1) The tragedy of the Triangle Shirtwaist Company fire of 1911 drew national attention to the need to
(1) restrict immigration from southern Europe
(2) establish full-time fire departments
(3) protect the safety of workers
(4) improve conditions for tenement dwellers
2) What was the main benefit that labor unions of the late 19th century gained for their members?
(1) job security
(2) improved wages and hours
(3) paid vacations
(4) health insurance
Answers for Labor Issues:
1) 3 2) 2
Progressive President – Teddy Roosevelt:
1) Which president was known as a trustbuster?
(1) George Washington
(2) Calvin Coolidge
(3) Theodore Roosevelt
(4) Dwight Eisenhower
2) The cartoon illustrates President Theodore Roosevelt’s attempt to
(1) ignore antitrust laws
(2) conserve natural resources
(3) limit the power of monopolies
(4) eliminate foreign ownership of United States corporations
3) Which statement best summarizes President Theodore Roosevelt’s views about conservation?
(1) Environmental issues are best decided by the private sector.
(2) Unlimited access to natural resources is the key to business growth.
(3) Wilderness areas and their resources should be protected for the public good.
(4) Decisions about the use of natural resources should be left to the states.
4) Which term best describes Theodore Roosevelt, John Muir, and Gifford Pinchot?
(3) yellow journalists
(4) captains of industry
Answers for Progressive President – Teddy Roosevelt:
1) 3 2) 3 3) 3 4) 2
1) The Seneca Falls Convention of 1848 was primarily concerned with
(1) carrying out Reconstruction in the South
(2) limiting immigration to the United States
(3) bringing about equal rights for women
(4) promoting the settlement of western territories
2) The Seneca Falls Convention of 1848 is often viewed as the beginning of the
(1) temperance movement
(2) women’s rights movement
(3) antislavery movement
(4) Native American Indian movement
3) “Resolved, that all laws which prevent woman from occupying such a station in society as her conscience shall dictate, or which place her in a position inferior to that of man, are contrary to the great precept of nature and therefore of no force or authority.”
Declaration of Sentiments and Resolutions,
Seneca Falls Convention, 1848
The writers of this passage were protesting
(1) British treatment of American colonists
(2) the absence of a bill of rights in the Constitution
(3) gender discrimination against women
(4) lack of legal protection for African Americans
4) The Declaration of Sentiments from the Seneca Falls Convention of 1848 proclaimed that
(1) the abolition of slavery was necessary
(2) all men and women are created equal
(3) California should be admitted as a free state
(4) the sale of alcoholic beverages should be illegal
5) The Declaration of Sentiments, adopted during the Seneca Falls Convention in 1848, is most
closely associated with the rights of
(2) enslaved persons
(3) Native American Indians
6) The Seneca Falls Convention of 1848 was mainly concerned with
(1) ending slavery in all the states
(2) reducing consumption of alcoholic beverages
(3) improving treatment of the mentally ill
(4) expanding women’s rights
7) When Susan B. Anthony refused to pay a fine for voting illegally in the election of 1872, she stated: “Not a penny shall go to this unjust claim.” Her action was an example of
(2) judicial review
(3) civil disobedience
(4) vigilante justice
8) This resolution illustrates the constitutional right to
(1) petition for redress of grievances
(2) protection against unreasonable search and seizure
(3) a speedy and public trial
(4) freedom of religion
9) Which long-awaited goal of the women’s rights movement was achieved during the Progressive Era?
(1) right to vote
(2) right to own property
(3) equal pay for equal work
(4) equal access to employment and education
10) “The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex. . . .”
-19th Amendment, United States Constitution
Which group of women worked for the passage of this amendment?
(1) Harriet Tubman, Jane Addams, and Dorothea Dix
(2) Susan B. Anthony, Carrie Chapman Catt, and Elizabeth Cady Stanton
(3) Madeline Albright, Geraldine Ferraro, and Sandra Day O’Connor
(4) Clara Barton, Amelia Earhart, and Eleanor Roosevelt
11) According to the map, in which region of the United States did women receive the most
support for equal suffrage before passage of the 19th amendment?
12) What does the map show about woman’s suffrage legislation before ratification of the
federal woman’s suffrage amendment in 1920?
(1) Opposition to woman’s suffrage was strongest in the New England states.
(2) New York was the first state to grant women the right to vote in state elections.
(3) State legislatures never gave women the right to vote.
(4) Many western states granted women suffrage before passage of the 19th amendment.
13) In 1920, women gained the right to vote as a result of a