Progressive Era Quizzes & Trivia


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: 15  |  Attempts: 605   |  Last updated: Jul 30, 2011
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    What kind of people were referred to as "muckrakers" during this time period?

Below is a U.S history quiz made up of the progressive era questions. During this time in America's history, people came together to try and speak up on the problems caused by industrialization, urbanization, immigration, and...

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 519   |  Last updated: Feb 11, 2020
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    What law reformed the civil service system by administering competitive examinations for job positions so that they would be awarded based on merit?

Below are some trivia questions on the progressive era! Do you consider yourself well educated about this period, what happened, the change that came, and how it impacted the country as a whole? If you are not sure, the questions...

Questions: 15  |  Attempts: 330   |  Last updated: Feb 11, 2020

Use your Progressive Era Cheat Sheet and the wider internet to help you answer the following questions.  If you have forgotten your Progressive Era Cheat Sheet at home, download a copy from the wiki. As always, this quiz is...

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 280   |  Last updated: Dec 14, 2015
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    The Progressive Era saw many Americans look for solutions to long-standing problems created during the rapid industrialization of the Gilded Age.   What types of solutions did Americans seek?  Check all that apply.

Test your knowledge about the progressive era. Countries, if not for the people fighting for what they see right, would not be developing at the rate they are, and this statement can be seen true if you look at the history of...

Questions: 12  |  Attempts: 220   |  Last updated: Feb 12, 2020
  • Sample Question
    What law reformed the civil service system by administering competitive examinations for job positions so that they would be awarded based on merit?




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Progressive Era Questions & Answers


What kind of people were referred to as muckrakers during the progressive era?
Our history is defined by a variety of eras that describe particular things. Each has its own way of expressing the different aspects of that time. One of these was the progressive era. This was the era defined by social activism and political reform
What do you know about progressive era? Also, what things were prohibited during this era?
The progressive era is called as such because this is the time when political reform became highly popular in the United States. People became social activists because they have different things that they are fighting for. There were different proble
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