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progressivism new ideas and honest, effecient government could bring about social justice
muckraker a journalist
Social Gospel by following the Vible's teachings about charity and justic, people could make society "the kingdom of God"
settlement house community center that provided social child care and taught English to immigrants
direct primary an election in which citizens themselves vote to select nominees for upcoming elections
initiative gave people the power to put a proposed new law directlu on the ballot in the next election by collecting citizens' signatures on a petition
referendum allowed citizens to approve or reject laws pased by a legislature
recall gave voters the power to remove public servants form office before their terms ended
NCL National Consumers League- gave special labels to "goods produced under fair, safe, and healthy working conditions"
temperance movement the practice of never drinking alcohol
suffrage the right to vote
NAWSA National American Women's Suffrage Association
Nineteenth Amendment woman suffrage
Americanization the process of learning English and adopting the lifestyle of an American
Niagara Movement denounced the idea of gradual progress
NAACP aimed to help black be fully free
Urban League helped poor workers
Anti-Defamation League defend Jews and others from physical and verbal attacks
mutualistas groups that made loans provided legal assistance
Square Deal Hepburn Act its goals were to keep the wealthy and powerful from taking advantage of small business owners and the poor
Meat Inspection Act provided federal agents to inspect any meat sold across state lines and required federal inspection of meat-processing plants
Pure Food and Drug Act placed controls on other foods and on medicines
National Reclamation Act gave the government power to decide where and how water would be distributed
New Nationalism a program to restore the government's trustbusting power
Progressive Party a republican party in which Roosevelt was the leader
New Freedom placed strict government controls on corporations
Sixteenth Amendment gave congress the power to make increased income tax
Federal Reserve Act this law placed national backs under the conrol of a Federal Reserve Board
Federal Trade Commission monitor business practices that might lead to a monopoly
Clayton Antitrust Act strengthened earlier antitrust laws by spelling out those activities in which businesses could not engage
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