Chapter 19-23 - CHAPTER NINETEEN From Stalemate to Crisis...

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C HAPTER N INETEEN From Stalemate to Crisis Multiple Choice Questions 1. In the late nineteenth century, the most striking feature of the American party system was its A. ideological divisions. B. general activism. C. lack of corruption. D. remarkable stability. Answer: D Page: 516 Difficulty: Medium 2. In American politics during the late nineteenth century A. Democrats most often won presidency. B. Republicans usually held a majority in the Senate. C. Republicans usually held a majority in the House. D. most southern states voted Republican. Answer: B Page: 516 Difficulty: Hard 3. An examination of American voters in the late nineteenth century reveals A. voter turnout for both presidential and nonpresidential elections was very high. B. there was greater voter interest for local elections than for national elections. C. in the South, blacks were barred from voting, while almost all white males could vote. D. voters did not strongly identify with either the Republican or Democratic Party. Answer: A Page: 516 Difficulty: Hard 4. The high degree of party loyalty in the late nineteenth century is explained primarily by A. the contrasting ideological positions each party took on major issues. B. a voter’s occupation. C. a voter’s regional background. D. a voter’s ethnic background. Answer: C Pages: 516–517 Difficulty: Hard 5. In the late nineteenth century, Democrats tended to attract the greater numbers of A. Catholics. B. citizens of old American stock. C. the middle class. D. Protestants. Answer: A Page: 517 Difficulty: Easy
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6. In the late nineteenth century, a voter’s party identification was usually a reflection of A. economic status. B. cultural background. C. age. D. occupation. Answer: B Page: 517 Difficulty: Medium 7. Throughout the late nineteenth century, the federal government A. developed a prominent role in international relations. B. shrank in size of employees and budget expenditures. C. had no meaningful responsibilities. D. was relatively inactive. Answer: D Page: 517 Difficulty: Medium 8. In the late nineteenth century, as veterans of the Civil War retired, A. the federal government created a pension system for all retired Americans. B. they were paid pensions by individual states, but not the federal government. C. the federal government gave pensions to both Union and Confederate veterans. D. a majority of the black and white male population in the North received federal pensions. Answer: D Page: 517 Difficulty: Hard 9. The political battles between Stalwarts and Half-Breeds constituted a fight A. within the Democratic Party. B. that ultimately redefined national political practices. C. between traditionalists and reformers. D.
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Chapter 19-23 - CHAPTER NINETEEN From Stalemate to Crisis...

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