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The Progressive Era of the Early 20th Century Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following is a profile of a person who directly benefited from the Supreme Court case Muller v. Oregon (1908)?

Question 2 2. All of the following are ways in which women's clubs contributed to the women's suffrage movement EXCEPT:

Question 3 3. Which of the following was likely a beneficiary of the Newlands Reclamation Act?

Question 4 4. Which of the following is NOT provided under the Clayton Antitrust Act of 1914?

Question 5 5. How did the Underwood Tariff (1913) affect the American population?

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Question 6 6. What was a key reason why the Wilson won the 1912 presidential election?

Question 7 7. What was Carrie Chapman Catt's role in the women's suffrage movement?

Question 8 8. Why was the Seventeenth Amendment an important political reform?

Question 9 9. Lincoln Steffens is well-known for his muckraking work The Shame of the Cities. What did he write about?

Question 10 10. How were muckraking journalists influential during the Progressive Era?

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Question 11 11. How did the work of the muckrakers impact politics of the Progressive Era?

Question 12 12. Why was Ida Tarbell considered an influential muckraker?

Question 13 13. How do Woodrow Wilson's views differ from those of Theodore Roosevelt?

Question 14 14. How did D.W. Griffith's 1915 movie Birth of a Nation impact the status of African-American civil rights?

Question 15 15. How did the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire of 1911 impact the rights of workers?

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Question 16 16. Identify which of the following profiles is most likely the one of a muckraker:

Question 17 17. How is the Eighteenth Amendment still present in contemporary American politics?

Question 18 18. How are the Elkins Act (1903) and the Hepburn Act (1906) comparable?

Question 19 19. How was the work of Henry Ford influenced by Frederick W. Taylor?

Question 20 20. Which answer most accurately describes how the Progressive Movement affected African Americans?

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Question 21 21. How did the approach to ensuring African-American rights of Booker T. Washington differ to that of Ida B. Wells?

Question 22 22. Why was the 1912 election significant?

Question 23 23. Which of the following is most closely associated with W.E.B. Du Bois?

Question 24 24. How was Northern Securities Company relevant to the creation of modern antitrust laws?

Question 25 25. Some early feminists opposed passage of the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) because:

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Question 26 26. Why was the Northern Securities case of 1904 significant?

Question 27 27. Why did progressive reformers work to get initiative, referendum and recall?

Question 28 28. How did the grandfather clause discriminate against African-Americans?

Question 29 29. How did the Underwood Tariff of 1913 impact the American economy?

Question 30 30. Identify which of the following is a profile of a person who did NOT benefit significantly from Woodrow Wilson's presidency:

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