The Progressive Movement & Mechanisms for Increased Political Participation


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This is a preliminary election that allows all members of a political party the opportunity to take part in that party's nomination:

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1. This is an issue to be voted on, brought to a ballot through petition:

2. This is a political process that gives voters the power to remove elected officials from office:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This printable quiz and worksheet will challenge your understanding of the different methods that are available to increase political participation.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Topics included in this quiz cover:

  • Issues brought to a ballot by petition
  • Preliminary elections
  • Measures taken by Progressives to protect laborers

Skills Practiced

Use the following skills to complete the quiz and worksheet:

  • Knowledge application - understand preliminary elections to answer a question about them
  • Defining key concepts - identify the political process that permits voters to expel elected officials from office
  • Interpreting information - analyze the information about the direct popular vote on a proposed law or constitutional amendment

Additional Learning

To learn more about the different mechanisms used for increasing political involvement, review the lesson entitled The Progressive Movement & Mechanisms for Increased Political Participation. This tutorial covers:

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