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Chapter 12: Issues of the Gilded Age

Complete the following crossword puzzle in which the words came from Chapter 12 in your textbook. Good luck!

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1.Document set on the platform of: unlimited coinage of silver, graduated income tax, government ownership of railroad and telegraph companies, and bank regulations (2 Words)
4.Democratic nominee during the Election of 1896 (3 Words)
6.Law to disqualify African-American voters by allowing the vote only to men whose fathers or grandfathers voted before 1867 (2 Words)
7.A former graduate from Harvard who criticized Washington's willingness to accommodate the southern whites (3 Words)
8.Supreme Court case that established separate but equal facilities were legal (3 Words)
10.Republican nominee during the Election of 1896 (2 Words)
14.Famous African American leader in the late nineteenth century who was a former slave and called for blacks to accept segregation and earn a reputation as hard workers (3 Words)
16.People's Party; political party formed in 1891 to advocate a larger money supply and other economic reforms (2 Words)
18.Practice of the political party in power giving jobs and government positions to its supporters, rather than to people based on their qualifications (2 Words)
19.A farmer, businessman, journalist, and government clerk who formed the Grange in 1867 (3 Words)
20.A former slave who used her newspaper, Free Speech, to fight for justice for the black population (3 Words)
2.Law that created a civil service system for federal government in an attempt to hire employees on a merit system rather then on a spoils system (4 Words)
3.Farmers' organization formed after the Civil War
5.A white Baptist minister who organized and led the Colored Farmers' Alliance (2 Words)
9.Restrictions implemented by southern governments that promoted segregation (3 Words)
11.(The White Caps) A group of Mexican Americans living in New Mexico who attempted to protect their land and way of living from encroachment by white landowners (3 Words)
12.Government departments and their nonelected employees (2 Words)
13.Reading and writing test formerly used in some southern states to prevent African-Americans from voting (2 Words)
15.Policy of designating monetary units in terms of their value in gold (2 Words)
17.Paper money issued by the federal government

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