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  1. Federal Trade Commission
  2. progressive era
  3. social science
  4. Booker T. Washington
  5. the feminist movement
  1. a
    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
  2. b
    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.
  3. c
    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. d participants explicitly conscious of their identity as women; emphasized rights and self development; contradiction of unity of women vs. no sex-typing theories
  5. e
    investigated companies and issued cease-and-desist orders against unfair trade practices; could be appealed in court, but still a step toward consumer protection

5 Multiple choice questions


  1. 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. middle class women striving to move beyond household into social welfare activities, higher education, and paid labor

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

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

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

5 True/False questions

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

          

  3. Social Gospel
    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. Woodrow Wilson
    journalists who fed public taste for scandal and sensation by exposing social, economic, and political wrongs

          

  5. The Jungle
    Upton Sinclair; fictional novel that exposed corrupt meatpacking industry; led to regulatory measures