SOCIAL STDIES HELP!sss

1. Which of the following contributed to the rise of the Populist Party? (1 point)
a sense of discontent and inequality felt by farmers and laborers
an agreement with Republican politics
a need to keep government exactly as it was
a desire to see Democrats be voted out of power

2. Which of the following contributed to the fall of the Populist Party? (Choose all that apply.) (2 points)
Populist Party candidates failed to win a presidential election.
Candidates supported by heavily populated, industrial, urban states won presidential elections.
the concept of a graduated income tax
The Populist Party failed to make changes for poor farmers and laborers.

3. What was the county unit system? (1 point)
the system in which political office was chosen by secret ballot
the system in which one person’s vote counted the same as another person’s vote
the system in which political office was chosen by popular vote
the system in which political office was chosen by the vote of the county as a whole

4. Why was Thomas E. Watson a significant figure in politics? (Choose all that apply) (2 points)
He was known for his support of poor farmers and sharecroppers.
He was elected governor of Georgia.
He was a Bourbon Democrat.
He was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1890.

asked by XenaGonzalez
  1. Someone will be glad to check your answers.

    posted by Ms. Sue
  2. Xena, read your textbook to find the answers. Failing that, try this website:

    http://www.u-s-history.com/pages/h876.html

    posted by Reed
  3. 1. b
    2. b, a
    3. d
    4. a, c

    ??

    posted by XenaGonzalez
  4. 1. b - no
    2. b, a - yes
    3. d - yes
    4. a, c - yes and no

    posted by Ms. Sue
  5. 1 - no
    2 - A case can be made for A and B, but B is probably the best answer.
    3 - yes
    4 - Bourbon Democrats did NOT support the poor. Did you read the site about Bourbon Democrats?

    http://www.georgiaencyclopedia.org › … › Late Nineteenth Century, 1877-1900

    posted by Reed
  6. "all that apply," yes, you are right on question 2. :)

    posted by Reed
  7. 1.a
    4. a,d

    posted by XenaGonzalez
  8. 1. a. -- right

    2. a -- right
    b or d? which was more important?

    posted by Ms. Sue
  9. d i read it

    posted by XenaGonzalez
  10. Xena, Watson was a populist. Did he also advocate for the poor farmers and sharecroppers?

    posted by Reed
  11. Right. Watson was not a governor.

    posted by Ms. Sue
  12. If the "Georgia history" link isn't clear enough about Watson, try this one:

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_E._Watson

    posted by Reed
  13. Tha actually answer is:
    1.A
    2.A,B
    3.D
    4.A,D

    posted by That Girl
  14. That Girl, is right. Thank you fam! <3

    posted by PhanLover
  15. that girl is right! thanks :)

    posted by Anonymous
  16. Yay! That Girl is right! 6/6, 100%! Thank you! ^-^

    posted by Cuddle Bunny
  17. By the way 5 is D

    posted by Anonymous

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