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President James Garfield was assassinated by

A mentally unstable disappointed office seeker

The great railroad striker of 1877 revealed

The growing threat of class warfare in response to the economic depression of the mid 1870's

The first Chinese immigrants to the U.S came primarily

To work in the gold fields and on the railroads

The Supreme Court's ruling in Plessy vs. Ferguson upholding "separate but equal" public facilities in effect legalized

The system of unequal segregation between the races

Which of the following was not among the changes that affected African-Americans in the South after federal troops were withdrawn in the Compromise of 1877?

The forced migration of black farmers to the North and West

In the key trade featured in the Compromise of 1877

Republicans got the presidency in exchange for the final removal of federal troops from the South

The primary goal for which all factions in both political parties contended was

Patronage

The political system of the "Gilded Age" was generally characterized by

Strong party loyalties, high voter turnout, and few disagreements on national issues

Westerners and farmers who attacked the "Crime of '73" were calling for

The coinage of more silver money to stop DEflation (they wanted inflation)

The depression of the 1870's led to increasing demands for

Inflation of the money supply by issuing more paper currency

Besides the Democrats, the third party that backed Horace Greeley against Grant in the election of 1872 was

The Liberal Republican Party

Grant's greatest failing in the scandals that plagued his administration was

His toleration of corruption and his loyalty to crooked friends

The Credit Mobilier Scandal involved

Railroad corporation fraud and the subsequent bribery of congressmen

Boss Tweed's widespread corruption was finally brought to a halt by

The journalistic expo(zays) of the NY Times and cartoonist Thomas Nast

Financiers Jim Fisk and Jay Gould tried to involve the Grant administration in a corrupt scheme to

Corner the gold market

During the Gilded Age, most ambitious and talented people

Went into business rather than going into government

Cleveland's attempt to lower tariffs created

The first real political issue between the 2 parties in some time

The Republican party in the post-Civil War era relied heavily on

The political support of veterans's groups, to which it gave substantial pension benefits in return

The Cleveland-Blaine campaign of 1844 was conducted

Based on personal mudslinging rather than issues

By reducing politicians' use of patronage, the new civil-service system inadvertently made them dependent on big campaign contributers

True

Western hostility to Chinese immigrants arose

In part because they provided a source of cheap labor and thereby competed with white workers

The sharecropping and tenant farming systems

Forced many Southern blacks into permanent economic debt and dependency

The Compromise of 1877 purchased political peace between North and South by

Sacrificing southern blacks, who lost the protection of federal troops in the South

The disputed Hayes-Tilden elected was settled by a political deal in which Democrats got the presidency and Republicans got economic and political concessions

False

The battles beween the "Stalwart" and "Half-Breed" Republican factions were

Mainly over who would get patronage and spoils

The close, fiercely contested elections of the Gilded Age reflected the deep divisions between Republicans and Democrats over national issues

False

The severe economic downturn of the 1870's caused

Business failures, labor conflict, and battles over currency

The political mistakes of the Liberal Republicans caused them to fail

True

The scandals of the Grant administration included bribes and corrupt dealings reaching to the cabinet and the vice president of the U.S

True

Ulysses Grant's status as a military her enabled him to function successfully as a president above partisan politics

False

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