历史 TPO48-L4 How business leaders get political power in 19th century

TPO48-L4

How business leaders get political power in 19th century

Listen to part of a lecture in an American History class.

 



  1. What is the lecture mainly about?
  • A. Ways that new managerial techniques hastened the industrialization of American society in the nineteenth century
  • B. Ways that the United States government tried to regulate business practices in the nineteenth century
  • C. Reasons that business leaders gained political power in the late nineteenth-century United States
  • D. A comparison of the management styles of Andrew Carnegie and John D. Rockefeller

 

  1. Why does the professor discuss vertical integration?
  • A. To explain how Andrew Carnegie gained control of the steel industry
  • B. To describe the most typical organization for businesses in the nineteenth century
  • C. To explain how John D. Rockefeller organized the oil industry
  • D. To explain the origins of the business trust

 

  1. In what two ways did business leaders make a positive contribution to the United States in the nineteenth century?
    [CHOOSE 2 ANSWERS]
  • A. They invested in new production technologies.
  • B. They raised wage levels.
  • C. They improved safety conditions.
  • D. They supported charitable causes.

 

  1. According to the professor, what is the main reason that some businesses were able to become powerful during the nineteenth century?
  • A. The government assisted businesses when they had financial difficulties.
  • B. Taxation was based upon the profitability of a business.
  • C. The government did not impose many regulations on businesses.
  • D. Some government officials once held influential positions in large businesses.

 

  1. Why did the government pass new laws aimed at businesses?
  • A. To correct mistakes made by the judicial system
  • B. To respond to complaints from the public
  • C. To increase employment rates
  • D. To increase tax revenue from large industries

 

  1. What does the professor imply about the term “trust” when she says this: 🎧
  • A. She should not have mentioned the term.
  • B. It is unnecessary to explain the details of the term.
  • C. She wants the students to explain the term to her later.
  • D. She wants to discuss a different term.


答案:C A AD C B B

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