Industrialization, Immigration, & Progressive Era Vocabulary
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When the Government does not interfere with business-"hands off'
Amendment that prohibited the sale of alcohol, also known as the prohibition
Reform movement that occurred in the early 1900s as a response to the problems from industrialization. Goal: To strengthen role of government in ensuring human welfare.
This Charitable service provided services such as housing, daycare, education, and healthcare to improve the lives of the urban poor.
Amendment that granted women's Suffrage (the right to vote)
A businessman who uses ruthless business tactics
This is when a company controls and owns all stages within the Businesses on which depends on for its operation
This is when a company takes over and buys out a competitor in an effort to gain market share. Can lead to creating a monopoly.
Dark and crowded multi-family apartments
Political groups designed to keep power. They are known to provide services to immigrants in exchange for votes
This concept of "survival of the fittest" was applied to human society as naturally occurring.
Gospel of Wealth
Idea that wealthy Americans have a responsibility to donate money to further social progress and help the poor.
Social Gospel Movement
1870-1920, religious reformers strove to improve conditions in cities according to biblical ideas of charity and justice. Created the YMCA
This was a process in which immigrant school children were taught the English language as well as culture. The purpose was assimilate ethnic immigrants groups into the dominate culture.
Political party that emerged to increase the political power of farmers and to work for legislation for farmers interest
Journalist who exposed the filth and corruption in society
Meat inspection Act
1906 act that required Federal inspection of Meat. Set standards for cleanliness in meatpacking plants.
a small island in New York Harbor. It served as a processing center for most immigrant arriving on the east coast.
a preferences for native-born people and the desire to limit immigration
Interstate Commerce Commission (ICC)
Under Roosevelt's presidency, Congress gave the ICC the power to enforce regulation of railroad rates.
Amendment which allows Congress to charge an income tax without regards to the State.
Sherman Anti-Trust Act
In 1890 this was the first measure passed by the U.S Congress to Prohibit Trusts; named for Senator John Sherman.
Amendment provides for direct election of Senator by the people of the state rather than their election or appointment by state legislation
Children's Bureau 1912
In 1912 President William Taft created This to "investigate and report upon all matters pertaining to the welfare of children and child life among all classes of our people"
Immigrant Clusters within cities (ex. Little Italy & Little Tokyo) where Immigrants were able to preserve their language and culture.
An organization association of workers often in a trade or profession, formed to protect and further their rights and interests.
Wrote the Gospel of Wealth along with revolutionizing the Steel Industry.
Famous inventor who invented the first long lasting light bulb.
John D. Rockefeller
Robber Baron who owned 90% of oil refining industry (Standard Oil)
Perfected the Assembly Line System and Mass Produced the affordable Model T
First Leader of the American Federation of Labor the Largest labor union of its time.
Political boss of New York who ran Tammany Hill
Dwight L Moody
Opened the first YMCA in Chicago
Opened the first Settlement House known as the Hull House
Wrote "The Jungle" which later led to the passage of the Meat Inspection Act
Wrote "How the Other Half Live" exposing Tenement
First President concerne3d about conserving the environment
Busted more Trusts than any other President
Kevin J Wheelock
The Greatest Human to ever Live