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TRUE / FALSE : progressives generally believed government should not interfere with businesses

FALSE

2

TRUE / FALSE ; the popular election of senators required a constitutional amendment

TRUE

3

TRUE / FALSE ; square deal is associated with T.R

TRUE

4

TRUE / FALSE ; One of tafts issues became his support for high tariffs

False

5

TRUE / FALSE ; T.R had more antitrust suit as than any other pres.

TRUE

6

TRUE / FALSE ; Wilson was a weak president who trusted congress to adopt the policies

False.

7

TRUE / FALSE ; Taft finished 2nd in the presidential election of 1912

FALSE

8

TRUE / FALSE ; T.R considered federal trade commission the cornerstone of his program for big businesses

False

9

TRUE / FALSE ; federal $ for farm demonstration agents was approved by the Adamson Act

FALSE

10

Muckrakers saw their primary objective as

Exposing social problems to the public

11

Frederick Taylor

Was an efficiently expert

12

The originator of the " Wisconsin idea "

Robert Lafollette

13

National child labor committee pushed

For laws banning the widespread employment of young children

14

Triangle shirtwaist company in 1911

Workers a died as result of a fire

15

During coal Strike

T.R won support for his use of the " big stick " against big business

16

Hepburn act of 1906

Authorized the interstate Commerce commission to set maximum rates 4 railroads

17

Title of novel about meat packaging

The jungle

18

In area of conservation : TR

Used the forest reserve act to protect forest

19

Who became chef justice Supreme Court in 1921

TAFT

20

17th amendment

Authorized popular election of U.S senators

21

Woodrow Wilson

President of a college ( Princeton )

22

Major factor in Wilson's victory in the 1912 presidential campaign was the fact that

Republican Party had split into 2

23

Underwood Simons act

Lowered tariff and was supported by Wilson

24

Wilsons new freedom platform

Proposed vigorous antitrust actions to break up corporate concentration

25

Clayton anti trust act

Outlawed price discrimination and interlocking directorates

26

Louis d. Brandeis

Established the 8 hour day for railroad workers

27

As union commander ; Grant was characterized by his

Plan to relentlessly attack

28

At Petersburg

Grant put the confederates under siege

29

Shermans army in its march to the sea

Looted and destroyed lots of property

30

At Appomattox court house

Most confederate resistances ended

31

All of the following battles resulted in confederate victories except

Vicksburg

32

More than any other general, William t. Sherman recognized

The importance of breaking confederate morale

33

Lincolns 2nd inaugural address

Was a plea for reconciliation

34

Death toll in the civil war was

630,000

35

TRUE / FALSE ; Alfred Thayer Morris Mahan wrote " the influence of sea power upon history

TRUE

36

TRUE / FALSE ; Social Darwinist ideas attempted to justify policies of imperial expansion

TRUE

37

TRUE / FALSE ; The purchase of Alaska from Russia for 7.2 m proved to b a huge bargain

TRUE

38

TRUE / FALSE ; US purchased Alaska from Great Britain

False

39

Joseph Pulitzer and William Randolph Hearst helped invent what came to be known as " green journalism "

False

40

TRUE / FALSE ; Spain conceded to practically all the American demands concerning Cuba

True

41

TRUE / FALSE ; TR helped the rough riders in the cuban campaign

True

42

TRUE / FALSE ; Mckineely was reflected in 1900 despite loosing popular vote to Bryan

False

43

TRUE / FALSE ; French company dug a canal part of the way through Panama

True

44

TRUE / FALSE ; US agreed to pay 10m plus 250k a year for the Panama Canal Zone

True

45

Western imperialism in the late 19th century was stimulated by all of the following EXCPET

The fear that Bolshevik ideas might advance around the globe

46

John fiske

Wrote American political ideas , a book that stressed the superior character of Angelo saxon people's and institutions

47

1878; the Samoans signed a treaty with the US , giving the US

Naval base on 1 of its islands

48

When Americans led an overthrow of the Hawaiian monarchy

President Cleveland refused to annex hawaii to the US

49

Yellow journalism arose from

Circulation war between two NY newspapers

50

Battleship Maine

Was the source of a battle cry in the Spanish American war

51

As result of the Spanish American war , US

Became a world power

52

During the Spanish American war TR

Took part in the land fighting Cuba

53

In the Spanish American war

More American soldiers died from from disease than battle

54

US states acquired all the following as a result of the Spanish American war except

Panama

55

Open door policy

Purposes that foreign powers keep the China trade open to all nations on an equal basis

56

Secretary of State who proclaimed the open door policy

John hay

57

Boxer rebellion ; all happened except

Secretary Hay abandoned the open door policy

58

TR campaigned for McKinley , and the new president rewarded him by appointing him

Assistants secretary of the navy

59

When the US and Columbia could not agree on a price for the Canal Zone

The Colombian province of Panama rebelled against Columbia

60

French lost 20k meant and spent 300m

Attempting to build a canal in Panama

61

Roosevelt corollary

Stated that the US could intervene in the affairs of Western Hemisphere countries

62

Roosevelt's intervention in the Russo - Japanese War and the Moroccan dispute

Won him the Nobel peace price of 1906

63

Who did TR send on a grand tour around the world

US navy

64

Nations most dramatic population expansion occurred

West of the Appalachian

65

Jeffersons inauguration was notable for

Being the 1st in Washington DC

66

Presidents Jeffersons cabinet

Included Madison as Secretary of State

67

In the case of Marbury v. Madison , the Supreme Court

Declared a federal law unconstitutional

68

Jefferson showed his commitment to limited government by

Cutting military spending

69

The LA purchase was made by

Napoleons disastrous set back in Haitai

70

LA purchase was a problem for Jefferson because

He believed that the constitution did it give authority to acquire new land

71

To Jefferson , 1 major incentive to purchase LA was to

Secure American access to the Mississippi

72

Lewis's and Clark expedition

Gave the US a claim to Oregon

73

Old republicans led by john Randolph

All of the above

74

As a result of the paper blockades , American shippers

Ran the risk of capture

75

Jeffersons response to British and French interference with US shipping

What he called a policy of peaceable coercion

76

Jeffersons embargo act

Sought to stop all American exports

77

Madisons attempt to deal with British and french interference

Led to war with the British

78

Greatest supporter for the declaration of 1812 came from

The agricultural regions Fromm PA southward and westward

79

Western settlers and politicians believed war with Britain might enable conquest of Canada

conquest of Canada

80

1 strength of US in war if 1812 was

Small but capable navy

81

Naval battle of Lake Erie resulted

Commodore perry's glorious victory

82

At horse shoe bend , Jackson won victory over

Creeks

83

British Invasion of the mid Atlantic coast in 1814 resulted in

Capture and burning of Washington, D.C.

84

British attack on Baltimore's fort mchenry

Resulted in a bombardment that did not force the fort's surrender

85

British defeat at New Orleans is best explained by

Their attack upon a strong defensive position

86

Treaty of Ghent

Ended the war

87

Hartford convention had opposition to the war in

New England