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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

$5 day

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This is one of the most popular model of cars made by Henry ford motors

Model T

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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

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The car went from a luxury for the wealthy to an ___________

Essential for the ordinary man

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This provided $75 million for the construction of roads, required that states the waisted federal aid adhere highway departments

Federal aid roads act

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The federal aid roads act created _____

2 lane all weather roads

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The highway system that we use today, was foreshadowed by the federal aid roads act

Eisenhower interstate highway system

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This is where one company controls the production of a commodity

Monopoly

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Where the production of a commodity is controlled by a small number of large companies

Oligopoly

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This book talked about managing workers, said businesses should rules, control he workplace and establish routine

The principles of scientific management

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Who was the author of the book "the principles of scientific management"

Frederick Taylor

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A fire occurred here that killed 146 workers and focused national attention on working conditions

Triangle shirtwaist factory

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This allowed for packages to be delivered by mail

Parcel post

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This provided delivery to rural farmers directly

Rural free delivery

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She was a birth control activist and feminist

Margaret Sanger

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This criminalizes the sale and distribution of material or literature used for discussing abortion and contraception

Comstock laws

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The progressive era saw a ______ in divorce rate and a _______ in birth rate

Increase, decline

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During the progressive era, 8/10 POC lived in the ________

South

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What were the majority of African Americans?

Sharecroppers

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This person spoke out against the gradualist approach of Booker T Washington

WEB Dubois

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This was a move to in the NAACP in Canada that pushed for African American equality, founded by WEB Dubois

Niagara movement

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What did the Niagara movement focus on?

Equal rights and education

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This organization led the fight for African American equality

NAACP

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What was the newspaper published by the NAACP?

The crises

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Who edited "the crises"

WEB Dubois

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These were labor agents for immigrants, they often took advantage of the immigrants by charging too much

Padroni

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These were immigrants that worked for a period of time to bring money back to their native country

Birds of passage

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This was the port that many Chinese, Russian, Filipino, and Japanese immigrants passed through

Angel Island

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Where was Angel Island?

San Francisco

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How did Angel Island differ from Ellis Island?

They often held immigrants for months before being proven eligible

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What was the largest labor union during the progressive era?

AFL

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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)

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What was the IWW nicknamed?

Wobblies

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Who did the Wobblies allow to join?

All people regardless of skill, gender, or race

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Who founded the Wobblies?

William "Big Bill" Hayward

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Who was the other founder of the wobblies?

Mary Jones

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How did some companies try to prevent strikes?

They tried to appease their workers with better working conditions

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This company led the way in workers rights, they took a paternalistic approach in dealing with employees

Amoskeag

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Where was amoskeag located?

New Hampshire

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The progressive era saw an increase in the _______ class

Middle

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What happened to advertising during the progressive era?

It grew/expanded

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This was created to pass rules and regulations in collegiate sports

NCAA

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This movie showed new camera techniques

The birth of a nation

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Who directed "the birth of a nation" ?

DW Griffith

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This allowed music and records to be played and homes and created the spread of common culture around the US

Phonograph

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The introduction of this type of music led to faster paced dances and the popularity of dance clubs

Ragtime

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This type of music was largely influenced by African Americans during the progressive era

Jazz

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Where did jazz originate?

New Orleans

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This musician brought jazz north to cities like NY and Chicago

Louis Armstrong

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The 1920's was known as the __________

Jazz age

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This was a variety act that played on the immigrant experience

Vaudeville

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This was an influential progressive art school

Ashcan school of arts

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What did art focus on during the progressive era?

City life

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These were people who exposed the corruption of public and prominent figures

Muckrakers

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Who coined the term "muckrakers"

Teddy Roosevelt

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This book is famously known for exposing the meat packing industry

Upton Sinclair

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What was Upton Sinclairs famous book titled?

The jungle

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Henry ford became the _______ of Detroit

Speed demon

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What was the Model T's nickname?

Tin Lizzie

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This fruit company exploited opportunity crested by victory against Spain

United fruit

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This company worked with overseas companies to fix prices of steel rails

Us steel

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When Elbert H Gary of US Steel brought executives from competition together to set prices for steel

Garry dinners

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This person invented a machine to make plate glass

Irven W Colburn

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After the fire at the triangle shirtwaist factory, NY appointed a _____________ to recommend laws to improve factory safety

State factory investigating commission

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How were farmers affected by the age of progressivism?

They prospered

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This act formed the US Reclamation Service

Newlands act

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This novel depicted a husbands oppression of his wife

The Hungry Heart

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Who wrote "The Hungry Heart"?

David Graham Phillips

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What happened to David Graham Phillips as a result of his novel?

He was assassinated

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This was formed within the US Bureau of Labor to protect children and limit child labor

Children's Bureau

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Who headed the Childrens Bureau?

Grace Abbott

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Book written by WEB Dubois

"The Souls of Black Folk"

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Who headed the NAACP?

William E Walling

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The Supreme Court case in which the Supreme Court overturned the grandfather clause

Guinn vs US

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This court case struck down a law in Louisville that required residential segregation

Buchanan V Worley

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This labor union fought for the rights of women workers

Women's trade union league

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The progressive era saw large numbers of ___________ immigrants for the first time

Mexican

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These were labor agents that hired Mexicans for large companies or ranchers

Coyotes

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These were Spanish enclaves in cities

Barrios

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Who funded the WTUL?

Margaret Dreir Robbins

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This was a group of women that worked with slaughter house workers in Chicago

Angels of the stockyards

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This strike occurred after female employees were fired from the triangles shirtwaist company for attempting to start a union

Uprising of 20000

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This agreement created a committee composed of management to handle disputes

Hart Schaffer agreement

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This law became a model for zoning

NY Zoning Law of 1916

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These were no student athletes paid to play for colleges

Tramp athletes