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History Questions!!! 10 points. Please Help.?

Postby ardwyad » Tue Dec 13, 2011 5:15 am

In the election of 1912 what was the major difference between Roosevelt’s New Nationalism and Wilson’s New Freedom?
A) Roosevelt wanted to protect children and women in the labor force and Wilson did not.
B) Wilson wanted to have free enterprise and Roosevelt did not.
C) Wilson wanted to destroy the business monopolies while Roosevelt wanted to regulate them.
D) Roosevelt was a progressive and Wilson was not.

How did the Hepburn Act strengthen federal regulation of business?
A) The act gave the ICC more power by allowing it to set the rates that railroads charge.
B) The act created the Department of Commerce.
C) The act created the Interstate Commerce Commission.
D) The act allowed the federal government to regulate all prices that transportation companies charged customers.

Upton Sinclair was a muckraker who published The Jungle about the meatpacking industry. The book caused consumers to seek after change in the meatpacking industry. Soon after, Congress passed the Meat Inspection Act of 1906, which
A) prohibited the manufacture, sale, or shipment of impure or falsely labeled food and drugs.
B) required that all meat be inspected and set standards of cleanliness for the plant.
C) required all meat to go through the Food and Drug Administration’s testing and inspection process.
D) prohibited the sale of meat through any business not approved by the federal government.

The Clayton Antitrust Act contained all of the following clauses except:
A) Forbade businesses from price discrimination or charging different customers different prices
B) Outlawed agreements where stores who bought from one company would stop selling another company’s products
C) Denied trade unions and labor organizations a right to exist in the free enterprise system
D) Manufacturers could not give discounts to some retailers who bought a large volume of goods but not to others

What was the most significant impact of the Progressive Era?
A) The conservation efforts under Roosevelt
B) Legal and public opinion shifted to expect the federal government to play a more active role in regulating the economy and solving social problems.
C) Public opinion began to turn against the regulations that the federal government had created and focused on developing a more efficient free enterprise system.
D) The legal system overturned most of the progressive laws that had been passed.

President Theodore Roosevelt was known as a trustbuster. What was Roosevelt’s concern with large trusts and businesses?
A) They were not accountable to the government.
B) He believed that monopolizing power was hurtful to consumers and competition in the country.
C) They did not provide economic growth for the country.
D) They kept laying off workers and lowering wages.

All of the following conservation measures was passed under Roosevelt EXCEPT:
A) Newlands Reclamation Act
B) Establishment of the United States Forest Service
C) Federal regulations controlling logging on federal lands
D) Endangered Species Act

How did Roosevelt establish the federal government as an honest mediator between powerful groups like unions and business in American society?
A) He forced the unions to negotiate over wages and working conditions.
B) He forced businesses to pay their workers higher wages.
C) He intervened in a mine workers strike and forced the two sides into arbitration to resolve their differences.
D) He passed a law requiring the federal government to get involved in labor disputes and help resolve major issues.

To restore public confidence in the banks, Wilson signed into law the Federal Reserve Act. What was the purpose of this act?
A) Provided for national oversight of the banking system such as setting the interest rates and controlling the amount of money in circulation
B) Provided the national government the power to investigate companies and halt those companies engaged in unfair trade practices
C) Forbade businesses from price discrimination or charging different customers different prices
D) Lowered tariff rates to increase the reserves of gold in the federal treasury

How did President William Taft deal with the issue of child labor?
A) He signed a law banning children under the age of 18 from working in factories.
B) He increased wages that companies had to pay child workers.
C) He fined companies that forced children to work over 20 hours per week.
D) He established the Children’s Bureau to prevent child abuse and provide foster care.
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History Questions!!! 10 points. Please Help.?

Postby ruddy » Tue Dec 13, 2011 5:19 am

1 I believe it is C
2 A
3 B
4 B
5 B
6 B
7 D
8 D
9 A
10 C

I could be wrong about some, but I am really good at History
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History Questions!!! 10 points. Please Help.?

Postby gall » Tue Dec 13, 2011 5:24 am

1 is C
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History Questions!!! 10 points. Please Help.?

Postby sampson » Tue Dec 13, 2011 5:27 am

4 is C
8 is C
10 is D
the rest are fine :D
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