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APUSH Chapter 29

Chapter 29 vocab terms
Lochner vs. New York
court case - upheld "right to free contract"
Muller vs. Oregon
court case - restrictions on labor to protect women's health
Northern Securities Case
antitrust case; railroads; T. Roosevelt
Richard Ballinger
Secreatry of the Interior; caused Republican Party split over conservationism conflict with Pinchot
John Muir
naturalist; US wilderness preservation advocate; Sierra Club founder
JP Morgan
financier; United States Steel Corporation
Hiram Johnson
progressive; Governor; Senator
Thorstein Veblen
author - The Theory of the Leisure Class; Norwegian-American
Henry D. Lloyd
author - Wealth Against Commonwealth
Jacob Riis
author - How the Other Half Lives; sociology
Lincoln Steffens
author - The Shame of the Cities
Theodore Dreiser
author - An American Tragedy; Naturalism movement
Ida Tarbell
author - History of the Standard Oil Company
Robert LaFollette
Progressive movement leader; debater; libertarian reforms; Wisconsin
Frances Willard
Women's Christian Temperance Union (WCTU) president
Florence Kelley
National Consumer's League founder; consumerism
Gifford Pinchot
Forestry Department Head; fired by Taft over consevationism controversy with Ballinger
Charles Evans Hughes
Secretary of State; Supreme Court Chief Justice; regulation of public utilities
Upton Sinclair
author - The Jungle
William Howard Taft
27th president; Supreme Court Chief Justice
journalists who publicized society's ills
17th Amendment
1913 - people elect senators
18th Amendment
1919 - prohibited alcohol
Elkins Act
outlawed rebates; railroads coudn't transport goods they owned
Hepburn Act
stricter railroad control; expanded Interstate Commerce Commission powers
Triangle Shirtwaist Factory
location of deadly fire; ked to federal regulations
Old Guard
Meat Inspection Act
sanitary meat packing; inspection of meat products shipped over state lines
Pure Food and Drug Act
no mislabled or adulterated food or drugs
Newlands Act
authorized federal money to develop West; preotect resources
Dollar Diplomacy
give countries money to avoid military intervention; Taft, Knox
Payne-Aldrich Act
lowered tariffs - no more foreign competition fear; (see Underwood Tariff)
Ballinger-Pinchot Affair
Cabinet members fought over money/ effort for conservation