Chapter 19: Visions of the Modern Nation: The Progressive Era
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Theodore Roosevelt was president during the years
in 1902, Roosevelt helped to arbitrate a settlement for a mining strike in the coal fields of Pennsylvania that awarded the miners
a wage increase of 10%
how much of the popular vote did Roosevelt gamer in 1904?
an increase in Mexican immigration in the early 20th century was caused by
political instability and upheavals of Mexican revolution
what categories of Chinese were allowed into the US
1. wives of Chinese men already in America
largest concentrations of Japanese were found in
what was the act that kept most Chinese out of the States
the Chinese Exclusion Act
protests by the Japanese for equal treatment were not ignored, unlike Chinese protests, because
Japan had emerged as a significant military power in the Pacific
what did Roosevelt write that unofficially restricted the flow of immigrants? where were they from?
Gentlemen's Agreement, Japan
most numerous immigrants in the 20th century were
East European Jews
name four reasons why thousands of jews left Russia
1. to escape economic hardship due to lack of land and business ownership rights (ghettos)
2. increase in anti-Semitic violence
3. avoid conscription into Czar's army
4. escape the segregated society against them
what disease was decreased by 70% by the development of public sanitation
how many Jews were in America in 1880? how many in 1920?
250,000; 4 million
what did the eugenics movement believe in
character traits such as criminality and sexual immortality were inherited
president who was an advocate of eugenic reform
first state to end a eugenic sterilization law
author of The Principles of Scientific Management
Frederick Winslow Taylor
most successful industrialist to employ efficiency techniques
John D. Rockefeller
first mass-produced automobile
what are four statements that describe Henry Ford
1. he was largely anti-Semitic
2. he fought unionization (hated unions)
3. production methods became industry standards
4. repulsed by modern life
American pop culture is described as
largely the creation of immigrants and racial minorities
inventor of techonology that made motion pictures possible
largest consumer of the motion picture industry
working class neighborhoods of growing cities (movies were cheaper than theatres)
popular music of the early 20th century
lower-class social night clubs were called
higher class social night clubs were called
most dramatic change in sexual behavior were in the
there was a rapidly rising divorce rate with
new marital expectiations brought to marraige
what does the term "Boston marriage" refer to?
lifelong attachments formed among unmarried professional women, indicates change in sexual mores
name 4 artists that defy conventions of the day and portrayed life in the cities
1. Robert Henri
2. William Glackens
3. Jon Sloan
4. Everett Shinn
the foremost literary naturalist of the day was
jazz music had its roots in
slave songs and spirituals
what magazines were known for their articles?
2. New Yorker
book that explained the harsh examination of the meat industry, and author
The Jungle, Upton Sinclair
The Pure Food and Drug Act was passed as a result of the
publication of The Jungle
what were areas of concern for Progressive reformers
1. child labor
2. city government
3. factory safety
4. direct democracy
what happened in the Muller vs. Oregon court case?
the court upheld the law limiting women to a ten hour work day
traits of a typical progressive reformer:
2. Anglo-Saxon ancestry
3. middle class
what was inspired by militancy of the suffrage movement in England?
American women's suffrage movement at the turn of the century
most prominent socialist leader
Eugene V. Debs
the Industrial Workers of the World tried to organize all of the following labor groups:
3. migratory workers
the Niagara Movement wanted an end to
what were naturalization laws pertaining to immigrants based on?
what was the cause of the drastic decline of the number of immigrants in the early 20th century?
immigration restriction laws passed by congress in the 1920s
who was restricted from entering the US in 1924?
Koreans and Japanese
a frail asthmatic child born in New York City who transformed himself into an outdoorsmen
what immigrant group was most likely to stay in the US after arrival between 1899 and 1924
how many Mexicans were living in the US Southwest in 1900?
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