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  1. D
  2. C
  3. B
  1. a Which of the following occurred in 1848?
    a. African American men gained suffrage.
    b. Chinese Americans won protection of their citizenship.
    c. Women gained suffrage.
    d. Mexican Americans were guaranteed property rights.
  2. b The Populist Party lost power in large part as a result of
    a. their refusal to endorse William Jennings Bryan.
    b the collapse of the gold standard.
    c. their exclusion of African Americans.
    d. the 1896 election of McKinley.
  3. c In the late 1800s, organization among farmers resulted in
    a. a Democratic victory in the 1896 presidential election.
    b. repeal of the "Grange Laws."
    c. more regulation of railroad and grain elevator rates.
    d. dismantling of the Interstate Commerce Commission.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Which of the following did the Populist Party suggest would raise crop prices?
    a. a graduated income tax
    b. an alliance of urban workers
    c. the coinage of "free silver"
    d. government ownership of railroads
  2. What other issues did cartoonists like Joseph Keppler portray through their illustrations?
    a. influences of big corporations
    b. all of the above
    c. current events
    d. political corruption
  3. To what group of people did Populism primarily appeal?
    a. city dwellers
    b. farmers
    c. women
    d. African Americans
  4. The Populist Party
    a. excluded African Americans from membership.
    b. supported private ownership of railroads.
    c. divided northern and southern urban workers.
    d. called for "free silver" to help raise prices for farm goods.
  5. Which Gilded Age president was known for his integrity?
    a. Rutherford B. Hayes
    b. Grover Cleveland
    c. Benjamin Harrison
    d. Chester Arthur

5 True/False questions

  1. AThe Farmers' Alliance did which of the following?
    a. ran candidates in local elections to end the gold standard
    b. excluded African American farmers
    c. established postal banks to provide farmers with low-interest loans
    d. encouraged farmers to disband cooperatives

          

  2. AWhich of the following occurred in 1848?
    a. African American men gained suffrage.
    b. Chinese Americans won protection of their citizenship.
    c. Women gained suffrage.
    d. Mexican Americans were guaranteed property rights.

          

  3. AWhich of the following occurred in 1886?
    a. Mexican Americans were guaranteed property rights.
    b. African American men gained suffrage.
    c. Women gained suffrage.
    d. Chinese Americans won protection of their citizenship.

          

  4. CWhich of the following describes Thomas Nast?
    a. writer and social commentator
    b. corrupt politician
    c. political cartoonist
    d. leader in big business

          

  5. DWhich of the following called for African Americans to "pull themselves up from their own bootstraps"?
    a. Booker T. Washington
    b. Rutherford B. Hayes
    c. W.E.B. Du Bois
    d. Ida B. Wells

          

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