Quiz Me! - Era: Progressive Era Test your knowledge about the Progressive Era! 1 / 10 Which of the following resulted from the ratification of the 18th Amendment? Congress realized immediately that the 18th Amendment would be impossible to enforce and repealed it.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. Places called “speakeasies” where illegal alcoholic beverages were sold sprang up around the nation. People like Carrie Nation conducted marches to destroy bars and saloons across the nation. 2 / 10 After working hard to pass the Nineteenth Amendment, Carrie Chapman Catt then founded the - League of Women Voters Children’s Bureau NWSA (National Woman Suffrage Association) settlement house, Hull House 3 / 10 This notable progressive used his right to freedom of the press to bring about change with his novel, The Jungle. Upton Sinclair W.E.B. Dubois Henry David Thoreau Philip Bazaar 4 / 10 The Federal Reserve System today is supervised by which of the following? The U. S. House of Representatives Ways and Means committee The United States Senate Commerce committee A 7-member Board of Governors appointed by the President w/Senate approval The Interstate Commerce Commission 5 / 10 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. Ida B. Wells Carrie Chapman Catt Alice Paul Jane Addams 6 / 10 Which of the following novels was a major catalyst for the Meat Inspection Act.? The Jungle It Can’t Happen Here Animal Farm The Fasting Cure 7 / 10 President Theodore Roosevelt read this fictional account about the meat-packing industry and ordered inspections of the industry. Congress then passed the Pure Food and Drugs Act and the Meat Inspection Act. The title of this novel is The Declaration of Sentiments The Crisis Slaughterhouse-Five The Jungle 8 / 10 The Pure Food and Drug Act was adopted in which time period? Progressive Era Gilded Age Anti-Trusr Period Post-Civil War Period 9 / 10 What was the significance of the 18th Amendment? The Senate approved a graduated income tax for the first time. The manufacture, transportation, and sale of alcohol except for medicinal purposes was prohibited in the United States. Women received the right to vote in national elections. The nation ratified the amendment which allowed citizens to directly elect U.S. Senators. 10 / 10 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. 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. Your score is Try another 10!