Chapter 24 history Q’s

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Reformers who focused on ending child labor faced resistance from big business and
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some poor parents who needed extra income
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many progressive reformers supported prohibition legislation because
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they believed alcohol was a cause of povertu and many other social problems
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the major focus of the Niagara Movement was to
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achieve civil liberties for all African Americans
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In general, American reformers that addressed awful working and living conditions
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far less effective than social reforms passed in western Europe
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Though Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. DuBois both believed in improving conditions for African-Americans, in what way did their views differ?
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They both fought for social equality, but on Dubois fought for economic equality as well
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In the early 1900’s, the involvement of white reformers in the black struggle for equality
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was limited to smll numbers of progressive activists
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All of the following statements about Margaret Sanger are true EXCEPT:
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women failed to follow-up on the cause she championed
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Jan Addam’s Hull House was established primarily to
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create educationa; programs to aid poor immigrants.
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Most settlement houses were staffed by
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middle-class women
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Reforms in rural areas during the 1900’s achieved all of the following aims EXCEPT:
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managing to stop rural people from being drawn to urbanization trends
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Refprmers who called for used of the Australian ballot succeeded in getting
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the right of voters to have privacy in the voting process
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Which of the following arguments was broadly articulated by women reformers to support the women’s suffrage movement in the Progressive Era?
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women had special experiences to bring to public life
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The Nineteenth Amendment
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gave women the right to vote
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Which of the following is Not an example f a political reform made during the Progressive Era?
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nominating conventions
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Use of the initiative allowed reformers to
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proposed legislation directly to the electorate
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The accomplishments of Mayor Samuel “Golden Rule” Johnson in Toledo, Ohio, included
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defeating the two established parties and passing many social reforms
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Changes in the strategy of suffragettes in the early 1900’s included
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adopting activist tactics such as rallies and political lobbying
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As governor, Robert Lafollette successfully passed all of the following EXCEPT
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women’s suffrage at the state level
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Alice Paul helped achieve success for women’s sufferage by using the tactic of
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going through the process of creating a constitutional ammendment
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the 17th ammendment
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provided for the direct popular election of US senators.
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William Howard Taft’s support for the 16th amendment opened a period when
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The federal government expanded its activities and responsibilities
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William Howard Taft lost his support of the progressive republicans because of his
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Support if the Payne-Aldrich tariff
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Why were Mark Twain and other critics wary of Theodore Roosevelt’s presidential style ?
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They felt he was far too flamboyant and ambitious
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Both the Elkins Act and the Hepburn Act increased the government’s ability to
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Regulate unfair business practices by railroads
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Which of the following policies of theadore Roosevelt was continued by William Howard Taft?
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The continued attempts to break up monopolies and trusts
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When mine owners refused to meet with coal workers at the White House, Roosevelt
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Made it clear that he would not use his influence to break the union
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Major focuses if Theadore Roosevelt’s presidency included all of the following EXCEPT:
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Using subsidies to bolster the failing Standard oil company .
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A major difference between Theodore Roosevelt and the presidents of the Gilded Era was
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Roosevelt was much more aggressive in his use of presidential powers
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Roosevelt’s accomplishments as president included all of the following EXCEPT:
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Promoting an attend meant to establish an income tax
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During the presidency of William Howard Taft
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The Republican Party split into two factions

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