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5 Matching questions

  1. progressive legalism
  2. eugenics
  3. Northern Securities Act
  4. New Freedom
  5. initiative
  1. a
    permitted voters to propose new laws
  2. b
    Wilson; concentrated economic power threatened individual liberty and monopolies had to be broken up so marketplace could become genuinely open
  3. c
    (Roosevelt) supreme court ordered breakup of JP Morgan's N. Securities Co. (railroad); success of policy to judge trust on case by case basis
  4. d
    progressive lawyers argued that law should be flexible enough to reflect needs of society; judged imbued with laissez-faire theories opposed this view
  5. e
    The idea that some are born with "bad genes", leading to criminal behavior, and that "racial purity" can be both measured and enforced by the state. This belief led to state-directed, forced sterilization in 33 states, supported by Supreme Court ruling in Buck vs. Bell 1932. (Cheif Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes). Hitler wrote that his ideas for "racial purification" came from the U.S..

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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

  2. enabled voters to accept or reject a law

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

  4. 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

  5. national suffrage; gave women the right to vote

5 True/False questions

  1. Theodore Roosevelt
    "anti-Bookerites" pledged militant pursuit of rights such as unrestricted voting, economic opportunity, integration, and equality before law


  2. muckrakers
    allowed voters to remove offending officials/judges from office before their term expired


  3. Bull Moose Party
    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


  4. Booker T. Washington
    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. recall
    allowed voters to remove offending officials/judges from office before their term expired