Political Machines
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  • Question 1
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    Q.

    What is a reason for the rise of political machines?

    answer choices

    They bribed police officers to ignore crimes

    Nativist rigged elections in their favor

    Forced unions to keep factories open

    Cities were overcrowded and couldn't get basic services needed for its citizens

  • Question 2
    60 seconds
    Q.

    What was the name of the organizations that often ran city, county, and state politics during the late 1800s?

    answer choices

    Political Machines

    Power Brokers

    Monopolies

    The Mafia

  • Question 3
    60 seconds
    Q.

    What were the very top leaders of political machines called?

    answer choices

    precinct captains

    ward boss

    City boss

    lieutenants

  • Question 4
    60 seconds
    Q.

    How did political machines get the support of immigrants?

    answer choices

    They promised to stop illegal immigration from Latin America

    They helped them gain citizenship

    They wasted money on military spending

    They developed a system to make becoming a citizen easier

  • Question 5
    60 seconds
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    What part of the country did political machines control?

    answer choices

    Urban (city) governments

    The U.S. federal government

    Rural (country) governments

  • Question 6
    60 seconds
    Q.

    In the late nineteenth century, the "bosses" of urban political machines often________________.

    answer choices

    accepted bribes in return for favors

    wasted money on military spending

    denied voting rights to the poor

    descrimated againts migrant workers

  • Question 7
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    Q.

    Which of the following was NOT part of the political machines?

    answer choices

    Ward bosses

    Precinct Captains

    Barrons

    City Boss

  • Question 8
    60 seconds
    Q.

    Political machines were created in cities in an effort to gain the votes of___________

    answer choices

    immigrants

    women

    men

    industrial workers

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