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CLEP Social Sciences and History: The Progressive Era in the U.S. Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Why was Ida Tarbell considered an influential muckraker?

Question 2 2. Which of the following is most closely associated with W.E.B. Du Bois?

Question 3 3. Which of the following is not included as one of President's Wilson's progressive accomplishments?

Question 4 4. How did the National Woman's Party (NWP) tactics differ from the National American Woman Suffrage Association (NAWSA)?

Question 5 5. A major economic goal of Wilson's administration included banking reform. Which of the following was NOT included in this effort?

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Question 6 6. In 1914, the Wilson administration created a regulatory agency to prevent consumer fraud, false advertising, and monopolies. This entity is known as the _____.

Question 7 7. Progressive Era child labor reforms at local and state levels resulted in:

Question 8 8. Which of the following statements is NOT true of the 19th Amendment granting American women the right to vote in 1920?

Question 9 9. How was Northern Securities Company relevant to the creation of modern antitrust laws?

Question 10 10. Which answer most accurately describes how the Progressive Movement affected African Americans?

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Question 11 11. Identify which of the following profiles is most likely the one of a muckraker:

Question 12 12. Which of the following, at least in part, resulted from the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire?

Question 13 13. How are the Elkins Act (1903) and the Hepburn Act (1906) comparable?

Question 14 14. 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 15 15. Which of the following was likely a beneficiary of the Newlands Reclamation Act?

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Question 16 16. How were muckraking journalists influential during the Progressive Era?

Question 17 17. What was a key reason why Wilson won the 1912 presidential election?

Question 18 18. How did the approach to ensuring African-American rights of Booker T. Washington differ to that of Ida B. Wells?

Question 19 19. How did D.W. Griffith's 1915 movie Birth of a Nation impact the status of African-American civil rights?

Question 20 20. Why were political reformers of the Progressive Era concerned about the influence of political machines?

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Question 21 21. What was significant about the 1912 election?

Question 22 22. Some early feminists opposed passage of the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) because:

Question 23 23. Which of the following is a likely profile of a Progressive reformer?

Question 24 24. Lincoln Steffens is well-known for his muckraking work The Shame of the Cities. What did he write about?

Question 25 25. Which of the following was NOT a goal or an achievement of Theodore Roosevelt's Square Deal?

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Question 26 26. How do Woodrow Wilson's views differ from those of Theodore Roosevelt?

Question 27 27. Progressive initiatives at home focused on improved health and safety through which of the following?

Question 28 28. Why did progressive reformers work to get initiative, referendum and recall?

Question 29 29. What was Carrie Chapman Catt's role in the women's suffrage movement?

Question 30 30. Why was the Seventeenth Amendment an important political reform?

CLEP Social Sciences and History: The Progressive Era in the U.S. Chapter Exam Instructions

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