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Forager Act

1900 - PRs get limited pop. Gov't and citizenship in 1917

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Insular Cases

The constitution does not follow the flag

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Open door in china

Hay establishes note which allows the US to trade with china (and everybody) --> boxer rebellion

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Hay-Pauncefote treaty

1901 us can build canal but not fortify

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Henry demarest Lloyd

Wealth against commonwealth (standard oil)

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Jacob Riis

How the other half lives (slums)

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Steffens

The shame of cities (corruption of inner city govt)

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Tarbell

Expose on standard oil

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Ida b wells

Lynching

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Uptown Sinclair

The jungle

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Phillips

The treason of the senate

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Lafollette

Takvled rr and lumber interests regulate public utilities

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Florence Kelly

Chief factory inspector in Illinois

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Muller v Oregon

It is constitutional for women to work for only 10 hour days weaker bodies

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Lochner v NY

Invalidated 10 hour days for bakers bc they wanted to work extra

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Hepburn act

1806, expanded power of ICC

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Meat inspection act

1906, any meat shipped over state lines can be inspected

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Pure food and drug act

1906 - must have labels

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Desert land act

1877 - sold land on condition owner would irrigate

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Forest reserve act

Pres. Can set aside forests and parks

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New lands act

1902, dc can use sale of land $$$$ to irrigate

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Aldrich - Vreeland act

1908 - authorized banks to issue emergency currency backed by collateral, increases $ in times of crises

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New freedom

Stronger antitrust, banking reform, tariff reduction, Wilson

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New nationalism

Powerful govt should regulate Econ and guarantee social justice, TR

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Brandeis

Other peoples money and how the bankers use it - probs with banking system

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Fed reserve act

1913, increases / decreases $

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Fed trade commission act

1914, appoint commission to investigate monopolies

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Fed farm loan act

1916 - made cred available to farmers at low interest rates

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La Follette seaman's act

1915 - required decent treatment of sailors - increased ship cost

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Working men's compensation act

1916 - assistance with disability

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A damson act

1916 - 8 hour workday for rr workers