APUSH Chapter 28

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Questions From The American Pageant 13th Edition Advanced Placement Textbook, Chapter 28

Created Feb 3, 2010


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What were the names, subjects and authors of three books published before 1900 that included...
o   Wealth against Commonwealth by Lloyd...
What was the late 19th century philosophy on industry, and why wasn't it effective anymore?
·         Laissez Faire was not working in the new...
List five groups of people associated with progressivism
o   Socialists (often European immigrants fueled by Old World ideas)
What was muckraking?
writing critical exposés in magazines
Who was usually the target of muckraking? Give examples with two titles of muckraking pieces. 
Big businesses & Government. Ex: o   Frenzied...
T or F? Most Muckraking documents were factual and accurate. Explain.
True. The muckrakers wanted to avoid being sued for telling lies so they did careful research...
What social injustices, besides corruption in big businesses, did muckraking expose?
o   Slums o   Bad Factory Conditions o   Inequality for blacks...
Muckraking seemed noble, but what was its problem?
It relied on public response rather than finding a solution
What types of people were progressives?
Middle class people who felt cheated by other classes, above or below.
What were the four objectives of progressivism?
1. Gain more control in government and law 2. Reduce dishonesty in politics 3. Achieve...
What rights did progressives push for to achieve more control in government and law?
o   Direct primaries: people chose candidates rather than party bosses o  ...
What changes were made to politics to reduce graft?
o   Corrupt-practice acts, limiting $ spendable on campaign o   Laws banning...
Why was direct election of congressmen hard to achieve on a national level?
The current plutocratic congressmen liked the method that was in place. Finally the 17th ammendment...
Did progressivism have the most success on the city, state, or national level? How?
City. They would hire non-political city managers that would make reforms and improve the wellbeing...
Name one strength and one weakness of the the non-political city manager system.
o   Attacked slumlords, juvenile delinquency, prostitution, corrupt sale of franchise
What were the four states with the most success at the non-political city manager system,...
o   #1: Wisconsin w/ Robert. M La Follette o  ...
What were women's three mediums of progressive action?
o   Settlement houses (establishments to assist the needy in bad neighborhoods)
What kinds of issues did progressive women focuss on and why?
Maternal issues, because they were an extension to thier "women's shere".  
One of progressive women's target issues was factory saftety. What are four ways they were...
o   Florence Kelley, state of Illinois first factory inspector, and leading advocate
What progressive "crusade" was a fail in 1905?
Lochner vs. New York, in which a 14 hour work day for bakers was demanded. It did, however,...
One of progressive women's target issues was alcoholism. How did they make a difference in...
They formed the Women's Christian Temperance Union, one of the biggest women's organizations...

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