Author of "The Jungle" - a book describing the unhealthy conditions in the meat packing plants of Chicago
Upton Sinclair's novel which exposed unsanitary food products
Northeast Midwest West Coast
List the three regions of the new reform movements.
prohibition, purity crusades, electoral reform
list three of the roots of movements
Period of American history bent on political and social reform, specifically pertaining to living conditions in cities, size of business, and the corruption of government
social moral economic political
four categories of the progressives goals
wrote Progress and Poverty, an effort to explain why poverty continued to plague such an advanced civilization.
when you buy land and keep it until its price goes up.
published Looking Backward (man undergoes hypnosis and wakes up in 2000)
What year is it when the man in Looking Backward wakes up?
Journalist who exposed corruption and other problems of the late 1800s and early 1900s
An order which legally prevents something
National Consumers League
women's group organized in 1899 to unite local consumers' leagues.
the founder of Hull House, which provided English lessons for immigrants, daycares, and child care classes
reformer who worked to prohibit child labor and to improve conditions for female workers; said our animals in our parks are better off than our kids & moms.
United States labor leader (born in Ireland) who helped to found the Industrial Workers of the World (1830-1930)
Progressives were _____ to the poor.
how many workers were at the Triangle Shirtwaist Company working when it caught on fire.
March 25, 1911
Date of the Triangle Shirtwaist factory fire.
how many floors was the Tri Shirt fractory fire building.
how many workers died in the Tri Shirt Factory fire?
Jewish immigrant from Poland who became one of the nation's best-known women labor leaders; called for compulsory fire drills, unlocked and fire-proof exits, and automatic sprinklers in buildings over 7 floors.
social welfare programs
help ensure a minimum standard of living
a system that gives cities a limited degree of self-rule.
how many people died from the storm in Galveston?
______ became one of the first large cities to adopt a council-manager government.
an electron in which citizens vote to select nominees for upcoming elections
a process in which citizens can put a proposed new law directly on the ballot in the next election by collecting voters' signatures on a petition.
a process that allows citizens to approve or reject a law passed by the legislature
procedure permits voters to remove public officials from office before the next election.
allowed americans to vote directly for U.S senators
the president's use of his prestige and visibility to guide or enthuse the American public
Theodore Roosevelt's promise of fair and equal treatment for all
a firm that buys up stocks and bonds of similar companies
the nation's first national park
the nation's second national park
the number of acres set aside for natural reserves by TR.
National Reclamation Act
used money from the sale of public lands to build irrigation systems in arid states.
authorized Congress to collect federal income taxes.
banned the production, sale, or import of alcoholic beverages.