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History Vocab Unit 9
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Passed in 1913, this amendment to the Constitution calls for the direct election of senators by the voters instead of their election by state legislatures.
1906 - Journalists who searched for corruption in politics and big business
Procedure whereby a certain number of voters may, by petition, propose a law or constitutional amendment and have it submitted to the voters.
A state-level method of direct legislation that gives voters a chance to approve or disapprove proposed legislation or a proposed constitutional amendment.
the legal right to vote in political elections
Economic policy by Roosevelt that favored fair relationships between companies and workers/ fair treatment for all.
author who wrote a book about the horrors of food productions in 1906 - wrote The Jungle
Bull Moose party
A name given to the Progressive Party, formed to support Theodore Roosevelt's candidacy for the presidency in 1912.
26th President, from 1901-1909, passed two acts that purified meat, took over in 1901 when McKinley was shot, Went after trusts, formed the "Bull Moose Party", wanted to build the Panama canal, and make our Navy ( military stronger )/he focused his efforts on trust busting, environment conservation, and strong foreign policy.
William Jennings Bryan
United States lawyer and politician who advocated free silver and prosecuted John Scopes (1925) for teaching evolution in a Tennessee high school (1860-1925)
A set of laws designed to address railroad discrimination against small farmers, covering issues like freight rates and railroad rebates./ 1870s => 1874
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The root *pel* means "to push" or "to drive." The roots *sum* and *sumpt* mean "take." The root *celer* means "swift." The prefix *con-* means "with" or "together." The prefix *dis-* means "apart" or "in different directions." The prefix *ex-* means "out" or "from." The suffix *-ator* means "one who does." The suffix *-ion* means "the act of." Using literal translations as guidance, define *expel* without using a dictionary.
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