HIST1302 Q21 - agency to regulate railroads and other...

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Submitted by Shoulders, Mahogany (MSHOULDERS) on 3/25/2011 2:38:09 AM Points Awarded 50.00 Points Missed 0.00 Percentage 100.0% 1. By the 1880s the federal government operated at a surplus because of the: A) Elimination of corruption and inefficiency B) Deflation of the currency due to the coinage of silver C) Profits from the sale of western lands D) Revenues generated by the tariff Points Earned: 10.0/10.0 Correct Answer(s): D 2. Passage of the Pendleton Civil Service Act was spurred in part by the: A) Panic of 1873 B) Compromise of 1877 C) Assassination of James Garfield D) Election of Grover Cleveland in 1884 Points Earned: 10.0/10.0 Correct Answer(s): C 3. In the election of 1884, a politician used “rum, Romanism, and rebellion” to describe the A) Mugwumps B) Democratic Party C) Republican Party D) Populist Party Points Earned: 10.0/10.0 Correct Answer(s): B
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4. As president, Cleveland did not a) try to add pensions for Confederate veterans. b) restore to the public domain exploited public lands in the West. c) work to reduce the tariff. d) create an
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Unformatted text preview: agency to regulate railroads and other interstate commerce. A) Work to reduce the tariff B) Try to add pensions for Confederate veterans C) Crate an agency to regulate railroads and other interstate commerce D) Restore to the public domain exploited public lands in the West Points Earned: 10.0/10.0 Correct Answer(s): B 5. During the Gilded Age, one characteristic of American politics was a) Democratic dominance of Congress. b) that presidents received a minority of the popular vote. c) that the presidents exerted strong leadership over Congress. d) that the political parties clearly divided over civil service reform. A) That the political parties clearly divided over civil service reform B) That presidents received a minority of the popular vote C) That the presidents exerted strong leadership over Congress D) Democratic dominance of Congress Points Earned: 10.0/10.0 Correct Answer(s): B...
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