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5 Matching questions

  1. Northern Securities Act
  2. Bull Moose Party
  3. "old guard" Republicans
  4. Clayton Anti-Trust Act
  5. "the women movement"
  1. a
    (Roosevelt) supreme court ordered breakup of JP Morgan's N. Securities Co. (railroad); success of policy to judge trust on case by case basis
  2. b
    Roosevelt's supporters (progressives) created a third party in election against dem. Wilson and socialist Debs; campaign = most thorough evaluation of American system since 1896
  3. c
    championed ideology as opponents to progressivism that government interference in the free market contradicts natural law of survival of the fittest; progress will only result from maintaining profit incentive
  4. d corrected deficiencies of Sherman Anti-Trust Act by outlawing monopolistic practices and interlocking directorates
  5. e
    middle class women striving to move beyond household into social welfare activities, higher education, and paid labor

5 Multiple choice questions


  1. provided for direct election of US senators (previously by state legislatures); state legislatures thought by progressivists to be corrupt

  2. 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. advocated by progressives to replace partisan caucuses; voters could nominate candidates directly

  4. 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

  5. 26th President of the United States, known for: conservationism, trust-busting, Hepburn Act, safe food regulations, "Square Deal," Panama Canal, Great White Fleet, Nobel Peace Prize for negotiation of peace in Russo-Japanese War

5 True/False questions

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

          

  2. Hepburn Act
    gave ICC more authority to set railroad freight/storage rates but also gave court the power to overturn rate decisions (tradeoff)

          

  3. 18th Amendment
    outlawed manufacture, sale, and transportation of intoxicating liquors; seen as expression of progressive goal to protect family and workplace through reform

          

  4. W.E.B. DuBois
    Upton Sinclair; fictional novel that exposed corrupt meatpacking industry; led to regulatory measures

          

  5. the feminist movement
    participants explicitly conscious of their identity as women; emphasized rights and self development; contradiction of unity of women vs. no sex-typing theories

          

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