Frederick W. Taylor:
C) wrote The Principles of Scientific Management
The originator of the "Wisconsin idea" of efficient government was:
A) Robert M. La Follette
Which of the following best describes the method used by most progressives to solve the problem of economic power and its abuses?
B) regulate big business
The Seventeenth Amendment:
C) authorized the popular election of U.S. senators
The title of the novel that described the terrible conditions of the meat-packing industry was:
C) The Jungle
Contrary to his party's tradition, President Taft called for:
B) a lower tariff
In the presidential election of 1912, William Howard Taft:
C) was the Republican candidate
Woodrow Wilson was:
C) a professor and college president
Which candidate was shot during the 1912 presidential campaign?
A) Theodore Roosevelt
George Bird Grinnell is associated with:
C) the Audubon Society
The Underwood-Simmons Tariff:
A) lowered the average tariff and hence was supported by Wilson
In his first term as president, Wilson did all of the following EXCEPT:
A) failed to reorganize the banking system
The Federal Highways Act:
B) passed in 1916
In the progressive period:
A) many groups—blacks, the poor, the unorganized—had little influence
At the Triangle Shirtwaist Company in 1911:
A) workers died as a result of a fire
Theodore Roosevelt's close friend Gifford Pinchot was:
A) a forestry expert and leading conservationist
In the 1908 presidential race:
B) the Democrats once again nominated William Jennings Bryan
The issue that provoked an open break between Taft and Roosevelt was:
C) Taft's anti-trust suit against United States Steel
Of the four presidential candidates in 1912, the one most likely to advocate government ownership of big business was:
B) Eugene Debs
In 1917, a prohibition amendment to the Constitution:
A) passed Congress, then went to the states for ratification