Flashcards in Chapter 15 Section 1 Deck (32):
laws banning the manufacture, sale, and consumption of alcohol
progressives campaigned against this emotional issue
allowed a group of citizens in a state to introduce legislation and required the legislature to vote on it
journalists who investigated social conditions and political corruption
the right to vote
Wisconsin became a model of political reform under the leadership of who?
Robert La Follette
What did progressives think neede to play a more active role in solving society's problems?
Who formed the National Woman's Party an wanted to use protests to force President Wilson to take action on suffrage?
What divides a town or city into areas for commercial, residential, or other development
Progressivism was a series or responses to problems in society that emerged from the growth in what?
Progressives wanted what kind of economic and market?
Laissez-Faire, and unregulated
Who believed industrialization and urbanization had created many social problems?
Progressives stemmed from what party?
Democrat and Republican Party
Who had a strong faith in science and technology
Journalists who investigated social conditions and political curruption were called??
Who highlighted the plight of immigrants in the book "How the Other Half LIves"
Who exposed curruption in urban political machines?
What were the two proposals to reform city government by progressices?
1) Commission Plan, divided city into several departments 2)Council-Manager system
What State became a model of progressive reform, and who was it led by?
Wisconsin, Robert M. La Follete
La Follete pressured the state legislature to pass a law requiring parties to hold a what?
Progressives pushed for 3 reforms. What were they?
The Referendum, The initiative, and the Recall
In 1913, what ammendment was added to the constitution that had the direct election of senators?
The suffrage movement was split into two groups. What was the New York based Group?
National Woman's Suffrage Association
What was the Boston based group?
American Woman Suffrage Association
By 1900 how many states had granted women voting rights?
Who left NAWSA and formed the National Woman's Party?
Who became NAWSA's leader in 1915?
Carrie Chapman Catt
On August 26, 1920, what Amendment went into effect, that gave women voting rights?
What was the most emotional progressive issue was what?
What were some labor laws that went into affect?
Workers Compensation Laws, Zoning Laws, and Building and Health Codes
what was the concern that alcohol explained many of society's problems?