Regents Prep: U.S. History & Government
Multiple-Choice Questions
  Question 42 of 100   Gilded Age
During the 19th century, what was the major reason that an increasing number of states established public schools and passed compulsory education laws?


 1.  Reformers argued that an educated, literate population was necessary for a successful democracy.

 2.  The Supreme Court required the states to do so.

 3.  Most jobs required a high school diploma.

 4.  The United States had begun a massive program of technical training to enhance its international economic position.

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