Rise of Progressivism Test - Exam Review

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Although the progressives oftern differed about what progressivism meant, most agreed that

the "natural law" of the marketplace could stabalize society, it was a particular set of political reforms, it was a group of moral and humanitarian goals, government should play a role in correcting society's ills (all of the above)

the traditional view of progressivism describe it as a movement by the "people" to curb the power of the

special interests

the group of crusading journalist of the late 1800's and early 1900's who attacked corruption in buisness and government were called

muckrakers

the facorite targets of the muckrakers included all of the follwing except

the violence used against unions

in the late 1800's, a group of Christian reformers started a movement that acquired the name of the Social Gospel. One organization that demonstrated the principles of this movement was the

Salvation Army

Hull House, a settlement house designed to aid immigrants, was started by

Jane Addams

the new middle class of the early 1900's placed high value on

education and individual accomplishment

as a result of the increasing demands for reform in medicine by the progressives, the medical profession

established the American Medical Assoctiation, to represent the field as a whole

The growing demand for reform by the progressives in the newly developing prefessions was the result of their attempts to

lend prestige to middle-class professional status, defend the professions from the untrained and the incompetent, protect those already in the professions from excessive competition, exclude blacks, women, immigrants, and other so-called "undesirables" from their ranks (all of the above)

The so-called "womens professions" of the progressive era included all of the following except

secretary

To be more actively involved in the progressive effort to remake American society, they great majority of American women

joined women's clubs

Most progressive reformers advocated suffrage for women because they thought it would

stregthen the forces of reform

Most progressives agreed that the only societal institution the could provide the regulation and control necessary to modern society was the

government

the progressives attempted to chellenge the dominance of the two major political parties through all of the following methods except

working with the urban political bosses

most urban working peopl opposed the actions of the progressives against the party machines because

the machines were a source of jobs and service

the pregressive belief that government must remain untainted by the corrupting influence of politics led to the creation of the form of municipal government known as

city manager government

progressives introduces reforms that attempted to make government more responsive to the people. Those reforms included all of the following except

party nominating conventions

the progressive measure that gave voters the right to remove a public official from office through special election was

recall

progressives came to regard one state as the center of regorm and its governor as the leading progressive. The most progressice state and governor were

Wisconsin/Rober La Follette

The death toll in the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire was much higher than it should have been because

the management of the company had locked the emergency exits so that employees could not sneak away from work

the black leader who became the chief spokesman for the new civil rights movement and who heled to found the Niagara movement and the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People was

W. E. B. Du Bois

the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People approach to obtaining civil rights for black Americans included

using the federal courts to gain equal rights

Althoughmany progressives felt that the elimination of alcohol from American life was a necessary step in remaking American society, the primary group in society who pushed for prohibition was

women

in the progressive push to adopt the Eighteenth Amendment in 1917, only Connecticut and Rhode Island refused to ratify it because

they had primarily Catholic immigrant populations

Which statement would most likely have been said by a natavist?

"American purity is being harmed by the immigration of non-Anglo-Saxon people"

The Dillingham Report concluded that

newer immigrants were not efficient at assimilating to American culture

Social Gospel advocates advanced all the following ideas except

reducing immigration quotas

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