Roosevelt & the Progressives from 1900 to 1912

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Which President was assassinated in 1901?

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1. Who succeeded McKinley as president?

2. As a progressive Republican, Roosevelt sought to

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Using the interactive quiz and printable worksheet can give you a good foundation on which to build your understanding of the subjects discussed in the accompanying lesson. You'll need to be acquainted with the Republican candidates for the top two offices in 1900, as well as Progressive Party.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will test your knowledge of the following:

  • Details of the presidential election of 1912
  • Assassination of the president in 1901
  • A declared goal of the progressive president
  • Vice-president who succeeded to the top office upon the assassination of the winner of the 1900 election
  • Another name for the Progressive Party

Skills Practiced

The worksheet and quiz give you the chance to practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the election of 1900
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about the events that ensured after the presidential assassination in a different light
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the activities of the so-called progressive Republican president who came to the office in 1901 and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the 1900 election and its ramifications

Additional Learning

To learn more about the significance of the election of 1900, read through the accompanying lesson entitled Roosevelt & the Progressives from 1900 to 1912. The lesson concentrates on the following objectives:

  • Comment on what might be considered the most significant outcome of the 1900 presidential election
  • Provide a sketch of the background of the Republican candidate for vice-president
  • Enumerate some of the items of the social agenda of the 26th President of the United States
  • Discuss William Howard Taft's election and his changing relationship with his predecessor
  • Make some comments on the result of the 1912 election and what might have contributed to this result
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