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5 Matching questions

  1. Muckrakers
  2. Insular Cases
  3. Ida Tarbell
  4. The Jungle
  5. James G. Blaine
  1. a A leading muckraker and magazine editor, she exposed the corruption of the oil industry with her 1904 work A History of Standard Oil.
  2. b This term applies to newspaper reporters and other writers who pointed out the social problems of the era of big business. The term was first given to them by Theodore Roosevelt.
  3. c This 1906 work by Upton Sinclair pointed out the abuses of the meat packing industry. The book led to the passage of the 1906 Meat Inspection Act.
  4. d Determined that inhabitants of U.S. territories had some, but not all, of the rights of U.S. citizens.
  5. e a U.S. Representative, Speaker of the United States House of Representatives, U.S. Senator from Maine, two-time United States Secretary of State, and champion of the Half-Breeds. He was a dominant Republican leader of the post Civil War period, obtaining the 1884 Republican nomination, but lost to Democrat Grover Cleveland.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. law which ended military rule in Puerto Rico
  2. Spanish Ambassador's letter that was illegally removed from the U.S. Mail and published by American newspapers. It criticized President McKinley in insulting terms.
  3. spending money so that others can see that you have it
  4. 27th President of the United States and later chief justice of the United States Supreme Court (1857-1930)
  5. the peice of legislation that is to be voted on

5 True/False questions

  1. Square DealPresident Theodore Roosevelt's plan for reform; all Americans are entitled to an equal opportinity to succeed

          

  2. Valeriano WeylerSpanish Ambassador's letter that was illegally removed from the U.S. Mail and published by American newspapers. It criticized President McKinley in insulting terms.

          

  3. Lincoln Steffensextreme, chauvinistic patriotism, often favoring an aggressive, warlike foreign policy

          

  4. John Haya statutory right or privilege granted to a person or group by a government (especially the rights of citizenship and the right to vote)

          

  5. Women's Christian Temperance Unionthe company's insurance pays for medical bills if an employee gets hurt while on the job

          

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