32 notecards = 8 pages (4 cards per page)
The Supreme Court in Lochner v. New York dealt a setback to progressives and labor advocates by ruling that
a law limiting the work day to ten hours a day was unconstitutional.
The panic of 1907 stimulated reform in ____ policy.
The public outcry after the horrible Triangle Shirtwaist fire led many states to pass
laws regulating the hours and conditions of sweatshop toil.
In Muller v. Oregon, the Supreme Court upheld the principle promoted by progressives like Florence Kelley and Louis Brandeis that
female workers required special rules and protection on the job.
Two key goals pursued by progressives were to curb the threats posed by ____ on the one hand and ____ on the other.
When Upton Sinclair wrote The Jungle, he intended his book to focus attention on the
plight of workers in the stockyards and meat-packing industry.
According to the progressives, the cure for American democracy's ills was
more democratic institutions and procedures.
During his presidency, Theodore Roosevelt did all of the following except
move America toward large-scale corporate capitalism. (Exam)
The essential "heart" of the progressive movement was to
use the government as an agency of human welfare.
With regard to economic policy, Theodore Roosevelt should be remembered as the American president who
tried to tame adolescent American capitalism by finding a middle road between pure individualism and socialism.
As World War I began in Europe, Germany and Austria-Hungary were allied in the ____, while Russia, Britain, and France were in the (exam)
Central Powers; Allies (exam)
Congress passed the Underwood Tariff Bill in 1913 in order to
lower tariff rates
In the Sussex pledge, Germany promised
not to sink passenger ships without warning.
The Federal Reserve Act gave the U.S. government the authority to
expand or contract the amount of money in circulation. (Exam)
Woodrow Wilson's political philosophy included all of the following except
the necessity of bargaining and compromise in politics.
Woodrow Wilson's approach to American foreign policy could best be described as
Which of the following American passenger liners was sunk by German submarines?
None of these was an American ship.
Woodrow Wilson displayed the limits of his progressivism by
promoting further segregation of African Americans
The Clayton Anti-Trust Act
All of these
The British government effectively encouraged American sympathy with their cause in the war by
spreading anti-German propaganda and censoring war stories harmful to Britain.
The New Immigrants who came to the United States after 1880
were culturally different from previous immigrants.
In the decades after the Civil War, changes in sexual attitudes and practices were reflected in all of the following except
marriage at an earlier age.
Charles Darwin's theory of evolution explicitly rejected the "dogma of special creation" by
universally appealing to all scientists, who accepted his idea of natural selection without question. (Exam)
The philosophy of pragmatism maintains that ____ is/are important.
the practical consequences of an idea
The Morrill Act of 1862
provided grants of public land to the states for support of public higher education.(exam)
Which of the following schools became a prominent scholarly academic institution for African Americans in the late 1800s?
By 1900, advocates of women's suffrage
argued that the vote would enable women to extend their roles as mothers and homemakers to the public world.
Booker T. Washington believed that the key to political and civil rights for African Americans was
General Lewis Wallace's novel Ben Hur
defended Christianity against Darwinism.
One of the early symbols of the dawning era of consumerism in urban America was
the rise of department stores.
A major problem faced by settlers on the Great Plains in the 1870s was
the scarcity of water. (Exam)
Arrange the following events in chronological order: (A) Congress passes Dawes Severalty Act; (B) Oklahoma land rush; (C) Indians are granted full American citizenship; (D) Congress restores the tribal basis of Indian life in the Indian Reorganization Act.