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1. Congress passed
the Pendleton Act after
2. How did the Civil
Service Commission eliminate the spoils system?
3. Coxey’s Army marched
on Washington, D.C., in the hopes of winning
4. Populists campaigned
for all of the following except
5. The Pullman Strike
6. Some big businessmen
such as Andrew Carnegie vertically integrated their corporations
7. John D. Rockefeller
of Standard Oil practiced horizontal integration by
8. What act of Congress
was prompted by the Supreme Court’s ruling in the 1886 Wabash case?
9. Why was the Sherman
Anti-Trust act significant?
10. The western frontier
at the end of the nineteenth century was most transformed by
11. The National
Labor Union and the Knights of Labor were similar in that both represented
12. Membership in
the Knights of Labor dwindled after
13. The American
Federation of Labor differed from the Knights of Labor in that
14. From what region
did most new immigrants in the United States come at the end of
the nineteenth century?
15. Booker T. Washington
and W. E. B. Du Bois disagreed on the issue of racial equality in
16. Congress passed
the Dawes Severalty Act in 1887 in
17. Upton Sinclair’s
novel The Jungle prompted Congress
to pass the
18. What did historian
Frederick Jackson Turner argue in 1893?
19. Why was President
20. The Pendleton
Act was passed to
21. The McKinley
Tariff raised the tariff rate to about
22. Why was the Republican
Party politically weak throughout the Gilded Age?
23. The Depression
of 1893 depleted the
U.S. Treasury so much that the federal government had to
24. Tycoon Cornelius
Vanderbilt transformed the railroad industry completely by
25. In which case
did the Supreme Court rule that only the federal government could
regulate interstate trade?
26. Which tycoon
made steel into one of the nation’s biggest industries?
27. Many middle-class
Americans disliked labor unions in the late nineteenth century because
28. Why did membership
in the National Labor Union fade in the mid-1870s?
29. The Sherman Anti-Trust
Act was most often used to prosecute
30. In which case
did the Supreme Court legalize “separate but equal” public facilities
for whites and blacks?
31. Social Darwinists
32. Many farmers
in the Midwest hated the railroad companies because they
33. The Populist
movement was born out of the
34. Cleveland’s second
presidential term was plagued by all of the following crises except
35. Which of the
following men delivered the famous “Cross of Gold” speech?
36. The Populists’
dream of free silver ended when Congress and McKinley passed
37. What was the
primary reason Benjamin Harrison lost the election of 1892?
38. Members of the
Ghost Dance Movement sought to
39. Roosevelt’s Corollary
to the Monroe Doctrine effectively stipulated that
40. All of the following
inventions transformed American life in the late 1800s except
41. What was the
main reason Woodrow Wilson won the election of 1912?
42. With which Native
American tribes did the United States fight wars?
43. Which of the
following affected African Americans most directly?
44. Farmers were
represented by all of the following except
45. Roosevelt announced
his Corollary to the Monroe Doctrine out of fear that
46. Whom did Jane
Addams’s Hull House strive to help?
47. As the head of
which institution did Booker T. Washington push for improved education
48. John Hay’s Open
Door Notes requested that Japan and Europe
49. Taft alienated
progressive Republicans and voters by supporting the
Roosevelt’s Square Deal domestic agenda called for
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