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chapter8_vocablist

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1.Progressivism movement in response to the pressures of industrialization and urbanization by promoting reforms
2.Muckraker writer who exposes misconduct in business or politics
3.Social Gospel reform movement in the late nineteenth century that sought to improve society by applying Christian principles
4.Settlement House community center organized at the turn of 20th century to provide social services to urban poor
5.Direct Primary election where citizens themselves vote to select nominees for upcoming elections
6.Initiative process where citizens put a proposed new law directly on the ballot
7.Referendum process that allows citizens to approve or reject a law passed by a legislature
8.Recall process where voters can remove elected officials from office before their terms end
9.NCL organized group in 1899 to investigate conditions where goods were made and sold and to promote safe working conditions and a minimum wage
10.Temperance Movement movement aimed at stopping alcohol abuse and the problems that it created
11.Suffrage the right to vote
12.NAWSA group founded in 1890 that worked on state and national levels to earn women the right to vote
13.Nineteenth Amendment amendment that gave women the right to vote
14.Americanization belief that assimilating immigrants into American Society would make them more loyal citizens
15.Niagara Movement group of African American thinkers that pushed for immediate racial reforms ,mostly in education and voting practices founded in 1905
16.NAACP interracial organization founded in 1909 to abolish segregation and discrimination and to achieve political and civil rihts for African Americans
17.Urban League network of churches and clubs that set up employment agencies and relief efforts to help African Americans get settled and find work in the cities
18.Anti-Defamation League organization formed in 1913 to defend Jews against physical and verbal attacks and false statements
19.Mutualists organized groups of Mexican Americans that make loans and provide legal assistance to other members of their community
20.Square Deal President Roosevelt's program of reforms to keep the wealthy and powerful from taking advantage of the poor and small business owners
21.Hepburn Act 1906 law that gave government the authority to set railroad rates and maximum prices for ferries, bridge tolls, and oil pipelines
22.Meat Inspection Act 1906 law that allowed federal government to inspect meat sold across state lines and required federal inspection of meat processing plants
23.Pure Food and Drug Act 1906 law that allowed federal inspection of food and medicine and banned the interstate shipment and sale of impure food and the mislabeling of food and drugs
24.National Reclamation Act 1902 law that gave power to federal government to decide where and how water would be distributed through the building and managing of dams and irrigation projects
25.New Nationalism President Roosevelt's plan to restore the governments trustbusting power
26.Progressive Party political party that emerged from the Taft-Roosevelt battle that split the Republican Party in 1912
27.New Freedom Woodrow Wilson's program to place government controls on corporations to benefit small businesses
28.Sixteenth Amendment 1913 amendment that gave Congress the authority to levy an income tax
29.Federal Reserve Act 1913 law that placed national banks under the control of a Federal Reserve Board, which runs regional banks that hold the reserve funds from commercial banks, sets interest rates, and supervises commercial banks
30.Federal Trade Commission government agency established in 1914 to identify monopolistic business practices, false advertising , and dishonest labeling
31.Clayton Antitrust Act 1914 law that strengthened the Sherman Antitrust Act
Created by: SRichard