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The Jungle helped inspire the passage of what act?
a) Keating-Owen Child Labor Act
b) Pure Food and Drug Act
c) Animal Rights act
d) Immigration Safety Act

Who wrote The Gospel of Wealth to encourage philanthropy?
a) Andrew Carnegie
b) John D. Rockefeller
c) Cornelius Vanderbilt
d) James B. Duke

Lincoln Steffans was consider the father of muckrakers because he wrote to expose what part of society?
a) corruption in city governmet
b) corruption in big business
c) corruption in tenement housing rentals
d) corruption in sweatshops and child labor

Which of the following is NOT a Teddy Roosevelt reform?
a) National parks
b) Trust busting
c) Literacy tests
d) Pure food and drug act

When did the Progressive Era take place?
a) Before the Industrial Revolution
b) After the Industrial Revolution
c) After World War I
d) Before the CIvil War

Ida Tarbell wrote to expose what facet of society?
a) womens rights
b) trusts and monopolies
c) sweatshops
d) child labor

What was Upton Sinclair's original purpose in writing the book The Jungle?
a) To expose meat factory conditions
b) To implement the Pure Food and Drug Act
c) To help immigrants and poor factory workers get recognition for poor living and working conditions
d) To help women gain the right to vote

Which of the following men did NOT run for President in 1912?
a) Woodrow Wilson
b) Theodore (Teddy) Roosevelt
c) William H. Taft
d) William S. McKinley

How would you define the word muckraker?
a) A writer who exposes corruption in society
b) A writer who writes laws for the government
c) A writer who helps robber barons develop trusts
d) A writer who writes children's stories for working children

Which former president gained the nickname of Trustbuster?
a) Theodore (Teddy) Roosevelt
b) William S. McKinley
c) William H. Taft
d) Woodrow Wilson

Which of the following tactics did Progressives NOT use?
a) sit ins and silent auctions
b) wrote books, articles, and pamphlets
c) marches and protests
d) gave speeches and public appearances

Which of the following amendments caused prohibition?
a) 17th
b) 18th
c) 19th
d) 20th

Which of the following amendments allowed for direct election of senators by the people?
a) 17th
b) 18th
c) 19th
d) 20th

Which of these muckrakers wrote The Jungle?
a) Ida Tarbell
b) William S. U'ren
c) Jacob Riis
d) Upton Sinclair

Who wrote How the Other Half lives?
a) Jacob Riis
b) Ida Tarbell
c) Andrew Carnegie
d) John D. Rockefeller

Which of the following amendments gave women suffrage?
a) 18th
b) 19th
c) 17th
d) 20th

Which president is considered the first Progressive Era president?
a) Theodore (Teddy) Roosevelt
b) Woodrow Wilson
c) William H. Taft
d) WIlliam S. McKinley

Which of the following was NOT a voting reform?
a) secret ballots
b) initiative
c) direct primary
d) poll tax

Who created a settlement house in Chicago called Hull House?
a) Ida Tarbell
b) Susan B. Anthony
c) Alice Paul
d) Jane Addams

Who was NOT a Progressive Era suffrage advocate?
a) Jane Addams
b) Ida Tarbell
c) Alice Paul
d) Susan B. Anthony

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