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5 Matching questions

  1. Federal Reserve Act of 1913
  2. Gifford Pinchot
  3. "old guard" Republicans
  4. 19th amendment
  5. Booker T. Washington
  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
    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
  3. c
    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.
  4. d
    Encouraged African Americans to accommodate themselves to whites, at least temporarily, to prove their cause; some blacks (esp. educated northerners) thought he favored a degrading second class citizenship
  5. e
    national suffrage; gave women the right to vote

5 Multiple choice questions


  1. 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

  2. journalists who fed public taste for scandal and sensation by exposing social, economic, and political wrongs

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

  5. 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.

5 True/False questions

  1. "the women movement"
    middle class women striving to move beyond household into social welfare activities, higher education, and paid labor

          

  2. 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.

          

  3. 17th Amendment
    provided for direct election of US senators (previously by state legislatures); state legislatures thought by progressivists to be corrupt

          

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

          

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

          

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