Progressive Era 11/20/10

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Progressive Era Quizzes & Trivia

Progressive Era 11/20/10


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  • 1. 
    Progressive Republican President who started many antitrust lawsuits and placed additional land in government reserves. Friendship with TR was broken over a tariff and a controversy over conservation.
    • A. 

      Franklin D. Roosevelt

    • B. 

      Woodrow Wilson

    • C. 

      Theodore Roosevelt

    • D. 

      William Howard Taft

  • 2. 
    An effective leader of the Women's Christian Temperance Union (WCTU) was _____.
    • A. 

      Florence Kelley

    • B. 

      Carry Nation

    • C. 

      Alice Paul

    • D. 

      Frances Willard

  • 3. 
    The act that created a national banking system that regulated the economy and the nation's banks was the _____.
    • A. 

      Federal Trade Commission

    • B. 

      Sherman Antitrust Act

    • C. 

      16th Amendment

    • D. 

      Federal Reserve Act

  • 4. 
    _____ allows voters to remove a public official from office for wrongdoing.
    • A. 

      Referendum

    • B. 

      Recall

    • C. 

      Impeachment

    • D. 

      Suffrage

  • 5. 
    Progressive Democratic President who lowered the tariff and made laws against monopolies stronger. He also created the Federal Reserve to regulate banking and the Federal Trade Commission to investigate and punish unfair business practices. Economic programs were called "New Freedom".
    • A. 

      Woodrow Wilson

    • B. 

      William Howard Taft

    • C. 

      Theodore Roosevelt

    • D. 

      Franklin D. Roosevelt

  • 6. 
    Governor of Wisconsin who helped create the Wisconsin Idea was _____.
    • A. 

      Robert La Follette

    • B. 

      John Muir

    • C. 

      Upton Sinclair

    • D. 

      Lincoln Steffens

  • 7. 
    Who got admitted to an insane asylum to expose the poor conditions faced by the mentally ill?
    • A. 

      Carry Nation

    • B. 

      Nellie Bly

    • C. 

      Ida Tarbell

    • D. 

      Alice Paul

  • 8. 
    _____ was the leader of the National American Women's Suffrage Association (NAWSA) when the 19th Amendment was passed.
    • A. 

      Carry Nation

    • B. 

      Carrie Chapman Catt

    • C. 

      Susan B. Anthony

    • D. 

      Ida Tarbell

  • 9. 
    The _____ was a series of Progressive reforms.
    • A. 

      Pendleton Civil Service Act

    • B. 

      NAACP

    • C. 

      Federal Reserve Act

    • D. 

      Wisconsin Idea

  • 10. 
    ____ was the founder of the National Woman's Party (NWP) who went on a hunger strike in jail to gain attention for the women's suffrage movement.
    • A. 

      Alice Paul

    • B. 

      Susan B. Anthony

    • C. 

      Florence Kelley

    • D. 

      Carrie Chapman Catt

  • 11. 
    The organization that worked to help southern blacks make the transition into northern cities was the _____.
    • A. 

      Women's Christian Temperance

    • B. 

      National Urban League

    • C. 

      National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

    • D. 

      Federal Trade League

  • 12. 
    Progressive Republican President who was known as "trustbuster" for breaking up some trusts. He also supported the Meat Inspection and Pure Food and Drug Acts. He helped settle a coal miners' strike by supporting labor over management and through this created the "Square Deal" for all Americans. He was also a conservationist who doubled the number of national parks and preserved 150 million acres of forest.
    • A. 

      Booker T. Washington

    • B. 

      William Howard Taft

    • C. 

      Woodrow Wilson

    • D. 

      Theodore Roosevelt

  • 13. 
    The organization founded by Lincoln Steffens, Jane Addams, W.E.B. DuBois, and others which fights against discrimination is the _____.
    • A. 

      Civil Rights Organization (CRO)

    • B. 

      Black Panthers (BP)

    • C. 

      Emancipation Association for the Rights of Colored People (EARCP)

    • D. 

      National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)

  • 14. 
    The _____ was the organization that picketed the White House and used civil disobedience to gain women suffrage
    • A. 

      National American Women's Suffrage Association (NAWSA)

    • B. 

      American Woman's Party (AWP)

    • C. 

      National Woman's Party (NWP)

    • D. 

      Women's Rights Movement (WRM)

  • 15. 
    _____ gave voters the power to make a bill become a law.
    • A. 

      The Federal Reserve Act

    • B. 

      Initiative

    • C. 

      The 17th Amendment

    • D. 

      Referendum

  • 16. 
    _____ exposed corrupt city governments in his book, The Shame of the Cities.
    • A. 

      Francis Willard

    • B. 

      Lewis Carroll

    • C. 

      Upton Sinclair

    • D. 

      Lincoln Steffens

  • 17. 
    The journalist who exposed the unfair labor practices of the Standard Oil Trust was _____.
    • A. 

      Ida Tarbell

    • B. 

      Lincoln Steffens

    • C. 

      Jacob Riis

    • D. 

      Nellie Bly

  • 18. 
    The photographer who exposed the problems of child labor and immigrant life was _____.
    • A. 

      John Muir

    • B. 

      Ida Tarbell

    • C. 

      Jacob Riis

    • D. 

      Lewis Hine

  • 19. 
    The artist whose political cartoons exposed the corruption of New York City boss William Marcy Tweed was _____.
    • A. 

      John Muir

    • B. 

      Thomas Nast

    • C. 

      Lincoln Steffens

    • D. 

      Lewis Hine

  • 20. 
    The _____ was the organization that fought to get women the right to vote.
    • A. 

      Women's Rights Movement (WRM)

    • B. 

      National Ladies' Association (NWA)

    • C. 

      National American Women's Suffrage Association (NAWSA)

    • D. 

      Susan B. Anthony Association

  • 21. 
    The founder of the NAACP who believed that African Americans should immediately have full political and social rights was _____.
    • A. 

      Frances Willard

    • B. 

      John Muir

    • C. 

      W.E.B. DuBois

    • D. 

      Booker T. Washington

  • 22. 
    _____ wrote the novel The Jungle which exposed the unsanitary conditions of the meatpacking industry.
    • A. 

      Upton Sinclair

    • B. 

      Lincoln Steffens

    • C. 

      Florence Kelley

    • D. 

      Lewis Hine

  • 23. 
    The _____ was federal law that banned the manufacture, sale, or transportation of mislabeled or contaminated food and drugs.
    • A. 

      Sherman Antitrust Act

    • B. 

      Pure Food and Drug Act of 1906

    • C. 

      Food and Drug Administration of 1906

    • D. 

      Pure Food and Drug Act of 1919

  • 24. 
    The Temperance leader who stormed into saloons with a hatchet, smashing liquor bottles and glasses was _____.
    • A. 

      Frances Willard

    • B. 

      Molly Hatchet

    • C. 

      Florence Kelley

    • D. 

      Carry Nation

  • 25. 
    A _______ was a forward-thinking person who wanted to make American society better.
    • A. 

      Protagonist

    • B. 

      Procrastinator

    • C. 

      Proponent

    • D. 

      Progressive

  • 26. 
    _____ was an early suffrage leader who helped found the National American Women's Suffrage Association (NAWSA).
    • A. 

      Carry Nation

    • B. 

      Susan B. Anthony

    • C. 

      Ida Tarbell

    • D. 

      Florence Kelley

  • 27. 
    The _____ created the income tax to help support progressive reforms.
    • A. 

      17th Amendment

    • B. 

      19th Amendment

    • C. 

      16th Amendment

    • D. 

      18th Amendment

  • 28. 
    The federal organization set up to investigate and punish unfair business practices was the _____.
    • A. 

      Pendleton Civil Service Commission

    • B. 

      Federal Reserve Commission

    • C. 

      Federal Trade Commission

    • D. 

      National American Women's Suffrage Association (NAWSA)

  • 29. 
    The founder of the Tuskegee Institute who believed that racial harmony and hard work would lead to equality for African Americans was _____.
    • A. 

      Booker T. Washington

    • B. 

      W.E.B. DuBois

    • C. 

      John Muir

    • D. 

      Martin Luther King, Jr.

  • 30. 
    _____ was a photographer who exposed the problems of the poor and city slums.
    • A. 

      Ira Tarbell

    • B. 

      Thomas Nast

    • C. 

      Lewis Hine

    • D. 

      Jacob Riis

  • 31. 
    The _____ was the organization that fought to get Prohibition passed and taught about the problems of alcoholism.
    • A. 

      American Woman's Party (AWP)

    • B. 

      Women's Christian Temperance Union (WCTU)

    • C. 

      National American Women's Suffrage Association (NAWSA)

    • D. 

      Women's Catholic Temperance Union (WCTU)

  • 32. 
    The law that made it illegal to create monopolies or trusts that restrained trade was the _____.
    • A. 

      Sherman Antitrust Act

    • B. 

      Anti-Monopoly Act

    • C. 

      19th Amendment

    • D. 

      Federal Reserve Act

  • 33. 
    Crusading journalists who made people more aware of the problems in society were known as _____.
    • A. 

      Prohibitionists

    • B. 

      Crusaders

    • C. 

      Muckrakers

    • D. 

      Inspectors

  • 34. 
    The _____ helped end the spoils system by giving government jobs based on merit rather than who you knew.
    • A. 

      Federal Reserve Act

    • B. 

      Pendleton Civil Service Act

    • C. 

      Sherman Antitrust Act

    • D. 

      Meat Inspection Act of 1906

  • 35. 
    _____ was a member of the Hull House who fought against the use of child labor.
    • A. 

      Florence Kelley

    • B. 

      Alice Paul

    • C. 

      Frances Willard

    • D. 

      Carrie Chapman Catt

  • 36. 
    The _____ is the Prohibition Amendment which outlawed the manufacture, sale, or transportation of alcoholic beverages in the United States.
    • A. 

      18th Amendment

    • B. 

      17th Amendment

    • C. 

      19th Amendment

    • D. 

      16th Amendment

  • 37. 
    _____ allows citizens to introduce a bill for the state legislature to vote on to make a law.
    • A. 

      Recall

    • B. 

      Initiative

    • C. 

      Referendum

    • D. 

      Direct primary

  • 38. 
    The _____ was federal law that required inspections of meatpacking plants.
    • A. 

      Meat Inspection Act of 1909

    • B. 

      Meatlovers Act of 1909

    • C. 

      Meat Inspection Act of 1906

    • D. 

      Meatpacking Act of 1906

  • 39. 
    The _____ was nicknamed the Susan B. Anthony Amendment because it gave women the right to vote (suffrage).
    • A. 

      19th Amendment

    • B. 

      18th Amendment

    • C. 

      17th Amendment

    • D. 

      16th Amendment

  • 40. 
    The _____ allows citizens to directly elect their U.S. Senators.
    • A. 

      18th Amendment

    • B. 

      19th Amendment

    • C. 

      16th Amendment

    • D. 

      17th Amendment

  • 41. 
    The preservationist who believed that conservation of natural resources was more important than public interests was _____.
    • A. 

      W.E.B. DuBois

    • B. 

      Booker T. Washington

    • C. 

      John Muir

    • D. 

      Florence Kelley

  • 42. 
    _____ allows voters to choose their party's candidate for an elected office.
    • A. 

      Referendum

    • B. 

      Suffrage

    • C. 

      Direct primary

    • D. 

      Initiative