Overla - Progressive Era

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Overla - Progressive Era

 test covering the progressive era of american history


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The progressive movement regarded all of the following as worthy goals except
    • A. 

      Protecting social welfare

    • B. 

      Promoting business monopolies

    • C. 

      Creating economic reform

    • D. 

      Fostering efficiency in the workplace

  • 2. 
    Muckrakers were
    • A. 

      Politicians

    • B. 

      Conservationists

    • C. 

      Suffragists

    • D. 

      Journalists

  • 3. 
    A bill that originates from the people rather than from legislators is known  as
    • A. 

      A recall

    • B. 

      An initiative

    • C. 

      A referendum

    • D. 

      An amendment

  • 4. 
    Members of the Women's Christian Temperance Union fought for this cause by entering saloons, singing, praying, and asking saloon keepers to stop selling alcohol.
    • A. 

      Progressive movement

    • B. 

      Scientific management

    • C. 

      Prohibition

    • D. 

      Initiative

  • 5. 
    This reform governor and US senator from Wisconsin made the railroad industry a major target of reform.
    • A. 

      Robert M. LaFollette

    • B. 

      Florence Kelley

    • C. 

      James Hogg

    • D. 

      Andrew Carnegie

  • 6. 
    This amendment allowed for the popular, or direct election, of US senators by the people of the states. 
    • A. 

      13th Amendment

    • B. 

      1st Amendment

    • C. 

      19th Amendment

    • D. 

      17th Amendment

  • 7. 
    Suffrage means
    • A. 

      Discrimination

    • B. 

      Women's rights

    • C. 

      The right to vote

    • D. 

      The denial of the right to vote

  • 8. 
    Who expressed the belief that racism would end as blacks acquired practical work skills and proved their economic value to society?
    • A. 

      WEB DuBois

    • B. 

      Ida Wells

    • C. 

      Theodore Roosevelt

    • D. 

      Booker T. Washington

  • 9. 
    Which effect can be traced directly to the Supreme Court's ruling in Plessy v/s Ferguson?
    • A. 

      Southern blacks lost their voting rights for 60 years

    • B. 

      Lynching of African Americans continued into the 1920's

    • C. 

      Racial segregation continued in the United States for another 60 years and was sanctioned by law

    • D. 

      Race riots broke out in New York and other large cities

  • 10. 
    The Next five questions all relate to the Map, Centers of US Population, 1790 - 2000What does this map show?
    • A. 

      Total US population from 1790 - 2000

    • B. 

      Centers of US population from 1790 - 2000

    • C. 

      Population of the 22 largest US cities

    • D. 

      Change in US population between 1790 - 2000

  • 11. 
    In which state was the center of population located in 1900?
    • A. 

      West Virginia

    • B. 

      Ohio

    • C. 

      Indiana

    • D. 

      Illinois

  • 12. 
    In which general direction did the population shift from 1790 - 2000?
    • A. 

      North

    • B. 

      South

    • C. 

      East

    • D. 

      West

  • 13. 
    Approximately how far, in miles, did the center of population shift from 1790 - 1900?
    • A. 

      About 100 miles

    • B. 

      About 250 miles

    • C. 

      About 550 miles

    • D. 

      About 750 miles

  • 14. 
    In which direction did the center of population shift between 1890 - 1900?
    • A. 

      Northwest

    • B. 

      Northeast

    • C. 

      Southwest

    • D. 

      Southeast

  • 15. 
    The next five questions all relate to the map, Woman Suffrage Before Ratification of the 19th Amendment, 1920.In total, _____ states had full woman suffrage before 1920.
    • A. 

      15

    • B. 

      25

    • C. 

      27

    • D. 

      30

  • 16. 
    The state of _____ granted full woman suffrage in 1893.
    • A. 

      Minnesota

    • B. 

      Utah

    • C. 

      Colorado

    • D. 

      Massachusetts

  • 17. 
    Based on the map you could infer that Ohio was _____ than Pennsylvania in the early 1900's.
    • A. 

      More progressive

    • B. 

      Less progressive

    • C. 

      Home to more women

    • D. 

      Less concerned with conservation

  • 18. 
    The southwestern state of _____ was more conservative towards woman suffrage than its neighbors.
    • A. 

      Arizona

    • B. 

      Texas

    • C. 

      Nevada

    • D. 

      New Mexico

  • 19. 
    The last states to grant woman suffrage before 1920 were
    • A. 

      New York, Michigan, South Dakota

    • B. 

      Oklahoma, South Dakota, Michigan

    • C. 

      North Dakota, Nebraska, Texas

    • D. 

      Arizona, Oregon, Kansas