hist 1302 chapter 17 online review

hist 1302 chapter 17 online review - 1 The Party dominated...

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1. The __________ Party dominated southern politics after 1877, significantly changing the South's political system. Your Answer: Democratic     Correct.   2. This was a nickname for the one-party political system that dominated the South from the 1890s to the 1950s. Your Answer: Solid South     Correct.   3. Southern railroad construction boomed in the 1880s, outpacing the rest of the nation. Your Answer: True   Correct.   4. Investment in the South seemed riskier and less promising than investment in the vibrant northern economy. As a  result, northern banks imposed higher interest rates and shorter terms on loans to southerners than on loans to their  nothern customers.
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Your Answer: True   Correct.   5. The status of black southerners changed significantly between 1877 and 1900. Your Answer: True   Correct.   6. Low wages in the South after Reconstruction Your Answer: kept consumer demand low.     Correct.   7. After the Civil War, the South continued to feed itself. Your Answer: False   Correct. The South became an importer of food after the Civil War. 
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8. This program promoted by the Southern Farmers' Alliance was a response to low cotton prices and tight credit.  Farmers would store their crop in a warehouse until prices rose, in the meantime borrowing up to 80 percent of the  value of the stored crops from the government at a low interest rate.
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