Social Studies Section 1

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  • 1
    ___ thought that politics in the Gilded Age were ugly and corrupt.
  • 2
    What made the rise of bosses possible?
  • 3
    What were political leaders who controlled elections through bribery and payoffs called?

  • 4
    The boss system offered _____ jobs and social mobilities.
  • 5
    An organization that guaranteed votes at election time through both legal and illegal methods was a?
  • 6
    How did political machines get their candidate elected?

  • 7
    Who was New York City's boss?
  • 8
    What was New York City's widely known political machine?
  • 9
    Whose election was widely regarded as corrupt?
  • 10
    Government revenue officials who took bribes from whiskey distillers in order to avoid paying taxes took part in the?

  • 11
    What construction company started by the Union Pacific Railroad sold shares to members of Congress who handled land grants?
  • 12
    What was the republican candidate who had a reputation for political honesty and won?
  • 13
    Who was the republican president who was shot at a train station?
  • 14
    Who shot James Garfield?
  • 15
    What were republican reformers that left the party because of corruption called?
  • 16
    Who won the election of 1884?

  • 17
    Which president controlled inflation and monopolies?
  • 18
    Who was president after Harrison?
  • 19
    Who won the election of 1896?
  • 20
    President Arthur responded to reformers' demands by supporting the?

  • 21
    Who doubled government jobs?

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