Lesson 10 Pass Offs

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Lesson 10 Pass Offs

Make sure you play the Trivia game before October 18th with a 100% to get credit for Lesson 10: the People's Party. You have three times to pass off. So, make sure you pay attention in class and reread! Also take your time! I should not see any quizzes completed in less that 3 minutes! You may use the reading for pass-offs. Your highest grade is the grade taken.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    _____________________________ started the Georgia Populist party.  He was able to unite poor whites and blacks in the South after the Civil War to form the Georgia Populist Party that fought against big businesses whose business practices hurt American farmers.  
  • 2. 
    The _______________________ Political Party was a political party from 1891–1904 considered the party of the common man.  It wanted secret ballots, women's suffrage, a graduated income tax, more paper currency, financial help for farmers, protection from unsafe and unfair business and production practices, state control of railroads, and an end to big business monopolies
  • 3. 
    The ________________ during the Gilded Age were sympathetic to the South after the Civil War.  They wanted  money backed by something cheaper than gold; were against protective tariffs, and were opposed to the control of industry and trade by the trusts and big business.   
  • 4. 
    A ________________________ is an organization whose aim is to gain control of the branches of government through the election of its candidates to public office. They strive to supply workers for government positions; to have these workers involved in making and following through with the laws and policies that are created, and to represent individuals in their government.   
  • 5. 
    A person, organization, group, or government guilty of dishonest practices is called ________________________.  
  • 6. 
    When you vote in private, you are voting in a _______________________.
  • 7. 
    People favoring drastic political, economic, or social reforms and work to put their extreme ideas into practice are called _______________________.  
  • 8. 
    _________________________ are people who work to right wrongs; fix corruption; and change things for the better.
  • 9. 
    ______________________ is a movement that aims to overthrow a capitalist economy violently and to establish a classless society in which all goods will be socially owned or a government where the economy is controlled by the government and attempts to distribute wealthy evenly.
  • 10. 
    _______________________ was the nicknamed given to farmers in the Gilded Age because they were poor people from rural areas and were viewed as uneducated.  
  • 11. 
    _____________________ means the right to vote in political elections.
  • 12. 
    The subject of taxes is a very ___________________ issue because people on both sides of the argument disagree greatly.
  • 13. 
    A ________________________ is a tax which rises in steps, with those having the highest income paying the highest percentage of tax.  
  • 14. 
    A ___________________ practice is a risky or unsafe business practice.  
  • 15. 
    ______________________ is preserving or restoring something from being lost, damaged, or neglected.  
  • 16. 
    A _________________________ is an agreement between two or more people to commit a crime or accomplish a legal purpose through illegal action.  
  • 17. 
    The ___________________________ is an exchange for goods or services across national boundaries to include the entire world or nearly the entire world.  
  • 18. 
    _________________________ are wealthy and influential people who heavily influence the government or even rule a government.
  • 19. 
    __________________________ is money one person, organization, or government owes to another person, organization, or government. the borrower of the money has a limited amount of time to pay back that money with interest.  
  • 20. 
    A __________________________ is a person or business that rents a house, building, or land from a landlord. 
  • 21. 
    A ____________________ loan that is used to buy a house or piece of land.  
  • 22. 
    Money __________________________ the spread or dispersement of money to a wider group or area.  It is the money used everyday by people to buy and sell goods and services and pay debts.  
  • 23. 
    A ______________________ is a document stating the aims and principles of a political party.
  • 24. 
    _______________________ is a term we use when we are referring to money.
  • 25. 
    The ________________________ was a movement began by the common man - the farmers.    
  • 26. 
    True or False? Democrats strove to gain secret ballots.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 27. 
    Republicans fought for women suffrage.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 28. 
    The Populist Party wanted a  graduated income tax.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 29. 
    All the political parties of the Gilded Age wanted more paper currency.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 30. 
    Which political party wanted  financial help for farmers?
  • 31. 
    Who did the Populist Party want to control the railroads and put an end to big business monopolies?
  • 32. 
    The industrialists wanted protection from unsafe and unfair business and production practices.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 33. 
    When a group of people form a group to ensure the democratic rights or equal treatment of its people.
  • 34. 
    A person engaged in the purchase and sale of goods for profit, especially in international markets is a member of the _______________________ class.