As you read the chapter, jot down your notes in the middle column. Consider your notes to be elaborations on the Objectives and
Main Ideas presented in the left column and in the subtitles of the text. INCLUDE IN YOUR NOTES ALL SIGNIFICANT VOCABULARY AND PEOPLE.
read and take notes,
y, analyze what you read by answering the questions in the right column. Remember this step is essential to your
of information. Completing this guide
will increase your retention as well as your comprehension!
Politics in the Gilded Age Continued
Key Concepts and
economic and social
Gilded Age politics
intimately tied to
nationally on economic
calls for reform.
Chester A. Arthur
Pendleton Act (p.384)
The Election of 1884
Interstate Commerce Act
Issues: Civil Service, Currency, and Tariffs
Civil Service Reform
put notes on this topic under Arthur above)
How did the role of government change
during Garfield, Arthur, and Cleveland
terms in office?
Explain how the issue of spoils or
patronage in the Gilded Age is similar to
politics in the Jackson Era.
Which was more significant to Gilded
Age political corruption, patronage or
the power of big business? Consider
your reading on both industrialization
and politics. Defend your answer with