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5 Written questions

2 Matching questions

  1. D
  2. B
  1. a What other issues did cartoonists like Joseph Keppler portray through their illustrations?
    a. influences of big corporations
    b. all of the above
    c. current events
    d. political corruption
  2. b 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.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. The Coinage Act of 1873 caused protest by
    a. stopping the minting of silver coins.
    b. overturning the gold standard.
    c. ending production of paper money.
    d. allowing the use of both gold and silver coins.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. The spoils system made political parties more powerful by
    a. allowing party workers to push for civil service reform.
    b. blocking legislation introduced by the opposing political party.
    c. filling important government positions with party supporters.
    d. encouraging wealthy businessmen to donate money to the party.
  5. 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

5 True/False questions

  1. DThe Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882
    a. forced Chinese children to attend segregated schools.
    b. stripped Chinese Americans of their U.S. citizenship.
    c. barred U.S. cities from hiring Chinese workers.
    d. prohibited Chinese laborers from entering the country.

          

  2. CThe Populist Party lost power in large part as a result of
    a. their refusal to endorse William Jennings Bryan.
    b the collapse of the gold standard.
    c. their exclusion of African Americans.
    d. the 1896 election of McKinley.

          

  3. DWhich of the following occurred in 1886?
    a. Mexican Americans were guaranteed property rights.
    b. African American men gained suffrage.
    c. Women gained suffrage.
    d. Chinese Americans won protection of their citizenship.

          

  4. CWhich 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

          

  5. BWhich of the following occurred in 1886?
    a. Mexican Americans were guaranteed property rights.
    b. African American men gained suffrage.
    c. Women gained suffrage.
    d. Chinese Americans won protection of their citizenship.