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Mush chapter 17 & 18

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Hull House
Chicago's first settlement house, founded by Jane Addams
Progressives
people committed to improving condition in American life
Social Gospel
the religious movement during the progressive era
National Child Labor Committee
Was founded with the Help of Jane addams
workers' compensation laws
workers who were hurt at work still recieved some pay, even if their injuries prevented them from working
recall
the process by which voters can remove an elected official before his or her term is up
initiative
This is a lawmaking reform that enables citizens to propose and pass a law directly without involving the legislature
referendum
a law passed by a state legislature is placed on the ballot for approval of rejection by the voters
National AMercan Woman Suffrage Association
Organization committed to forming womens' suffrage into a powerful political force at the state and national levels
Tuskegee Institute
a vocational college for African Americans in Alabama
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
Organization that fought to end segregation in courts and that men could exercise their voting rights under the fifteenth amendment
Square deal
Teddy roosevelt's domestic policy focused on regulating big business and protecting workers and consumers
third party
a party outside the two-party system
New Freedom
President Wilson's domestic policy focused on elminating trusts, shifting their power to the small businesses and average citizens, restricting corporate influence, and reducing corruption in the federal government
Pure Food and drug act
a 1906 federal law that established the Food and Drug Administration to test and approve drugs before they go to market
arbitration
a legal process in which neutral outside party helps resolve a dispute
preservation
the protection of wilderness lands from all forms of development
conservation
the limited use of resources
Federal Reserve System
central bank of the US
16th amendment
allowed the federal government to impose income taxes
17th amendment
required the election of senators by popular vote
18th Amendment
prohibition
19th Amendment
the right of citizens of the US to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the US or by any state on account of gender