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4 Matching questions

  1. A
  2. D
  3. C
  4. B
  1. a 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.
  2. b 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.
  3. c 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.
  4. d 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 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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. 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
  3. Which of the following describes Thomas Nast?
    a. writer and social commentator
    b. corrupt politician
    c. political cartoonist
    d. leader in big business
  4. Which 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
  5. To what group of people did Populism primarily appeal?
    a. city dwellers
    b. farmers
    c. women
    d. African Americans

5 True/False questions

  1. AIn the late 1800s, the Republican Party
    a. supported high tariffs but opposed the gold standard.
    b. supported the gold standard but opposed high tariffs.
    c. opposed both high tariffs and the gold standard.
    d. supported both high tariffs and the gold standard.


  2. CWith which other reform leader did Du Bois most agree?
    a. Takao Ozawa
    b. Susan B. Anthony
    c. Ida B. Wells
    d. Booker T. Washington


  3. DWhat 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


  4. AWhich 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


  5. CWhites 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.


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