5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Crime of 73
- Salvation Army
- The Jungle
- Direct Primary
- Coxey's Army
- a This 1906 work by Upton Sinclair pointed out the abuses of the meat packing industry. The book led to the passage of the 1906 Meat Inspection Act.
- b unemployed workers marched from ohio to wahsington to draw attention to the plight of workers and to ask for goverment relief
- c attempt to take selection of candidates away from bosses and gave it to people
- d This welfare organization came to the US from England in 1880 and sought to provide food, shelter, and employment to the urban poor while preaching temperance and morality.
- e Through the coinage act of 1873, the US ended the minting of silver dollars and placed the country on the gold standard. This was attacked by those who supported an inflationary monetary policy, particularly farmers and believed in the unlimited coinage of silver.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- A railroad monopoly formed by J.P. Morgan and James J. Hill which violated Sherman Antitrust Act
- A leading muckraker and magazine editor, she exposed the corruption of the oil industry with her 1904 work A History of Standard Oil.
- He believed that African Americans should strive for full rights immediately. He helped found the Niagara Movement in 1905 to fight for equal rights. He also helped found the NAACP.
- Writing for McClure's Magazine, he criticized the trend of urbanization with a series of articles under the title Shame of the Cities.
- A Danish immigrant, he became a reporter who pointed out the terrible conditions of the tenement houses of the big cities where immigrants lived during the late 1800s. He wrote How The Other Half Lives in 1890.
5 True/False Questions
The Grange → This 1906 work by Upton Sinclair pointed out the abuses of the meat packing industry. The book led to the passage of the 1906 Meat Inspection Act.
Louis D. Brandeis → Eloquent Kansas Populist who urged farmers to "raise less corn and more hell"
Half-breeds and Stalwarts → Opposing factions that competed for control of the Republican Party by the end of Rutherford B. Haye's term.
Farmers' Alliances → groups of farmers of those in sympathy with farming issues, whosent lectures from town to town to educate people about agriculural and rural issues,
Referendum → Woodrow Wilson's program in his campaign for the presidency in 1912, the New Freedom emphasized business competition and small government. It sought to reign in federal authority, release individual energy, and restore competition. It echoed many of the progressive social-justice objectives while pushing for a free economy rather than a planned one.