Flashcard maker : Lily Taylor
The Triangle Shirtwaist fire
brought in its wake much-needed safety legislation
The word “progressivism” came into common use around 1910:
as a way of describing a loosely defined political movement.
The progressive movement drew its strength from:
Newspaper and magazine writers who exposed the ills of industrial and urban life, fueling the Progressive movement, were known as:
All of the following people were “muckrackers” EXCEPT:
The writer whose work encouraged the passage of the Meat Inspection Act was:
During the Progressive era:
new immigration from southern and eastern Europe reached its peak.
Which was the Ellis Island of the West?
In the early twentieth century, Angel Island in San Francisco Bay became known as the “Ellis Island of the West” and served as the main entry point for immigrants from:
Asian and Mexican Immigrant in the early twentieth century:
clustered in the West as agricultural workers.
Which institution became a pillar of stability for the immigrants as they settled into the communities in American cities?
Vaudeville is a:
form of live entertainment.
were motion-picture theaters with a five-cent admission charge.
The program that sought to streamline production and boost profits by systematically controlling costs and work practices was called:
Why did workers experience the introduction of scientific management as a loss of freedom?
Skilled workers under scientific management had to obey very detailed instructions
Progressive governor of Wisconsin, Robert La Follette, instituted all of the following reforms EXCEPT:
promising lower taxes and less government interference.
All of the following measures expand democracy during the Progressive era EXCEPT:
literacy tests and residency requirements
Electoral reform during the Progressive era:
actually limited many Americans’ right to vote.
advocate for the working poor
A cause not widely championd by Progressives was
civil rights for blacks
After 1900, the campaign for women’s suffrage:
Included both middle and working class women
The progressive presidents were:
Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and Woodrow Wilson.
As a progressive president, Theodore Roosevelt:
supported the conservation movement
The Sixteenth Amendment:
authorized Congress to implement a graduated income tax.
Who was NOT a candidate in the 1912 presidential election?
William Jennings Bryan
In 1912, New Freedom:
was Woodrow Wilson’s campaign pledge that government should renew economic competition with less government intervention.
The New Nationalism and New Freedom differed on the issue of:
regulating versus trust-busting
the originator of the Wisconsin Idea of efficient government was:
Robert M. La follette
In the progressive period:
many groups- blacks, the poor, the unorganized- had little influence
The Muckrakers saw their primary objective as:
exposing social problems to the public
Progressives supported all of the following as measures to democratize government except:
the poll tax.
Industrial Workers of the World
Supreme Court Justice
United Mine Workers
Moving assembly line
Robert La Follette
Women and Economics
Charlotte Perkins Gilman