Unit 2 History Ch. 24

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AMH2020 - America: A Narrative History 8th Edition

  
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1.  Progressives generally believed government should not interfere with big business.
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2.  Among the antecedents to progressivism were populism, socialism, and the Mugwumps.
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3.  Theodore Roosevelt gave muckrakers their name.
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4.  Theodore Roosevelt took a strong, activist approach to the presidency.
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5.  The phrase “Square Deal” is associated with Theodore Roosevelt.
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6.  In Swift and Company v. United States, the Supreme Court put forth the “stream-of-commerce” doctrine.
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7.  William H. Taft achieved the most significant tariff reduction of any progressive president.
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8.  One of Taft’s major issues became his support for high tariffs.
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9.  Theodore Roosevelt initiated more anti-trust suits than any president in history.
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10.  Woodrow Wilson was a minister’s son who grew up in the South.
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11.  The Underwood-Simmons Tariff created the first regular federal income tax.
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12.  William Howard Taft finished second in the presidential election of 1912.
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13.  Woodrow Wilson was elected president in 1908.
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14.  Wilson was a weak president who trusted Congress to adopt the proper policies.
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15.  Theodore Roosevelt considered the Federal Trade Commission to be the cornerstone of his program for big business.
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16.  Federal money for farm demonstration agents was approved in the Adamson Act.
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17.  The author of The Shame of the Cities was: Ref: The muckrakers
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18.  The subject of Wealth against Commonwealth was: Ref: The muckrakers
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19.  Frederick W. Taylor: Ref: The “gospel of efficiency”
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20.  The commission plan of city government was first adopted in: Ref: The “gospel of efficiency”
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21.  The originator of the “Wisconsin idea” of efficient government was: Ref: The “gospel of efficiency”
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22.  Which of the following best describes the method used by most progressives to solve the problem of economic power and its abuses? Ref: Corporate regulation
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23.  The National Child Labor Committee pushed: Ref: Social justice
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24.  The Seventeenth Amendment: Ref: The Taft-Roosevelt break
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25.  The title of the novel that described the terrible conditions of the meat-packing industry was: Ref: Food and drug regulations
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26.  During the coal strike: Ref: Coal Strike of 1902
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27.  In the area of conservation, Theodore Roosevelt:
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28.  William Howard Taft:
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29.  President Taft’s domestic policies generated a storm of controversy: Ref: Tariff reform
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30.  Contrary to his party’s tradition, President Taft called for:
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31.  In the case of Lochner v. New York, the Supreme Court:
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32.  Which candidate was shot during the 1912 presidential campaign?
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33.  Woodrow Wilson was:
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34.  In the presidential election of 1912, William Howard Taft:
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35.  The Hepburn Act of 1906:
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36.  As president, Taft: Ref: The Taft-Roosevelt break
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37.  George Bird Grinnell is associated with:
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38.  The election of 1912 brought about all of the following EXCEPT:
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39.  Louis D. Brandeis:
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40.  A major factor in Woodrow Wilson’s victory in the 1912 presidential campaign was the fact that:
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41.  The Underwood-Simmons Tariff:
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42.  The Clayton Anti-Trust Act:
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43.  In his first term as president, Wilson did all of the following EXCEPT:
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44.  The Federal Highways Act: Ref: a resurgence of progressivism
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45.  The Federal Reserve Act did all of the following EXCEPT:
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46.  In the progressive period:
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47.  The muckrakers saw their primary objective as:
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48.  Progressives supported all of the following as measures to democratize government EXCEPT:
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49.  At the Triangle Shirtwaist Company in 1911:
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50.  Theodore Roosevelt’s close friend Gifford Pinchot was:
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51.  In the 1908 presidential race:
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52.  The issue that provoked an open break between Taft and Roosevelt was:
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53.  Woodrow Wilson’s New Freedom platform:
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54.  Of the four presidential candidates in 1912, the one most likely to advocate government ownership of big business was:
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55.  Upon becoming president, Wilson appointed as secretary of state:
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56.  The Adamson Act of 1916:
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57.  The Newlands Act of 1902:
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58.  Which of the following statements regarding coal is NOT true?
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59.  WCTU:
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60.  In 1917, a prohibition amendment to the Constitution:
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61.  Jane Addams called the impulse to found settlement houses:
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62.  Frances Willard lobbied:
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63.  The Seamen’s Act of 1915 did all of the following EXCEPT:
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64.  Congress established the Bureau of Corporations:
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65.  This company refused to turn over its records to the government, leading to a suit and the breakup of the company in 1911:
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66.  _______________ eventually became chief justice of the Supreme Court in 1921.
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