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history chapter 9

TermDefinition
progressive movement a period of social activism and political reform in the United States that flourished from the 1890s to the 1920s.
florence kelly was a social and political reformer. Her work against sweatshops and for the minimum wage, eight-hour workdays, and children's rights is widely regarded today.
prohibition a nationwide constitutional ban on the sale, production, importation, and transportation of alcoholic beverages that remained in place from 1920 to 1933.
muckraker refers to reform-minded journalists who wrote largely for all popular magazines and continued a tradition of investigative journalism reporting
scientific management An early 20th century school of management thought concerned primarily with the physical efficiency of an individual worker.
robert m la follette an American Republican politician. He served as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives, was the Governor of Wisconsin
initiative The initiative is a democratic procedure that allows laws or amendments to be initiated directly by the voters.
referendum a general vote by the electorate on a single political question that has been referred to them for a direct decision.
recall enabled voters to remove public officials from elected positions by forcing them to face another election before the end of their term if enough voters asked for it.
seventeenth amendement an amendment to the U.S. Constitution, ratified in 1913, providing for the election of two U.S. senators from each state by popular vote and for a term of six years.
NACW for colored women club that managed nurseries reading rooms and kindergartens
suffrage the right to vote in political elections.
susan b anthony an American social reformer who played a pivotal role in the women's suffrage movement.
NAWSA american women suffrage association
Upton sinclair author of the jungle
the jungle revealed the breaking of human hearts
theodore Roosevelt an American politician, author, naturalist, soldier, explorer, and historian who served as the 26th President of the United States.
square deal the various progressive reforms sponsored by the Roosevelt administration
meat inspections act dictated strict cleanliness requirements for meatpackers
pure food and drug act halted the sale and of contaminated foods
conservation some wilderness areas would be preserved while others would be developed for the common good
NAACP the national association for the advancement of colored people
gifford pinchot forest service under president roosevelt
william howard taft ran against william jennings bryan and won
payne aldrich tariff a compromise that moderated the high rates of the aldrich bill
bull moose party progressive party
woodrow wilson reform governer of new jersey
carrie chapman catt NAWSA president
clayton antitrust act sought to strengthen the sherman antitrust act
federal trade commission antitrust measure, watch dog agency
federal reserve system banks could use new currency in emergency
nineteenth amendment granting women the right to vote
Created by: bethany.hrabusa