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progressivism movement that responded to the pressure of industrialization and urbanization by promoting reforms
muckraker writer who uncovers and exposes misconduct in government or business
Lincoln Steffens (1866-1936) a reporter and editor for the New York Post and the muckraker of McClure's Magazine
Jacob Riis (1849-1914) was a Danish immigrant who became a New York City newspaper reporter in 1873
social gospel reform movement that emerged in the late 19th century that sought to improve society by applying Christian principles
settlement house community center organized at the turn of the 20th century to provide social services to the urban poor
Jane Addams (1860-1935) cofounded Hull House, a settlement house in Chicago in 1889
direct primary election in which citizens vote to select nominees for upcoming elections
initiative process in which citizens put a proposed new law directly on the ballot
referendum process that allows citizens to approve or reject a law passed by a legislature
recall process by which voters can remove elected officials from office before their term ends
Upton Sinclair (1878-1968) writing for newspapers and completed several successful novels
seventeenth amendment americans should choose their own senators
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