Eoc review Questions Chapter 7 – Progressive Era

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Chapter 7 – Progressive Era

  1. What was the aim/goal of Progressivism?

  2. Why did the progressive movement start?

  3. List some of the major problems created by industrialization in the cities.

  4. What does reform mean?

  5. Briefly describe the middle class society during the progressive movement.

  6. What was the “social gospel movement”?

  7. Who was a Muckraker?

  8. How did progressives view women and their role in society?

  9. Jane Addams was a social reformer. Briefly explain her contribution to society.

  10. How are social reformers and municipal reformers different?

  11. There were tremendous reforms made to state government policies/procedures. Briefly define the following terms: Initiative, referendum, recall, secret ballot, direct primary, women’s suffrage, 17th Amendment.

  12. Fill in the chart below:

Social Reforms

Political Reforms

Economic Reforms

13. Match the concepts below to the appropriate president:

Square Deal Lowered Tariffs 16th Amendment Prohibited Child Labor

Graduated income tax Conservationist trust buster Coal Strike

Theodore Roosevelt

William Howard Taft

Woodrow Wilson

Chapter 8 – American Imperialism

  1. What is Imperialism?

  2. Debate: Create 2 teams – one arguing for imperialism and another arguing against imperialism. Make sure to include well known advocates and opponents on the issue.




  3. The Spanish-American War:

  1. What is yellow journalism?

  2. What five territories did the U.S. annex?

  3. What did it mean when Cuba became a U.S. protectorate?

  4. What legal legislation granted the Philippines their independence?

  5. What was the Platt Amendment?

  6. Why was America motivated to maintain relations with China? Explain the “Open Door Policy”.

  7. Who were the Boxers and why did they rebel?

  8. What was the Gentlemen’s Agreement all about?

  9. What was the primary purpose for the construction of the Panama Canal?

  10. Explain the Monroe Doctrine.

  11. What was going on in Mexico (1910) that caught the attention of President Wilson? How did the U.S. respond?

Chapter 9 – The U.S. in WWI

  1. M.A.I.N. is an acronym that can be used to remember the main causes of WWI:

M –
A –

I –
N –

  1. What incident initially started WWI?

  2. What tactics or warfare strategies were used in WWI?

  3. WWI began in 1914, however the U.S. did not officially join the war until 1917. Some of the major causes for this included:…….

  4. Describe two major attacks made by German submarines and their impact.

  5. Why did Germany declare “unrestricted submarine warfare”?

  6. How did America mobilize towards war?

  7. Who were exempted from the draft?

  8. During WWI, the U.S. government collaborated with Big Business and organized labor to further the war effort. List some of the major governmental bodies/organizations that were developed?

  9. WWI costs were $30 Billion. How did the country pay for this war?

  10. Discuss how civil rights at home were restricted in the interest of national security.

  11. Discuss how the different minority groups were affected on the home front and/or on the battlefield.

  12. Towards the end of WWI, President Wilson proposed the “Fourteen Points”. What did these views represent?

  13. Briefly explain the Treaty of Versailles… what were its terms?

  14. Why did the U.S. Senate reject the Treaty of Versailles? What was the alternative course of action?

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