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You passed this Milestone 22 questions were answered correctly . 2 questions were answered incorrectly . 1 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 commission system The city council The recall system The political machine CONCEPT Grass Roots Progressivism 2 The Red Scare was a period following World War I in which Americans began to limit radical dissent. Which event is a consequence of the Red Scare? Prices for consumer goods doubled within just a few years. Americans became concerned about the Russian Revolution. Radical groups and labor unions raided the offices of federal agents. Labor union members of Russian descent were deported to the Soviet Union. RATIONALE The Red Scare—the period following World War I in which Americans restricted and discriminated against radical dissent—was preceded by the Bolshevik Revolution in Russia, one of the most significant periods of labor
unrest in U.S. history, and increased fear of violence by anarchists and other radicals. During this period of fear and intolerance, thousands of suspected radicals, including 250 members of the Union of Russian Workers, were deported. CONCEPT The Significance of 1919 3 Select a factor that shifted American foreign policy toward imperialism in the 1890s. The federal government was seeking ways to ease labor conflict in the United States. Missionaries believed their work abroad would benefit people and help expand democratic principles. American entrepreneurs and businessmen owned fruit and sugar plantations in Africa. Josiah Strong wrote a book that explained the strategic benefits of a strong navy. CONCEPT The Origins of American Imperialism 4 What was one purpose of the Agricultural Adjustment Act as a part of Franklin Roosevelt’s First New Deal? To address the problem of overproduction and low prices for agricultural crops To put young men to work on land management and conservation projects across America
To allow farmers to dictate fair crop prices to the federal government To work with private companies to use agricultural land to build public projects RATIONALE The Agricultural Adjustment Act sought to aid farmers around the country who were struggling during the Great Depression. It established production quotas on certain farm goods to reduce supply and increase prices and offered relief payments to farmers in exchange. CONCEPT Roosevelt's New Deal 5 Choose the region where the United States acquired territory after the Spanish-American War of 1898. Africa Pacific Ocean Europe South America CONCEPT The Creation of an American Empire 6 Why did President Theodore Roosevelt use the power of his office to advance Progressive reform?

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