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Grade 11 Progressive Era
Grade 11 Progressive Era
How did the Klondike gold rush contribute to the end of the Populist party movement?
  1. The rush created a sensational movement which caused problems in the American society.
  2. The populist party hated the gold standard movement. with gold in circulation the dollar was less valuable.
  3. Increased the amount of gold in the reserve and Weakened the appeal for the Free Silver movement
  4. The populist party stop supporting William McKinley
Grade 11 Progressive Era
How was William Jennings Bryan able to gain political support from the Populists during his presidential campaign in 1896?
  1. Bryan advocated for farmers and common industrial workers who fully supported him.
  2. Bryan gained public support after endorsing Andrew Carnegie.
  3. The wealthy class supported Bryan positive approach for the Gold standard
  4. Bryan successfully united the interests of African Americans and white farmers as a Populist base of support.
Grade 11 Progressive Era
The American public cheered for Roosevelt's new offensive. What made Roosevelt so popular?
  1. He became President after plotting the assassinating William McKinley
  2. He was Anti-Big Industry, and made decision's in the interests of the people.
  3. He stopped the government from selling off public lands and added millions of acres to the national parks and forests.
  4. Roosevelt reinforced laws from the progressive movement
Grade 11 Progressive Era
What era demanded change, equality and reforms.
  1. Westward Expansion Era
  2. Progressive Era
Grade 11 Progressive Era
In the Progressive Era what is meant by "suffrage"?
  1. The right for women to vote.
  2. For men to vote in more than one precinct.
  3. For foreign nationals to vote.
Grade 11 Progressive Era
Grade 5 Progressive Era
The goal of the Progressive Movement was to
  1. provide people with jobs
  2. lower the national debt
  3. get the average American out of debt
  4. create a better America and eliminate corruption in the business world
Grade 7 Progressive Era
The Progressive Era ran from
  1. 1890-1908
  2. 1895-1915
  3. 1900-1917
  4. 1910-1920
Grade 3 Progressive Era
Who was Susan B. Anthony?
  1. A famous actor in the 1800s.
  2. Leader for the women's suffrage movement.
  3. The wife of the president who ended slavery.
  4. A woman who opposed voting rights for women.
Grade 5 Progressive Era
The name given to Theodore Roosevelt's progressive policies was the
  1. Square Deal
  2. Fair Deal
  3. New Deal
  4. Let's Make a Deal
Grade 8 Progressive Era
Jacob Riis and Upton Sinclair are considered muckrakers because they
  1. established a new political party.
  2. exposed corruption and abuses in society.
  3. organized labor unions.
  4. drew cartoons to criticize politicians.
Grade 5 Progressive Era
The name given to Theodore Roosevelt's progressive policies.
  1. Square Deal
  2. Fair Deal
  3. New Deal
  4. Let's Make a Deal
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