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American Imperialism & the Progressive Era: Regents Help & Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following statements appropriately relates Manifest Destiny to American imperialism?

Question 2 2. Which of the following was likely a beneficiary of the Newlands Reclamation Act?

Question 3 3. What was Carrie Chapman Catt's role in the women's suffrage movement?

Question 4 4. Why was the Seventeenth Amendment an important political reform?

Question 5 5. What form of municipal government uses a professional administrator to direct the operation of city departments and services?

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Question 6 6. What was Ida B. Wells known for?

Question 7 7. Some early feminists opposed passage of the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) because:

Question 8 8. At the entry of the U.S. into WWI the U.S. Military:

Question 9 9. What was the Germans' response to the Treaty of Versailles?

Question 10 10. What were the Progressive reformers working towards in the early twentieth century?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following best defines imperialism?

Question 12 12. What was the general goal of the initiative, referendum, and recall measures first proposed in the early 1900s by Populists such as William Jennings Bryan?

Question 13 13. The United States of America entered World War I in

Question 14 14. Why were political reformers of the Progressive Era concerned about the influence of political machines?

Question 15 15. Identify which of the following profiles is most likely the one of a muckraker:

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Question 16 16. The Acronym MAIN, referring to the main causes leading to World War I, stands for _____.

Question 17 17. How did the approach to ensuring African-American rights of Booker T. Washington differ to that of Ida B. Wells?

Question 18 18. Which of the following is NOT provided under the Clayton Antitrust Act of 1914?

Question 19 19. Which of the following was NOT a goal or an achievement of Theodore Roosevelt's Square Deal?

Question 20 20. Which of the following best describes the Zimmermann note?

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Question 21 21. Why was Robert La Follette nicknamed 'Battling Bob'?

Question 22 22. Which nations made up the Big Three?

Question 23 23. Who did President Wilson put in charge of the American Expeditionary Forces?

Question 24 24. Which of the following stories DID NOT push the U.S. toward war with Spain?

Question 25 25. Which of the following is FALSE regarding the sinking of the Lusitania?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following best describes Woodrow Wilson's plan for preparing the US for a major war?

Question 27 27. Woodrow Wilson wanted

Question 28 28. How did Alfred Thayer Mahan affect American imperialism?

Question 29 29. 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 30 30. Lincoln Steffens is well-known for his muckraking work The Shame of the Cities. What did he write about?

American Imperialism & the Progressive Era: Regents Help & Review Chapter Exam Instructions

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