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  1. Robert Lafollette
  2. 16th Amendment
  3. William Howard Taft
  4. Social Gospel
  5. the feminist movement
  1. a
    sympathetic to reform, prosecuted trusts, believed in strict restraint of the law; during presidency the progressive and conservative wings of Republican party drifted apart
  2. b participants explicitly conscious of their identity as women; emphasized rights and self development; contradiction of unity of women vs. no sex-typing theories
  3. c
    as WI governor he initiated reform program including direct primaries, more equitable taxes, and regulation of RR rates; later became senator and approached reform scientifically while still exciting public interest; wanted to drive corporations out of politics
  4. d "WWJD"; belief that one could counter the brutality of capitalism by applying Christian principles toward worldly matters
  5. e
    legalized federal income tax; will allow for Underwood Tariff

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. corrected deficiencies of Sherman Anti-Trust Act by outlawing monopolistic practices and interlocking directorates

  2. national suffrage; gave women the right to vote

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

  5. 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.

5 True/False questions

  1. progressive legalism
    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. Meat Inspection Act
    (Roosevelt- 1906) reinforced gov. regulation of meat production as fueled by "the jungle"


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


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


  5. Niagara Movement
    "anti-Bookerites" pledged militant pursuit of rights such as unrestricted voting, economic opportunity, integration, and equality before law