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  • Question 1
    30 seconds
    Q. The most significant problem for farmers in the late 19th century was which of the following?
    answer choices
    high tariffs, low exports
    poor machinery, low production
    tight credit, high interest
    too many regulatory laws
  • Question 2
    180 seconds
    Q. Another name for tight credit is which of the following?
    answer choices
    sound money
    fiscal policy
    monetary policy
    free coinage of silver
  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q. One limitation on the amount of money in circulation in the late 19th century was which of the following?
    answer choices
    Mc Kinley Act
    Granger Laws
    free coinage of silver
    gold standard
  • Question 4
    180 seconds
    Q. According to farmers and Populists, the "Crime of "73" was which of the following?
    answer choices
    ending the gold standard
    demonitization of silver
    creating the Federal Reserve
    ending the 2nd Bank of the United States
  • Question 5
    180 seconds
    Q. Which of the following was the pre-Populist organization to help address farmer's economic needs as well as education and social isolation?
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  • Question 6
    180 seconds
    Q. What court case led to the passage of the Interstate Commerce Act?
    answer choices
    Munn v. Illinois
    Wabash v. Illinois
    Pollock v. Farmer's Loan and Trust
    United States v. Butler
  • Question 7
    180 seconds
    Q. Which of the following was not a major plank of the Populist platform?
    answer choices
    fere coinage of silver
    government ownership of railroads
    resumption of the gold standard
    governemnt storage of grain
  • Question 8
    180 seconds
    Q. In what decade were the Populists founded?
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  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q. Who was the Populist/Democratic candidate for President?
    answer choices
    Andrew Jackson
    Grover Cleveland
    William Jennings Bryan
    William McKinley
  • Question 10
    180 seconds
    Q. Railroads were most importantly which of the following to farmers?
    answer choices
    technological innovations
    valued partners
    fierce competition
  • Question 11
    180 seconds
    Q. Which of the following was not a demand of the Populists?
    answer choices
    women's suffrage
    initiative and referendum
    Australian Ballot (secret ballot)
    direct election of senators
  • Question 12
    180 seconds
    Q. Who gave the "Cross of Gold" speech?
    answer choices
    Willaim McKinley
    William Henry Harrison
    Marcus Hannah
    William Jennings Bryan
  • Question 13
    60 seconds
    Q. Members of which group most likely to belong to Populist Party?
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