5 Written questions
4 Matching questions
- a In the late 1800s, the Republican Party
a. supported high tariffs but opposed the gold standard.
b. supported the gold standard but opposed high tariffs.
c. opposed both high tariffs and the gold standard.
d. supported both high tariffs and the gold standard.
- b To what group of people did Populism primarily appeal?
a. city dwellers
d. African Americans
- c The 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.
- d Whites accused Chinese workers on the West Coast of
a. destroying "Oriental" schools.
b. claiming the best land.
c. taking "white" jobs.
d. attacking railroad property.
5 Multiple choice questions
- 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
- Which of the following called for African Americans to "pull themselves up from their own bootstraps"?
a. Booker T. Washington
b. Rutherford B. Hayes
c. W.E.B. Du Bois
d. Ida B. Wells
- 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.
- In the late 1800s, organization among farmers resulted in
a. a Democratic victory in the 1896 presidential election.
b. repeal of the "Grange Laws."
c. more regulation of railroad and grain elevator rates.
d. dismantling of the Interstate Commerce Commission.
- 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 → 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.
D → 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 → In 1872, Susan B. Anthony
a. drafted a constitutional amendment granting women suffrage.
b. attended college to earn a graduate degree.
c. was arrested for voting in an election in New York.
d. formed the Women's Christian Temperance Union.
C → 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.
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