SAT® Subject Test in U.S. History

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1880 Election

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What issue split the Republican Party in the 1880 election into competing factions known as "Stalwarts" and "Half-Breeds", leading to the selection of compromise candidate James A. Garfield?

A

Tariff rates.

B

Immigration restriction.

C

Free coinage of silver and inflation versus the gold standard.

D

African-American rights.

E

Civil service reform.