Chapter 17

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1
How did Samuel Gompers use the idea of freedom of contract?
 
As an argument against interference by judges with worker's right to organize unions
2
Alfred Thayer Mahan argued that
 
for the United States to be a Great Power, it was imperative that it build a strong navy.
3
What was not part of the Populist platform?
 
Higher tariffs
4
The election of 1896
 
is sometimes called the first modern presidential campaign.
5
The Supreme Court decision United States v. Wong Kim Ark ruled that
 
The Fourteenth Amendment gave Asians born in the United States citizenship.
6
Between 1890 and 1906, black suffrage was
 
all of the above
7
The Teller Amendment stated that
 
the United States would not anned Cuba
8
William McKinley justified annexation of the Philippines as the United States
 
all of the above
9
William Jennings Bryan
 
ran for president in 1896 on the free silver platform.
10
After the 1890's American Expansionism
 
was fueld in part by the need for new markets.
11
How did the Civil War come to be remembered by the 1890's as the white North and South moved...
 
As a tragic family quarrel among white Americans in which blacks played no significant part.
12
Which statement about the Spanish-American War is true?
 
The war lasted only four months and resulted in less than 400 battle casualties.
13
Founded in 1886, the American Federation of Labor
 
restricted membership to only skilled workers.
14
The New South, as promoted by Henry Grady,
 
attempted to appeal to northern interests but failed to bring prosperity to the region.
15
The Platt Amendment
 
authorized the United States to intervene militarily in Cuba.
16
The Philippine War
 
was far longer and bloodier than the Spanish-American War.
17
The Spanish-American War
 
brought the Phillipines, Guam, and Puerto Rico under the US control.
18
The Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882
 
prohibited any Chinese from entering the United States.
19
At the end of the nineteenth century, lynching
 
was an act of violence directed mostly at black men.
20
Which institution was hardest hit by the Redeemers once they assumed power in the South?
 
Public schools
21
The Anti-Imperialist League attracted
 
all of the above
22
The Populist platform
 
called for government control of business.
23
Which statement about the 1896 election is false?
 
William Jennings Bryan lost because the Populist Party's candidate took votes away from Bryan.
24
Which was one job where blacks and whites often worked side by side?
 
needs answer
25
Which statement about the People's Party is false?
 
It emerged as an urban, middle-class vehicle for social, economic, and political reform.
26
In the South, the Redeemers
 
imposed a new racial order.
27
In his Atlanta speech of 1895, Booker T. Washington
 
urged blacks to accept segregation
28
A reason behind the passage of the Chinese Exclusion Act in 1882 was
 
needs answer
29
The silver issue
 
refers to the fight to increase the money supply by minting silver money.
30
The Immigration Restriction League called for reducing immigration by
 
barring the illiterate.
31
In Plessy v. Ferguson (1896), the Supreme Court
 
ruled that "seperate but equal" accp,,pdatopms were constitutional.
32
Booker T. Washington
 
was an astute leader who appealed to whites with a policy of accommodation.
33
The anti-imperialist Reverend Charles G. Ames warned that acquiring an overseas empire
 
all of the above
34
The immigration Restriction League
 
wanted to bar immigrants that were illiterate.
35
During the 1896 presidential campaign, Republicans argued that utilizing silver, as the democratic...
 
Reduce the United States to the states of poor countries that also used silver such as Japan,...
36
William McKinley
 
argued in favor of the gold standard
37
What was used by southern whites to maintain domination over blacks?
 
all of the above
38
The severe depression of 1893
 
was marked by high, long-term unemployment exemplified by Coxy's Army.
39
Which statement is not true about the Women's Christian Temperance Union?
 
The group stayed focused on banning alcohol, never enlarging its platform.
40
Who was the 1892 presidential candidate for the Populist Party?
 
James Weaver
41
The Farmers' Alliance
 
sought to improve conditions through cooperatives.
42
Farmers believed that their plight derived from all the following except
 
the free and unlimited coinage of silver.
43
Emilio Aguinaldo led a
 
Filipino force against the United States
44
The new immigrants
 
came from southern and eastern Europe
45
How were the federal troops used in the Pullman Strike of 1894?
 
To help suppress the strikers on behalf of the owners
46
The 1894 Pullman Strike
 
collapsed when union leaders were jailed.
47
Plessy v. Ferguson
 
sanctioned racial segregation.
48
Twenty years after the end of Reconstruction, African-Americans in the South
 
suffered the most from the region's poor conditions
49
The supreme Court cases that held that the Constitution did not fully apply to the territories...
 
insular cases

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