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Progressivism Ch.21

Ashcan School Artists in the 20th century, used as their subject matter the things and people found in city streets and slums.
Clayton Antitrust Act Legislation that strengthened antitrust laws. Outlawed; interlocking directorates.
Conservation The efficient management and use of natural resources.
Federal Reserve Act A law establishing a Federal Reserve Board. Controlled the rediscount rate and money supply.
Hepburn Act Federal legislation, gave the Interstate Commerce Commission sufficient power to inspect railroad companies.
Industrial Workers of the World Militant labor organization. Inspired by European anarchists, that advocated "abolition of the wage system."
Muckraker Progressive investigative journalists who exposed the seamy side of American life.
National American Woman Suffrage Association An organization that united the National Woman Suffrage Association. Became the league of Women Voters.
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People National interracial organization that promoted the rights of African Americans.
New Freedom Woodrow Wilson's campaign for a proposed policy that would restore competition by breaking up the trusts/punishing corporations.
New Nationalism Theodore Roosevelt's election for an expansion of federal power to regulate big business to promote social justice.
Niagara movement Opposition to Booker T. Washington's advocacy of black accommodation to white prejudice, led to forming the NAACP.
Progressivism Cluster of movements for various forms of social change. Opposed corruption, and inefficiency in government.
Square Deal Described an arbitrated settlement between workers and an employer. More generally employed as a goal.
Underwood Tariff A reform law that lowered tariff rates and levied the first regular federal income tax.
Woman Suffrage The right of women to vote, ensured by the passage and ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment.
Sixteenth Amendment Authorized federal income tax, 1913.
Nineteenth Amendment Established woman suffrage, 1920
Newlands Act Funneled revenues from sale of public lands to irrigation projects.
Pure Food and Drug Act Prohibited the fraudulent advertising, manufacturing, and selling of impure foods and drugs.
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