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Practice End of Course Test Number your paper You have 1 and a half minutes per question.
1. The 1887 Dawes Act tried to "Americanize" Native Americans. This act was meant to correct the problem of: A. Abolition B. Assimilation C. Trusts D. Patronage
2. All of these led to the end of the open range, EXCEPT: A. Barbed Wire B. Patterns of dry summers and harsh winters C. Overgrazing D. The growth of "Cowtowns"
3. How did the steel windmill help farmers turn the Great Plains into the breadbasket of America? A. Provided cheap electricity to remote areas B. Powered machines that led to western industrialization C. Brought groundwater to the surface to be used for irrigation D. None of these apply
4. Turn to page 220 in your textbook, and look at the political cartoon at the top of the page. Which of these groups does the man standing up most likely represent? A. Knights of Labor B. Big business C. Tammany Hall D. Oppressed farmers 5. The cartoonist would most likely be of the opinion that: A. The Grange was trying to warn Americans of the dangers of government corruption B. Big business was responsible for providing railroads to the west C. American laziness was being overcome by hardworking farmers D. Criminal activities were being derailed by businessmen
6. Look at the cartoon at the top of page 223. The cartoonist would most likely support the view that: A. William Jennings Bryan's religious views were about to be overcome by anarchy B. William Jennings Bryan, with a firm grounding in Christian teachings, would save the country from destructive political views C. Bryan's "Cross of Gold" speech was poorly written D. The country must rise up against the conservative views of William Jennings Bryan
7. Turn to page 227 in your textbook. What is the best answer to number 1 at the top? 8. What is the best answer to #2? 9. What is the best answer to #3?
10. Turn to page 240 in your textbook. Which of these views does the cartoon most likely represent? A. That having a few railroad giants control most US railroads was good for America B. That railroad giants were thieves and extortionists C. That Jay Gould was really controlling the railroad industry D. That William Vanderbilt was as powerful as John D Rockefeller
11. Turn to page 243, and look at the cartoon at the bottom of the page. Which of these views does the cartoonist most likely take? A. John D Rockefeller should consider running for President of the US B. Rockefeller was investigating government corruption C. Rockefeller should be appointed head of the US fuel department D. Rockefeller's corruption and lust for power was harmful to the government
12. Turn to page 251. What is the best answer to #3 at the top? 13. What is the best answer to #4?
14. Look at the painting on page 267. What does this painting represent? A. The disparity between the wealth of rich Americans and the poverty of poor Americans B. The wholesomeness of the lives of American workers C. The view that immigration should be restricted D. The idea that wealthy Americans should control government policy
15. Look at the cartoon on page 268. Which of these men would the cartoon most likely represent? A. Andrew Carnegie B. John D Rockefeller C. Eugene V Debs D. William Tweed
16. Look at the cartoon on page 269. Which of these views would the cartoonist most likely subscribe to? A. That Boss Tweed was rooting out corruption in the government B. That American corruption during this time period was similar to ancient Rome C. That the political machine called "Tammany Hall" was destroying freedom and justice D. That Boss Tweed was abusive to women
Turn to page 270 in your textbook. Read the paragraph that starts "When Hayes decided…" and the paragraph that follows it. Answer the following questions. 17. Which of these government policies led to the assassination of President Garfield? A. PatronageB. Graft C. Social DarwinismD. Civil Service 18. Which of these was the most direct result of the assassination of President Garfield? A. Chinese Exclusion Act B. Rutherford B Hayes became President C. Pendleton Civil Service Act D. Political machines
19. Turn to page 273. What is the best answer to #1 at the top? 20. What is the best answer to #2 at the top?
21. Late 19th century America is sometimes called the "Gilded Age." Gilt was cheap gold paint used to make inexpensive or badly-made products appear to be classy and expensive. Why is this period referred to by this title? A. Gilt paint was widely used by poor immigrants B. Wealthy Americans rejected the use of gilt paint. C. By far most people of this period were wealthy and sought out the best products D. This period is commonly considered very prosperous, even though the vast majority of people were extremely poor.