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5 Matching questions

  1. Kickbacks
  2. Grover Cleveland
  3. Half-breeds
  4. gold standard
  5. Stalwarts
  1. a Republicans who favored civil service reform
  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 a monetary system in which paper money and coins are equal to the value of a certain amount of gold
  4. d In order to receive construction contracts in big cities in the late 1800s, contractors had to pay these to political bosses
  5. e Republicans who strongly defended the spoils and patronage system

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Half-breed Republican President; took office in 1881; assassinated for refusing to give away government jobs
  2. 1878 law requiring the federal government to purchase and coin more silver
  3. Detective agency that hunted down violent union strikers like the Molly Maguires, and gathered evidence to have them prosecuted
  4. Chicago 1886; local craft unions; peaceful strike taken over by anarchists; bomb goes off near police who end strike violently
  5. 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

5 True/False questions

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

          

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

          

  3. AFLAmerican Federation of Labor; allowed only skilled workers as members; worked within the system

          

  4. Sherman Antitrust Act1878 law requiring the federal government to purchase and coin more silver

          

  5. 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.