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test your knowledge on the progressive era!! Labor unions! Temperance! Women's suffrage! Socialism! 4 Constitutional amendments in the span of 15 years!

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US History 2 AP Chapter 21 (The Rise of Progressivism) Review

Question 1 of 25

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Who were the progressives?

Select one of the following:

  • Mostly middle-class female urban dwellers

  • Mostly aristocratic male urban dwellers

  • Mostly middle-class male farmers

Explanation

Question 2 of 25

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What were some goals of the progressives? Check all that apply.

Select one or more of the following:

  • Human intervention in social & economic affairs

  • To regulate and/or break up trusts

  • To create more trusts

  • To create longer working hours

Explanation

Question 3 of 25

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Who were the Muckrakers?

Select one of the following:

  • Journalists who exposed the evils and corruption of society through exploitative and dramatic writing

  • Journalists who wrote short pamphlets about how farmers were losing their freedom

  • Farmers who circulated journalism in their local communities

Explanation

Question 4 of 25

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What was the social gospel?

Select one of the following:

  • Powerful Protestant movement whose main desire was to improve conditions in the cities

  • Powerful Catholic movement whose main desire was to improve conditions in the cities

  • Powerful Protestant movement whose main desire was to improve technology for rural farmers

Explanation

Question 5 of 25

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What types of demographics did settlement houses help, and how?

Select one of the following:

  • They helped immigrants, women and children adjust to American life

  • They helped women in their crusade for suffrage

  • They helped poor people, but not immigrants find suitable housing

Explanation

Question 6 of 25

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What profession did settlement houses inspire?

Select one of the following:

  • Social work

  • Psychology

  • Prostitution

Explanation

Question 7 of 25

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What were some new reforms for professions? Check all that apply.

Select one or more of the following:

  • American Medical Association (AMA) which put up rigid standards for who could practice medicine

  • State-established bar associations so that only those who passed an exam could become a lawyer

  • National Farm Bureau Federation

  • Knights of Labor

  • Federation of Female Laborers

Explanation

Question 8 of 25

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What were the 3 most common professions for (middle class) women during the progressive era?

Select one of the following:

  • Settlement houses, teaching, social work

  • Business administrators, typists, secretaries

  • Engineers, mechanics, designers

Explanation

Question 9 of 25

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What were the 3 most female-dominated reform movements?

Select one of the following:

  • Settlement houses, temperance, and suffrage

  • Labor reform, profession reform, policy reform

  • Suffrage, temperance, and profession reform

Explanation

Question 10 of 25

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What were women's clubs and why were they significant?

Select one of the following:

  • They were organizations where women could meet, and they helped pass child labor laws and prohibition laws

  • They were organizations that opposed women in the progressive movement and believed in reverting back to traditional Republican motherhood

  • They were organization where women could meet, and they attempted to revoke previously passed child labor laws

Explanation

Question 11 of 25

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What specific claim allowed the women's suffrage movement to gain more momentum?

Select one of the following:

  • When suffragists argued that the "separate spheres" would remain

  • When suffragists argued that the "separate spheres" would be abolished

  • When suffragists handed the control of their movement to men

Explanation

Question 12 of 25

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What was initiative, and what was referendum?

Select one of the following:

  • Initiative was when voters could propose legislation, referendum was when the final approval of laws could be approved by voters

  • Initiative was when the final approval of laws could be approved by voters, referendum was when voters could propose legislation

  • Initiative was when voters could propose the final approval of laws, referendum was when laws could be approved by voters

Explanation

Question 13 of 25

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What was the Secret Australian Ballot and why was it significant?

Select one of the following:

  • A process in which no one could see who a voter voted for, so it eliminated voter fraud

  • A process in which voting was public and everyone could see who the person next to them voted for, so it eliminated voter fraud

  • A process in which groups went and secretly stuffed ballot boxes to ensure certain victories, so it increased voter fraud

Explanation

Question 14 of 25

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What does the Seventeenth Amendment guarantee?

Select one of the following:

  • Direct election of US Senators by citizens, not state legislatures

  • Direct election of US Senators by state legislatures, not citizens

  • The removal of the Senate from the bicameral legislature

Explanation

Question 15 of 25

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What were some reforms introduced by Wisconsin Governor/Senator Robert La Follette? Check all that apply.

Select one or more of the following:

  • Income taxes on inheritances

  • Initiatives and referendums

  • Regulations on railroads and industries

  • Income taxes on furniture

  • Women's suffrage in the state of Wisconsin

Explanation

Question 16 of 25

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What was a major factor in the decline in voter turnout between 1900 and 1920?

Select one of the following:

  • Declining influence of party bosses

  • Rising influence of party bosses

  • The elimination of party bosses altogether

Explanation

Question 17 of 25

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What is the significance of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire?

Select one of the following:

  • The majority of deaths were women and young girls, most of which were immigrants

  • The majority of deaths were young boys, most of which were not immigrants

  • The majority of deaths were men, most of which were immigrants

Explanation

Question 18 of 25

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What were some things that W.E.B. DuBois believed/did that differed from the ideas of Booker T. Washington?

Select one or more of the following:

  • Black people should not try to assimilate and conform to white society

  • Black people should have full access to education, not just at black colleges

  • Formed the Niagara Movement which later merged into the NAACP

  • Formed the Seneca Movement which later merged into the NAACP

  • Black people should not run for governmental office

Explanation

Question 19 of 25

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What was a large women's temperance organization, and what did they believe?

Select one of the following:

  • The Women's Christian Temperance Union, who believed that drunkenness caused spousal abuse and industrial inefficiency

  • The Men's Christian Temperance Union, who believed that drunkenness caused spousal abuse and industrial inefficiency

  • The Women's Jewish Temperance Union, who believed that drunkenness cause spousal abuse and industrial inefficiency

Explanation

Question 20 of 25

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What did the Eighteenth Amendment ban?

Select one of the following:

  • The production and sale of alcohol

  • The production and sale of tobacco

  • The production and sale of sugar

Explanation

Question 21 of 25

1

Who was the first person to run for president from the American Socialist Party?

Select one of the following:

  • Eugene V. Debs

  • Theodore Roosevelt

  • Bernie Sanders

Explanation

Question 22 of 25

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What was the nickname of the International Workers of the World, and what were they known for?

Select one of the following:

  • They were nicknamed the Wobblies, and were known for striking very often

  • They were nicknamed the Wibblies, and were known for being very content in their jobs and never striking

  • They were nicknamed the Wigglies, and were known for openly killing workers on strike

Explanation

Question 23 of 25

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What was considered to be the greatest threat to national economy?

Select one of the following:

  • Excessive centralized corporate power

  • Excessive decentralized corporate power

  • Excessive widely spread agrarian power

Explanation

Question 24 of 25

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What did the 16th, 17th, 18th, and 19th Amendments decree respectively?

Select one of the following:

  • Graduated income tax, direct election of senators, prohibition of alcohol, women's suffrage

  • Women's suffrage, graduated income tax, direct election of senators, prohibition of alcohol

  • Direct election of senators, graduated income tax, prohibition of alcohol, women's suffrage

Explanation

Question 25 of 25

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What were some problems that people thought immigration restriction would solve? Check all that apply.

Select one or more of the following:

  • Overcrowding

  • Cultural tensions

  • Social unrest

  • Poverty

  • The Gold Standard

  • Political corruption

Explanation