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 Congress realized immediately that the 18th Amendment would be impossible to enforce and repealed it.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