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Chapter 7 Vocabulary

Vocab WordDefinition
1) Jim Crow Laws- Segregation laws enacted in the South after Reconstruction.
2) Poll tax- Sum of money to be paid before a person could vote.
3) Literacy test- Reading and writing tests formerly used in some southern states to prevent African Americans from voting.
4) Grandfather clauses- Law to disqualify African American voters by allowing to vote only men whose fathers and grandfathers voted before 1867.
5) Las Gorras Blancas- (the White Caps) group of Mexican Americans living in New Mexico who attempted to protect their land and ways of life from encroachment by white landowners.
6) Spoils system- Practice of the political party in power giving jobs and appointments to its supporters, rather than to people based on their qualifications.
7) Civil service- Government departments and their nonelected employees.
8) Pendleton Civil Service Act- law that created a civil service system for the federal government in attempt to hire employees on a merit system rather than on a spoils system.
9) Gold standard- Policy of designating monetary units in terms of their value in gold.
10) Grange- Farmers' organization formed after the Civil War.
11) Populist Party- People's Party; political party formed in 1891 to advocate a larger money supply and other economic reforms.
Created by: Andrew_Clark