Populism
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  • Question 1
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    Q.

    ALL OF THE FOLLOWING WERE POPULIST DEMANDS EXCEPT WHICH ONE?

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    RETURN TO THE GOLD STANDARD

    GRADUATED PERSONAL INCOME TAX

    GOVERNMENT OWNERSHIP OF RAILROADS

    RESTRICTION OF UNDESIRABLE IMMIGRATION

  • Question 2
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    Which of the following would have not been a member of the Populist Party?

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    farmer

    factory worker

    banker

    William Jennings Bryan

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    Which candidate was the Populist party's candidate in 1896?

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    Andrew Johnson

    James Weaver

    William Jennings Bryan

    William McKinley

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    According to farmers and Populists, the "Crime of "73" was which of the following?

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    ending the gold standard

    demonitization of silver

    creating the Federal Reserve

    ending the 2nd Bank of the United States

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    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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    Progressives

    Democrats

    Settlement Houses

    Grange

  • Question 6
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    Which Presidential candidate made the following statement?

    “You shall not press down upon the brow of labor this crown of thorns. You shall not crucify mankind upon a cross of gold.”

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    William J. Bryan

    Mary Elizabeth Lease

    William H. Taft.

    William McKinley

  • Question 7
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    Q. Which caused the rise of Populism?
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    rising agricultural prices
    The use of silver instead of greenbacks
    Calls for racial segregation
    The inability of farmers to pay off their debts
  • Question 8
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    Q. Why did the Populist party want unlimited coinage of silver?
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    To increase the amount of money in circulation and raise farm prices
    To reduce economic inflation
    To raise campaign contribution limits
    To decrease the bargaining power of labor unions
  • Question 9
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    After unsuccessfully running candidates for president in 1892, the Populists were taken over by which political party in 1896?

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    Republican

    Democratic

    Greenback

    Federalist

  • Question 10
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    William Jennings Bryan's famous Cross of Gold speech is about...

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    The acquisition of colonies to increase employment opportunities.

    The creation of a national park system

    A policy of bimetalism to help farmers with raising crop prices.

    Higher tariffs to protect American goods from foreign cometition.

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