Presidential Election of 1912: Candidates, Platforms & Significance

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

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

2. 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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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The election of 1912 was a crucial moment in American politics, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of the event. You'll be assessed on your knowledge of the election events, the candidates, and the career of the winner.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on the following:

  • Woodrow Wilson's 'triple wall of privilege'
  • Key reason for Wilson's victory
  • Significance of the 1912 election
  • Progressive accomplishments of Wilson

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related history lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the groups that benefited from Wilson's presidency
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the presidential election of 1912

Additional Learning

To learn more about history, review the accompanying lesson titled Presidential Election of 1912: Candidates, Platforms & Significance. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn about the events and politics of the election of 1912
  • Understand the historical context of the election
  • Know the lives and careers of the candidates
  • Know the accomplishments of President Woodrow Wilson
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