The Chapter Nine Online Quiz

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The Chapter Nine Online Quiz

The Quiz for Chapter 9


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Some African American leaders responded to segregation by
    • A. 

      Tearing up railroad ties and burning houses.

    • B. 

      Educating themselves and writing pamphlets.

    • C. 

      Going to court to change immigration laws.

    • D. 

      Establishing Jim Crow jury boxes.

  • 2. 
    The Chinese Exclusion Act
    • A. 

      Barred U.S. cities from hiring Chinese workers.

    • B. 

      Prohibited Chinese laborers from entering the country.

    • C. 

      Stripped Chinese Americans of their U.S. citizenship.

    • D. 

      Forced Chinese children to attend segregated schools.

  • 3. 
    Unlike African American men, women in the late 1800s
    • A. 

      Had to pay a poll tax to vote.

    • B. 

      Were able to vote under grandfather clauses.

    • C. 

      Did not have the legal right to vote.

    • D. 

      Experienced no restrictions when voting.

  • 4. 
    Which Gilded Age President was known for his integrity?
    • A. 

      Chester Arthur

    • B. 

      Benjamin Harrison

    • C. 

      Grover Cleveland

    • D. 

      Rutherford B. Hayes

  • 5. 
    What did political cartoonist Thomas Nast work to expose?
    • A. 

      The conspiracy behind James Garfield’s assassination

    • B. 

      The awarding of thousands of postal jobs in exchange for votes

    • C. 

      The illegal activities of “Boss” Tweed

    • D. 

      The secret deal behind the election of Rutherford B. Hayes

  • 6. 
    Which of the following encouraged President Arthur to pursue civil service reform?
    • A. 

      Adoption of the gold standard

    • B. 

      Assassination of Garfield

    • C. 

      Arrest of William Tweed

    • D. 

      Loss of thousands of postal jobs

  • 7. 
    Republicans argued that high tariffs would
    • A. 

      Allow American industries to grow.

    • B. 

      Lead to a loss of manufacturing jobs.

    • C. 

      Increase the costs of consumer goods.

    • D. 

      Make it harder for farmers to sell products abroad.

  • 8. 
    The Coinage Act of 1873 caused protest by
    • A. 

      Abolishing paper money

    • B. 

      Minting gold and silver coins.

    • C. 

      Abolishing silver coins

    • D. 

      Overturning the gold standard.

  • 9. 
    Farmers opposed the gold standard because they claimed that it would
    • A. 

      Cause high inflation

    • B. 

      Make the currency unstable.

    • C. 

      Undermine the economy

    • D. 

      Cause crop prices to decline.

  • 10. 
    I can locate Texas, Oklahoma, North Dakota, South Dakota, Great Salt Lake, Chisholm Trail Railhead, Yellowstone, Ellis Island, Angel Island, Lake Okeechobee, Comstock Lode and Niagra Falls on a Map
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False