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SS unit 3

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Progressivism
the expansion of the US socially and economically
Muckrakers
Reporters who dug up stories that were usually hushed up by either government or business owners, sometimes went under cover
Laissez Faire
the idea that the government should intervene as little as possible in social and economic issues
JP Morgan
huge influence economically and politically in charge of lots of big monopolies and trusts including Northern Securities
Trust/Monopoly
control of all or almost all of a good or a service
Northern Securities
huge railroad from Chicago to Seattle; controlled by JP Morgan
Square Deal
government operates fairly, or just a good deal for all sides
Boone and Crockett club
a club formed by TR and Grinnel, which supported forest management, clean water, and restricted use of natural resources: fought for Yellowstone
Reclamation service on 1902
agency that used dams to make dry farmland usable
John Muir
a friend of TR; a conservationist helped add Yosemite valley and Marisopa Sequoia Grove into the protected area.
Pure Food and Drug Act
act that required companies to have a more sanitary production of the food
Meat Inspection Act
act that made better working conditions for employees, better government inspections, and helped set good sanitary standards