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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.
26th President of the United States during Progressive Era "square deal" result of coal miner's strike
Equal Rights Association
Association of women working to get laws passed that would give women the right to vote
gov. of SC 1919-1922; continued Manning's progressive reforms: 7-month school plan, cumpolsary school attendence, health care
Governor of South Carolina 1910. Appealed to mill owners, white farmers, approved lynchings, no compulsory education
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.
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
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.
Franklin Roosevelt's economic reform program designed to solve the problems of the Great Depression
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