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Journalists who "raked up" or exposed the filth of society became known as __

muckrakers

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The mission of the organization known as the __ was to fight the anti-Semitism that was common in American society

Anti-Defamation League

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In 1893 __ helped persuade the Illinois legislature to prohibit child labor

Florence Kelley

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An ambitious agenda of reforms that became known as the Wisconsin idea was pushed through by Wisconsin Governor __

Robert LaFollete

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The __ amendment gave voters the power to elect US senators directly

17th

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An __ is a measure that allows voters to put a proposed law on the ballot for public approval

initiative

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Unlike the AFL, the __ organized unskilled workers

International Ladies' Garment Workers Union

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In the late 1800s many of the problems created by industrialization were the focus of the reform movement known as __

progressivism

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In 1909 a multiracial group of activists, including WEB Du Bois and Ida Wells-Barnett, formed an organization known as the __ to fight for the rights of African Americans

NAACP

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__ exposed the corruption of city governments in his 1904 work, The Shame of the Cities

Lincoln Steffens

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A __ allows a recently passed law to be placed on the ballot so that voters can either approve or reject the law

referendum

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A __ enables voters to remove an elected official by special election

recall

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The Triangle Shirtwaist Company fire was a __ example of the type of tragedies that resulted in the early 1900s from a lack of workplace safety laws

concrete

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Through his book, How the Other Half Lives, __ revealed the grim conditions in New York tenements

Jacob Riis

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Led the Women's Christian Temperance Union from 1879-1898

Frances Willard

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Organization of African American women who campaigned to fight poverty, segregation, and lynchings

National Association of Colored Women

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Gave the vote to African American men, but not to women

15th Amendment

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The first territory to grant women the vote

Wyoming Territory

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Women's suffrage leader arrested for voting in NY

Susan B Anthony

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Resulted in 1890 from the merger of 2 women's suffrage organizations

National American Woman Suffrage Association

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Temperance leader who became known for smashing saloons with a hatchet

Carry Nation

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Barred the manufacture, sale, and distribution of alcoholic beverages

18th Amendment

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National agency created to protect the well-being of children

Federal Children's Bureau

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Organization that, along with the Anti-Saloon League, led the organized crusade against alcohol

Women's Christian Temperance Union

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T/F:The work of the National Association of Colored Women included the formation of settlement house, hospitals, and schools that served African Americans

True

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T/F:Some people who argued against women's suffrage held the notion that most American women did not want to vote

True

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Which term doesn't relate to the others?a) US Forest Serviceb) conservationc) suffraged) Newlands Reclamation Act

c) suffrage

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Which term doesn't relate to the others?a) Prohibitionb) Elkins Actc) Hepburn Actd) railroads

a) Prohibition

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What laws did Congress pass to protect consumers from abuses by the food and drug industries?

Meat Inspection ActPure Food and Drug Act

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What measures were enacted during the Roosevelt administration to provide irrigation for dry lands?

Newlands Reclamation Act

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What act strengthened the Interstate Commerce Commission (ICC), and what powers did the act give to the ICC?

Elkins Act- set price to chargeHepburn Act- look at rebated for railroads

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Theodore Roosevelt's 1904 campaign slogan and the framework for his presidency was the __

Square Deal

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President Roosevelt's attacks on monopolies and trusts came to be called ___

trust busting

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Which novel depicted the wretched and unsanitary conditions at a meatpacking plant?

The Jungle

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Who served as the first chief of the US Forest Service?

Gifford Pinchot

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The Interstate Commerce Commission was given authority to set maximum railroad rates by the __

Elkins Act

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T/F:The 19th amendment allowed Congress to levy taxes on an individual's income

False16th amendment

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T/F:The Federal Reserve Act created a central fund from which banks could borrow to prevent collapse during a financial panic

True

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T/F:The Clayton Antitrust Act was intended to repeal the Sherman Antitrust Act

Falseclarify and extend it

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T/F:The 18th amendment ratified in 1920 gave women full voting rights

False19th amendment

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T/F:President Wilson opposed a federal lynching law because he believed that the matter should be dealt with at the state level

True

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Law that supported workers by legalizing strikes, boycotts, and peaceful picketing

Clayton Antitrust Act