The Progressive Era: Definition & Amendments


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Which amendment was responsible for giving women the right to vote?

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1. Which of the following amendments was repealed by the 21st Amendment?

2. Prior to the 17th Amendment, senators were elected by:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Many changes took place during the Progressive Era that drastically changed life in America. This lesson's quiz will check your understanding about the various reforms.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This lesson's quiz will test you on the following things:

  • Amendment that allowed women to vote
  • Repealed amendment
  • How senators were originally elected
  • State taxation
  • Changes reformers worked on during the Progressive Era

Skills Practiced

  • Making connections - use your understanding of the different amendments and the changes that they imposed on Americans
  • Information recall - access knowledge about the original way senators were elected
  • Knowledge application - apply knowledge about the main changes reformers sought during the Progressive Era

Additional Learning

To learn more about this frenetic period in American history, review the accompanying lesson called The Progressive Era: Definition & Amendments. It will discuss topics such as:

  • The years in which the Progressive Era took place
  • Economic and social changes from the colonial period through the Industrial Revolution
  • Prohibition