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Chapter 8

TermDefinition
Progressivism movement that to the pressure of industrialization and urbanization by promoting reforms
Muckraker a writer who exposes a misconduct in politics
Social Gospel reform movement that emerged in the late nineteenth century that sought to improve society by applying Christian principles
Settlement house community center organized at the turn of the twentieth century to provide social services to the urban poor
Direct primary election in which citizens themselves vote to select nominees for upcoming elections
Initiative process in which citizens put a proposed new law directly on the ballot
Referendum process that allows citizens to approve or reject a law passed by a legislature
Recall process by which voters can remove elected officials from office before their terms end.
NCL group organized to investigate how the conditions are where goods are being made
Temperance movement movement aimed at stopping alcohol abuse and the problems created by it
Suffrage the right to vote
NAWSA group founded in 1890 that worked on both the state and national levels to earn women right to vote
Nineteenth Amendment constitutional amendment that gave women the right to vote
Americanization immigrants into American society would make them more loyal citizens
Niagara Movement group of African American thinkers founded in 1905 that pushed for immediate racial reforms, particularly in education and voting practices
NAACP interracial organization founded in 1909 to abolish segregation and discrimination and to achieve political and civil rights for African Americans
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
Anti-Defamation League organization formed in 1913 to defend Jews against physical and verbal attacks and false statements
Mutualistas organized groups of Mexican American that make loans and provide legal assistance to the community
Square Deal President Theodore Roosevelt program reforms to keep rich people from taking advantage of the poor
Hepburn Act 1906 law that gave the government the authority to set railroad rates and maximum prices for ferries, bridge tolls, and oil pipelines
Meat Inspection Act 1906 law that allowed the government to to inspect meat sold across state lines
Pure Food and Drug Act 1906 law that allowed federal inspections of food and medicines
National Reclamation Act 1902 law that gave the federal government the power to decide where and how water would be distributed.
New Nationalism President Theodore Roosevelt plan to restore the government trustbusting power
Progressive Party political party that emerged from the Taft-Roosevelt battle that split the Republican Party in 1912
New Freedom Woodrow Wilsons program to place government controls on corporations in order to benefit small businesses
Sixteen Amendment 1913 constitutional amendment that gave Congress the authority to levy an income tax
Federal Reserve Act 1913 law that placed national banks under the control of a Federal Reserve Board
Federal Trade Commission government agency established in 1914 to identify monopolistic business practices , false advertising , and dishonest labeling
Clayton Antitrust Act 1914 law that strengthened the Sherman Antitrust Act
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