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Progressive Era Must Knows
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required Americans to pay an income tax.
allows citizens to proposed laws directly on a ballot.
aimed at correcting the political and social injustices resulting from industrialization.
tax on imported goods
an all-purpose community center for poor people living in crowded cities
reporters, writers, and social scientists exposed the abuses of industrial society and government corruption.
a new national political party representing the "common man" - farmers, industrial workers, and miners proposing a 8 hour workday, progressive income tax, government ownership of railroads, free silver.
unlimited coinage of silver to increase money supply.
prohibition of the sale, manufacture, transport of alcohol
progressive reformer known for establishing the Hull House.
Ida B Wells
social reformer that organized a national anti-lynching crusade.
government jobs given to supporters as reward for contribution to politicians.
called for social reforms as a duty of Christians to enhance the lives of the less fortunate.
William J. Bryan
Democratic candidate in the election of 1896 gained support of Populist Party for his "Cross of Gold "speech
Pure Food and Drug Act
protected consumer's health and welfare by insuring quality products
muckraker that wrote of the abuses in the meat packing industry in "The Jungle"
elected officials could be removed from office by special election
allows for the direct election of Senators
Teddy Roosevelt's progressive legislative program aimed at protecting the public health and preventing false claims by business owners
government cannot deny the right to vote based on gender
Meat Inspection Act
direct result of the book "The Jungle"
Federal Reserve Act
created government agency that controls monetary policy
process that allows citizens to approve or reject a law passed by their legislature
African-American reformer that founded the NAACP
progressive president known as the trust buster, identifying companies as good trusts and bad trusts
movement led mostly by women like Francis Willard to eliminate alcohol
Booker T. Washington
proposed that African-Americans achieve equality gradually through job training and education
Democrat elected President in 1912 as a result of a split in the Republican Party (Bull Moose Party)
William H. Taft
succeeded Roosevelt as President, followed many of his trust-busting policies
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