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4 Matching questions

  1. D
  2. B
  3. C
  4. A
  1. a 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
  2. b Which Gilded Age president was known for his integrity?
    a. Rutherford B. Hayes
    b. Grover Cleveland
    c. Benjamin Harrison
    d. Chester Arthur
  3. c Which of the following describes Thomas Nast?
    a. writer and social commentator
    b. corrupt politician
    c. political cartoonist
    d. leader in big business
  4. d Which 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.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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. In what field did the Populist Party have the most interest?
    a. government regulation
    b. transportation
    c. finance
    d. communications
  3. To what group of people did Populism primarily appeal?
    a. city dwellers
    b. farmers
    c. women
    d. African Americans
  4. 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
  5. 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.

5 True/False questions

  1. DThe 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.

          

  2. CWhich 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

          

  3. AIn 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

          

  4. 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.

          

  5. DThe 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.

          

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