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...
 

2
What was the late 19th century philosophy on industry, and why wasn't it effective anymore?
 

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3
List five groups of people associated with progressivism
 

4
What was muckraking?
 
writing critical exposés in magazines
5
Who was usually the target of muckraking? Give examples with two titles of muckraking pieces. 
 

6
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...
7
What social injustices, besides corruption in big businesses, did muckraking expose?
 

8
Muckraking seemed noble, but what was its problem?
 
It relied on public response rather than finding a solution
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What types of people were progressives?
 
Middle class people who felt cheated by other classes, above or below.
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What were the four objectives of progressivism?
 

1. Gain more control in government and law

2. Reduce dishonesty in politics

3....

11
What rights did progressives push for to achieve more control in government and law?
 

12
What changes were made to politics to reduce graft?
 

13
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...
14
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...
15
Name one strength and one weakness of the the non-political city manager system.
 

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What were the four states with the most success at the non-political city manager system,...
 

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What were women's three mediums of progressive action?
 

18
What kinds of issues did progressive women focuss on and why?
 

Maternal issues, because they were an extension to thier "women's shere".

 

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One of progressive women's target issues was factory saftety. What are four ways they were...
 

20
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,...
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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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