This group of reformers, known as the __________, helped to turn governments into agency of human welfare
A brand of teachings, known as the _______, helped sent high minded messengers to promote a brand of progressionism based on Christian teachings
most reform policies came primarily from the _________.
This coined word, ______, helped to emphasize the need to make goods that satisfied real needs, rather than "the business" side of it. Portrayed in the book written by Thorstein Veblen
these groups of people, known as the ________, revealed much corruption during the Progressive Era, but didn't really have much solutions to solve it. Were very popular in its day.
The mudrakers exposed many types of corruption including: the trust, "white slave" traffic for women, slums, and industrial ___________.
In modernizing American institutions, the Progressives sought to curb monopoly power, and improve the common man's conditions of life and ________.
these ________ helped to direct reform straight to legislation, bypassing regulations
this technique called the ________ helped enable voters to remove bad office holders from office
"_________" were the term for the senate who relied on business in order to get themselves into office.
Progressivists mainly targeted slumlords, juvenile delinquents, and wide-open prostitution. They looked towards cities in ________ as their guide to being model cities
Progressivism popped up initially in state affairs. These reformers delt with things such as breaking the trusts, improved public __________, and education
The place where women got the most influence were the ____________ where they tackled reform movements of all variety such as labor, medicine, consumer needs, and others
Muller vs Oregon
This court case, ________, protects women workers by presenting evidence of the harmful effects of working conditions on a woman's body
This fire took place during 1911 in ________ where 166 women were killed, and brought many people to call for changes within working environments
The WCTU, led by Emma Willard, ran a very efficient union that was well funded, and it fought against ________ in saloons
Bureau of Corporations
A stem out of the Department of Commerce and Labor was the creation of the _____________, which was authorized to to probe businesses engaged in interstate commerce. It led to the trust-busting agents later on
This act known as the _______ helped to regulate rebates and fines could be given out to anyone that broke this law
Roosevelt's trust busting schemes were more of a _______ action than an actual intent on destruction. He wanted to make sure that government was in charge, and not businesses
This act known as the ________ was an extension to the Interstate Commerce Act and it stopped railroads from charging high rates. It included a variety of companies
Meat Inspection Act
With public and political call for reform of processed foods, the ____________ was passed that called for inspection of meats if they were going over state and international borders
Desert Land Act
The 1st feeble step towards conservation had been taken with the _____________ that called for the irrigation of arid land
This act known as the ____________ called for money that came from the sale of public lands in the West be put into funds for the development of irrigation projects and the reclamation payments later be also put into funds
The _______________ valley was destroyed for the building of a dam near San Francisco that sparked many debates between preservists and ecologically friendly government about drawing the line to which conservatation would go
The __________ act authorized national banks to issue emergency currency backed by various kinds of collateral.
The tone of the election of 1908 was _______ and boring at best
The lone surprise was the amount of votes Eugene Debs got from the __________
foot in mouth
Taft was said to have the _________________ disease for his inept presidency
Issues during Taft's term included the: ________ in China, enforcing the Caribbean islands from foreign invaders, and to battle trusts
the ____________ bill helped to cement high tariffs on goods during Taft's term in office