The Origins Of Progressivism

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  • 1. 
    What are Muckrakers?
    • A. 

      Journalists who uncover wring doings in buisness or politics.

    • B. 

      A large pitchfork or shovel.

    • C. 

      There is no such thing as a muckraker.

  • 2. 
    Name a muckraker.
    • A. 

      Abraham Lincoln

    • B. 

      Heather Patterson

    • C. 

      Ida Tarbell

    • D. 

      George Bush

  • 3. 
    When did the labor movement grow?
    • A. 

      2009

    • B. 

      1890's

    • C. 

      1700's

    • D. 

      1809

  • 4. 
    What was discouraged by employers?
    • A. 

      Eating

    • B. 

      Sleeping

    • C. 

      Shopping

    • D. 

      Union Memberships

    • E. 

      Union Fighting

  • 5. 
    Who were inspired to join reform groups?
    • A. 

      American Citizens

    • B. 

      Immigrants

    • C. 

      Monkeys

    • D. 

      Birds

    • E. 

      Children

  • 6. 
    What is socialism?
    • A. 

      People who talk to much

    • B. 

      Animlas who can talk

    • C. 

      When the public or government control the property and income

  • 7. 
    Who did people protest against?
    • A. 

      Mr.Freese

    • B. 

      Children

    • C. 

      Factory Owners

    • D. 

      President Wilson

  • 8. 
    How many goals did the Progressives agree on?
    • A. 

      20

    • B. 

      5

    • C. 

      9

    • D. 

      2009

    • E. 

      4

  • 9. 
    Who are populists?
    • A. 

      Followers on the peoples party in 1890 to advocate a larger money supply and mpre economical funds

    • B. 

      People who are popular

    • C. 

      People who are posers

    • D. 

      The president

  • 10. 
    What did industrial workers suffer?
    • A. 

      Low income and low employment rates

    • B. 

      They couldn't go out and party

    • C. 

      They had to stay in thier houses

  • 11. 
    Where did foreign and rural workers find jobs?
    • A. 

      Factories

    • B. 

      Schools

    • C. 

      Stores

  • 12. 
    Name two early reformers
    • A. 

      Morgan Speakman and Heather Patterson

    • B. 

      Kaitlyn and Jaclyn Read

    • C. 

      Obama and Bush

    • D. 

      Henry George and Edward and Bellamy

  • 13. 
    Who was Florance
    • A. 

      A leader in the labpr reform

    • B. 

      A homeless person

    • C. 

      A super shopper

  • 14. 
    Name a leading Womens Group
    • A. 

      National Consumers League

    • B. 

      American Cancer Society

    • C. 

      Boiling Springs High School

  • 15. 
    What are Injunctions?
    • A. 

      Court order prohibiting a certain activity

    • B. 

      An interuption

    • C. 

      How to speak correctly

  • 16. 
    What is the progressive era?
    • A. 

      It is the period from about the 1890 to 1920, during which a variety of reforms were enacted at the local, state, and federal reforms.

    • B. 

      A time of fun

    • C. 

      You never get anything done

  • 17. 
    What were the four common goals of most progressives?
    • A. 

      1. Government should be more acountable to it's citizens. 2. Government should curb the power and influenc of wealthy interests. 3. Government should be given expanded powers so that it could become more active in imporving the lives of it's citizens. 4. Governments should become more efficient and less corrupt so that they could completely handle an expanded role.

    • B. 

      To not eat a lot

    • C. 

      To go to school

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