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5 Written questions

3 Matching questions

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  2. C
  3. D
  1. a To what group of people did Populism primarily appeal?
    a. city dwellers
    b. farmers
    c. women
    d. African Americans
  2. b 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.
  3. c 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 Multiple choice questions

  1. The Coinage Act of 1873 caused protest by
    a. stopping the minting of silver coins.
    b. overturning the gold standard.
    c. ending production of paper money.
    d. allowing the use of both gold and silver coins.
  2. 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.
  3. Unlike 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. With which other reform leader did Du Bois most agree?
    a. Takao Ozawa
    b. Susan B. Anthony
    c. Ida B. Wells
    d. Booker T. Washington
  5. 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.

5 True/False questions

  1. BWhich 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. BWhich 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

          

  3. CThe 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.

          

  4. DWhat 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

          

  5. ASome 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.

          

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