Name:_______________ Date:______________ Hour:_______________ Chapter 7 – issues of the gilded age 1877-1900 Chapter 7 Key Terms and People 1 Poll Tax 2 Literacy Test 3 Grandfather Clause 4 Booker T. Washington 5 W.E.B. Du Bois 6 Ida B. Wells 7 Las Gorras Blancas 8 Spoils system 9 Civil Service 10 Pendleton Civil Service Act 11 Gold Standard 12 Oliver H. Kelly 13 Grange 14 Populist Party 15 William Jennings Bryan 16 William McKinley Chapter 7.1 – segregation and social tensions The ways in which different groups challenged Reconstruction. ADD additional circles. AFRICAN AMERICANS MEXICAN AMERICANS CHALLENGING DISCRIMINATION FOCUS QUESTIONS: Answer each question completely. How were the civil and political rights of certain groups in America undermined during the years after Reconstruction? 7.1 Objectives Assess how whites created a segregated society in the South and how African Americans responded. Analyze efforts to limit immigration and the effects. Compare the situations of Mexican Americans and of women to those of other groups. Chapter 7.2 – political and economic challenges *The issues that dominated national politics in the 1870s and 1880s. I. Politics and Economics A. Political Stalemate 1. B. Corruption in Politics 1. 2. 3. C. Economic Issues Challenge the Nation 1. 2. FOCUS QUESTIONS: Answer each question completely. Why did the political structure change during the Gilded Age? 7.2 Objectives Analyze the issue of corruption in national politics in the 1870s and 1880s. Discuss civil service reform during the 1870s and 1880s Assess the importance of economic issues in the politics of the Gilded Age. Chapter 7.3 – Farmers and Populism The reasons that farmers in the South and West felt the need to organize and the effects of their effort. CAUSE EVENT EFFECTS • Falling Prices • • • • • • • FARMERS ORGANIZE • • • • • • • • FOCUS QUESTIONS: Answer each question completely. What led to the rise of the Populist movement, and what effect did it have? 7.3 Objectives Analyze the problems farmers faced and the groups they formed to address them. Assess the goals of the Populists, and explain why the Populist Party did not last.