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Question 1: The first issue of Forverts, best known as the Jewish Daily Forward, appeared on April 22, 1897 in ________.
BrooklynManhattanNew York metropolitan areaNew York City

Question 2: Early on, the Forward defended trade unionism and moderate, democratic ________.
Karl MarxSocialist stateMarxismSocialism

Question 3: The circulation of the paper grew quickly, paralleling the rapid growth of the Yiddish speaking population of the ________.
CanadaUnited StatesAlaskaPhilippines

Question 4: The paper was also an early supporter of ________, Schlesinger's eventual successor.
Sidney HillmanInternational Ladies' Garment Workers' UnionDavid DubinskyCommunist Party USA

Question 5: At the peak of its popularity, the Forward erected a ten-story office building at 175 East Broadway on the ________, designed by architect George Boehm and completed in 1912.
Sutton Place, ManhattanLower East SideBoweryEast Village, Manhattan

Question 6: A number of conservatives dismissed from The Forward later helped to found the modern ________.
The New York SunNewspaperManhattanNeoconservatism

Question 7: As a privately-owned publication loosely affiliated with the ________, the Forward achieved massive circulation and considerable political influence during the first three decades of the 20th Century.
Communist Party USASocialist Labor Party of AmericaSocialist Party of AmericaSocialist Workers Party (United States)

Question 8: The publication began in 1897 as a Yiddish-language daily issued by dissidents from the Socialist Labor Party of ________.
De LeonismDaniel De LeonEric HassSocialist Trade and Labor Alliance

Question 9: As the influence of the Socialist Party in both American politics and in the Jewish community waned, the paper joined the American ________ mainstream though it maintained a social democratic orientation.
Classical liberalismSocialismIsaiah BerlinLiberalism

Question 10: [1] The paper was founded by a group of about 50 ________-speaking socialists who organized themselves approximately three months earlier as the Forward Publishing Association.
Yiddish languageHebrew languageJudaeo-SpanishJewish languages


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