Practice Quiz 5

Practice Quiz 5 - 1. The progressive vanguard consisted of...

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1. The progressive vanguard consisted of a. socialist Californians b. affluent members of the middle class c. labor leaders d. business leaders 2 Progressives differed from the political approach typical of the Gilded Age most significantly because a. they believed that government should play a larger role in the lives of Americans b. they wanted to eliminate corporations because they routinely abused their power (X) c. they willingly embraced the diversity of California in order to make the political system more responsive to the electorate (X) d. all of the above c 3 Cross-filing allowed for a. candidates to be designated on two political party ballots when those parties had similar platforms b. nonpartisan and independent candidates to list their candidacy on other party ballots c. candidates to file to run under multiple party designations, thus reducing the meaning of party identification d. candidates to run for more than one office (X) 4 Although extremely diverse in their beliefs, progressives in California generally adhered to the belief(s) that a. public ownership of municipal utilities would curb abuse of their power b. city and state government officials should be hired based on merit, not patronage c. the Southern Pacific Railroad was a corrupting influence in California politics and should be curbed d. all of the above 5 As a result of the political reforms of the progressive era a. the party system became more prominent in California
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This note was uploaded on 04/27/2008 for the course HIST 307 taught by Professor Na during the Spring '08 term at Cal Poly.

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Practice Quiz 5 - 1. The progressive vanguard consisted of...

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