Gilded Age Quizzes & Trivia

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    Which of the following best describes the Gilded Age?

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    One problem in the Gilded Age was government corruption.  Officials in the government could be bribed, and politicians gave their friends jobs rather than qualified candidates. How did the Pendleton Civil Service Act try to limit this corruption?  (pg. 182)

The Gilded Age in United States history is the late 19th century, from the 1870s to about 1900. If you have a history exam concerning the gilded age, then this quiz is for you.

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    In the period from 1865 to 1900, the United States Government aided the development of the West by

U.S. History Gilded Age

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    "... the right of our manifest destiny to over spread and to possess the whole of the continent which Providence has given us for the development of the great experiment of liberty and federaltive development of self government entrusted to us.... The above quote is expressing

Gilded Age Honors Questions

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    During the time period from 1870 – 1900, which of the following statements best describes the relationship between government and big business

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The Populist Party was a short-lived political party in the 1890s made up of farmers, miners, ranchers, and small town businessmen. They were tired of the old politics and hoped to reform the...
1. Unlimited coinage of silver to cause deflation and make loans cheaper for farmers.2. An income tax.3. Government takeover of the railroads to benefit everyone.4. The election of US Senators rather than having them appointed by state legislatures.T
What fear does the following cartoon express about John D. Rockefeller's Standard Oil company?
The Standard Oil Company was strangling the United States government and economy and had grown too large.