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You passed this Milestone 19 questions were answered correctly . 5 questions were answered incorrectly . 1 Which statement is most likely to have been spoken by Booker T. Washington, reflecting his approach to black equality in the Progressive Era? "It is our responsibility to demand that white Americans recognize the civil rights we are due." "We reject an accommodationist approach to black advancement." “I urge you graduates to focus on your own self-improvement within your African American communities.” “The leadership and political skills of the African American educated elite will be invaluable to help us achieve our goals.” CONCEPT What it Means to be a Progressive 2 Many historians have argued that the New Deal permanently changed the U.S. Which of the following is a long-term effect of the New Deal identified by historians? The lifting of burdensome regulations made it easier for businesses and corporations to profit. Many more Americans were employed, but wages remained unfairly low. The government assumed greater responsibility for the security of the people. Elderly Americans lost faith in a government that did not consider their needs.
CONCEPT Interpreting the New Deal as an Historian 3 As cities began to adopt Progressive reforms for governance, these reforms included electing people to run specific city operations. What is the term for this reform? The recall system The political machine The city council The commission system CONCEPT Grass Roots Progressivism 4 What was a cause of the Great Depression? Immigrants had arrived in large numbers during the previous decade and taken many low-paying jobs, leaving many Americans unemployed. Incomes began to stagnate and many Americans were in debt. Credit was difficult to come by in the 1920s, so few Americans could purchase property or consumer goods. France and Great Britain were unable to repay loans American banks had extended them during the war and were unable to collect reparations from Germany. CONCEPT The Beginnings of the Great Depression 5 Read the excerpt from the Chicago Daily Tribune that describes an event that turned into a race riot in Chicago during the Red Summer.
“Racial feeling, which had been on a par with the weather during the day took fire shortly after 5 o’clock when white bathers at the Twenty-ninth street improvised beach saw a colored boy on a raft paddling into what they termed 'white' territory.” What do the details tell the reader about the writer’s perspective on the event? The writer is biased against white people. The writer accepts the presence of informal racial segregation in Chicago. The writer implies that the beach is not segregated and the boy isn’t doing anything wrong.

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