United States History Question of the Day

©Greg Feldmeth 2014

The Machine Age

Westinghouse dynamo at the 1893 Columbian Exhibition, Chicago
(Image Source: Wikimedia Commons--public domain)

Question 131497

The use of machines in industry towards the end of the nineteenth century

      (A) allowed traditional craftsmen and artisans to maintain their dominance over production
      (B) made it possible for manufactureres to eliminate human labor power altogether
      (C) dramatically raised the price of goods
      (D) made it possible for manufacturers to hire cheap unskilled or semiskilled labor
      (E)  required a better educated work force

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