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1

The scandals of the grant administration included bribes and corrupt dealings reaching to the cabinet and Vice President of the us

True

2

The liberal republican movements political skill enabled it to clean up the corruption of the grant administration

F

3

The severe economic downturn of the 1870s caused business failures, labor conflict, and battles over currency

T

4

The close, fiercely contested elections of the guilded age reflected the deep divisions between republicans and democrats over national issues

F

5

The battles between the stalwart and halfbreed republican factions were mainly over who would get patronage and spoils

T

6

The disputed Hayes Tilden election was settled by a political deal in which democrats got the president and republicans got economic and political concessions

F

7

The compromise of 1877 purchased political peace between north and south by sacrificing southern blacks and removing federal troops in the south

T

8

The sharecropping and tenant farming systems forced many southern blacks into permanent economic debt and dependency

T

9

Ulysses s grants status as a military hero enabled him to become a successful president who stood above partisan politics

False