5 Written questions
4 Matching questions
- a 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
- b Which of the following describes Thomas Nast?
a. writer and social commentator
b. corrupt politician
c. political cartoonist
d. leader in big business
- c In response to the Granger movement,
a. membership in the Farmers' Alliances declined.
b. the Supreme Court overturned laws regulating the railroads.
c. the federal government disbanded the Interstate Commerce Commission.
d. Illinois, Wisconsin, and Minnesota set maximum rates for shipping and grain storage
- d What did Du Bois view as the key to everything"?
5 Multiple choice questions
- Which Gilded Age president was known for his integrity?
a. Rutherford B. Hayes
b. Grover Cleveland
c. Benjamin Harrison
d. Chester Arthur
- 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.
- 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
- 1. After the Civil War, farmers' debt
a. decreased as a result of lower transportation costs.
b. increased as a result of greater crop production.
c. increased as a result of falling crop prices.
d. decreased as a result of their stronger influence in politics.
- To what group of people did Populism primarily appeal?
a. city dwellers
d. African Americans
5 True/False questions
A → What did political cartoonist Thomas Nast work to expose?
a. the conspiracy behind James Garfield's assassination
b. the awarding of thousands of postal jobs in exchange for votes
c. the secret deal behind the election of Rutherford B. Hayes
d. the illegal activities of "Boss" Tweed
B → What did Du Bois view as the key to everything"?
D → The Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882
a. forced Chinese children to attend segregated schools.
b. stripped Chinese Americans of their U.S. citizenship.
c. barred U.S. cities from hiring Chinese workers.
d. prohibited Chinese laborers from entering the country.
B → 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.
C → Some African American leaders responded to segregation by
a. tearing up railroad ties and burning houses.
b. educating themselves and writing pamphlets.
c. going to court to change immigration laws.
d. establishing Jim Crow jury boxes.