chapter 21- HIST 1302

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During the Gilded Age, the same party never controlled the presidency and Congress.
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False
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During the election of 1896, which one of the following said, “You shall not press down upon the brow of labor this crown of thorns”?
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William Jennings Bryan
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In the election of 1888, the central issue wa
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the tariff
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The Democratic party appealed to southern white voters.
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True
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The Sherman Silver Purchase Act of 1890 outlawed corporate actions in “restraint of trade.”
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False
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The basic problem that farmers faced in the late nineteenth century was
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the overproduction of agricultural products
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Party loyalty and voter turnout in the Gilded Age were primarily motivated by intense cultural conflicts among ethnic groups.
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True
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By the 1880s, the federal government operated at a surplus because of the
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revenues generated by the tariff
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Between 1866 and 1895, the only president assassinated was
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James A. Garfield
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The high tariff hurt farmers by limiting their export markets.
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True
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In Wabash, St. Louis, and Pacific Railroad Company v. Illinois, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that
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individual states could not regulate railroad rates
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The Plessy v. Ferguson decision of 1896 included a ruling that states could not interfere with the rights of blacks.
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False
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The “mongrel tariff” of 1883 raised rates to uniformly high levels on all imports.
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False
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Coxey’s Army sought help for farmers suffering from deflation.
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False
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The Populist party was an outgrowth of the Patrons of Husbandry.
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False
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During the Gilded Age,
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Congress was evenly divided between the two major parties
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“In all things that are purely social we can be as separate as the five fingers, yet one as the hand in all things essential to mutual progress,” advocated
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Booker T. Washington
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The Pendleton Act allowed for the coinage of more silver.
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False
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The Democratic party generally consisted of
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southern whites, immigrants, and political outsiders
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The Sherman Silver Purchase Act
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increased the amount of silver the government purchased
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“Boss” Tweed led the Tammany Hall political machine in Chicago after the Civil War.
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False
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The center of the black community was the black church.
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True
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A program of “ceaseless agitation” for blacks demanding their rights was proposed by
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W.E.B. Du Bois
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The Stalwarts in the Republican party strongly supported
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Radical Reconstruction
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The first regulatory agency, the Interstate Commerce Commission, was created in 1887.
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True
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Urban political machines did not
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operate honestly
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Ida B. Wells advocated greater rights for women in western mining camps.
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False
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As a result of racial segregation,
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new economic opportunities were available for blacks
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President Arthur supported both civil service reform and tariff reform.
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True
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All of the following are true of the Sherman Anti-Trust Act except that it
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set up interstate Commerce commission

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