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5 Matching questions

  1. 17th Amendment
  2. "old guard" Republicans
  3. New Freedom
  4. Northern Securities Act
  5. William Howard Taft
  1. a
    provided for direct election of US senators (previously by state legislatures); state legislatures thought by progressivists to be corrupt
  2. b
    (Roosevelt) supreme court ordered breakup of JP Morgan's N. Securities Co. (railroad); success of policy to judge trust on case by case basis
  3. c
    championed ideology as opponents to progressivism that government interference in the free market contradicts natural law of survival of the fittest; progress will only result from maintaining profit incentive
  4. d
    sympathetic to reform, prosecuted trusts, believed in strict restraint of the law; during presidency the progressive and conservative wings of Republican party drifted apart
  5. e
    Wilson; concentrated economic power threatened individual liberty and monopolies had to be broken up so marketplace could become genuinely open

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. middle class women striving to move beyond household into social welfare activities, higher education, and paid labor
  2. participants explicitly conscious of their identity as women; emphasized rights and self development; contradiction of unity of women vs. no sex-typing theories

  3. 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.

  4. 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

  5. 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.

5 True/False questions

  1. initiative
    Group of attorneys, aimed to end racial discrimination and obtain voting rights by pursuing legal redress in the courts


  2. referendum
    enabled voters to accept or reject a law


  3. recall
    Group of attorneys, aimed to end racial discrimination and obtain voting rights by pursuing legal redress in the courts


  4. Carrie Chapman Catt and Alice Paul
    (Roosevelt- 1906) prohibited dangerous foods and also addressed abuses in medicine industry


  5. NAACP
    allowed voters to remove offending officials/judges from office before their term expired