Quiz Me! - Events: Progressive Era Test your knowledge about events in the Progressive era! 1 / 6 Which of the following resulted from the ratification of the 18th Amendment? People like Carrie Nation conducted marches to destroy bars and saloons across the nation. Places called “speakeasies” where illegal alcoholic beverages were sold sprang up around the nation. Congress realized immediately that the 18th Amendment would be impossible to enforce and repealed it. Congress failed to pass legislation necessary to enforce the 18th Amendment. 2 / 6 What was the significance of the 18th Amendment? Women received the right to vote in national elections. The Senate approved a graduated income tax for the first time. The nation ratified the amendment which allowed citizens to directly elect U.S. Senators. The manufacture, transportation, and sale of alcohol except for medicinal purposes was prohibited in the United States. 3 / 6 Who did the Populist Party represent? Labor Investors Women Farmers 4 / 6 Which has been the most successful third-party in a national election? Gary Johnson’s Libertarian Party in 2012 Ross Perot’s Reform Party in 1992 Ralph Nader’s Green Party in 2000 Theodore Roosevelt’s Bull Moose Party in 1912 5 / 6 Why was Theodore Roosevelt’s run for president as a third-party candidate in 1912 significant? It prevented the Socialist candidate Eugene V. Debs from winning the election. It split Republican Party votes, leading to the election of Democrat Woodrow Wilson. His win validated the Progressive and Populist Party reform efforts. His run carried on the legacy of reforms William Howard Taft started. 6 / 6 Which third-party’s ideas for reforms are listed above? Prohibition Party Green Party Populist Party Agrarian Party Your score is Try another 10!