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Progreesive era

Chapter 17 vocab

Alice Paul leader of the Nation Woman's Party or (NWP)
Nation Woman's Party (NWP) fought for woman's stuffrage
Booker T. Washington African American who supported segregation
Carrie Chapman Catt leader of National American Women Suffrage Association or (NAWSA)
National American Women Suffrage Association (NAWSA) helped led out the 19th amendment
Florence Kelley leaders of the Nation Consumers League or (NCL) and Women's Trade Union League or (WTUL) and (NAACP)
Nation Consumers League (NCL) healthy working conditions
Women's Trade Union League (WTUL) better working conditions
Ida B. Wells leaders of the National Association of Colored Women or (NACW) and (NAACP)
National Association of Colored Women (NACW) raise money from educated black women
Margaret Sanger leader of the American Birth Control League
American Birth Control League freedom of expression
Women's Christian Temperance Union (WCTU) ban the sale of liquor in the U.S.
Muckrakers writers who uncovers and exposes misconduct in politics or business
Recall process by which voters can remove elected officials from office before their terms end
18th amendment banned the making, selling, and transporting of alcoholic beverages in the United States
19th amendment gave women the right to vote
Lincoln Steffens exposed the corruption of city governments
Jacob Ribbs author of the book How the Other Half Lives
How the Other Half Lives exposed the terrible conditions in apartments in NYC through photos
Upton Sinclair author of the Jungle
The Jungle focusing on the conditions of the meatpacking industry
Jane Addams creator of the Settlement House and leader of the (NAACP)
Settlement House provides services for the urban poor
W.E.B DuBois leaders of the Niagara Movement and the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People or (NAACP)
Niagara Movement denounced the idea of gradual progress
Anti-Defamation League defend Jews and others against physical and verbal attacks or false statements
Referendum allowed citizens to approve or reject laws passed by a legislature
Initiative voters themselves could pass laws instead of waiting for elected officials to act
Urban League helped families buy clothes and books and send children to school
Direct primary an election in which citizens themselves vote to select nominees for upcoming elections
National Association for Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) to use the courts to challenge unfair laws
Walter Rauschenbusch author of Christianity and the Social Crisis
Birth control was created by Margaret Sanger to improve if mothers had fewer children
Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire 1911 fire at a factory in NYC where 146 workers were killed because the managers locked the exits
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