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5 Matching questions

  1. "old guard" Republicans
  2. the feminist movement
  3. 18th Amendment
  4. 19th amendment
  5. recall
  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
    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
    national suffrage; gave women the right to vote
  4. d
    outlawed manufacture, sale, and transportation of intoxicating liquors; seen as expression of progressive goal to protect family and workplace through reform
  5. e
    allowed voters to remove offending officials/judges from office before their term expired

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. 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.

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

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

  5. permitted voters to propose new laws

5 True/False questions

  1. The Jungle
    Upton Sinclair; fictional novel that exposed corrupt meatpacking industry; led to regulatory measures


  2. Theodore Roosevelt
    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


  3. Niagara Movement
    "anti-Bookerites" pledged militant pursuit of rights such as unrestricted voting, economic opportunity, integration, and equality before law


  4. Federal Reserve Act of 1913
    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.


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


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