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  1. Whiskey Ring
  2. Pullman Strike
  3. Grover Cleveland
  4. Chester Arthur
  5. cooperatives
  1. a During 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.
  2. b Democrat President; took office in 1885 and 1893; doubled the number of federal jobs requiring exams; refused to use federal resources to assist the unemployed during the depression of the 1890s.
  3. c Stalwart Republican President; took office in 1881; sympathized with reform, helping to pass the Pendleton Civil Service Act
  4. d organizations in which groups of farmers pool their resources to buy and sell goods
  5. e Chicago 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

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Stalwart Republican President who took office in 1897; promised to uphold the gold standard; industrialists threatened to shut down factories if he was not elected; assassinated by Leon Czolgosz
  2. Scandals during this President's administration include Crédit Mobilier, the Whiskey Ring, Gould and Fiske's attempt to corner the gold market, and Secretary of War William Belknap's bribe-taking from Indian reservation suppliers.
  3. Organization founded by Oliver H. Kelley that helped improve the lives of isolated farmers
  4. American Federation of Labor; allowed only skilled workers as members; worked within the system
  5. Republican reformer; became President due to the Compromise of 1877

5 True/False questions

  1. Interstate Commerce ActLaw created to limit the power of monopolies in restraint of competition; allowed federal troops to intervene against Pullman strikers in 1894 who blocked mail cars

          

  2. Pinkerton'sRepublican reformer; became President due to the Compromise of 1877

          

  3. Great Railroad StrikeNationwide 1877; workers ceased working due to %10 wage cuts; blocked freight trains; Pres. Hayes orders federal troops into major cities to end strikes violently

          

  4. KickbacksIn order to receive construction contracts in big cities in the late 1800s, contractors had to pay these to political bosses

          

  5. Tammany HallAmerican Federation of Labor; allowed only skilled workers as members; worked within the system