Flashcards in Chapter 21 Progressive Era Deck (28)
Who founded one of the first settlement houses and what was it called?
Jane Addams, Hull House
What was the main goal of the settlement movement?
getting the rich and poor in society to live more closely together in an interdependent community
What is Teddy Roosevelt's nickname?
the Trust Buster
What belief was fundamental to the progressive movement
the belief that citizens could improve society
Leaders of the settlement house movement used what?
politics to bring about effective reform
Galveston, Texas, introduced a progressive form of urban government based on what?
Initiative, referendum and recall were political reforms that did what?
gave the people greater voice in the government
What was the judicial model for defending progressive reforms?
the Brandeis Brief
Which African American Leader helped create the Niagara movement?
W.E.B. Du Bois
What did the 16th Amendment do?
it granted congress the power to tax income
What did the 17th Amendment do?
Provided for the direct election of US Senators
What did the 18th Amendment do?
Prohibited making, selling, or transporting alcohol.
What did the 19th Amendment do?
it granted women the right to vote
What did the Federal Reserve Act do?
it create a central banking system
What did the Supreme Court conclude from the Muller vs. Oregon?
women's work hours should be limited
What did the Hepburn Act regulate?
What did initiative allow?
voters to petition state legislatures in order to consider a bill desired by citizens.
What was referendum?
an election that allows voters to decide if a bill or proposed amendment should be passed.
Who wrote about political corruption by NYC's political machine, Tammany Hall, led by Boss Tweed?
Who wrote about the Standard Oil Company and exposed the oil trusts?
Who wrote the Jungle?
What agreement struck in 1895 between African-American leaders and Southern white leaders?
Who led the Niagara Movement?
What organization ensures the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate racial hatred and racial discrimination
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
What organization did Eugene V. Debbs lead?
Industrial Workers of the World
What were the campaign speeches and promises of Woodrow Wilson in the 1912 presidential campaign?
What was the Temperance Movement fighting for?