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1

All of the following contributed to the United States declaring war on Spain except the

Purchase of Alaska

2

The author of the influence of sea power upon history was

Alfred Thayer mahan

3

Americans favored overseas expansion in the late 1800s for all of the following reasons except

Halting the spread of communism

4

The US battleship Maine

Was shattered by an explosion in Havana Harbor

5

A novel exposing the ugly side of the meat packing industry was written by

Upton Sinclair

6

In the 1912 election Theodore Roosevelt was the candidate of the

Progressives

7

The federal trade commission, established in 1914, regulated

Business practices

8

Theodore Roosevelt received the Nobel peace prize for

Ending the war between Japan and Russia

9

before 1903 panama was a province of

Colombia

10

What would be the best word to describe the cartoon shown

Propaganda

11

What was a significant impact of the progressive movement on American life?

Increased government regulation of business

12

The initiative, referendum, and recall election were supported by the Progressives as ways to

(3) increase citizen participation in the political process

13

Which long-awaited goal of the women's rights movement was achieved during the Progressive Era?

Right to vote for women

14

Dorothea Dix, Jane Addams, and Jacob Riis were all known as

Social reformers

15

Passage of the pure food and drug act, and the meat inspection act illustrated the federal governments commitment to

Consumer protection

16

A significant contribution to the industrialization of the United States was Henry Ford's development of

the assembly line

17

Which statement best summarizes President Theodore Roosevelt's views about conservation?

Wilderness areas and their resources should be protected for the public good.

18

This cartoon showed a picture of Theodore Roosevelts attempt to

Limit the power of monopolies

19

Jacob Riis, in How the Other Half Lives, and Lincoln Steffens, in The Shame of the Cities, contributed to reform movements by

exposing poverty and corruption

20

Which action can the federal reserve system take to fight initiative or recession

Regulate money supply

21

Muckrakers contributed to the rise of progressivism by

Exposing widespread corruption in business and government

22

Chinese exclusion act

Nativism

23

Business combinations limiting competition

Increase US access to trade with Asia

24

Support the us imperialism

Spanish American war

25

Increase US power in Latin American

Abraham Lincoln

26

Direct election of the US senators

A