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5 Matching questions

  1. cooperatives
  2. Bland-Allison Act
  3. Rutherford Hayes
  4. Chester Arthur
  5. socialists
  1. a 1878 law requiring the federal government to purchase and coin more silver
  2. b Stalwart Republican President; took office in 1881; sympathized with reform, helping to pass the Pendleton Civil Service Act
  3. c Group that believed nation's resources and industries should be owned and operated by the government on behalf of the people
  4. d organizations in which groups of farmers pool their resources to buy and sell goods
  5. e Republican reformer; became President due to the Compromise of 1877

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Under the leadership of Terrence V. Powderly, this union included both skilled and unskilled workers, women, and African Americans, but not Chinese
  2. In order to receive construction contracts in big cities in the late 1800s, contractors had to pay these to political bosses
  3. people who oppose all forms of organized government
  4. Passed in 1883, an Act that created a federal civil service commission so that hiring and promotion would be based on exam scores rather than patronage.
  5. a monetary system in which paper money and coins are equal to the value of a certain amount of gold

5 True/False questions

  1. William McKinleyChicago 1894; workers strike due to wage cuts and company town prices; ARU blocks trains; mail cars attached; Pres. Cleveland orders federal troops to end strike violently

          

  2. StalwartsGroup that believed nation's resources and industries should be owned and operated by the government on behalf of the people

          

  3. Whiskey RingDuring the Grant administration, a group of officials were importing whiskey and using their offices to avoid paying the taxes on it, cheating the treasury out of millions of dollars.

          

  4. Farmers' AllianceHalf-breed Republican President; took office in 1881; assassinated for refusing to give away government jobs

          

  5. Haymarket RiotDuring the Grant administration, a group of officials were importing whiskey and using their offices to avoid paying the taxes on it, cheating the treasury out of millions of dollars.

          

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