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Ch. 19 Vocab

Civil Service a system that includes most government jobs, except elected positions, the judiciary, and the military.
Primary an election in which voters, rather than party leaders, choose their party's candidates.
Recall a process by which people may vote to remove an elected official from office.
Initiative a process that allows voters to put a bill before a state legislature.
Referendum a way for people to vote directly on a proposed new law.
Graduated Income Tax a method of taxation that taxes people at different rates depending on income.
Muckraker a term for a crusading journalist.
Trustbuster a person working to destroy monopolies and trusts.
Conservation the protection of natural resources.
National Park a natural area protected and managed by the federal government.
Suffragist people who worked for women's right to vote.
Prohibition a ban on the sale and consumption of alcohol.
Lynching murder by a mob.
Parochial School schools sponsored by a church
Anti-Semitism prejudice against Jews.
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