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US II-Progressive Reform
US History 2-Unit 3-Progressive Reform-Valley
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Booker T. Washington
Black Leader, Founnder of the Tuskegee Institute in 1881,advisor to presidents Taft and Roosevelt, felt that african americans should accept segregation and the best way to overcome it was to improve their farming and vocational skills
Muckraker journalist who wrote "The Jungle" and was instrumental in encouraging the passing of the "Pure Food and Drug Act" (1906).
leader of the Muckrakers and a magazine editor, she exposed the corruption of the oil industry with her 1904 book- "A History of Standard Oil".
American Suffrage Activist, head of the National Woman's party that campaigned for an equal rights amendment to the Constitution, her efforts resulted in the passing of the 19th amendment.
Carrie Chapman Catt
She was a leader of the women's suffrage movement and the founder of the league of women voters. She was not successful in accomplishing her goal, but she did spark a movement that would eventually lead to women's right to vote.
W. E. B. Du Bois
Massachusetts born civil rights activist who was the head of the NAACP and founder of the NAACP journal called "The Crisis".
William H. Taft
Elected 27th President in 1909-1913, promoted "Dollar Diplomacy" to expand foreign investments and believed in the progressive reforms of Theodore Roosevelt
William Jennings Bryan
Advocate of the "Silver Standard" and proponent of Democratic and Populist views from the 1890's through the 1910
worked to expose corruption in the government and sponsered bills to restrict the power of the Railroads.
Prohibition, banned the making, selling or transporting of alcoholic beverages in United States. Repealled by the 21st Amendment in 1933.
adopted in 1920 and guarantees women the right to vote.
gave Congress the power to collect an income tax-1913
Passed in 1913, calls for the direct election of senators by the voters instead of their election by state legislatures.
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, founded in 1909 to abolish segregation and discrimination, to oppose racism and to gain civil rights for African Americans
Espionage Act of 1918
made it illegal to interfere with the draft
Sedition Act of 1918
made it illegal for americans to speak disloyaly about the US government, constitution, or flag
Clayton Anti-trust Act of 1914
strengthened the Sherman Anti-trust act of 1890 and spelled out specific activities that big business could not do like stopping customers from buying from a competitor
Meat Inspection/Packing Act of 1906
required Federal inspection of meat processing to ensure sanitary conditions
Federal Reserve Act of 1913
created a Federal Reserve system of gov't banks to supervise private banks and provide a flexible money supply
Pure Food and Drug Act of 1906
to ban the interstate transportation or sale of impure and delibrate mislabeling of food or drugs.
Sherman Anti-trust Act of 1890
outlawed the combination of companies that restricted interstate trade or commerce
a primary where voters directly select the candidates who will run for office
a process in which citizens can propose a law or constitutional amendment and have it submitted to the voters by collecting voter signatures on a petition
The practice of letting voters accept or reject measures proposed by the legislature
procedure whereby voters can remove an elected official from office before the next election
the right of voting
an unofficial city org. designed to keep a particular party or group in power, usually headed by a single powerful person or group
Jane Adams/Hull House
founder of Hull House/an early settlement house that provided various educational and cultural activities for poor immigrants
28th President, who led USA into WWI. He proposed the 14 points. He attended the peace conference at Versailles.
He led the Universal Negro Improvement Association and his "back to Africa" movement inspired black pride in the 1920s.
Bans against child labor
Bans the use of children in the work place because it was a dangerous place to work and some children died from exhaustion or getting caught in the machines.
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