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Chapter 25 vocab terms.

American Protective Association

anti-Catholic society against Catholic immigration

Booker T. Washington

promoted self-help for blacks; teacher - Tuskegee Institute

Charles Darwin

naturalist; theory of evolution; natural selection; On the Origin of Species

W.E.B. DuBois

activist; help from others for blacks - NAACP

William James

psychologist; philosopher; PRAGMATISM; author

Henry George

political economist - land value tax

Horatio Alger

author; mostly juvenile novels - most famous - Ragged Dick

Mark Twain

author, humorist, "father of American literature" - Huckleberry Finn, Tom Sawyer

Carrie Chapman Catt

women's suffrage leader; twice President of NAWSA


chain of roughly continuous metropolitan areas

settlement house

houses that provided services, shelter, etc.; Hull House


practical; logical; meaning and trust; William James

yellow journalism

eye-catching headlines, exaggerated stories; sensationalism; Pulitzer & Hearst


favoritism to native-borns over immigrants

Hull House

settlement house founded by Jane Addams in Chicago; Ellen Gates Starr

Dwight Moody

Evangelical preacher; helped immigrants & street people

Jane Addams

founded first settlement house - Hull House

Mary Baker Eddy

founder of Christian Science movement

Florence Kelley

social & political reformer; childrens' rights; socialist; NAACP

New Immigration

Eastern European immigrants; mainly Catholic & Orthodox; held onto culture

Women's Christian Temperance Union (WCTU)

female group in support of prohibition

Comstock Law

illegal to send "obscene" material through the mail

Morrill Act

allowed for creation of land grant colleges

Chautauqua Movement

adult education movement

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