How Much You Know About Progressive Era? Trivia Quiz

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How Much You Know About Progressive Era? Trivia Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Journalists who created exaggerated stories to influence the American public

    • B. 

      Investigative Journalists and Authors who brought problems in American Society to people's attention through their writings

    • C. 

      Corrupt politicians who gained the votes of people through bribes and by providing for their basic needs

    • D. 

      Social reformers who were credited with establishing programs such as the WCTU and the YMCA

  • 2. 
    Which of these was not one of the four main goals of Progressivism?
    • A. 

      Protect People's Social Welfare

    • B. 

      Fostering Efficiency

    • C. 

      Promote Moral Improvement

    • D. 

      Expand Business

    • E. 

      Create Economic Reform

  • 3. 
    Which Progressive Leader is known for improving the lives of women and children by fighting for child labor laws and limiting hours for women?
  • 4. 
    Which Progressive was a senator who gave more power to the people by helping to pass the 17th Amendment, which started the direct election of senators?
    • A. 

      Robert LaFollette

    • B. 

      Florence Kelly

    • C. 

      Francis Williard

    • D. 

      Lincoln Seffens

    • E. 

      Jacob Riis

  • 5. 
    What were the last names of the Progressive Presidents (in order)?
  • 6. 
    Which Progressive Amendment allowed Congress to collect income taxes?
    • A. 

      14

    • B. 

      15

    • C. 

      16

    • D. 

      17

    • E. 

      18

  • 7. 
    Which amendment allowed the direct election of senators?
    • A. 

      14

    • B. 

      15

    • C. 

      16

    • D. 

      17

    • E. 

      18

  • 8. 
    What was the 20th Amendment?
    • A. 

      Lame Duck Sessions

    • B. 

      Repealed Prohibition

    • C. 

      Women's Suffrage

    • D. 

      African-American Suffrage

    • E. 

      Prohibition

  • 9. 
    Ida Tarbell attacked...
    • A. 

      Labor Unions

    • B. 

      High Tariffs

    • C. 

      Standard Oil

    • D. 

      The railroad industry

    • E. 

      Political Corruption

  • 10. 
    Who Am I? * I am a Progressive * I attacked political corruption (esp. in cities) * I Created the Magazine: "The Shame of the Cities"
  • 11. 
    Danish-American Muckraker who exposed the poor city life through photographs
  • 12. 
    • A. 

      Francis Williard

    • B. 

      Ida Tarbell

    • C. 

      Jane Adams

    • D. 

      Carrie Nation

    • E. 

      Florence Kelly

  • 13. 
    This Anti-trust Case dealt with the sugarcane trust and the government ruled that the amount of goods a company produces is not regulated under the Sherman Anti-trust act.(Type answer in ALL CAPS)
  • 14. 
    • A. 

      He busted over 90 trusts

    • B. 

      He would rather be a Supreme court Justice than President

    • C. 

      He raised many taxes

    • D. 

      He was less charismatic than Teddy Roosevelt

  • 15. 
    The Mann Elkins Act expanded the ICC responsibilities to include the regulation of all of the above except...
    • A. 

      Telegraph

    • B. 

      Railroads

    • C. 

      Telephone

    • D. 

      Cable