Quiz Me! - Documents/Cases: Gilded Age Test your knowledge about documents and Supreme Court cases in the Gilded Age! 1 / 10 What factors influenced the passing of the Chinese Exclusion Act? Growing regulations and decreased Gold in California Wildfires in California and a tsunami in China Trade deficits and a need to increase manufacturing An economic depression and resentment of cheap labor 2 / 10 What was The Omaha Platform? A campaign speech made by Abraham Lincoln A bill introduced in Congress to stop farm foreclosures in the west A set of ideas promoted by The Populist Party The first railroad stop created between Nebraska and Iowa 3 / 10 The U.S. Supreme Court decision in Plessy v. Ferguson upheld… expanded suffrage for non-landowners forced, racial segregation an economic depression pre-war military spending 4 / 10 What was William Jennings Bryan’s message in his “Cross of Gold” speech? That the nation’s currency should be backed by silver and gold That those who fought for the Union forces would get to heaven for their sacrifice That the Gilded Age was overrated That the nation should adopt the gold standard 5 / 10 What U.S. Supreme Court case established the “separate but equal” rule? Plessy v. Ferguson Gitlow v. New York Korematsu v. U.S. Dred Scott v. Sanford 6 / 10 How did the Chinese Exclusion Act affect U.S. immigration policy? It marked the end of free immigration It decreased exclusionary immigration policies It caused American resentment of Chinese immigrants It increased American manufacturing 7 / 10 The Pendleton Act was passed to reform... “the spoils system” judicial appointments campaign finance laws voter fraud 8 / 10 ALL of the following were included in the Omaha Platform, EXCEPT: Direct, popular election of U.S. Senators A graduated income tax Secret ballot voting Religious tests for office-holders 9 / 10 William Jennings Bryan’s “Cross of Gold” speech is credited with helping him win… the presidential nomination at the Democratic National Convention a state senate seat in Iowa an elected position in the Presbyterian Church a second term as President of the United States 10 / 10 What was the primary purpose of the Sherman Anti-Trust Act? to regulate merchant shipping to limit monopolies to control the railroad industry to restrain labor unions Your score is Try another 10!