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while progressivism has many meanings it tended to be based on the central assumption

that american society was capable of improvement

The term muckrakers referred to


in 1904, Idea Tarbell published a highly critical study on

the standard oil trust

at the turn of the 20th century, the leaders of the settlement house movement

directed their attention at improving urban living conditions

the settlement house movement of the early 20th century helped spawn the profession of

social work

in regards to women and the professions during the progressive era

social work was generally thought to be an appropriate career for women

in regards to organizing the professions during the progressive era

by 1916, all states had established professional bar associations

during the progressive era, the new women was a product of

all these answers are correct

in regards to divorce in the US during the Progressive Era, by 1916

more than 10% of all marriages ended in divorce

during the progressive era, clubs for African american women

lobbied for congressional anti lynching legislation

during the progressive era, supporters of women suffrage argued that female voters

deserved the vote because of their unique traits as women

in the years prior to the passage of the 19th amendment

all these answers are correct

prior to the adoption of the secret ballot, voter ballots were printed and distributed by

the political parties

during the progressive era, opponents of political reform generally included many members of all of the following except

the urban middle class

the initiative and referendum were progressive era political reforms designed to weaken the power of

state legislatures

as governor of wisconsin, the progressive reformer robert la follette helped win approval for

the direct primary, initiative, and referendum

during the progressive era, political interest groups

rose to replace the declining power centers of the parties

in the aftermath of the 1911 triangle shirtwaist fire in New York City

strict regulations were imposed on factory owners

all of the following were progressive reformers from western states except

alfred E. Smith

during the progressive era, W.E.B. Du Bois asserted all the following except

the principal tool for gaining civil rights was to elect blacks to public office

the temperance crusade

was supported by most business employers

between 1914 and 1919, the temperance movement

gained momentum as a result of world war I

in the early 20th century the theories of eugenics

supported the restriction of immigration by nationality

during the progressive era, the acknowledged leader of american socialism was

eugene debs

during the early 20th century, the industrial workers of the world

advocated a single union for all workers

herbert croly argued in his 1909 book, The Promise of american life, that

government should distinguish between good trusts and bad trusts

in regards to his political ideology, theodore roosevelt was

in many respects, decidedly conservative

during theodore roosevelts first 3 years as president

he desired to win for government the power to investigate corporate activities

in the election of 1904, Theodore Roosevelt

easily won his party nomination and the general election

Upton Sinclair's 1906 novel, The Jungle, encouraged the federal government to regulate the

meatpacking industry

As an environmental conservationist, President Theodore Roosevelt

added extensive areas of land to the national forest system

The Sierra Club was founded by

John Muir

The Panic of 1907 was caused by

None of these answers is correct

In the election of 1908, William Howard Taft

was hand-picked by Theodore Roosevelt to succeed him

The payne-Aldrich Tariff of 1909

resulted in President william H Taft losing favor with progressives

in 1910, in Osawatomie, Kansas, Theodore Roosevelt announced a set of political principles that called for

greater activism by the federal government

In the presidential campaign of 1912,

Theodore Roosevelt ultimately ran on a third party ticket

In the 1912 presidential election results

Woodrow Wilson won only a plurality of the popular vote

As president Woodrow Wilson

more tightly consolidated executive power than had Theodore Roosevelt

The 1913 Underwood-Simmons Tariff

was intended to weaken the power of business trusts

In 1913, a major reform of American banking was achieved with the passage of the

federal Reserve Act

The federal trade commission act

created an agency to determine whether business practices were acceptable to the government

In 1914, President Woodrow Wilson

none of these answers is correct

The 1916 Keating Owen Act was the first federal law regulating

child labor

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