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Progressive Era Voca

TermDefinition
progressivism Is a time of reform and changes.
muckraker is a journalist that exposes the corruption and poor working conditions in the factory industry.
patronage Is when an elected official puts one of their friends or family into a government position in exchange for support.
Sherman Antitrust Act was the first measure passed by the U.S. Congress to prohibit trusts.
Theodore Roosevelt Was president during the Progressive Era and his famous quote was “Walk softly and carry a big stick”.
Direct primary Is when the people get to vote on a certain issue without having someone else decide for them.
Conservation Is the idea that certain natural resources should be set aside and saved.
William Howard Taft Was another president during the Progressive Era and he is known for getting stuck in a bathtub.
Sixteenth Amendment Allowed the government to collect income taxes.
Seventeenth Amendment Allows the public to vote directly for the Senators in Congress.
Bull Moose Party Was a political party that was around during the Progressive Era.
Clayton Antitrust Act Was an act that broke up the large trust to help the small business owners.
Federal Reserve Act Was the act that put into place to help regulate banks and money at federal level.
revenue Is the money that you get from selling a item or service.
Carrie A. Nation Fought for prohibition
Prohibition is a term that means the banning of alcohol
18th Amendment Is the constitutional amendment that banned alcohol.
Susan B. Anthony Is the president of the NAWSA or the National American Woman Suffrage Association.
Carrie Chapman Catt A strong woman that led most rallies for the woman suffrage movement.
19th Amendment Is the constitutional amendment that gave women the right to vote.
Settlement house A community center that aided the people around them.
Jane Addams Founded the Hull House.
suffrage Means the right to vote.
Upton Sinclair’s-The Jungle a book that exposed the meat packing industry's problems
NAACP National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, a group that worked for the equality of African Americans and other minorities.
NACW National Association of Color People, a group that worked for equal rights for colored women.
NAWSA The National American Woman Suffrage Association, worked for women's rights especially the right to vote.
Pure Food and Drug Act An Act for preventing the manufacture, sale, or transportation of changed or bad foods, drugs, medicines, and liquors.
Square Deal the deal created by Teddy Roosevelt
Ida M. Tarbell a muckraker that exposed the oil industry.
Lincoln Steffens a muckraker that exposed the corruption in politics.
W. E. B. DuBois leader of the NAACP and fighter of equal rights for African Americans in the peaceful manner.
Booker T. Washington leader of the NAACP and fighter of equal rights for African Americans in an overt way.
Niagara Movement organization of black intellectuals led by W.E.B. Du Bois and calling for full political, civil, and social rights for black Americans.
Federal Reserve System central bank of the USA
Monopolies A situation in which a single company or group owns all or nearly all of the market for a product or service.
Trusts A combination of firms or corporations for the purpose of reducing competition and controlling prices throughout a business or an industry.
Women's Suffrage Movement The movement to give women the right to vote. Largely unsuccessful until 1920 in the United States and 1928 in Britain
Hull House A settlement house started by Jane Addams in Chicago to house, feed, and educate the poor.
Created by: MsMartinOLBR