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3 Matching questions

  1. D
  2. C
  3. B
  1. a 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. b 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.
  3. c The Farmers' Alliance did which of the following?
    a. ran candidates in local elections to end the gold standard
    b. excluded African American farmers
    c. established postal banks to provide farmers with low-interest loans
    d. encouraged farmers to disband cooperatives

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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. 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. 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 True/False questions

  1. CSome 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.


  2. AIn 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.


  3. CWhich of the following describes Thomas Nast?
    a. writer and social commentator
    b. corrupt politician
    c. political cartoonist
    d. leader in big business


  4. 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.


  5. AWhich 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


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