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US History CH 9

Study Guide Part 1

Florence Kelley lobbied in for an Illinois anti-sweatshop law that protected women workers and prohibited child labor; lifelong battler for the welfare of women, children, blacks, and consumers. Chief Inspector
Theodore Roosevelt 3C’s of Progressivism They were get control of the corporations, consumer protection, and the conservation of the United States' natural resources.
Henry Ford father of modern assembly lines, and inventor. Pioneer in the manufacturing of affordable automobiles. Cut work days to 8 hours and increased pay.
. Upton Sinclair muckraking journalist who wrote the novel the jungle which revealed the harsh working conditions and unsanitary methods of the meatpacking undustry Upton Sinclair's novel that inspired proconsumer federal laws regulating meat, food, and drugs
Susan B. Anthony social reformer who campaigned for womens rights, the temperance, and was an abolitionist, helped form the National Woman Suffrage Assosiation
Goals of Progressivism movement Efforts to restore economic opportunities and correct injustices in American life. Some goals are 1) protecting social welfare 2) promoting moral improvement 3) creating economic reform 4) fostering efficiency
Muckrakers Journalists who wrote about the corrupt side of business and public life in mass circulation magazines during the early 20th century
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
Initiative A bill originated by the people rather than lawmakers - on the ballot
Referendum a vote on the initiative
Direct primary In politics, the nomination of a party's candidates for office through a special election of that party's voters
Australian (secret) ballot before ballot based on what political party you were (everyone knew who you were voting for); this was the private voting behind the curtain
“Bully pulpit” A powerful platform to publicize important issues and seek support for his policies
Pure Food & Drug Act Forbid the manfacture sale, or transportation of food and patent medicine containing harmful ingredients
Meat Inspection Act Required federal inspection if neat shipped across state lines
NAACP Organization founded by W.E.B. Du Bois meant to advance black social and economic equality
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