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1.____Which of the following would have been considered the average, most common progressive activists
during the Progressive period?
3.____According to the textbook, what, more than any other factor, ignited the progressive movement?
The worst economic downtown in U.S. history
5.____Which of the following was a goal shared by most Populists?
political reforms meant to give the people more power and that were often implemented by progressives
7.____One way that American socialists differed from European socialists was that
american socialists did not advocate for government ownership of businesses
9.____This belief during the Progressive Era persuaded followers to pursue their ideas to bring about the
coming of the "Kingdom of God."
11.____The leaders of the Settlement House movement
directed their attention to the problems of living in cities for the working poor and immigrant
13.____The initiative and the referendum were reforms designed to weaken the power of the
the federal government
15.____After a hurricane destroyed Galveston, Texas, a new method of government was implemented there.
It gave a small board both executive and legislative powers in governing the city. What was this new
The commission system
17.____The biggest problem progressivism faced during the Progressive Era was the
regulation of big businesses
19.____Need for reforming the workplace was brought to national attention in 1911 when a fire broke out at
the triangle shirtwaist factory
21.____The first "progressive" president was
23.____Roosevelt's "Square Deal" featured
25.____Why was the 1902 coal strike significant?
27.____What book brought to light the abuses in the U.S. meatpacking industry in the early twentieth
Upton Sinclair's The Jungle
29.____Whereas President Theodore Roosevelt saw himself as a __________, President Taft saw himself as
crusader of reform; judge-like administrator
31.____Because of the Roosevelt-Taft feud, Theodore Roosevelt decided to
break a pledge he had made to not seek another term in office
33.____Woodrow Wilson won the presidency in 1912 because
35.____Which of the following statements best describes President Wilson?
He found it hard to understand and work with people who did not agree with him
37.____Which of the following lowered tariff rates for the first time since the Civil War?
Underwood Simmons Tariff
39.____In 1914, what did Wilson do to anger progressives?
41.____Which of the following statements about the African American cause during the Progressive Era is
43.____Why did progressivism eventually fade around 1916?
The conflicts of the Great War to the forefront of American concerns, surpassing domestic issues
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