Flashcards in The Progressive Movement: All Notes From 10/20/14 Deck (104)
________ was partly a reaction against Laissez- Faire economics and its emphasis on an unregulated market.
Who believed that industrialization and urbanization had created many social problems?
Most progressives were ______, _____, _____-_____, Americans. (Journalists, social workers, educators, politicians, and members of the clergy.)
Urban, educated, middle-class
What was one reason Progressives thought that they could improve society?
Their strong faith in science and technology.
Theodore Roosevelt nicknamed crusading journalists what?
Who were journalists that uncovered abuses and corruption in a society?
__ _____ and _____ ______ _____ concentrated on exposing the unfair practices of large corporations. ( 2 people )
Ida Tarbell and Charles Edward Russell
Who reported on vote stealing and other corrupt political practices of political machines?
Who published photographs and descriptions of the poverty, disease, and crime that afflicted many immigrant neighborhoods in NYC? In what book?
Jacob Riis, How the Other Half Lives
Who attacked the way political parties ran their conventions?
Robert M. La Follette
La Follette pressured the state legislature of Wisconsin to pass a law requiring parties to hold a _______ ______.
A vote held by all members of a political party to decide their candidate for public office is called a what?
The ______ is the right of citizens to place a measure or issue before the voters or the legislature for approval.
The __________ is the practice of letting voters accept or reject measures proposed by the legislature.
The _____ is the right that enables voters to remove unsatisfactory elected officials from office.
In 1913, the ___ Amendment was ratified and added to the constitution.
The 17th Amendment allows for the ______ ______ of senators.
Who convinced the delegates at Seneca Falls that winning suffrage for women should be a priority?
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
Who were threatened and called unfeminine and immoral? ( Many of the movement's supporters were abolitionists as well. )
The ___ Amendment granted citizenship to African Americans.
The ___ Amendment granted voting rights to African American men.
The debate over the 14th and 15th Amendments would split the Women's Suffrage Movement into what 2 separate groups?
National Woman Suffrage Association (NWSA) and American Woman Suffrage Association (AWSA)
The _____ wanted to focus on passing a constitutional amendment for women's suffrage.
The _____ believed that the best strategy was convincing state governments to grant women the right to vote first.
In 1890 the 2 groups NWSA and AWSA united to form the what?
National American Woman Suffrage Association (NAWSA)
Many states began passing ________ _________ laws requiring young children to be in school instead of work.
What set minimum standards for light, air, room size, and sanitation and required buildings to have fire escapes?
What required restaurants and other facilities to maintain clean environments for their patrons?
Many Progressives blamed _________ for many of society's problems.