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Unit 1 Pre-Assessment: The Progressive Era

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    cc_profilecc.multiple_choice.v0p1<p>The Progressive Era was a reform movement that lasted from:</p>1900 - 19301890 - 19201850 - 19001900 - 19502100cc_profilecc.multiple_choice.v0p1<p>All of the following were Progressive Era issues except</p>suffrageinternational relationslabor lawsfood and drug reform6100cc_profilecc.multiple_choice.v0p1<p>Muckrakers are best described as:</p>tabloid journalists who wrote about the excess spending and corruption of upper class Americajournalists who were committed to exposing scandal, corruption and injusticepolitical outsiders who publicly denounced corruption within the governmentbusiness leaders who were corrupt and unjust in their treatment of laborers10100cc_profilecc.essay.v0p1qmd_computerscoredNo<p>Explain one Progressive Era Reform in detail and explain how that reform has changed life in America today.</p>100cc_profilecc.multiple_choice.v0p1<p>Why were Progressive reformers concerned about industrial concentration?</p>They feared too much government intervention would hurt businesses.They felt industrial concentration would increase immigration. They worried that big businesses being owned by only a few would hurt competition. They were skeptical of the relationship between big business and the working class. 16100cc_profilecc.multiple_choice.v0p1<p>Progressive Era Reforms generally targeted the:</p>The middle and upper class as well as immigrantsThe working and middle classThe working class, women, and immigrantsThe upper and working class20100cc_profilecc.multiple_choice.v0p1<p>Ida Tarbell was best known for:</p>Her work as a journalist exposing the working conditions of women. Her work as a suffragette fighting for women's voting rights. Her efforts as a lobbyist to sway Congressional opinion towards immigrant issues. Her work to expose the corruption of the Standard Oil Company. 25100cc_profilecc.multiple_choice.v0p1<p>Which of the following groups were formed during the Progressive Era?</p>ADL NAACPIWWall of the above29100cc_profilecc.multiple_choice.v0p1<p>All of the following were progressive era reforms regarding elections except:</p>initiativereferendumdirect election of Senatorselimination of the secret ballot33100cc_profilecc.essay.v0p1qmd_computerscoredNo<p>Explain patronage and how it applies to the Progressive Era.</p>100cc_profilecc.multiple_choice.v0p1<p><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Times; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; background-color: #ffffff;">An important political aim of the Progressive movement was to</span></p>guarantee government jobs for the unemployed stimulate democratic reforms such as the initiative and the referendum create a unicameral national legislature increase the participation of African Americans in the Federal Government 36100cc_profilecc.multiple_choice.v0p1<p><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Times; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; background-color: #ffffff;">In the period from 1890 to 1920, which development was the result of the other three?</span></p>labor union agitation in response to unemploymentProgressive Party plea for compulsory educationpublic outcry following numerous industrial accidentspassage of child labor laws by individual states 42100cc_profilecc.multiple_choice.v0p1<p><strong style="color: #000000; font-family: Times; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; background-color: #fffff0;">Speaker A:</strong><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Times; font-size: medium; line-height: normal;">"The business of America is business, and we would be wise to remember that."</span><br style="color: #000000; font-family: Times; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; background-color: #fffff0;" /><strong style="color: #000000; font-family: Times; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; background-color: #fffff0;">Speaker B:</strong><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Times; font-size: medium; line-height: normal;">"Government ownership of business is superior to private enterprise."</span><br style="color: #000000; font-family: Times; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; background-color: #fffff0;" /><strong style="color: #000000; font-family: Times; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; background-color: #fffff0;">Speaker C:</strong><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Times; font-size: medium; line-height: normal;">"Strict government regulation of business practices is a means to insure the public good."</span><br style="color: #000000; font-family: Times; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; background-color: #fffff0;" /><strong style="color: #000000; font-family: Times; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; background-color: #fffff0;">Speaker D:</strong><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Times; font-size: medium; line-height: normal;">"Only through personal effort can wealth and success be achieved."</span><br style="color: #000000; font-family: Times; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; background-color: #fffff0;" /><br style="color: #000000; font-family: Times; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; background-color: #fffff0;" /><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Times; font-size: medium; line-height: normal;">Which speaker would most likely have supported the ideas of the Progressive movement?</span></p>Speaker A Speaker BSpeaker C Speaker D 45100cc_profilecc.multiple_choice.v0p1<p><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Times; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; background-color: #ffffff;">In the early 20th century, muckrakers were able to influence American society mainly through their</span></p>frequent acts of civil disobedienceactivities as government officialspublication of articles and books control over factories49100cc_profilecc.multiple_choice.v0p1<p><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Times; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; background-color: #ffffff;">The initiative, referendum, recall, and direct primary are all intended to</span></p>make the President more responsive to the wishes of Congress reduce the influence of the media on elections give political parties more control of the electoral processincrease participation in government by citizens 54100cc_profilecc.multiple_choice.v0p1<p><span style="background-color: #ffffff;"><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Times; font-size: medium; line-height: normal;">Which event of the early 1900’s is evidence that Upton Sinclair’s novel</span><em style="color: #000000; font-family: Times; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; background-color: #fffff0;">The Jungle</em><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Times; font-size: medium; line-height: normal;">had an important impact on the United States?</span></span></p>adoption of reforms in public education passage of legislation limiting immigration adoption of the 18th amendment establishing Prohibition passage of legislation requiring Federal inspection of meat 58100cc_profilecc.multiple_choice.v0p1<p><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Times; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; background-color: #ffffff;">A valid generalization about reform movements throughout United States history is that</span></p>reform movements have failed to use the media effectivelymost successful reform movements affect relatively few peoplemany reform movements have led to long-lasting changes in society most reform movements have had little impact on the economy61100cc_profilecc.multiple_choice.v0p1<p><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Times; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; background-color: #ffffff;">A major goal of reformers during the Progressive Era was to</span></p>end segregation in the South correct the abuses of big business limit immigration from Latin America enact high tariffs to help domestic industry grow64100cc_profilecc.multiple_choice.v0p1<p><span style="background-color: #ffffff;"><em style="color: #000000; font-family: Times; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; background-color: #fffff0;">How the Other Half Lives</em><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Times; font-size: medium; line-height: normal;">, Jacob Riis (1890)</span></span><br style="color: #000000; font-family: Times; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; background-color: #fffff0;" /><span style="background-color: #ffffff;"><em style="color: #000000; font-family: Times; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; background-color: #fffff0;">The Jungle</em><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Times; font-size: medium; line-height: normal;">, Upton Sinclair (1906)</span></span><br style="color: #000000; font-family: Times; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; background-color: #fffff0;" /><span style="background-color: #ffffff;"><em style="color: #000000; font-family: Times; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; background-color: #fffff0;">The Grapes of Wrath</em><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Times; font-size: medium; line-height: normal;">, John Steinbeck (1939)</span></span><br style="color: #000000; font-family: Times; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; background-color: #fffff0;" /><span style="background-color: #ffffff;"><em style="color: #000000; font-family: Times; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; background-color: #fffff0;">Unsafe at Any Speed</em><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Times; font-size: medium; line-height: normal;">, Ralph Nader (1965)</span></span><br style="color: #000000; font-family: Times; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; background-color: #fffff0;" /><br style="color: #000000; font-family: Times; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; background-color: #fffff0;" /><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Times; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; background-color: #ffffff;">What has been the impact of these authors and their books on American society?</span></p>Most Americans have developed a preference for escapist and romantic literature.Most American authors have adopted a con-servative viewpoint American business has corrected poor condi-tions quickly. These works have had significant influence on social, political, and economic reforms. 70100cc_profilecc.multiple_choice.v0p1<p><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Times; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; background-color: #ffffff;">The actions of Jane Addams, Ida Tarbell, and Booker T. Washington illustrate that reform in the United States has</span></p>utilized a variety of methods to achieve many goals depended on support from religious groupsrelied on programs initiated by the Federal Government promoted women’s suffrage as its main goal 71100