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The Progressive Era of the Early 20th Century Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which novel by Upton Sinclair exposed unsanitary conditions in the meat packing industry leading to the passage of the Meat Inspection Act of 1906?

Question 2 2. A major economic goal of Wilson's administration included banking reform. Which of the following was NOT included in this effort?

Question 3 3. How were muckraking journalists influential during the Progressive Era?

Question 4 4. Which of the following was NOT a goal or an achievement of Theodore Roosevelt's Square Deal?

Question 5 5. Why did progressive reformers work to get initiative, referendum and recall?

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Question 6 6. How did D.W. Griffith's 1915 movie Birth of a Nation impact the status of African-American civil rights?

Question 7 7. Which of the following is NOT provided under the Clayton Antitrust Act of 1914?

Question 8 8. Some early feminists opposed passage of the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) because:

Question 9 9. What was significant about the 1912 election?

Question 10 10. In 1914, the Wilson administration created a regulatory agency to prevent consumer fraud, false advertising, and monopolies. This entity is known as the _____.

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Question 11 11. All of the following are ways in which women's clubs contributed to the women's suffrage movement EXCEPT:

Question 12 12. Why was the Northern Securities case of 1904 significant?

Question 13 13. Which of the following is most closely associated with W.E.B. Du Bois?

Question 14 14. What was Ida B. Wells known for?

Question 15 15. Which answer most accurately describes how the Progressive Movement affected African Americans?

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Question 16 16. Lincoln Steffens is well-known for his muckraking work The Shame of the Cities. What did he write about?

Question 17 17. Which of the following individuals is responsible for promoting scientific principles to establish organization and efficiency standards in the workplace?

Question 18 18. Identify which of the following profiles is most likely the one of a muckraker:

Question 19 19. Identify which of the following is a profile of a person who did NOT benefit significantly from Woodrow Wilson's presidency:

Question 20 20. Why was Ida Tarbell considered an influential muckraker?

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Question 21 21. Why was the Seventeenth Amendment an important political reform?

Question 22 22. Which of the following, at least in part, resulted from the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire?

Question 23 23. How did the approach to ensuring African-American rights of Booker T. Washington differ to that of Ida B. Wells?

Question 24 24. Progressive Era child labor reforms at local and state levels resulted in:

Question 25 25. Why was Robert La Follette nicknamed 'Battling Bob'?

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Question 26 26. How was Northern Securities Company relevant to the creation of modern antitrust laws?

Question 27 27. How are the Elkins Act (1903) and the Hepburn Act (1906) comparable?

Question 28 28. What was a key reason why the Wilson won the 1912 presidential election?

Question 29 29. Which of the following statements is NOT true of the 19th Amendment granting American women the right to vote in 1920?

Question 30 30. Which of the following is not included as one of President's Wilson's progressive accomplishments?

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