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  1. eugenics
  2. progressive education
  3. initiative
  4. muckrakers
  5. referendum
  1. a
    enabled voters to accept or reject a law
  2. b
    journalists who fed public taste for scandal and sensation by exposing social, economic, and political wrongs
  3. c
    permitted voters to propose new laws
  4. d
    The idea that some are born with "bad genes", leading to criminal behavior, and that "racial purity" can be both measured and enforced by the state. This belief led to state-directed, forced sterilization in 33 states, supported by Supreme Court ruling in Buck vs. Bell 1932. (Cheif Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes). Hitler wrote that his ideas for "racial purification" came from the U.S..
  5. e learning should focus on real-life problems and children should be taught to use their intelligence and ingenuity as instruments for controlling their environments

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. "WWJD"; belief that one could counter the brutality of capitalism by applying Christian principles toward worldly matters

  2. (Roosevelt- 1906) reinforced gov. regulation of meat production as fueled by "the jungle"

  3. study of society and its institutions; in progressive era: citizens should actively plan to cure social ills rather than passively waiting for problems to solve themselves

  4. 26th President of the United States, known for: conservationism, trust-busting, Hepburn Act, safe food regulations, "Square Deal," Panama Canal, Great White Fleet, Nobel Peace Prize for negotiation of peace in Russo-Japanese War

  5. "anti-Bookerites" pledged militant pursuit of rights such as unrestricted voting, economic opportunity, integration, and equality before law

5 True/False questions

  1. Pure Food and Drug Actcorrected deficiencies of Sherman Anti-Trust Act by outlawing monopolistic practices and interlocking directorates


  2. New Nationalism
    permitted voters to propose new laws


  3. 19th amendment
    provided for direct election of US senators (previously by state legislatures); state legislatures thought by progressivists to be corrupt


  4. Federal Trade Commission
    created 12 district banks that would lend $ at discount rates (could increase/decrease amt. of $ in circulation); loosen/tighten credit with nation's needs; first central banking system since 1836. Gives liquidity to fund all future wars without specifically going to Congress to ask for war funds.


  5. the feminist movement
    Blatch believed all women contributed to society's betterment; need to vote to promote women's economic roles: NAWSA- Carrie Chapman Catt and NWP- Alice Paul