5 Written questions
4 Matching questions
- Sitting Bull
- Mississippi Plan and redemption
- Thirteenth Amendment
- greenbacks and the Greenback party
- a Name given to paper money issued by the government during the Civil War, so called because the back side was printed with green ink. They were not redeemable for gold, but $300 million were issued anyway. Farmers hit by the depression wanted to inflate the notes to cover losses, but Grant vetoed an inflation bill and greenbacks were added to permanent circulation. In 1879 the federal government finally made greenbacks redeemable for gold.
- b -Sioux chief who resisted american expansion into tribal lands
-one of the native american leaders at the Battle of little Bighorn
-a supporter of the Ghost Dance movement
-he was killed by tribal police while being arrested in 1890
- c (1865) officially abolishes slavery and involuntary servitude
- d ...
5 Multiple choice questions
- 1866 - established by William Sylvis - wanted 8hr work days, banking reform, and an end to conviction labor - attempt to unite all laborers
- As American began more industrialized, big business sprung up and began , in several ways, to dominate the economy. This led to the debate of the role of government, and how much it should interfere with the economy. There were advocates of lassiez-faire and Social Darwinism, who believed: that the rich earned their money and deserved to be rich; that the poor were lazy and unproductive and deserved to be poor; that the government should not interfere because the proposed "invisible hand " of Adam Smith would guide the economy and that people were self-motivated. Opponents to these ideas argued : that the poor were not given the opportunity to rise from their ranks because of the dominance of the wealthy; that the wealthy had an obligation to given some of their money away; that the government was needed to regulate the big businesses from becoming even more overbearing; that monopolies were not good business technique and that they were unfair.
5 True/False questions
Ned Buntline and William F. "Buffalo Bill" Cody → ...
Jay Gould and Jim Fisk → Wall Street financiers who obtained the help of President Grant's brother in law to corner the gold market; Treasury broke the scheme but first, they made a huge profit
9. Early state and federal efforts to regulate railroads and why they were ineffective → ...
14. Why the election returns in 1876 were in dispute and how the problem was settled by the Compromise of 1877 → ...
Henry Comstock and the Comstock Lode → ...