Allows the federal government to collect income tax.
Requires senators to be directly elected
Establishes Prohibition of Alcohol
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Clayton Anti-Trust Act
Was enacted in the United States to add further substance to the U.S. antitrust law regime by seeking to prevent anticompetitive practices in their incipiency.
Becomes annexed in 1898. (Only as a territory)
5 Contributing Factors to Imperialism
Commercial and Business Interest, Military Interest, Religious or Missionary Interest, Social Darwinism, Closing of the American Frontier.
Federal Trade Commission (1914)
An independent agency of the United States federal government that maintains fair and free competition; enforces federal antitrust laws; educated the public about identity theft.
Big Stick Diplomacy
Was U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt's slogan for the Monroe Doctrine. The term basically meant that leaders would "Speak softly and carry a big stick, you will go far". The idea of negotiating peacefully
a primary where voters directly select the candidates who will run for office
a call to be returned
Pure Food and Drug Act (1906)
A United States federal law that provided federal inspection of meat products and forbade the manufacture, sale, or transportation of adulterated food products and poisonous patent medicines.
Federal Reserve Act (1913)
The act of Congress that created the Federal Reserve System, the central banking system of the United States of America, which was signed into law by President Woodrow Wilson.
Author of How the Other Half Lives (1890)
William H. Taft
Elected in 1908.
Election of 1912
An election between Woodrow Wilson, Theodore Roosevelt, William Taft, and Eugene Debs
Great White Fleet
The ships sent on a world tour by President Roosevelt to show American military power.
economic control gained through the corporate organization of nation states.
diplomacy influenced by economic considerations
Eugene V. Debs
United States labor organizer who ran for President as a socialist. Was also an American union leader.
as a founder of the U.S. Settlement House movement, and the second woman to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. Also was an American reformer who brought the idea of settlement houses from Britain to the US She founded the Hull House.
Someone who seeks to expose corruption of businesses or government to the public.
the policy of U.S. President Woodrow Wilson which promoted antitrust modification, tariff revision, and reform in banking and currency matters.
Theodore Roosevelt campaigned on a comprehensive progressive platform for economic and social legislation. It called for expanding federal power to regulate big business and provide social-justice legislation.
Open Door Policy
the policy of granting equal trade opportunities to all countries
a ship canal 40 miles long across the Isthmus. built by the United States
prevented newly independent Cuba from making treaties with other nations and gave the US control over Guantanamo Bay
a decree that prohibits something
Addition to the Monroe Doctrine asserting America's right to intervene in Latin American affairs
the name bestowed on the 1st United States Volunteer Cavalry, one of three such regiments raised in 1898 for the Spanish-American War and the only one of the three to see action.
an amendment to a joint resolution of the United States Congress, enacted on April 19, 1898, in reply to President William McKinley's War Message. It placed a condition of the United States military in Cuba.
Triangle Shirtwaist fire
one of the largest industrial disasters in the history of the city of New York, causing the death of 146 garment workers, almost all of them women, who either died from the fire or jumped from the fatal height.
a Pulitzer Prize-winning American author who wrote "The Jungle"
Refers to the inflammatory tactics used by newspaperman William Randolph Hearst and others in drumming up support for war against Spain in the 1890s. In a general sense, it is applied to aggressive, lurid and irresponsible journalism.