STAAR US History: Early 20th Century Reform & Third-Party Movements Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following was not a major challenge or problem faced by late-nineteenth-century farmers?

Question 2 2. Pragmatists stressed that truth comes from the ability to solve problems. In which area did John Dewey make significant contributions?

Question 3 3. Why were first-wave feminists focused on voting rights, labor rights, and equal education?

Question 4 4. What were the Progressive reformers working towards in the early twentieth century?

Question 5 5. Progressive Era child labor reforms at local and state levels resulted in:

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Question 6 6. Why was the Northern Securities case of 1904 significant?

Question 7 7. What form of municipal government uses a professional administrator to direct the operation of city departments and services?

Question 8 8. Which of the following was not a plank of the Omaha Platform?

Question 9 9. Why was Ida Tarbell considered an influential muckraker?

Question 10 10. The Populist Party emerged directly from which voluntary association?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following is most closely associated with W.E.B. Du Bois?

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

Question 13 13. Lincoln Steffens is well-known for his muckraking work The Shame of the Cities. What did he write about?

Question 14 14. Identify which of the following profiles is most likely the one of a muckraker:

Question 15 15. When did the first wave of feminism take place?

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Question 16 16. All of the following are ways in which women's clubs contributed to the women's suffrage movement EXCEPT:

Question 17 17. Why did progressive reformers work to get initiative, referendum and recall?

Question 18 18. Which leading figure of the first wave of feminism appears on the 1979-1981 U.S. dollar coin?

Question 19 19. What was Carrie Chapman Catt's role in the women's suffrage movement?

Question 20 20. How did D.W. Griffith's 1915 movie Birth of a Nation impact the status of African-American civil rights?

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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 Robert La Follette nicknamed 'Battling Bob'?

Question 23 23. Which of the following individuals is responsible for promoting scientific principles to establish organization and efficiency standards in the workplace?

Question 24 24. Which of the following is a likely profile of a Progressive reformer?

Question 25 25. How did the National Woman's Party (NWP) tactics differ from the National American Woman Suffrage Association (NAWSA)?

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Question 26 26. Which answer most accurately describes how the Progressive Movement affected African Americans?

Question 27 27. 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 28 28. Why was the Seventeenth Amendment an important political reform?

Question 29 29. How were muckraking journalists influential during the Progressive Era?

Question 30 30. Which of the following was a central belief of the Populist Party?

STAAR US History: Early 20th Century Reform & Third-Party Movements Chapter Exam Instructions

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