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The Famers' Alliance:

helped establish the Populist Party

William "Boss" Tweed controlled:

Tammany Hall

The "subtreasury plan":

allowed farmers to secure low-interest government loans

"You shall not crucify mankind upon a cross of gold!" This statement was made by:

William Jennings Bryan

The Interstate Commerce Commission

was created to regulate railroads

Which of the following would most likely have been a Gilded Age Democrat?

an Irish Immigrant

Which of the following groups did NOT support increased coinage of silver


The Pendleton Civil Service Act:

provided for appointment to a number of government jobs on the basis of competitive exams

Which of the following would most likely have been a Gilded Age Republican

a prohibitionist

In the presidential election of 1896, all of the following may be applied to William Jennings Bryan EXCEPT:

won after gaining the support of Theodore Roosevelt

As president, Chester Arthur proved to be:

surprisingly competent and independent

The one issue on which there were clear-cut divisions between Democrats and Republicans in the Gilded Age was:

the tariff

The Stalwarts:

were led by Roscoe Conkling

People living during the Gilded Age expected what type of support from the federal government?

very little

Grover Cleveland:

had a strictly limited view of government's role

When Mark Twain and Charles Dudley Warner labeled the post-Civil War era the "Gilded Age," they implied that it was characterized by:

widespread greed and corruption

In the presidential election of 1892, the Populist candidate:

won twenty-two electoral votes

Chester A. Arthur

was connected with the New York Customhouse corruption before he became president

All the following were included in the 1892 Omaha platform of the People's party EXCEPT:

halting the free and unlimited courage of silver

In the depression of 1893, unemployment hovered around:

20 percent

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