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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
journalists
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