Oregon Constitution Quiz: After the Convention Section

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1. Who helped ratify the Oregon Constitution in the U.S. House?
a. Moderate Republicans and Democrats
b. Whigs
c. Know-Nothings
d. Republican party liners and Democratic southern extremists

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2. Who was the running mate in 1860 for presidential candidate John C. Breckenridge?
a. Thomas Dryer
b. La Fayette Grover
c. Delazon Smith
d. Joseph Lane

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3. Which group fought against monopolies and public corruption?
a. Republican Party
b. Knights of Pythias
c. Populist Party
d. Sons of Norway

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4. What was the name of Abigail Scott Duniway's weekly newspaper?
a. The New Northwest
b. Women's Weekly
c. The Suffragist
d. Out of the Shadows

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5. Who was able to connect Oregon by railroad to the East in 1883?
a. Ben Holladay
b. Matthew Deady
c. La Fayette Grover
d. Henry Villard

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6. Which was NOT a major factor in the Oregon economy of the late 1800s?
a. Depletion of natural resources
b. Employer paid healthcare
c. Severe environmental damage
d. Economic boom and bust cycles

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7. Who could be considered the "father" of direct legislation in Oregon?
a. Senator John Mitchell
b. Governor Oswald West
c. Matthew Deady
d. William U'Ren

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8. When did voters approve women's suffrage in Oregon?
a. 1902
b. 1908
c. 1912
d. 1916

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9. Which state has held the most constitutional conventions?
a. Tennessee
b. Louisiana
c. New Hampshire
d. Georgia

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10. Which event led to the most constitutional conventions?
a. Great Depression
b. Civil War
c. Cold War
d. Andrew Jackson's presidency
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