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Progressiave Era Test
Terms in this set (18)
A pettition passed by a certain amount of voters to force a public vote on an issue
The exclusive possession or control of the supply or trade in a commodity or service (usally by one company)
state level Progressivests working toward political reform wanted to increase what?
Which region of the United States had the GREATEST urban growth in the late 1800s
The greatest shidt in migration across the united states went in which direction
East to West
Allowed for the direction election of Senators by popular votes in all states
Who controlled the trust/monoploly for oil?
Amendment to grant women suffrge (Right to Vote )
What industrial process is creatied with improving factory efficiency. which was later used in Education
Big compaines that buy up smaller companies to try to control as many parts of their product as they can in an effort to create a monopoly
Who controlled the trust/monoploly for steel?
Which amendment was passed in order to increase taxes you give to the federal government (based on your personal income)?
What alloed Factory Owners to extend the working hours of their workers past normal daylight hours?
Which amendment was called by temperance movemeant and would have most likly been supported by Teetolaers like Theodore Roosevelt?
The ability at the people to force a vote to remove an elected offical from office through a direct vote
Who controlled the trust/monopoly for banks/banking
As aconservationist President Theodore Roosevelt fought for the passage of what organization to establish and protect Federal Lands for future generations to enjoy?
National Park Service
Carnegie, Rockfeller vanderbilt and J.P Morgan all started business with their own investments of money, and eventually gained mass wealth leading to their eventual status as "Robber Barons" of their respective industries . What technical term would we use to describe these indviusals?
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