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The Progressive Movement

The Progressive Movement

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The Progressive Movement
aimed to restore economic opportunities and correct injustices in American life in response to the industrial revolution
Florence Kelley
an advocate for improving the lives of women and children (worked to pass child labor laws)
Woman's Christian Temperance Union
spearheaded the crusade for prohibition
journalists who wrote about the corrupt side of business and public life in major magazines of the 20th century
National Child Labor Committee
pressured the passing of the Keating-Owen Act in 1916
Susan B. Anthony
worked tirelessly as a proponent of women's suffrage
National Women's Suffrage Association
founded by Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton in 1869
Upton Sinclair
wrote "The Jungle" in 1906 in attempt to expose the meatpacking industry and bring it down
Teddy Roosevelt
known as the "trust-buster"
Sherman Antitrust Act
broke up monopolies, passed by Congress in 1890
Meat Inspection Act
strict cleanliness requirements for meatpackers and created the program of federal meat inspection
Pure Food and Drug Act
passed in 1906; halted the sale of contaminated foods and medicines and called for truth in labeling
John Muir
naturalist a writer that convinced Roosevelt to set aside 148 million acres of land in 1903
Booker T. Washington
Was invited to the White House as a guest of Theodore Roosevelt
The Bull-Moose Party
name for the progressive party
Woodrow Wilson
becomes president in 1912 against Roosevelt and the bull moose party
Nineteenth Amendment
passed in 1919 gave women the right to vote in 1920
civil disobedience
the refusal to obey certain laws or governmental demands for the purpose of influencing legislation or government policy
World War I
What event stopped the success of the Progressive Movement?
having complete control of an industry
1902 Coal Strike
President Roosevelt intervened by threatening to take over the mine if an agreement was not met.
the banning of alcoholic beverages
Protection of wilderness areas
Square Deal
President Theodore Roosevelt's plan for reform; all Americans are entitled to an equal opportinity to succeed
Which state was the first to grant women the right to vote in 1890?
goal was for racial equality
When did women get the right to vote?
When did the Progressive Movement end?
means the right to vote
Civil Rights
Which reform were Progressives least concerned with accomplishing during the Progressive Movement?
18th Amendment
Prohibited the manufacture, sale, and distribution of alcoholic beverages