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Chapter 7

vocabulary

TermDefinition
Jim Crow Laws kept the blacks and whites segregated, or apart.
Poll Tax required voters to pay a tax to vote
Literacy Test a test of one's ability to read and write.
Grandfather Clause A portion of a statute that provides that the law is not applicable in certain circumstances due to preexisting facts
Spoils System postelection practice of rewarding loyal supporters of the winning candidates and party with appointive public offices.
Civil Service permanent professional branches of a government's administration, excluding military and judicial branches and elected politicians
Pendleton Civil Service Act federal law established the United States Civil Service Commission, which placed most federal government employees on the merit system and marked the end of the so-called spoils system.
Gold Standard system by which the value of a currency was defined in terms of gold, for which the currency could be exchanged
Grange a farmers' association organized in 1867
Populist Party former political party in the United States; formed in 1891 to advocate currency expansion and state control of railroads
Created by: lexi.arterburn