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APUSH CH 20 and 21 MC and Fill in
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Which of the following pieces of legislation was stringently enforced by the federal courts?
d.) neither the Sherman Anti- trust Act nor the Interstate Commerce Act
Which piece of legislation caused significant political damage for the Republicans in the 1890 congressional elections?
a.) the McKinley Tariff
One of the most important leaders of the Southern Farmers' Alliance and People's Party was ...
c.) Tom Watson
The Populist Party appealed primarily to which of the following constituencies?
d.) small farmers in geographically isolated regions
The Populists in 1892 favored four of the following. Which is the exception?
b.) The abolition of the graduated income tax.
Four of the following were contributory causes of the Panic of 1893. Which is the exception?
a.) the tax policies of the federal government on big business
The most important issue in the 1896 presidential campaign was ...
d.) the money question
The significance of the "cross of gold" speech was that ...
c.) it led to William Jennings Bryan's Democratic presidential nomination.
The issue of free coinage of silver rapidly declined in importance among farmers after 1896 partly because...
c.) tariff rates declined and imports increased.
How did the Populist Party try to maintain its independence from the Democrats in 1896?
e.) running Tom Watson for vice - president
Proponents in favor of overseas expansion by the United States in the latter nineteenth century argued that ...
d.) all of the above
( a worldwide scramble for empire might eliminate American opportunities for growth, it was our duty to extend civilization and Christianity to less privileged peoples, and increasing American production necessitated the acquisition of additional markets.)
The Filipinos ...
a.) cooperated with Americans to drive the Spanish from their islands.
Alfred Thayer Mahan was significant to the development of American imperialism through his writings on ...
a.) sea power
In 1893, a revolution in Hawaii overthrew the government of Queen Liliuokalani. This revolution was instigated mainly by ...
d.) American plantation interests
The expression "yellow journalism" refers to the newspapers that emphasized ...
c.) lurid and sensational news
Which of the following newspaper publishers were accused of using "yellow journalism" in their coverage of the trouble in Cuba in the 1890s?
a.) William Randolph Hearst
The de Lome letter had the effect of ...
a.) discrediting the McKinley administration
Later evidence suggested that the sinking of the Maine was actually caused by ...
c.) an accident in one of the engine rooms
Commodore George Dewey was noteworthy to then Spanish- American War for ...
b.) sinking the Spanish fleet in Manila Bay.
American preparation and mobilization for the military operations against Cuba in 1898 may most accurately be characterized as...
a.) remarkably inefficient and incompetent
The Treaty of Paris of 1898, which ended the Spanish- American War, provided for Spain to cede all of the following territories except ...
b.) The Virgin Islands
The most serious issue in the debate over ratification of the Treaty of Paris of 1898 was ...
a.) that Status of the Philippines
The Platt Amendment to the Cuban constitution did NOT...
e.) None of these answers are correct
( forbid Cuba from making treaties with other nations, give the U.S. the right to intervene in Cuba to protect independence, life, and property, require Cuba to permit American naval stations on its territory, and give Cuba nominal independence)
The Philippine War...
c.) became a long, vicious, and bloody guerrilla war
Which of the following presidential candidates was known as a leading Anti - Imperialist?
c.) William Jennings Bryan
Established a limited civil government in Puerto Rico .
d.) Foracker Act
This amendment gave U.S. authority to intervene "for the preservation of Cuban independence.", and to intervene if "the maintenance of the Cuban government" was threatened.
L.) Platt Amendment
"Father of Independence", leader of Cuban exiles in the Spanish American War, also a journalist.
I.) Jose Marti
Name of Warship that exploded in Havana and killed 250 people, contributed to American's anger for no war.
R.) USS Maine
In 1898, this group of organized volunteers stormed San Juan Hill.
X.) Rough Riders
Launched an attack in 1898 in Manila Bay destroying Spain's fleet in seven hours
F.) George Dewey
An imperialist naval officer who wrote about how important it is to have a strong navy all around the world
A.) Admiral Mahan
Spanish general in Cuba who committed atrocities
T.) Valeriano Weyler
Leader of Philippines, US aligned with him against Spain.
C.) Emiliano Aguinaldo
Promises Cuban independence but US military forces stay in Cuba
Q.) Teller Amendment
March of the unemployed to ask Congress to begin a large railroad building program to employ people and finance the plan with paper money.
Y.) Coxey's Army
Leader of a march of the unemployed to ask Congress to begin a large railroad building program to employ people and finance the plan with paper money.
H.) Jacob Coxey
Westerners were promoting this as a means of increasing the money supply, inflating currency and easing the strain on farmer's debt
E.) Free Silver
This act ended the coinage of silver and backed all currency and made all coins from gold. It also ended bimetallism.
G.) Gold Standard Act
This party's Omaha Platform of the "People's" Party asked for easier credit, free silver, control of the economy by the government and the extension of political democracy. Strongest third party in US history.
M.) Populist Party
Law passed to protect trade and commerce against unlawful restraints and monopolies. Established the "Rule of Reason" that said business practices were Ok, if not an "unreasonable" restraint of trade.
O.) Sherman Anti - Trust Act
Provided for the government purchase of 4.5 million ounces of silver each month. Treasury was to issue notes that could be redeemed in either silver or gold coin.
P.) Sherman Silver Purchase Act
Showed that the power to regulate RR rests with the Federal government and Congress' control of interstate commerce.
U.) Wabash Case
Upheld the right of the states to deny women the right to vote in 1875.
K.) Minor vs. Happersett
Supreme Court case that excluded poor white voters as well as blacks.
V.) Williams v. Mississippi
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