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8-6 SS vocab

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Progressive Movement
reform effort, generally centered in urban areas and begun in the early 1900s, whose aims included returning control of the government to the people, restoring economic opportunities, and correcting injustices in American life.
Child Labor Laws
laws that strictly prohibited the employment of children under the age of 18
Theodore Roosevelt
26th President of the United States during Progressive Era "square deal" result of coal miner's strike
Temperance
moderation in or abstinence from alcohol
Prohibition
a law forbidding the sale of alcoholic beverages
Ben Tillman
Democrat governor of SC, led Populist movement, support of small farmers
Woman's Suffrage
right for woman to vote
State Dispensary System
Tillman's plan to control sale of alcohal
Equal Rights Association
Association of women working to get laws passed that would give women the right to vote
Robert Cooper
gov. of SC 1919-1922; continued Manning's progressive reforms: 7-month school plan, cumpolsary school attendence, health care
Coleman Blease
Governor of South Carolina 1910. Appealed to mill owners, white farmers, approved lynchings, no compulsory education
Richard Manning
This progressive governor was elected in 1915. He passed a child labor law so that children under age 14 could not work in mills, miness and factories.
SC Highway Department
Created by gov. Manning
Patriotism
Love for one's country
Emigration
departure from one country for another
Suffrage
right to vote
19th Ammendment
gave women right to vote
Urban
city charcteristics
Rural
farm/country
Agriculture
the practice of cultivating the land or raising stock
Industry
the organized action of making of goods and services for sale
Boll weevil
type of beetle that infests the cotton plant
Mass media
forms of communication, such as newspapers and radio, that reach millions of people
Tourism
the business of providing services to tourists
Ku Klux Klan
White supremacy organization that intimidated blacks out of their newly found liberties
Southern Literacy Renaissance
SC group formed when people began to write and paint about local subjects
Great Depression
the economic crisis and period of low business activity in the U.S. and other countries, roughly beginning with the stock-market crash in October, 1929, and continuing through most of the 1930s.
New Deal
Franklin Roosevelt's economic reform program designed to solve the problems of the Great Depression
Franklin Roosevelt
progressive president; promised to end Great Depression
Rural Electrification Act
Extended power lines into rural areas of the country
Civilian Conservation Corp
put 3 milion men to work on soil preservation and public parks
Works Progress Administration
gave millions of jobs to unemployed
Public Works Administration
built low-cost housing; Navy Base
Social Security Act
provide pensions for retired people; proposed by FDR
Santee Cooper electricity project
provided cheap power to rural areas; longest public power project of its time