg B. Chambersburg C. Antietam D. Frederick

Weegy: The answer is C. Antietam.
sharpies|Points 8566|

User: Which Pennsylvanian was a driving force in the formation of the Republican Party? A. David Wilmot B. James Buchanan C. William Still D. John Fremont

Weegy: A. David Wilmot Pennsylvanian was a driving force in the formation of the Republican Party
jher000|Points 7750|

User: Which was one of the first furnaces to use bituminous coal to make iron? A. Robesonia Furnace B. Karthaus Furnace C. Colebrookedale Furnace D. Plumsock

Weegy: B. Karthaus Furnace
jolito098|Points 353|

User: Who was Pennsylvania’s first party boss? A. Simon Cameron B. Mathew Quay C. Tom Scott D. Alexander Cassatt

Weegy: A. Simon Camerson was Pennsylvania's first party boss.
sharpies|Points 8566|

User: Why did General Lee want to attack Harrisburg? A. To draw armies out of Virginia B. To gain allies in Europe C. To hurt Northern morale D. All of the above

Weegy: D. All of the above
sweetypie1431|Points 261|

User: Why did Lincoln issue the Emancipation Proclamation? A. Freeing slaves struck at the core of Southern interests. B. It would be useful for the Confederate Army. C. He wanted to make sure France did not help the Confederacy. D. African American troops refused to fight without a proclamation

Weegy: Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation to A. Freeing slaves struck at the core of Southern interests.
thebeast532|Points 93|

User: Why was political corruption so widespread during the Gilded Age in Pennsylvania? A. Wealthy industrialists bought politicians’ votes. B. Political machines were headed by bosses in each town. C. Republicans did not have political opposition. D. All of the above.

Weegy: C. Republicans did not have political opposition.
jonsyg|Points 1043|

User: Clara Barton founded which organization? A. American Cancer Society B. American Heart Association C. American Red Cross D. Flood Insurance

Weegy: Clara Barton founded C. American Red Cross. Clarissa Harlowe "Clara" Barton (December 25, 1821 ? April 12, 1912) was a pioneer American teacher, patent clerk, nurse, and humanitarian. She was the founder of the American Red Cross. [ ]
jher000|Points 7750|

User: How did Rockefeller stabilize the oil industry’s boom-bust cycle? A. He gained control of the railroads and crude oil supply. B. He created an oil antitrust. C. He wrote a book entitled History of the Standard Oil Company. D. He created the Seneca Oil Company

Weegy: A. He gained control of the railroads and crude oil supply.
stan_r|Points 1372|

User: How many people perished in the Johnstown Flood? A. 2,200 B. 500 C. 1,200 D. 5,000

Weegy: A. 2,200 people perished in the Johnstown Flood.



User: The first oil refinery in the U.S. was located in A. Titusville. B. Pittsburgh. C. Oil Creek. D. Pithole City.

User: The South Fork Dam belonged to A. a public park. B. a private lake resort. C. a public gaming commission. D. a private fishing and hunting club.

Weegy: D. Private fishing and hunting club.
jolito098|Points 353|

User: This engineer invented the iron wire to replace hemp rope. A. John Roebling B. Washington Roebling C. Richard Delafield D. Phillip Murray

Weegy: A. John Roebling
ash 24|Points 190|

User: What job did bridgemen complete? A. Driving rivets B. Retrieving needed items C. Welding steel D. Overseeing the men’s work

Weegy: Bridgemen complete C. welding steel. Job Description: Raise, place, and unite iron or steel girders, columns, and other structural members to form completed structures or structural frameworks. [ May erect metal storage tanks and assemble prefabricated metal buildings. *A job as a Bridgeman falls under the broader career category of Structural Iron and Steel Workers. The information on this page will generally apply to all careers in this category. We are still seeking more specific information about this career from experts in this field. ]
Renee1216|Points 90|

User: What was George Ferris’s invention first called? A. Ferris Wheel B. Ezekiel’s Wheel C. Merry-go-round D. Safety wheel system

Weegy: George Ferris's invention was first called A. Ferris Wheel.
debnjerry|Points 38998|

User: What was Milton Hershey’s first successful business venture? A. Lancaster Caramel Company B. Hershey Company C. The Dauphin Taffy Company D. The Hershey Bar

Weegy: B. Hershey Company
Mayang30|Points 464|

User: Which entrepreneur created a benevolent company town for his employees? A. Henry Ford B. Henry Frick C. Milton Hershey D. Atwater Kent

User: Which factor kept labor unions from forming during the late 19th century? A. Influx of immigrants B. Prejudices among ethnic groups C. Industry management in local government D. All of the above

Weegy: D. All of the above
MrG|Points 1565|

User: Which strike was prompted by repeated wage cuts and large layoffs? A. The Great Anthracite Strike B. Great Railroad Strike of 1877 C. Homestead Riots of 1892 D. Molly Maguire Hangings

Weegy: C. Homestead Riots of 1892
concreterose|Points 560|

User: Which two industries in PA had low labor activism? A. Steel and mining B. Railroad and steel C. Mining and oil D. Oil and steel

Weegy: B. Railroad and steel
mythmoh|Points 5339|

User: Which type of bridge is a flat structure that rests on two piers? A. Suspension Bridge B. Arch Bridge C. Strut Bridge D. Beam Bridge

Weegy: A beam bridge is basically a rigid horizontal structure that rests on two piers, one located at each end of the bridge. A simple beam bridge is flat across and supported by two ends or abutments.
cha97mw|Points 1146|

User: Who built the first oil derrick? A. George Bissell B. Franklin Tarbell C. John Rockefeller D. Edwin Drake

Weegy: D. Edwin Drake .
paral|Points 2764|

User: Who invented aluminum, which replaced everyday iron products? A. Charles Hall B. Andrew Mellon C. Henry Bessemer D. Charles Schwab

Weegy: [smile] A. Charles Hall invented aluminum, which replaced everyday iron products. [smile]
Renee1216|Points 90|

User: Who led the formation of the Pennsylvania Rock Oil Company and wanted to produce petroleum on a commercial scale? A. George Bissell B. Benjamin Silliman C. John Rockefeller D. Samuel Kier

Weegy: A. George Bissell led the formation of the Pennsylvania Rock Oil Company and wanted to produce petroleum on a commercial scale.
vchutkan|Points 5638|

User: The Centennial Exhibition was meant to show off America as an industrial power to the rest of the world. A. True B. False

User: Lincoln won the state of Pennsylvania in the 1860 election. A. True B. False

User: Normal Schools was the name given to academies before high schools formed. A. True B. False

Weegy: The answer is "True"
bongche|Points 3366|

User: Pennsylvania was not a good state for the Underground Railroad to run through because it was a racist state. A. True B. False

Weegy: B. False
prettypinks|Points 130|

User: President James Buchanan was called a doughboy by Northerners. A. True B. False

Weegy: False. They were called doughfaces.
johnlennons|Points 900|

User: President James Buchanan was called a doughboy by Northerners. A. True B. False

Weegy: False. They were called doughfaces.
johnlennons|Points 900|

User: President Johnson was impeached and forced out of office. A. True B. False

User: The railroad industry’s glory days ended by the 1930s. A. True B. False

Weegy: B. False
rhey22787|Points 1357|

User: The three giants in industry that dominated Pennsylvania’s politics, government, and law enforcement were PRR, Standard Oil, and Carnegie Steel. A. True B. False

Weegy: True.
Sting|Points 433|

User: Wanamaker’s department store was unique because it did not have price tags on its merchandise. A. True B. False

Weegy: B. False. Wanamaker invented the price tag.
Expert answered|andrewpallarca|Points 15884|



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