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2 Matching questions

  1. C
  2. B
  1. a In what field did the Populist Party have the most interest?
    a. government regulation
    b. transportation
    c. finance
    d. communications
  2. b 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.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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
  2. 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.
  3. 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
  4. 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. 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

5 True/False questions

  1. AWhich 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.

          

  2. CWhich of the following occurred in 1848?
    a. African American men gained suffrage.
    b. Chinese Americans won protection of their citizenship.
    c. Women gained suffrage.
    d. Mexican Americans were guaranteed property rights.

          

  3. DIn 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.

          

  4. CIn 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. DWhich of the following occurred in 1848?
    a. African American men gained suffrage.
    b. Chinese Americans won protection of their citizenship.
    c. Women gained suffrage.
    d. Mexican Americans were guaranteed property rights.