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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.  

    Explanation
    Tom Watson 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.

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  • 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

    Explanation
    The People's Party was a political party from 1891-1904 that advocated for various reforms to benefit the common man. These reforms included secret ballots, women's suffrage, a graduated income tax, increased paper currency, financial support for farmers, protection against unsafe and unfair business practices, state control of railroads, and the elimination of big business monopolies.

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  • 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.   

    Explanation
    During the Gilded Age, the Democrats were sympathetic to the South after the Civil War. They wanted money backed by something cheaper than gold, were against protective tariffs, and opposed the control of industry and trade by the trusts and big business.

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  • 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.   

    Explanation
    A political party 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, have these workers involved in making and following through with the laws and policies that are created, and represent individuals in their government. Political parties play a crucial role in shaping and influencing government decisions and policies.

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  • 5. 

    A person, organization, group, or government guilty of dishonest practices is called ________________________.  

    Explanation
    A person, organization, group, or government guilty of dishonest practices is called "corrupt". This term is used to describe individuals or entities that engage in unethical behavior, such as bribery, fraud, or abuse of power, for personal gain or to manipulate the system for their own benefit. Corruption undermines trust, fairness, and integrity, and can have serious consequences for society as a whole.

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  • 6. 

    When you vote in private, you are voting in a _______________________.

    Explanation
    When you vote in private, you are voting in a secret ballot. This means that your vote is kept confidential and anonymous, ensuring that no one can see or know how you voted. The secrecy of the ballot is crucial for maintaining the integrity of the voting process and protecting the freedom of individuals to express their political preferences without fear of reprisal or coercion. The concept of a secret ballot is fundamental to democratic elections worldwide.

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  • 7. 

    People favoring drastic political, economic, or social reforms and work to put their extreme ideas into practice are called _______________________.  

    Explanation
    Radicals are individuals who support and advocate for extreme political, economic, or social reforms. They actively work towards implementing their radical ideas and beliefs in order to bring about significant and drastic changes in society.

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  • 8. 

    _________________________ are people who work to right wrongs; fix corruption; and change things for the better.

    Explanation
    Reformers are individuals who actively strive to correct injustices, combat corruption, and bring about positive change in various aspects of society. They are driven by a strong sense of moral duty and a desire to improve the conditions and systems that they believe are flawed or unfair. Through their advocacy, activism, and efforts to implement reforms, reformers aim to create a more just, equitable, and progressive society.

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  • 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.

    Explanation
    Communism is a movement that seeks to overthrow capitalism through violent means and establish a society where all goods are socially owned. It aims to create a classless society where wealth is distributed evenly. In a communist system, the government controls the economy and ensures equal distribution of resources.

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  • 10. 

    _______________________ was the nicknamed given to farmers in the Gilded Age because they were poor people from rural areas and were viewed as uneducated.  

    Explanation
    During the Gilded Age, which refers to the late 19th century, farmers in rural areas were often referred to as "hayseeds." This nickname was given to them because they were seen as poor and uneducated individuals who primarily worked in agriculture, specifically in growing and harvesting hay. The term "hayseed" was used to depict farmers as simple, unsophisticated, and lacking intellectual or cultural refinement.

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  • 11. 

    _____________________ means the right to vote in political elections.

    Explanation
    Suffrage refers to the right to vote in political elections. It is the legal and democratic process that allows individuals to participate in choosing their representatives and expressing their opinions on various issues. Suffrage is a fundamental aspect of democracy, as it ensures that all citizens have a voice in shaping the government and policies of their country.

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  • 12. 

    The subject of taxes is a very ___________________ issue because people on both sides of the argument disagree greatly.

    Explanation
    The subject of taxes is considered controversial because there is a significant disagreement among people on both sides of the argument. This indicates that there are strong opposing opinions and conflicting viewpoints regarding the topic of taxes. The controversy surrounding taxes may stem from varying beliefs on how much should be taxed, how the tax revenue should be allocated, or the overall fairness of the tax system.

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  • 13. 

    A ________________________ is a tax which rises in steps, with those having the highest income paying the highest percentage of tax.  

    Explanation
    A graduated income tax is a tax system where the tax rate increases in steps or brackets based on the individual's income. Those with higher incomes pay a higher percentage of their income in taxes compared to those with lower incomes. This type of tax system is often used to promote income redistribution and fairness, as it ensures that individuals with higher incomes contribute more to the overall tax revenue.

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  • 14. 

    A ___________________ practice is a risky or unsafe business practice.  

    Explanation
    A speculative practice refers to a business practice that involves a high level of risk or uncertainty. This type of practice is often associated with speculation, where individuals or companies make investments or decisions based on uncertain outcomes or predictions. It can be unsafe because it lacks solid evidence or guarantees of success, making it prone to failure or loss.

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  • 15. 

    ______________________ is preserving or restoring something from being lost, damaged, or neglected.  

    Explanation
    Conservation refers to the act of preserving or restoring something from being lost, damaged, or neglected. It involves taking measures to protect and sustain natural resources, cultural heritage, or any other valuable entity. Conservation aims to maintain the integrity and functionality of these resources for the benefit of future generations. It can include activities such as habitat restoration, wildlife protection, sustainable resource management, and the preservation of historical sites or artifacts. Conservation is crucial in ensuring the long-term sustainability and well-being of our planet and its diverse ecosystems.

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  • 16. 

    A _________________________ is an agreement between two or more people to commit a crime or accomplish a legal purpose through illegal action.  

    Explanation
    A conspiracy is an agreement between two or more people to commit a crime or accomplish a legal purpose through illegal action. In a conspiracy, individuals come together to plan and coordinate their actions in order to achieve their desired outcome, which may involve illegal activities. This term is commonly used in legal contexts to describe the planning and coordination aspect of criminal activities, where multiple individuals work together towards a common goal.

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  • 17. 

    The ___________________________ is an exchange for goods or services across national boundaries to include the entire world or nearly the entire world.  

    Explanation
    The term "world market" refers to the global exchange of goods and services between countries. It encompasses trade activities that occur across national boundaries, involving both imports and exports. The world market is a platform where countries interact and engage in economic transactions on a global scale. It represents the interconnectedness and interdependence of economies worldwide, allowing for the flow of goods, services, and capital across different nations.

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  • 18. 

    _________________________ are wealthy and influential people who heavily influence the government or even rule a government.

    Explanation
    Aristocrats are wealthy and influential people who often have significant control over the government or even hold positions of power within the government. They typically come from noble or upper-class backgrounds and have access to resources and connections that allow them to exert their influence. Aristocrats often have a strong influence on policy-making and decision-making processes, shaping the direction of a government and its policies.

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  • 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.  

    Explanation
    Debt refers to the money that one person, organization, or government owes to another person, organization, or government. The borrower of the money is given a specific timeframe to repay the borrowed amount along with interest.

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  • 20. 

    A __________________________ is a person or business that rents a house, building, or land from a landlord. 

    Explanation
    A tenant is a person or business that rents a house, building, or land from a landlord.

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  • 21. 

    A ____________________ loan that is used to buy a house or piece of land.  

    Explanation
    A mortgage is a type of loan specifically designed for the purpose of purchasing a house or a piece of land. It is a long-term loan that is secured by the property itself, meaning that if the borrower fails to repay the loan, the lender has the right to take possession of the property. The borrower makes regular payments to the lender, usually on a monthly basis, until the loan is fully paid off. Mortgages typically have a fixed interest rate and a predetermined repayment period, which can range from 15 to 30 years.

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  • 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.  

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "circulation." Circulation refers to 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.

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  • 23. 

    A ______________________ is a document stating the aims and principles of a political party.

    Explanation
    A political platform is a document stating the aims and principles of a political party. It outlines the party's stance on various issues and serves as a guide for its members and supporters. This document is typically used during election campaigns to communicate the party's policies and objectives to the public. It helps voters understand the party's ideology and make informed decisions.

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  • 24. 

    _______________________ is a term we use when we are referring to money.

    Explanation
    Monetary is the term used when referring to money. It relates to anything that is related to or involves money, such as monetary policy, monetary value, or monetary transactions. This term encompasses the concept of currency, finances, and economic systems that involve the exchange and use of money.

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  • 25. 

    The ________________________ was a movement began by the common man - the farmers.    

    Explanation
    The given correct answer is "Populist Movement". The Populist Movement was a political movement that emerged in the late 19th century in the United States. It was primarily driven by farmers, who were facing economic hardships and sought to address their concerns through political means. The movement aimed to challenge the power of big businesses and advocate for the rights and interests of the common man. It gained support from farmers, laborers, and other working-class individuals who felt marginalized by the prevailing economic and political system. The Populist Movement had a significant impact on American politics and paved the way for future progressive reforms.

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  • 26. 

    True or False? Democrats strove to gain secret ballots.  

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The Populist or People's Party were the ones who strove for the secret ballot.

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  • 27. 

    Republicans fought for women suffrage.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The Populist Party fought for women's suffrage.

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  • 28. 

    The Populist Party wanted a  graduated income tax.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The explanation for the correct answer "True" is that the Populist Party supported the idea of a graduated income tax. This means that they believed in a tax system where individuals with higher incomes would be taxed at a higher rate than those with lower incomes. The party believed that this would help to redistribute wealth and create a fairer economic system.

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  • 29. 

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

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Only the Populist Party wanted more paper currency.

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  • 30. 

    Which political party wanted  financial help for farmers?

    Correct Answer
    Populist Party
    Explanation
    The Populist Party wanted financial help for farmers.

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  • 31. 

    Who did the Populist Party want to control the railroads and put an end to big business monopolies?

    Correct Answer
    state, government, the state, the government
    Explanation
    The Populist Party wanted the state or government to control the railroads and put an end to big business monopolies. They believed that by having government oversight and regulation, they could ensure fair and equal access to transportation and prevent large corporations from dominating the market. This aligns with their goal of advocating for the rights and interests of farmers and workers against the power of big business.

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  • 32. 

    The industrialists wanted protection from unsafe and unfair business and production practices.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The Populist Party wanted it.

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  • 33. 

    When a group of people form a group to ensure the democratic rights or equal treatment of its people.

    Correct Answer
    democratic movement
    Explanation
    A democratic movement refers to a collective effort by a group of people to advocate for and protect democratic rights and equal treatment for all individuals within a society. This movement typically aims to bring about social and political changes that promote democracy, such as advocating for free and fair elections, protecting civil liberties, and ensuring equal opportunities for all citizens. By organizing and mobilizing people, a democratic movement seeks to create a more inclusive and participatory society where the voices and rights of all individuals are respected and upheld.

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  • 34. 

    A person engaged in the purchase and sale of goods for profit, especially in international markets is a member of the _______________________ class.

    Correct Answer
    merchant
    Explanation
    A person engaged in the purchase and sale of goods for profit, especially in international markets is known as a merchant. This individual is involved in commercial activities and plays a crucial role in the global market by facilitating trade and exchange of goods. Merchants are skilled in negotiating deals, managing inventories, and ensuring the smooth flow of goods across borders. They contribute to economic growth and are essential for the functioning of international trade.

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