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Chapter 9 - The Progressive Era
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The Progressive Movement
An early-20th-century reform movement seeking to return control of the government to the people, to restore economic opportunities, and to correct the injustices in American life.
An advocate for improving the lives of women and children. (Social Welfare). She was appointed chief inspector of factories in Illinois. She helped win passage of the Illinois factory act in 1893 which prohibited child labor and limited women's working hours.
The banning of the manufacture, sale, and possession of alcoholic beverages.
One of the magazine journalists who exposed the corrupt side of business and public life in the early 1900s.
The application of scientific principles to increase efficiency in the workplace.
Republican Senator from Wisconsin - ran for president under the Progressive Party - proponent of Progressivism and a vocal opponent of railroad trusts, bossism, World War I, and the League of Nations
A procedure by which a legislative measure can be originated by the people rather than by lawmakers.
A procedure by which a proposed legislative measure can be submitted to a vote of the people.
A procedure for removing a public official from office by a vote of the people.
1913 - Congress has the power to collect taxes.
1913 - People can vote who they want to be senators of their state.
1919 - Prohibition of Alcohol
1920 - Everyone can vote INCLUDING WOMEN.
Susan B. Anthony
Voted many times even though the law said she could not, was an advocate for woman's suffrage.
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
Signed the Seneca Falls Declaration.
National Association for Colored Women
National American Women Suffrage Association
The right to vote
Women Working - Farms
Same jobs that men did, but paid less
Women Working - Factories
Very tedious, yet essential jobs. Yet they were paid much less than men.
Women Working - Offices
Needed a good education to get into this kind of job, one of the better ones for women.
Roosevelt's Square Deal
Includes the various progressive reforms sponsored by the Roosevelt Administration. Conservation, Trust-busting, and Labor policies.
Election of 1900
McKinely ran and Roosevelt became the vice president. Mckinely was shortly after shot, and Roosevelt took office.
Meat Inspection Act
Enforced the health and sanitary standards of the meat packing industry. This failed because it cost too much for the Inspectors to condemn businesses with bad meat.
Pure Food and Drug Act
the act that prohibited the manufacture, sale, or shipment of impure of falsely labeled food and drugs.
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.
Roosevelt's Conservation Policy
Preserve the wilderness in the United States.
Roosevelt's Trust-Busting Policies
Broke up and eliminated monopolies.
Roosevelt's Labor Policy
Improve Working Conditions
Roosevelt's Civil Rights Policy
Roosevelt didn't really do anything towards civil rights.
Election of 1908
Roosevelt stepped down, but picked Taft to be president.
Roosevelt named him as head of U.S. Forest Service. He advised Roosevelt on how to conserve the land.
A tax on imports set by president Taft that went against Roosevelt's beliefs.
Bull Moose Party
The name given to the Progressive Party, formed to support Theodore Roosevelt's candidacy for the presidency in 1912.
Election of 1912
The separation of the Republican party caused an easy win in 1912 election for the democrats and Woodrow Wilson became President.
Taft's Trust-Busting Policy
Busted 90 monopolies, but was given little credit for doing so.
Taft's Conservation Policy
Essintially did the opposite of what Roosevelt wanted, Taft fired Gifford Pinchot, and stopped the conservation against Roosevelt's ideals.
Carrie Chapman Catt
president of NAWSA, who led the campaign for woman suffrage during Wilson's administration
Clayton's Anti-Trust Act
1914 - Made certain monopolistic business practices illegal and protected the rights of labor unions and farm organizations.
Federal Trade Commission
A federal agency established in 1914 to investigate and stop unfair business practices.
Federal Reserve System
A national banking system, established in 1913, that controls the U.S. money supply and the availability of credit in the country.
End of Progressivism
Women gained the right to vote, the democrats were able to be a major part of america again. Monopolies were pulled apart as best as possible, and mostly everything became safer. Yet nothing towards civil rights had been seen through.
Muckraker - Jacob Riis
How the Other Half Lives - Discussed Living Conditions
Muckraker - Ida Tarbell
The History of the Standard Oil Company - Discussed monopolies
Muckraker - Lincoln Steffens
The shame of the cities - Discussed Political Machines
Muckracker - Upton Sinclair
The Jungle - Discussed Food Safety
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