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The American Progressive Era Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following is a likely profile of a Progressive reformer?

Question 2 2. What were the Progressive reformers working towards in the early twentieth century?

Question 3 3. Why was the Northern Securities case of 1904 significant?

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

Question 5 5. Which of the following was likely a beneficiary of the Newlands Reclamation Act?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following is most closely associated with W.E.B. Du Bois?

Question 7 7. Which answer most accurately describes how the Progressive Movement affected African Americans?

Question 8 8. How did the grandfather clause discriminate against African-Americans?

Question 9 9. How did the approach to ensuring African-American rights of Booker T. Washington differ to that of Ida B. Wells?

Question 10 10. 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 11 11. How is the Eighteenth Amendment still present in contemporary American politics?

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. Why was the Seventeenth Amendment an important political reform?

Question 14 14. Why was Robert La Follette nicknamed 'Battling Bob'?

Question 15 15. Why were political reformers of the Progressive Era concerned about the influence of political machines?

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Question 16 16. What was the mission of the Mann Act of 1910?

Question 17 17. How was the work of Henry Ford influenced by Frederick W. Taylor?

Question 18 18. How did William James' approach to Progressive reform differ from John Dewey's?

Question 19 19. How did the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire of 1911 impact the rights of workers?

Question 20 20. Which of the following is a profile of a person who directly benefited from the Supreme Court case Muller v. Oregon (1908)?

The American Progressive Era Chapter Exam Instructions

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