Flashcards in Ch 22 Deck (85):
Instituted by Henry ford, allowed workers to buy his products and to take more pride on their work, led to a more efficient work place
This is one of the most popular model of cars made by Henry ford motors
What did Henry ford find out abut business that led to a drop in price of the Model T
Smaller unit of profit on a larger number of sales= bigger profit
The car went from a luxury for the wealthy to an ___________
Essential for the ordinary man
This provided $75 million for the construction of roads, required that states the waisted federal aid adhere highway departments
Federal aid roads act
The federal aid roads act created _____
2 lane all weather roads
The highway system that we use today, was foreshadowed by the federal aid roads act
Eisenhower interstate highway system
This is where one company controls the production of a commodity
Where the production of a commodity is controlled by a small number of large companies
This book talked about managing workers, said businesses should rules, control he workplace and establish routine
The principles of scientific management
Who was the author of the book "the principles of scientific management"
A fire occurred here that killed 146 workers and focused national attention on working conditions
Triangle shirtwaist factory
This allowed for packages to be delivered by mail
This provided delivery to rural farmers directly
Rural free delivery
She was a birth control activist and feminist
This criminalizes the sale and distribution of material or literature used for discussing abortion and contraception
The progressive era saw a ______ in divorce rate and a _______ in birth rate
During the progressive era, 8/10 POC lived in the ________
What were the majority of African Americans?
This person spoke out against the gradualist approach of Booker T Washington
This was a move to in the NAACP in Canada that pushed for African American equality, founded by WEB Dubois
What did the Niagara movement focus on?
Equal rights and education
This organization led the fight for African American equality
What was the newspaper published by the NAACP?
Who edited "the crises"
These were labor agents for immigrants, they often took advantage of the immigrants by charging too much
These were immigrants that worked for a period of time to bring money back to their native country
Birds of passage
This was the port that many Chinese, Russian, Filipino, and Japanese immigrants passed through
Where was Angel Island?
How did Angel Island differ from Ellis Island?
They often held immigrants for months before being proven eligible
What was the largest labor union during the progressive era?
This was the most formidable and radical labor union during the progressive era, they tried to overthrow capitalism by whatever means necessary
IWW (industrial workers of the world)
What was the IWW nicknamed?
Who did the Wobblies allow to join?
All people regardless of skill, gender, or race
Who founded the Wobblies?
William "Big Bill" Hayward
Who was the other founder of the wobblies?
How did some companies try to prevent strikes?
They tried to appease their workers with better working conditions
This company led the way in workers rights, they took a paternalistic approach in dealing with employees
Where was amoskeag located?
The progressive era saw an increase in the _______ class
What happened to advertising during the progressive era?
This was created to pass rules and regulations in collegiate sports
This movie showed new camera techniques
The birth of a nation
Who directed "the birth of a nation" ?
This allowed music and records to be played and homes and created the spread of common culture around the US
The introduction of this type of music led to faster paced dances and the popularity of dance clubs
This type of music was largely influenced by African Americans during the progressive era
Where did jazz originate?
This musician brought jazz north to cities like NY and Chicago
The 1920's was known as the __________
This was a variety act that played on the immigrant experience
This was an influential progressive art school
Ashcan school of arts
What did art focus on during the progressive era?
These were people who exposed the corruption of public and prominent figures
Who coined the term "muckrakers"
This book is famously known for exposing the meat packing industry
What was Upton Sinclairs famous book titled?
Henry ford became the _______ of Detroit
What was the Model T's nickname?
This fruit company exploited opportunity crested by victory against Spain
This company worked with overseas companies to fix prices of steel rails
When Elbert H Gary of US Steel brought executives from competition together to set prices for steel
This person invented a machine to make plate glass
Irven W Colburn
After the fire at the triangle shirtwaist factory, NY appointed a _____________ to recommend laws to improve factory safety
State factory investigating commission
How were farmers affected by the age of progressivism?
This act formed the US Reclamation Service
This novel depicted a husbands oppression of his wife
The Hungry Heart
Who wrote "The Hungry Heart"?
David Graham Phillips
What happened to David Graham Phillips as a result of his novel?
He was assassinated
This was formed within the US Bureau of Labor to protect children and limit child labor
Who headed the Childrens Bureau?
Book written by WEB Dubois
"The Souls of Black Folk"
Who headed the NAACP?
William E Walling
The Supreme Court case in which the Supreme Court overturned the grandfather clause
Guinn vs US
This court case struck down a law in Louisville that required residential segregation
Buchanan V Worley
This labor union fought for the rights of women workers
Women's trade union league
The progressive era saw large numbers of ___________ immigrants for the first time
These were labor agents that hired Mexicans for large companies or ranchers
These were Spanish enclaves in cities
Who funded the WTUL?
Margaret Dreir Robbins
This was a group of women that worked with slaughter house workers in Chicago
Angels of the stockyards
This strike occurred after female employees were fired from the triangles shirtwaist company for attempting to start a union
Uprising of 20000
This agreement created a committee composed of management to handle disputes
Hart Schaffer agreement
This law became a model for zoning
NY Zoning Law of 1916