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US. Hist Semester Examination Chapter 21

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Reformer
a person who wants to improve society.
Progressives
reformers who worked to stop unfair practices by businesses and improve the way government works
Muckrakers
Journalists who attempted to find corruption or wrongdoing in industries and expose it to the public
Prohibition
the law that said alcoholic beverages could not legally be manufactured, transported, or sold in the U.S.
Suffrage
The legal right to vote, extended to African Americans by the Fifteenth Amendment, to women by the Nineteenth Amendment, and to people over the age of 18 by the Twenty-sixth Amendment.
Sweatshop
a shop or factory where workers work long hours at low wages under unhealthy conditions
Conservation
the preservation and careful management of the environment and of natural resources
Trust
a consortium of independent organizations formed to limit competition by controlling the production and distribution of a product or service
Racism
the prejudice that members of one race are intrinsically superior to members of other races
Jane Addams
Founded Hull House
Theodore Roosevelt
A Progressive President whom suspended the Standard Oil Company and Andrew Carnegie's Steel Monopoly , His slogan was the square deal
William Howard Taft
He Was the president known for his" Dollar Diplomacy" and was named a"trust buster"
Woodrow Wilson
The last progressive president; Formed Fed. Reserve
19th Amendment
Gave Women The right to vote
Fed. Reserve
Central Banking System
Square Deal
Roosevelt Campaign Slogan
Ida Tarbell
A Muckraker