Quiz Me! - People: Progressive Era

Test your knowledge about people in the Progressive Era!

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This militant suffragist alienated some suffragists with more moderate views by actions such as burning President Woodrow Wilson’s speeches, a daily picket in front of the White House and beginning a H unger strike while she was in jail for a peaceful march for Women’s suffrage.

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Which of the following presidents is identified as the nation’s “conservation President?”

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This notable woman was the first woman awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for her work promoting the rights of children, African Americans, and women and her work in the peace movement during World War I.

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This notable progressive used the freedom of speech and press to combat the crime of lynching. She also went on to help cofound the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) in 1909.

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This notable progressive used his right to freedom of the press to bring about change with his novel, The Jungle.

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This 1895 report was written by Ida B. Wells and became the first documented statistical report about the crime of lynching.

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The authority of the Congress to establish a Bank of the United States is derived from which U. S. Supreme Court decision?

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This notable person was the first African American to receive a PhD from Harvard and later went on to help cofound the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP).

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Who is this past president whose motto “Speak softly and carry a big stick. ” described his philosophy on foreign policy?

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W.E.B. DuBois is most closely associated with which movement?

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