History Chapter 17

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History Chapter 17


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