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  2. D
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  1. a 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. 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.
  3. c 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

  1. 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.
  2. What did Du Bois view as the key to everything"?
    a. protest
    b. marriage
    c. suffrage
    d. freedom
  3. Which 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.
  4. 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
  5. 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 True/False questions

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


  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. CWith which other reform leader did Du Bois most agree?
    a. Takao Ozawa
    b. Susan B. Anthony
    c. Ida B. Wells
    d. Booker T. Washington


  4. 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.


  5. DThe 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.