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5 Matching questions

  1. initiative
  2. social science
  3. W.E.B. DuBois
  4. 18th Amendment
  5. suffrage movement
  1. a
    study of society and its institutions; in progressive era: citizens should actively plan to cure social ills rather than passively waiting for problems to solve themselves
  2. b
    opposed Washington and believed a select group of African Americans should use their skill to pursue racial equality; formed NAACP
  3. c
    Blatch believed all women contributed to society's betterment; need to vote to promote women's economic roles: NAWSA- Carrie Chapman Catt and NWP- Alice Paul
  4. d
    permitted voters to propose new laws
  5. e
    outlawed manufacture, sale, and transportation of intoxicating liquors; seen as expression of progressive goal to protect family and workplace through reform

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 1895-1920; period characterized by dynamic political leaders (Roosevelt/Wilson) and emergence from war and economic depression. Sense of renewal served to intensify anxiety over social/political problems and raise hopes they could be fixed and democracy could be reconciled with capitalism.

  2. 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. sympathetic to reform, prosecuted trusts, believed in strict restraint of the law; during presidency the progressive and conservative wings of Republican party drifted apart

  4. (Roosevelt- 1906) reinforced gov. regulation of meat production as fueled by "the jungle"

  5. Wilson; concentrated economic power threatened individual liberty and monopolies had to be broken up so marketplace could become genuinely open

5 True/False questions

  1. Robert Lafollette
    allowed voters to remove offending officials/judges from office before their term expired


  2. Margaret Sanger
    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. 17th Amendment
    provided for direct election of US senators (previously by state legislatures); state legislatures thought by progressivists to be corrupt


  4. Hepburn Act
    Upton Sinclair; fictional novel that exposed corrupt meatpacking industry; led to regulatory measures


  5. progressive legalism
    progressive lawyers argued that law should be flexible enough to reflect needs of society; judged imbued with laissez-faire theories opposed this view