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AP 28 and 29

AP American History

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2 primary goals of the progressive movement improve the quality of urban life and help immigrants adjust to American life.
Prominent among those who aroused the progressive movement by stirring the public's sense of concern were socialists, social gospels, women, and muckraking journalists.
Which of the following was not among the targets of muckraking journalistic exposes? army and navy
Most progressives were who immigrants
Among the political reforms sought by the progressives were initiative and referendum, direct election of senators, and women's suffrage
The states where progressivism first gained great influence Wisconsin, Oregon, and California
The Supreme Court case of Muller v. Oregon was seen as a victory for both progressivism and women's suffrage rights because it upheld the right of women to vote in state and local elections.
President Roosevelt ended the major Penn. coal strike by forcing the mine owners and workers to negotiate by threatening to seize the coal mines and operate them with federal troops.
The Roosevelt-backed Elkins Act and Hepburn Act were aimed at more effective regulation of the railroad industry.
The controversy over the Hetch Hetchy Valley in Yosemite National Park revealed a philosophical disagreement between wilderness preservationists and more moderate multiple-use conservationists.
Two issues that Roosevelt especially promoted as part of his progressive policies were consumer protection and conservation of nature
Roosevelt was blamed by big business for the Panic of 1907 because his progressive boat rocking tactics had allegedly unsettled industry and undermined business confidence.
Progressive Republicans grew deeply disillusioned with Taft, especially over the issues of trust-busting, tariffs, and conservation
Roosevelt finally decided to break w/ the Republicans and form a third party because Taft had used his control of the Republican party machine to deny Roosevelt the nomination.
A largely middle class movement that aimed to use the power of government to correct the economic and social problems of industrialism. Progressivism
Journalists who used publicity to expose corruption and abuses of power Muckraking
Progressive proposal allowed voters to bypass state legislatures and propose legislation themselves Initiative
Progressive device that would enable voters to remove corrupt or ineffective officials from office recall
Roosevelt's policy of having the fed. gov. promote the public interest by dealing evenhandedly with labor and business Square Deal
Effective railroad-regulation law of 1906 that greatly strengthened the Interstate Commerce Commission Hepburn Act
Sinclair's novel that inspired pro-consumer federal laws regulating meat, food, and drugs The Jungle
Powerful women's reform organization led by Frances Willard Womens Christian Temperance Union
Brief sharp economic downturn of 1907, blamed by conservatives on the dangerous president Panic of 1907
Unsuccessful Taft foreign policy in which government attempted to encourage overseas business ventures Dollar diplomacy
Powerful corporation broken up by Taft-initiated antitrust suit in 1911 Standard Oil Company
Created by: lbielinski