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  2. A
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  1. a 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.
  2. b Which of the following encouraged President Arthur to pursue civil service reform?
    a. assassination of President Garfield
    b. arrest of William "Boss" Tweed
    c. loss of thousands of jobs in the U.S. Postal Service
    d. adoption of the gold standard
  3. c Whites accused Chinese workers on the West Coast of
    a. destroying "Oriental" schools.
    b. claiming the best land.
    c. taking "white" jobs.
    d. attacking railroad property.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. The 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. To what group of people did Populism primarily appeal?
    a. city dwellers
    b. farmers
    c. women
    d. African Americans
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  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. ATo what group of people did Populism primarily appeal?
    a. city dwellers
    b. farmers
    c. women
    d. African Americans


  2. 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.


  3. AUnlike African American men, women in the late 1800s
    a. did not have the legal right to vote.
    b. were able to vote under grandfather clauses.
    c. experienced no restrictions when voting.
    d. had to pay a poll tax to vote.


  4. CWhich 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


  5. BIn 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


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