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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

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