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Q: 1. In the midst of this depression and massive unemployment, the nation elected a new president in 1896. In many ways the election was a referendum on: (Points : 1) the silver question.
the gold question. the immigrant question. the agrarian question.
A: The presidential election of 1896 was a great national referendum on the gold standard. The Democratic Party had been captured, at its 1896 convention, by the Populist, ultra-inflationist, anti-gold forces, headed by William Jennings Bryan. [ The older Democrats, who had been fiercely devoted to hard money and the gold standard, either stayed home on election day or voted, for the first time in
their lives, for the hated Republicans. The Republicans had long been the party of prohibition and of greenback inflation and opposition to gold. But since the early 1890s, the Rockefeller forces, dominant in their home state of Ohio and nationally in the Republican Party, had decided to quietly ditch prohibition as a political embarrassment and as a grave deterrent to obtaining votes from the increasingly powerful bloc of German-American voters. ]
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User: 1. In the midst of this depression and massive unemployment, the nation elected a new president in 1896. In many ways the election was a referendum on: (Points : 1) the silver question. the gold question. the immigrant question. the agrarian question.

Weegy: The presidential election of 1896 was a great national referendum on the gold standard. The Democratic Party had been captured, at its 1896 convention, by the Populist, ultra-inflationist, anti-gold forces, headed by William Jennings Bryan. [ The older Democrats, who had been fiercely devoted to hard money and the gold standard, either stayed home on election day or voted, for the first time in their lives, for the hated Republicans. The Republicans had long been the party of prohibition and of greenback inflation and opposition to gold. But since the early 1890s, the Rockefeller forces, dominant in their home state of Ohio and nationally in the Republican Party, had decided to quietly ditch prohibition as a political embarrassment and as a grave deterrent to obtaining votes from the increasingly powerful bloc of German-American voters. ]
tinkermei|Points 1166|

User: . Who or what was Jim Crow? (Points : 1) A southern politician A method to disenfranchise A Native American chief A strategy for civil rights

Weegy: Who or what was Jim Crow A strategy for civil rights
selymi|Points 11089|

User: 4. The West is less about the archetypal cowboy and more about the transformation of an entire region. Which of the following contributed least to the settlement of the West? (Points : 1) Homestead Act Timber Culture Act African American migration Carpetbaggers

Weegy: African American migration contributed least to the settlement of the West.
emdjay23|Points 2111|

User: 6. Documentary maker Ken Burns called the formation of the national parks, “America’s best idea.” Which of the following men was president of the United States during the creation of the National Park System, which sought to preserve the beauty of the American West? (Points : 1) Abraham Lincoln Andrew Johnson Ulysses S. Grant Rutherford B. Hayes

Weegy: President Ulysses S. Grant
charmmartinez27|Points 95|

User: 7. Who was the titan of industry, or the so-called robber baron, most closely associated with the railroad industry? (Points : 1) Carnegie Gould Rockefeller Morgan

Weegy: Gould was the titan of industry, or the so-called robber baron, most closely associated with the railroad industry[ ]
debralev143|Points 160|

User: 8. Which of the following words best describes the Sherman Antitrust Act of 1890? (Points : 1) Symbolic Significant Powerful Effective

Weegy: Significant best describes the Sherman Antitrust Act of 1890.
Frankie17851|Points 3171|

User: 9. The railroad was also a symbol of the new connectedness in America because it united various parts of the nation like never before. The symbolic moment completing the transcontinental railroad happened on May 10, 1869, when the Union Pacific and the Central Pacific railroads met. Where did this take place? (Points : 1) St. Louis, Missouri Promontory Point, Utah Chicago, Illinois Topeka, Kansas

User: 10. Which of the following had greatest cultural ramifications for Native Americans? (Points : 1) Decimation of buffalo herds Loss of land for farming Scientific expeditions “Wild West” shows

Weegy: The answer is 1. Decimation of buffalo herds
brieselman0413|Points 261|

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