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TermDefinition
Progressive Movement an early-20th-century reform movement seeking to return control of the government to the people, to restore economic opportunities, and to correct injustices in America
Prohibition an order to restrain or stop
Muckraker to search out and publicly expose real or apparent misconduct of a prominent individual or business
Scientific Management the applications of scientific principles to increase efficiency in the workplace.
Initiative of or relating to initiation
Referendum the principle or practice of submitting to popular vote a measure passed on or proposed by a legislative body or by popular initiative
Recall to call back
17th Amendment The Senate of the United States shall be composed of two Senators from each State, elected by the people thereof, for six years; and each Senator shall have one vote. The electors in each State shall have the qualifications requisite for electors of the m
Suffrage a short intercessory prayer usually in a series
Square Deal Term used by Pres. Theodore Roosevelt to describe his approach to social problems. It embraced his idealistic view of labour, citizenship, parenthood, and Christian ethics. He first used the term after the settlement of a mining strike in 1902 to describe
The Jungle The Jungle is a 1906 novel written by author and journalist Upton Sinclair. Sinclair wrote the novel to point out the troubles of the working class and to show the corruption of the American meatpacking industry during the early-20th century. The novel de
Upton Sinclair was a Pulitzer Prize-winning American author who wrote over 90 books in many genres. He achieved popularity in the first half of the 20th century, acquiring particular fame for his 1906 muckraking novel The Jungle.
Pure Food and Drug Act The Pure Food and Drug Act of June 30, 1906 is a United States federal law that provided federal inspection of meat products and forbade the manufacture, sale, or transportation of adulterated food products and poisonous patent medicines
Conservation a careful preservation and protection of something; especially : planned management of a natural resource to prevent exploitation, destruction, or neglect
NAACP The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, usually abbreviated as NAACP ("en double-ay cee pee"), is one of the oldest and most influential civil rights organizations in the United States.[3] Its mission is "to ensure the political, e
Gifford Pinchot was the first Chief of the United States Forest Service (1905–1910) and the 28th Governor of Pennsylvania (1923–1927, 1931–1935). He was a Republican and Progressive. Pinchot is known for reforming the management and development of forests in the Unite
Bull Moose Party The Progressive Party of 1912 was an American political party. It was formed after a split in the Republican Party between President William Howard Taft and former President Theodore Roosevelt. The party also became known as the Bull Moose Party when f
Woodrow Wilson was the 28th President of the United States. A leader of the Progressive Movement, he served as President of Princeton University from 1902 to 1910, and then as the Governor of New Jersey from 1911 to 1913. With Theodore Roosevelt and William Howard Taft
Clayton Antitrust Act
Federal Trade Commission
19th Amendment
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