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Progressive Era

Chapter 18

Jane Addams The era's most prominent female reformer. Founded Hull House in Chicago in 1889.
Henry Ford American captain of industry and a business magnate, the founder of the Ford Motor Company, and the sponsor of the development of the assembly line techniques of mass production.
Eugene Debs American socialist, political activist, trade unionist, one of the founding members of the Industrial Workers in the World, five times the candidate of the Socialist Party of America for President of the United States.
Fredrick Taylor American mechanical engineer, one of the first management consultants.
John Muir Scottish born naturalist, organized Sierra Club.
Margaret Sanger American birth control activist, sex educator, writer, and nurse, opened the fist birth control clinic in the United States, established organizations that evolved into the Planned Parenthood Federation of America.
Bill Haywood Founding member and leader of the Industrial Workers of the World, a member of the executive committee of the Socialist Party of America.
Theodore Roosevelt 26th President, 25th Vice President of the United States during the progressive era. He had a domestic program called The Square Deal. Pushed for more federal regulation of the economy. He proposed to strengthen the Interstate Commerce Commission.
Robert M. La Follette Represented Wisconsin in both chambers of Congress and served as Governor of Wisconsin.
Louis Brandeis American Lawyer and associate justice on the Supreme Court of the United Sates.
John Mitchell 67th Attorney General of the United States
Charlotte Perkins Gilman Prominent American humanist, novelist, writer of short stories, poetry, nonfiction, and a lecturer of social reform
New Freedom Democrat Woodrow Wilson's political slogan in the presidential campaign of 1912; Wilson wanted to improve the banking system, lower tariffs, and, by breaking up monopolies, give small businesses freedom to compete.
Fordism The manufacturing economy and system derived from assembly-line mass production and the mass consumption of standardized goods. Named after Henry Ford.
Upton Sinclair American writer who wrote nearly 100 books. Won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1943
Settlement House Devoted to improving the lives of the immigrant poor.
New Nationalism Roosevelt’s domestic platform during the 1912 election accepting the power of trusts and proposing a more powerful government to regulate them.
Muller v. Oregon A landmark decision by the United States Supreme Court to limit women's working hours
Seventeenth Amendment 1913 – Constitutional amendment allowing American voters to directly elect US senators.
Angel Island Served as an immigration station.
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