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Muckrakers were writers and critics of the early 1900s who wanted to
a) expose corruption and abuses in industry
b) put an end to immigration
c) shut down all factories and industries
d) prevent integration in cities

President Teddy Roosevelt earned the reputation as a
a) trust-buster
b) great communicator
c) racist
d) racist

I remember last year...in which these girls demanded more sanitary conditions...these dead bodies were the answer. The quote above is most likely referring to which event?
a) Great Railroad Strike
b) The Sand City Massacre
c) Triangle Shirt Waist Fire
d) Wounded Knee Massacre

Which event led to the passage of laws that created safer working conditions?
a) Haymarket riot
b) breakup of the Standard Oil Company
c) Pullman strike
d) Triangle Shirtwaist fire

Progressivism was mainly the result of
a) Patriotism Relocation
b) Economic growth farming
c) Colonization Mercantilism
d) Urbanization Industrialization

The writings of the muckrakers, the formation of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), and the work of Susan B. Anthony are all examples of
a) social reform
b) the movement for public schools
c) immigration restrictions
d) the power of the central government

Progressive Era writers such as Upton Sinclair and Ida Tarbell were called muckrakers because they
a) based their writings on unsupported opinions
b) exposed corruption in business and government
c) were members of political machines
d) supported changes in farming methods

The 19th amendment…
a) created the income tax
b) limited Presidents to only serving two terms
c) lowered the voting age
d) gave women the right to vote

The Referendum, Recall, and Initiative were all created to
a) Break up monopolies
b) Give citizens more political power
c) Create safer working conditions
d) End child labor

The 1906 publication of Upton Sinclair’s book The Jungle helped to expose the
a) cruelty of modern warfare
b) unsanitary conditions in the meatpacking industry
c) unsafe living conditions in tenements
d) unfair treatment of women

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