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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
What era demanded change, equality and reforms.
  1. Westward Expansion Era
  2. Progressive Era
Grade 11 Progressive Era
Grade 11 Progressive Era
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
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
What areas did progressives think were in need of the greatest reform?
  1. The government, urban poor, labor, education
  2. The federal government and minorities
  3. The federal agencies, banks and public offices
  4. All of the above
Grade 11 Progressive Era
In 1906, the publication of "The Jungle", written by Upton Sinclair, led Congress to
  1. enact stronger Prohibition laws
  2. support the national conservation movement
  3. establish a system for meat inspection
Grade 11 Progressive Era
Which of the following was not an outcome of expanding public education in the early 20th century?
  1. The establishment of puclic high schools and colleges
  2. The growth of equal educaton for all
  3. A decline in the literacy rate
  4. An increase in public funding for private schools
Grade 11 Progressive Era
Which of the issues listed below did Populists NOT build their platform around?
  1. The excessive land farmers bought
  2. An increased circulation of money
  3. The unlimited minting of silver
  4. A progressive income tax
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