Lesson 10 The People's Party Trivia

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Lesson 10 The People

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A _________________________ is an organization whose aim is to gain control of the branches of government through the election of its candidates to public office. Their main functions are similar: 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.   
    • A. 

      Political party

    • B. 

      Magnate

    • C. 

      Aristocracy

    • D. 

      Conservation

  • 2. 
    Check each of the following items that were part of the Populist Party Platform.
    • A. 

      Secret ballots

    • B. 

      Women's suffrage

    • C. 

      Graduated income tax

    • D. 

      Printing more paper money

    • E. 

      Financially helping farmers

    • F. 

      Protecting workers from unsafe and unfair business practices

    • G. 

      Government control of the railroads

    • H. 

      End to big business monopolies

    • I. 

      To raise all taxes

    • J. 

      To protect a free market economy

    • K. 

      To eliminate government overspending

    • L. 

      To get rid of federal government

    • M. 

      To cut the size of senators in congress

    • N. 

      To keep currency backed by gold

    • O. 

      To give people who were out of work government jobs

    • P. 

      To establish a government funded health care policy

  • 3. 
    ___________________ means a person is guilty of dishonest practices, such as bribery.
    • A. 

      Corrupt

    • B. 

      Reformer

    • C. 

      Radical

    • D. 

      Heritage

  • 4. 
    _____________________ are people favoring drastic political, economic, or social reforms and work to put their extreme ideas into practice.  
    • A. 

      Radicals

    • B. 

      Reformers

    • C. 

      Conservationists

    • D. 

      Magnates

  • 5. 
    ___________________ are people who work to right wrongs, fix corruption, and change things for the better.  
    • A. 

      Reformers

    • B. 

      Radicals

    • C. 

      Magnates

    • D. 

      Hayseeds

  • 6. 
    ___________________________ is the right to vote in a political election.
    • A. 

      Suffrage

    • B. 

      Heritage

    • C. 

      Speculative

    • D. 

      Tenant

  • 7. 
    ________________________ is a subject or issue were there are at least two parties in strong disagreement.   
    • A. 

      Controversial

    • B. 

      Circulation

    • C. 

      Conservation

    • D. 

      Heritage

  • 8. 
    _________________________ is a tax which rises in steps, with those having the highest income paying the highest percentage of tax.  
    • A. 

      Graduated Income Tax

    • B. 

      World Market

    • C. 

      Merchant Class

    • D. 

      Political party

  • 9. 
    __________________________ is a risky or unsafe business practice.  
    • A. 

      Speculative

    • B. 

      Monetary

    • C. 

      Communism

    • D. 

      Conservation

  • 10. 
    ___________________________ is preserving or restoring something from being lost, damaged, or neglected.  
    • A. 

      Conservation

    • B. 

      Reform

    • C. 

      Monetary

    • D. 

      Debt

  • 11. 
    __________________________ is an agreement between two or more people to commit a crime or accomplish a legal purpose through illegal action.  
    • A. 

      Conspiracy

    • B. 

      Combine

    • C. 

      Circulation

    • D. 

      Platform

  • 12. 
    _______________________ is a powerful or influential person, especially in business or industry.  
    • A. 

      Magnate

    • B. 

      Reformer

    • C. 

      Radical

    • D. 

      Tenant

  • 13. 
    The __________________________ is an exchange for goods or services across national boundaries to include the entire world or nearly the entire world.  
    • A. 

      World Market

    • B. 

      Graduated Income Tax

    • C. 

      Political Party

    • D. 

      Monetary

  • 14. 
    ___________________________ are wealthy and influential people who heavily influence the government or even rule a government.  
    • A. 

      Aristocrats

    • B. 

      Radicals

    • C. 

      Reformers

    • D. 

      Tenant

  • 15. 
    _______________________ 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.   
    • A. 

      Debt

    • B. 

      Mortgage

    • C. 

      Combine

    • D. 

      Suffrage

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