The Progressive Era

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The Progressive Era

The United States wouldn't be what it is today for ordinary Americans without the Progressive Movement! How much do you know about the historical era that fought for the welfare of all people?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Journalists who created exagerated 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. 
    • 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. 
    • 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 Ammendment allowed Congress to collect income taxes?
    • A. 

      14

    • B. 

      15

    • C. 

      16

    • D. 

      17

    • E. 

      18

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

      14

    • B. 

      15

    • C. 

      16

    • D. 

      17

    • E. 

      18

  • 8. 
    What was the 20th Ammendment?
    • 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      Repealed Prohibition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 citites)* 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 produduces 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 responsibilites to include the regulation of all of the above except...
    • A. 

      Telegraph

    • B. 

      Railroads

    • C. 

      Telephone

    • D. 

      Cable