11th Grade US History Standards

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11th Grade Quizzes & Trivia

Hi - please take this quiz and see how you stack up to the state standards for US history and geography in the Progressive Era:

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What problems in American life at the turn of the 20th Century did the Progessives seek to reform?
    • A. 

      Corruption in government and industry; child labor; discrimination, power of the wealthy

    • B. 

      Slavery and the slave trade

    • C. 

      Lack of suffrage for all male citizens

  • 2. 
    List the achivements of the Progressives:
    • A. 

      Direct primaries; initiatives; referendums; recalls; direct election of senators

    • B. 

      Women's suffrage

    • C. 

      Citizenship for those formerly enslaved

  • 3. 
    Plessy vs Ferguson was the US Supreme Court case that ruled that racial segregation was constitutional under the "separate but equal" doctrine; true or false?
    • A. 


    • B. 


  • 4. 
    The Progressive Movement's strongest supporters were in __________ parts of the United States, while the Populists were strongest in __________ areas.  Chose among the following pairs to fill in: urban/rural; agricultural/industrial; northern/southern.
  • 5. 
    Thedore Roosevelt's "Square Deal" platform emphasized equal opportunity through:
    • A. 

      Personal ethics, fairness, and adherence to the spirit of the law

    • B. 

      Abolition of slavery, equal rights for male African-Americans, and Reconstruction

    • C. 

      Women's suffrage, equal employment laws, and the end of child labor

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