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A change to the Constitution allowing for the goverment to pass direct taxes, such as income tax
Jim Crow Laws
Laws passed AFTER the Reconstruction
Made segregation between African Americans and Whites legal
WEB Du Bois
Disagreed with Booker T. Washington
Believed that suffrage (the vote)was the way to end segregation
Help to start the NAACP
Journalist who reported the negative conditions found in factories, cities, and politics
Citizens can propose a bill/lawby petitioning with a specific number of signatures of registered voters
A period of time in US history when there is a newly created rich class
Thisclass of people were created by the growth of industry
A political party organization in big cities that holds power by controlling votes, courts, and police
Many ______ were very poor it had papers and items everywhere on the floor.
The bosses would lock the doors so the workers couldn't get out if a fire or emergency happened unexpectedly
Pendleton Act( Pendleton Civil Service Act)
Set a merit system controlled by the civil service
At first the Act affected only 14,000 out of 130,000 federal jobs
Act now has more than 90% of the goverment jobs
Started as abolitionist
Realized women were denied basic right and ability to vote
Plessy v. Ferguson
(1896) Supreame Court Case that said separate facilities were legal if they were equal in quality
Reform President(Theodore Roosevelt)
I took over when McKinley was shot
I was known as a cowboy, reform, and progressive
These people brought attention to conditions established 1st national parks
Took trips to places to get publicity for preserving the areas
Didn't have enough space and equipment to meet daily values. MANY FIRES! (Sanitaion, crime, over crowding, ect.)
Factory safety and child labor
What were the 2 problems in these four items workers compensation, fire safety, child labor, and labor unions
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