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5 Written questions

2 Matching questions

  1. C
  2. B
  1. a 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
  2. 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.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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
  2. In what field did the Populist Party have the most interest?
    a. government regulation
    b. transportation
    c. finance
    d. communications
  3. The 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.
  4. 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. What did Du Bois view as the key to everything"?
    a. protest
    b. marriage
    c. suffrage
    d. freedom

5 True/False questions

  1. DThe 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.


  2. CIn 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. BTo what group of people did Populism primarily appeal?
    a. city dwellers
    b. farmers
    c. women
    d. African Americans


  4. CThe 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.


  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.