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Adams, Samuel Hopkins
American writer and muckraker
a pioneer American settlement activist/reformer, social worker, public philosopher, sociologist, author, and leader in women's suffrage and world peace
28th president of the US from 1913 to 1921.
Anthracite Coal Strike
1902 strike by the United Mine Workers of America in the anthracite coalfields of eastern Pennsylvania
Anthony, Susan B
Born into a Quaker family committed to social equality
a Scottish-American industrialist who led the enormous expansion of the American steel industry
Catt, Carrie Chapman
campaigned for the Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution
Debs, Eugene V.
an American union leader, one of the founding members of the Industrial Workers of the World, and five times the candidate of the Socialist Party of America for President of the United States
DuBois, W. E. B.
American sociologist, historian, civil rights activist, Pan-Africanist, author, and editor. Born in Great Barrington, Massachusetts
was an American industrialist, the founder of a popular motor Company
founded the American Federation of Labor, and served as the organization's president from 1886 to 1894 and from 1895
Scottish poet, novelist and essayist who wrote in both Scots and English.
is a progressive American magazine featuring investigative and breaking news reporting on politics
La Follette, Robert
built up a loyal following within the Republican Party in opposition to the power of the official leadership. Proposing a programme of tax reform, corporation regulation and an extension of political democracy
naturalist, author, environmental philosopher and early advocate of preservation of wilderness
American woman who was a radical member of the temperance movement, which opposed alcohol before the advent of Prohibition
worldview that assumes a learner is essentially passive, responding to environmental stimuli
Racial tensions between black soldiers and white citizens in Brownsville, Texas, in 1906
Clayton Anti-Trust Act
amendment passed by the U.S. Congress in 1914 provides further clarification and substance to the Sherman Antitrust Act of 1890
The act of conserving something in particular
Election of 1912
32nd quadrennial presidential election
The science of improving a human population by controlled breeding to increase the occurrence of desirable heritable characteristics
Federal Reserve Act
Enacted December 23rd, 1913. It is an act of Congress that created and established the Federal Reserve System, the central banking system of the United States, and granted it the legal authority to issue Federal Reserve Notes
Prohibits any United States Citizen from being denied the right to vote basis of sex.
Northern Securities Company v. United States
The Court ruled 5 to 4 against the stockholders of the Great Northern and Northern Pacific Railroad companies, who had essentially formed a monopoly.
a person's understanding of a particular language.
White slave traffic act
A period of widespread social activism and political reform across the United States, from the 1890's to 1920's.
American investigative journalists during the Progressive Era
Muller v. Oregon
1908 court case that justified sex discrimination and the usage of labor laws during the time period.
Pure Food and Drug Act
An Act preventing the manufacture, sale, or transportation of adulterated or misbranded or poisonous or deleterious foods, drugs, medicines, and liquors.
An environmental organization in the United States full of preservationists
Standard Oil v. US
Supreme Court Case in which Standard Oil was found guilty of monopolizing the petroleum industry through a series of abusive and anticompetitive actions.
A novel written by the American journalist and novelist Upton Sinclair. It portrayed the harsh conditions in the factories.
A fire that broke out in the Triangle Waist factory in New York City. It killed 146 people
Underwood Sherman Act
Passed to reduce levies on manufactured and semi-manufactured goods and to eliminate duties on most raw materials.
US v. E.C. Knight
Also known as the Sugar Trust Case, this was put into effect to limit the governments power to control monopolies.
Deal made my president Theodore Roosevelt, formed upon the ideas of conservation of natural resources, control of corporations, and consumer protection.
An approach that assesses the truth of meaning of theories or beliefs in terms of the success of their practical application.
A member or adherent of a political party seeking to represent the interests of ordinary people.
prohibited the sale in interstate commerce of goods produced by factories that employed children under fourteen
Federal Trade Commission
a federal agency established in 1914, that administers antitrust and consumer protection legislation in pursuit of free and fair competition in the marketplace.
Ida B. Wells
was an early African American suffragist who was early Civil Rights Movement.
Booker T. Washington
was an advisor for the U.S Presidents between 1890 and 1915. was a dominant leader in the African American Community.
was one of the leading "muckrakers" of the progressive era.
the 27th president of the U.S. Also served as the chief justice of the supreme court. He was the first to serve both positions.
was a New York reporter who launched a series of articles called Tweed Days in St. Louis that would later be published together in a book titled The Shame of the Cities.
was an American author who wrote over 100 books including "The Jungle".
was an American birth control activist, sex educator , writer and a nurse.
the 26th U.S from 1901 to 1909
was a Danish social reformer, "Muckraking" journalist and a social documentary photographer.
Was an American Forrester and politician. Served as the first Chief of the United States Forest Service from 1905 until he got fired in 1910.
was an American suffragist, feminist and women's rights activist.
Was a British political activist and a leader of the British Suffragette Movement who helped women win the right to vote.
An American Journalist during the Progressive Era.
campaign speeches and promises from Woodrow Wilson in the 1912 presidential campaign.
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