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5 Matching questions

  1. 16th Amendment
  2. William Howard Taft
  3. Woodrow Wilson
  4. New Nationalism
  5. Bull Moose Party
  1. a
    Roosevelt's supporters (progressives) created a third party in election against dem. Wilson and socialist Debs; campaign = most thorough evaluation of American system since 1896
  2. b
    sympathetic to reform, prosecuted trusts, believed in strict restraint of the law; during presidency the progressive and conservative wings of Republican party drifted apart
  3. c
    legalized federal income tax; will allow for Underwood Tariff
  4. d
    Roosevelt; an era of national unity in which government would coordinate and regulate economic activity
  5. e
    28th president of the United States, known for World War I leadership, approved creation of the Federal Reserve, Federal Trade Commission, Clayton Antitrust Act, progressive income tax, lower tariffs, women's suffrage (reluctantly), Treaty of Versailles, sought 14 points post-war plan, League of Nations (but failed to win U.S. ratification), won Nobel Peace Prize

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. learning should focus on real-life problems and children should be taught to use their intelligence and ingenuity as instruments for controlling their environments

  2. opposed Washington and believed a select group of African Americans should use their skill to pursue racial equality; formed NAACP

  3. Encouraged African Americans to accommodate themselves to whites, at least temporarily, to prove their cause; some blacks (esp. educated northerners) thought he favored a degrading second class citizenship

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

  5. provided for direct election of US senators (previously by state legislatures); state legislatures thought by progressivists to be corrupt

5 True/False questions

  1. Federal Reserve Act of 1913
    created 12 district banks that would lend $ at discount rates (could increase/decrease amt. of $ in circulation); loosen/tighten credit with nation's needs; first central banking system since 1836. Gives liquidity to fund all future wars without specifically going to Congress to ask for war funds.


  2. muckrakers
    journalists who fed public taste for scandal and sensation by exposing social, economic, and political wrongs


  3. social science
    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


  4. Theodore Roosevelt
    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


  5. direct primaries
    permitted voters to propose new laws