Practice Test #29

Practice Test #29 - Use the practice questions below to...

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Use the practice questions below to gauge your knowledge of the chapter. (The answers are at the bottom of the page.) All questions courtesy of Houghton Mifflin's The American Pageant Quiz book; Tenth Edition 1994 PRACTICE TEST CHAPTER 29: Progressivism and The Republican Roosevelt, 1901-1912 1. As one progressive explained, the “real heart” of the progressive movement was to… a. preserve world peace b. use the government as an agency of human welfare. c. Ensure the Jeffersonian style of government d. reinstate the policy of laissez-faire 2. Socialists, who were among the strongest critics of injustice in early-twentieth-century America, received much of their inspiration from… a. the Populists b. the Greenback Labor party c. foreign nations d. progressive theorists, like Jacob Riis 3. Match each late nineteenth –century social critic below with the target of his criticism… A. Thorstein Veblen B. Jack London C. Jacob Riis D. Henry Demarest Lloyd 1. Bloated trusts 2. Slum conditions 3. Conspicuous consumption a. B-2, C-3, D-1 b. A-1, B-3, D-2 c. A-3, C-2, D-1 d. A-3, B-2, C-1 4. Progressivism- a. supported many reforms advocated by feminists b. offered little to the ever-growing women’s movement c. supported only the demand for woman suffrage d. followed examples set by women’s reform movements in Europe. 5. President Theodore Roosevelt branded reporters who tried to uncover injustice as muckrakers because… a. he saw them as trying to clean up society b. he was annoyed by their excessive zeal c. of their work in the slums d. of their coverage of the meat packing industry 6. Most muckrakers believed that their primary function in the progressive attack on social ills was to… a. formulate a consistent philosophy of social reform b. explain the causes of social ills c. devise solutions to society’s problems d. make the public aware of social problems 7. Progressive reformers were mainly men and women from the… a. middle class b. lower class c. upper class d. new wave of immigrants 8. Political progressivism a. Made little difference in American life b. Died out shortly after Teddy Roosevelt stepped down as president c. Emerged in both major parties, in all religions, at all levels of government d. Was more a minority movement than a majority mood 1
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9. According top progressives, the cure for American democracy’s ills was… a. more democracy b. a third political party c. socialism d. more conservative government 10. To regain the power that the people had lost to the interests, progressives advocated all of the following except… a. initiative b. referendum c. recall d. socialism 11. All of the following were prime goals of earnest progressives except
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