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People/organizations

TermDefinition
The Grange
A group of farmers who had the goal of providing a social, educational, and cultural outlet
Exodusters A group of 6,000 African Americans who moved from Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas
Andrew Carnegie Made a fortune by investing in the steel industry while trying to claim the title of the richest man in America. Wanted to establish a monopoly, became a philanthropist built libraries
J.D Rockefeller Almost monopolized the oil industry, claiming the title of wealthiest American in modern history. Wanted to establish a monopoly
Terence Powderly An American labor union leader, politician and attorney, best known as head of the Knights of Labor in the late 1880s. (Britannica.com)
Samuel Gompers He helped found the American Federation of labor and served as the organization president.
Eugene Debs A founding member of the Industrial Workers of the World and a five time candidate for the president of the United States. Lead the poleman strike
Knights of labor
The first important national labour organization in the United States, founded in 1869, get tied up in haymarket riot and blamed for it considering extremest
American federation of labor was to organize skilled workers into national unions consisting of others in the same trade. Their purpose was not political, and aimed simply at shorter hours, higher wages, and better working conditions.
Populist party The Populist movement was a revolt by farmers in the South and Midwest against the Democratic and Republican Parties for ignoring their interests and difficulties.
Boss Tweed
Upton Sinclair
Ida B. Wells
Susan B Anthony
WEB DeBois
William Jennings Bryan
Theodore Roosevelt
Robert LaFollette
Jacob Riis
Booker T. Washington
Jane Addams
Frances Willard
Henry Cabot Lodge NOT ON QUIS
Alfred Thayer Mahan
Sanford B. Dole
The democratic that played a major role in politics in the 19 century. Political boss that provides infrastructure
An American writer who wrote it over to hundred bucks his work is very popular in the first half of the 20th century. Muckraker wrote the jungle, investigative journalist leads to meat and pure food inspections acts
An African-American investigative journalist educated and earliest leader in the civil rights movement. Established NAACPwants anti lynching law
American social reformer and woman’s right activist who played a pivotal role in the woman suffrage movement
And American sociologist historian and civil rights activists and author
Politician from Nebraska and a democratic party nominee for president. Advocator free silver
American statesman sportsman conservationist and writer who served as the 26 president
American lawyer and politician whoever is in Wisconsin in both chambers of Congress and serve as a governor of Wisconsin. Muckraker concerned w currupt politicals
r and journalist who wrote a book about the slums of New York and how the other half lives. Against social Darwinism
American educator and author adviser to the president of United States for 25 years. Tuskegee
Known as the mother of social work strong leader and woman suffrage and world peace. Starts the first settlement house helps w jobs and education and medical care
Educator temperance reformer and women’s suffragist, became president of Woman’s Christian Temperance Union
Received the first Ph D in political science, opposed the League of Nations and the treaty of Versailles
Wrote theories about navel power, most strategic man in 19th century. US needs big navy and colonies
President of Hawaii and later governor. Makes Hawaii a real state
Executive Order 9066 authorized the Secretary of War to prescribe certain areas as military zones, clearing the way for the incarceration of Japanese Americans, German Americans, and Italian Americans in U.S. concentration camps.
Federal Reserve Act of 1913 The Federal Reserve Act was passed by the 63rd United States Congress and signed into law by President Woodrow Wilson on December 23, 1913. The law created the Federal Reserve System, the central banking system of the United States
Selective Service Act The Selective Service Act of 1917 or Selective Draft Act authorized the United States federal government to raise a national army for service in World War I through conscription.
Social Security Act On August 14, 1935, the Social Security Actestablished a system of old-age benefits for workers, benefits for victims of industrial accidents, unemployment insurance, aid for dependent mothers and children, the blind, and the physically handicapped.
Agricultural Adjustment Act The Agricultural Adjustment Act was a United States federal law of the New Deal era designed to boost agricultural prices by reducing surpluses. The Government bought livestock for slaughter and paid farmers subsidies not to plant on part of their land.
Plessy v. Ferguson Plessy v. Ferguson, 163 U.S. 537, was a landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court issued in 1896. It upheld the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities as long as the segregated facilities were equal in quality – a doctrine th
Schenck v. United States Schenck v. United States, 249 U.S. 47, was a landmark United States Supreme Court case concerning enforcement of the Espionage Act of 1917 during World War I.
Scopes Trial The Scopes Trial, formally known as The State of Tennessee v. John Thomas Scopes and commonly referred to as the Scopes Monkey Trial, was an American legal case in July 1925 in which a substitute high school teacher, John T. Scopes, was accused of violati
Sacco and Vanzetti Trials Nicola Sacco (April 22, 1891 – August 23, 1927) and Bartolomeo Vanzetti (June 11, 1888 – August 23, 1927) were Italian-born American anarchists who were controversially convicted of murdering a guard and a paymaster during the April 15, 1920 armed robbery
The New Deal The New Deal was a series of programs, public work projects, financial reforms, and regulations enacted by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in the United States between 1933 and 1936. It responded to needs for relief, reform, and recovery from the Great De
TVA The Tennessee Valley Authority is a federally owned corporation in the United States created by congressional charter on May 18, 1933, to provide navigation, flood control, electricity generation
WPA The Works Progress Administration was an American New Deal agency, employing millions of people to carry out public works projects, including the construction of public buildings and roads. It was established on May 6, 1935, by Executive Order 7034.
CCC The Civilian Conservation Corps was a public work relief program that operated from 1933 to 1942 in the United States for unemployed, unmarried men. Originally for young men ages 18–25, it was eventually expanded to ages 17–28
Cash and Carry Cash and carry was a policy requested by US President Franklin Delano Roosevelt at a special session of the United States Congress on September 21, 1939, subsequent to the outbreak of war in Europe.
Lend-Lease Lend-Lease policy, formally titled An Act to Promote the Defense of the United States, was an American program to defeat Germany, Japan and Italy by distributing food, oil, and materiel between 1941 and August 1945
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