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Question 1: Mugwumps tended to come from old Protestant families of ________ and New England, and often from inherited wealth.
ConnecticutNew JerseyMassachusettsNew York

Question 2: Their idealism and reform sensibilities led them to oppose the political corruption in the politics of the ________.
Grover Cleveland19th centuryGilded AgeUlysses S. Grant

Question 3: Yet they felt threatened by the rise of ________, one aspect of which was the spoils system, and by the rising power of immigrants in American society.
Franklin D. RooseveltPolitical machinePhiladelphiaChicago

Question 4: According to Tucker, the Mugwumps embodied the liberalism of the 19th century, and their rejection by 20th century historians, who embraced the government intervention of the New Deal and the ________, is not surprising.
Fair DealLyndon B. JohnsonNew FrontierGreat Society

Question 5: The Mugwumps were Republican political activists who supported Democratic candidate ________ in the United States presidential election of 1884.
Franklin D. RooseveltHarry S. TrumanMartin Van BurenGrover Cleveland

Question 6: ________, author, self-identified as a Mugwump in his essay, Christian Science
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's CourtThe Mysterious StrangerMark TwainLetters from the Earth

Question 7: The side that held the upper hand in numbers and popular support were the Half-Breeds, led by Senator ________ of Maine.
Charles Evans HughesJames G. BlaineHannibal HamlinSchuyler Colfax

Question 8: ________, social scientist, Yale University
Herbert SpencerMoorfield StoreyWilliam Graham SumnerAmerican Anti-Imperialist League

Question 9: [3] During the ________, party loyalty was in high regard and independents were rare.
Grover ClevelandThird Party SystemAbraham LincolnUnited States presidential election, 1896

Question 10: ________ and the northeastern United States had been a stronghold of the Republican Party since the Civil War era, but the Mugwumps considered Blaine to be an untrustworthy and fraudulent candidate.
Midwestern United StatesWestern United StatesNew EnglandSouthern United States


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