Gilded Age Political Ws

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Gilded Age Political Ws

  1. 1. Name________________________ Period______________<br />The Gilded Age: The Politics of Corruption and the Corruption of Politics<br />Who came up with the term Gilded Age?___________________________<br />President James A.___________________ was assassinated.<br />President Andrew Johnson vetoed the _________________________________.<br />Was Andrew Johnson found guilty?___________.<br />Name three scandals that happened during Grant’s presidency.<br />1.<br />2.<br />3.<br />Credit Mobilier was founded by a VP of the ___________________________ Railroad.<br />Who won the ELECTORAL COLLEGE in 1876?______________________________<br />The man who shot Garfield called himself a ___________________________________.<br />The Pendleton Act established a___________________________ based system.<br />Republican Roscoe Conkling was a part of the______________________faction. Supports the --______________ system.<br />Republican James Blaine was a part of the_____________________________ faction. Supports the___________________ system.<br />Tammany Hall was an example of a_____________________________________.<br />Boss Tweed’s real name was___________________________________.<br />Cartoonist _____________________ helped to bring down Boss Tweed.<br />How They Did It…<br />How they got people to vote:<br />Voting Scenario One:_______________________________________________<br />Voting Scenario Two:_______________________________________________<br />Voting Scenario Three:_______________________________________________<br />Voting Scenario Four:_________________________________________________<br />Politicians groomed_______________and___________________ for their own political causes.<br />Which presidential candidate was attacked by the newspaper called Truth?_____________________________<br />Senator ________________________ of ______________________ was purchased by Standard Oil. Did he have much power in congress?______________________________<br />Name one Republican who has been in trouble this decade___________________________<br />Name one Democrat who has been in trouble this decade______________________________<br />What similarities do you see with the scandals of the past compared to those of today?<br />________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________<br />Name___________________________________________ Period_________<br />You will fill in the name of each president, his number, his party affiliation, home state, and some interesting facts about him.<br />Name_________________________ Number______________________ <br />Party__________________ Home________________________<br />Fact:___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________<br />Name_________________________ Number______________________ <br />Party__________________<br />Fact:___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________<br />Name_________________________ Number______________________ <br />Party__________________ Home________________________<br />Fact:___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________<br />Name_________________________ Number______________________ <br />Party__________________ Home________________________<br />Fact:___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________<br />Name_________________________ Number______________________ <br />Party__________________ Home________________________<br />Fact:___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________<br />Name_________________________ Number______________________ <br />Party__________________ Home________________________ <br />Fact:___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________<br />Name_________________________ Number______________________ <br />Party__________________ Home________________________<br />Fact:___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________<br />Name_________________________ Number______________________ <br />Party__________________ Home________________________<br /> <br />Fact:___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________<br />

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