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5 Matching questions

  1. social science
  2. Federal Trade Commission
  3. Woodrow Wilson
  4. Clayton Anti-Trust Act
  5. 17th Amendment
  1. a
    investigated companies and issued cease-and-desist orders against unfair trade practices; could be appealed in court, but still a step toward consumer protection
  2. b corrected deficiencies of Sherman Anti-Trust Act by outlawing monopolistic practices and interlocking directorates
  3. c
    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
  4. d
    provided for direct election of US senators (previously by state legislatures); state legislatures thought by progressivists to be corrupt
  5. e
    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 Multiple choice questions


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

  2. legalized federal income tax; will allow for Underwood Tariff

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

  5. gave ICC more authority to set railroad freight/storage rates but also gave court the power to overturn rate decisions (tradeoff)

5 True/False questions

  1. New Freedom
    enabled voters to accept or reject a law

          

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

          

  3. 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.

          

  4. "the women movement"participants explicitly conscious of their identity as women; emphasized rights and self development; contradiction of unity of women vs. no sex-typing theories

          

  5. New Nationalism
    Roosevelt; an era of national unity in which government would coordinate and regulate economic activity

          

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