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5 Matching Questions

  1. Gifford Pinchot
  2. Northern Securities Act
  3. Federal Reserve Act of 1913
  4. Federal Trade Commission
  5. social science
  1. a
    chief forester of US Forest Service who advocated scientific management of the nation's woodlands to protect land/water from overuse by timber cutters, farmers, herders
  2. b
    created 12 district banks that would lend $ at discount rates (could increase/decrease amt. of $ in circulation); loosen/tighten credit with nation's needs; first central banking system since 1836. Gives liquidity to fund all future wars without specifically going to Congress to ask for war funds.
  3. c
    investigated companies and issued cease-and-desist orders against unfair trade practices; could be appealed in court, but still a step toward consumer protection
  4. d
    study of society and its institutions; in progressive era: citizens should actively plan to cure social ills rather than passively waiting for problems to solve themselves
  5. e
    (Roosevelt) supreme court ordered breakup of JP Morgan's N. Securities Co. (railroad); success of policy to judge trust on case by case basis

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. (Roosevelt- 1906) reinforced gov. regulation of meat production as fueled by "the jungle"

  2. women who heightened public awareness and fought for women's suffrage in respective groups: NAWSA and NWP

  3. sympathetic to reform, prosecuted trusts, believed in strict restraint of the law; during presidency the progressive and conservative wings of Republican party drifted apart

  4. As a strong believer in eugenics, she promoted abortion and "sex rights" for women and started the birth control movement in America (birth control league) which became the modern day Planned Parenthood.

  5. Upton Sinclair; fictional novel that exposed corrupt meatpacking industry; led to regulatory measures

5 True/False Questions

  1. the feminist movement
    Blatch believed all women contributed to society's betterment; need to vote to promote women's economic roles: NAWSA- Carrie Chapman Catt and NWP- Alice Paul


  2. recall
    Group of attorneys, aimed to end racial discrimination and obtain voting rights by pursuing legal redress in the courts


  3. Clayton Anti-Trust Actcorrected deficiencies of Sherman Anti-Trust Act by outlawing monopolistic practices and interlocking directorates


  4. New Freedom
    Wilson; concentrated economic power threatened individual liberty and monopolies had to be broken up so marketplace could become genuinely open


  5. progressive legalism
    1895-1920; period characterized by dynamic political leaders (Roosevelt/Wilson) and emergence from war and economic depression. Sense of renewal served to intensify anxiety over social/political problems and raise hopes they could be fixed and democracy could be reconciled with capitalism.


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