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1.Political cartoon showing a man waving a crown of thorns over his head. He holds a large cross and straddles an open book on which the word Bible is visible. 

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With which group would the man holding the cross be likely to sympathize?

A. Farmers


B. Railroad owners


C. Politicians


D. Grain elevator owners

2.Which of the following gave settlers 160 acres of land for settlement in 1862?

A. Homestead Act


B. McKinley Tariff Act


C. Morrill Land Grant Act


D. Sherman Silver Purchase Act

3.What was one success achieved by Granges?

A. Railroads were placed under federal control.


B. State laws limited transport and storage charges.


C. They took ownership of grain elevators in some states.


D. Banks extended credit to failing farms.

4.In which case did the Supreme Court rule that the U.S. government had the right to regulate private business?

A. Munn v. Illinois


B. Miranda v. Arizona


C. Texas v. Johnson


D. Wabash v. Illinois

5.Which government agency was created to regulate the railroads?

A. Department of State


B. Department of Transportation


C. Interstate Commerce Commission


D. Farmers' Alliance

6.The cartoon below was published in the United States in 1928:

A political cartoon shows Uncle Sam standing in front of a wall with a closed door. The word immigrants appears over the door. Behind, three faces peer over the wall. They are labeled, Rome, for Catholics, Rum, for alcoholics, and Red, for Communists. Uncle Sam says, Nothing doing. The cartoon is labeled, Not Wanted. 

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What was the purpose of this cartoon?

A. To criticize new laws restricting immigration


B. To support nativist anti-immigration sentiment


C. To point out a prominent form of hypocrisy in America


D. To generate public support for isolationist foreign policy

7.The cartoon below was published in the late 1880s:

An image of Uncle Sam standing in front of a man of Asian descent. Uncle Sam is shown kicking the Asian man into the sea. 

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With which of the following is this cartoon associated?

A. Great Migration


B. Social Darwinism


C. Urbanization


D. Nativism

8.Which of the following was a result of the passage of the Immigration Act of 1924?

A. A sudden end to immigration from China and Japan


B. A rapid increase in immigration from Asia and Latin America


C. A sharp decrease in immigration from Southern and Eastern Europe


D. A rapid increase in the number of immigrants returning to their home countries

9.The Gentleman's Agreement resulted in a decrease of which of these?

A. Japanese troops stationed in Manchuria


B. Japanese immigration to the United States


C. Tariffs between Japan and the United States


D. U.S. and Japanese fleets in the Pacific Ocean

10. How did new immigrants differ from old immigrants?

A. They came from Western Europe


B. They came only from Asia


C. They were mainly Protestant


D.They were from Eastern Europe

11.What did Florence Kelley and W.E.B. DuBois have in common?

A. Both fought for child labor reform.


B. Both worked for improved wages for workers.


C. Both believed in racial equality.


D. Both pressured politicians to accept collective bargaining.

12.During the second half of the 19th century, which of these had the greatest amount of power in American cities?

A. Labor unions


B. Social reformers


C. Political machines


D. Nativist groups

13.Ida Tarbell's article, "The History of the Standard Oil Company," was an example of which of the following?

A. Social Party anti-capitalist propaganda


B. Progressive Era muckraking journalism


C. Gilded Age pro-capitalist public relations


D. 19th century objective historiography

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