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5 Matching questions

  1. Bull Moose Party
  2. Carrie Chapman Catt and Alice Paul
  3. the feminist movement
  4. New Nationalism
  5. "old guard" Republicans
  1. a
    participants explicitly conscious of their identity as women; emphasized rights and self development; contradiction of unity of women vs. no sex-typing theories
  2. b
    women who heightened public awareness and fought for women's suffrage in respective groups: NAWSA and NWP
  3. c
    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
  4. d
    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
  5. e
    Roosevelt; an era of national unity in which government would coordinate and regulate economic activity

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. opposed Washington and believed a select group of African Americans should use their skill to pursue racial equality; formed NAACP

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. as WI governor he initiated reform program including direct primaries, more equitable taxes, and regulation of RR rates; later became senator and approached reform scientifically while still exciting public interest; wanted to drive corporations out of politics

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

5 True/False questions

  1. New Freedom
    enabled voters to accept or reject a law


  2. 16th Amendment
    legalized federal income tax; will allow for Underwood Tariff


  3. Northern Securities Act
    (Roosevelt) supreme court ordered breakup of JP Morgan's N. Securities Co. (railroad); success of policy to judge trust on case by case basis


  4. NAACP
    allowed voters to remove offending officials/judges from office before their term expired


  5. progressive era
    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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