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1

Muck rakers

Write to expose problems in society with hopes that others will makes changes

2

Ida Tarbell

Expose bad business of John Rockefeller ( Thomas Nast of Rockefeller)

3

Lincoln Stephens

Writes the book ______

Writes about corruption in big city government

The shame of the cities

4

Lincoln Stephens was friends with whom that he gave a political edge by publicizing his good works

Theodore Roosevelt

5

David graham Philips

Wrote about corruption in Washington, D.C. / federal gov.

Treason in the senate(book)

6

Dates for progressive era

1890-1915

7

Ray standard baker

Wrote about

Labor issues and strikes

8

Wrote about sanitary conditions in slaughterhouses although his goal was really to prove what

Uptown Sinclair ( the jungle)

To prove we need socialism

9

Janne Addams

Mother of social work- while I'm England saw how poor people were being helped

10

Janne Addams opened a settlement house called ____ in Chicago and was the first American woman to____

Hall house

Win Nobel peace prize

11

Early 1917 3 things that pull US into WW1

1)Germany resumes u boat attacks

2) Russia is going to drop out of war

3) Zimmerman telegraph

12

Zimmerman telegraph

Message from Germany to Mexico that says help Germany fight the U.S. And after the war you will get back all the land America took from Mexico

13

When do we join ww1 officialy

April 1917

14

1916 presidential election year

3 reasons people liked and re-elected Woodrow Wilson

1) child labor laws

2) 8 hour work day

3) Wilson appoints a Jew to Supreme Court

15

Two major differences between the U.S. Maine and the Lusitania

Maine - military- don't know cause with absolution

Lusitania- passenger ship- we know who did it

16

May 1915 is th date of

May 7 1915 Lusitania sunk 1200 people dead 10% American

17

Germany declares all waters around England are a war zone and begins bombing

1915

18

Woodrow Wilson wanting to continue trade and remain friends with everyone asks for

Freedom of the seas

19

When does ww1 begin

August 1914

20

Who were the central powers

Germany, Austria-hungry, the Ottoman Empire

21

Who were the allied powers

France, Britain, Russia, Japan

22

Who was on central powers side and switched to allied

Italy

23

Assassination of who sparked ww1

Arch duke franz Ferdinand

Of Austria-Hungarian empire

24

4 causes of ww1

Nationalism
Militarism
Imperialism
Tangled alliances

25

Who wins election of 1912

Woodrow Wilson

26

Who RUNs for what party's in 1912

William Howard Taft- republican
TR- progressive/ bull moose party
Woodrow- democrat
Eugene debs- socialist

27

1908 who steps down and who becomes president

TR steps down because of gentleman's agreement. And William Howard Taft becomes prez

28

TR's most personal and passionate cause

Conservation

29

The bully pulpit

When a politician uses the power of their office to bring about change without passing a law to do it

30

First American president to win Nobel prize

TR

31

Why did TR win Nobel peace prize

Ending war between Russia and Japan

32

William Haywood helps to form radical labor union____

iWW

The industrial workers of the world

33

Iww is also know as

Wobblies/ industrial workers of the world

34

Margret Sanger

From upstate ny started planned parenthood

Social Darwinist as well as activist

35

1906 two laws after the uproar of the jungle

Meat inspection act

Pure food and drug act

36

Hepburn act

Government regulations on railroads

37

Mother jones

Labor organizer and radical

38

John Dewey

Leader of change- education reform

39

Web deboise

NAACP

40

Who wrote how the other half lives and finally became recognized with the use of flash powder and photos

Jacob Riis

41

16th and 17th amendment

16th- income tax

17th- direct election of senators