5 Written questions
2 Matching questions
- a Unlike African American men, women in the late 1800s
a. did not have the legal right to vote.
b. were able to vote under grandfather clauses.
c. experienced no restrictions when voting.
d. had to pay a poll tax to vote.
- b Which of the following describes Thomas Nast?
a. writer and social commentator
b. corrupt politician
c. political cartoonist
d. leader in big business
5 Multiple choice questions
- To what group of people did Populism primarily appeal?
a. city dwellers
d. African Americans
- Farmers opposed the gold standard because they claimed that it would
a. undermine the national economy.
b. cause high inflation.
c. make the currency unstable.
d. cause prices for their crops to decline.
- Which of the following did the Populist Party suggest would raise crop prices?
a. a graduated income tax
b. an alliance of urban workers
c. the coinage of "free silver"
d. government ownership of railroads
- In what field did the Populist Party have the most interest?
a. government regulation
- With which other reform leader did Du Bois most agree?
a. Takao Ozawa
b. Susan B. Anthony
c. Ida B. Wells
d. Booker T. Washington
5 True/False questions
D → In response to the Granger movement,
a. membership in the Farmers' Alliances declined.
b. the Supreme Court overturned laws regulating the railroads.
c. the federal government disbanded the Interstate Commerce Commission.
d. Illinois, Wisconsin, and Minnesota set maximum rates for shipping and grain storage
D → What did political cartoonist Thomas Nast work to expose?
a. the conspiracy behind James Garfield's assassination
b. the awarding of thousands of postal jobs in exchange for votes
c. the secret deal behind the election of Rutherford B. Hayes
d. the illegal activities of "Boss" Tweed
B → Some African American leaders responded to segregation by
a. tearing up railroad ties and burning houses.
b. educating themselves and writing pamphlets.
c. going to court to change immigration laws.
d. establishing Jim Crow jury boxes.
D → The Populist Party
a. excluded African Americans from membership.
b. supported private ownership of railroads.
c. divided northern and southern urban workers.
d. called for "free silver" to help raise prices for farm goods.
C → 1. After the Civil War, farmers' debt
a. decreased as a result of lower transportation costs.
b. increased as a result of greater crop production.
c. increased as a result of falling crop prices.
d. decreased as a result of their stronger influence in politics.