Unit 6 Vocab Part Two (1870s-early 1910s) Flashcards Preview

APUSH Review > Unit 6 Vocab Part Two (1870s-early 1910s) > Flashcards

Flashcards in Unit 6 Vocab Part Two (1870s-early 1910s) Deck (25):
1

Social Gospel

demanded better housing and living conditions for the poor

2

The "Gilded Age"

coined by Mark Twain, shiny surface masked reality

3

Taylorism

developed by Frederick W. Taylor, system of scientific management

4

Omaha Platform

platform for 1892 election, called for free coinage of silver and paper money

5

Pendleton Act

passed to stop "spoils system"

6

Chinese Exclusion Act

signed by President Arthur, prohibited all immigration of Chinese laborers

7

NAACP

wanted to end discrimination and segregation

8

Haymarket Square incident

began with protest against police brutality, dynamite bomb killed several peopleKnights of Labor were blamed which led to their downfall

9

Wobblies (I.W.W)

took unskilled African Americans, embraced rhetoric of class conflict and endorsed violent tactics

10

muckrakers

Journalists who wrote about injustices and exposed the filth of society

11

How the Other Half Lives

John Riis, told public about immigrant lives and those who live in tenements

12

The Jungle

Upton Sinclair, exposed meat packing industry in Chicago

13

Lincoln Steffans

NY reporter, wrote series of articles called "The Shame of the Cities"

14

Munn v. Illinois

"Granger laws" were upheld in this case

15

Interstate Commerce Act

established federal governments' right to oversee RR activities

16

WCTU

advocated for alcohol prohibition

17

tenements

overcrowded housing for workers and the poor

18

political machines

controlled political parties in cities, boss leads machine and attempts to get votes for his party

19

Progressive Movement

stopped unfair business competition, political corruption, social reform, etc.

20

16th amendment

federal income tax authorized

21

17th amendment

allowed pop. election of Senators

22

18th amendment

banned sale, manufacture and transportation of alcohol

23

19th amendment

gave women right to vote

24

Great Migration

movement of African Americans

25

Knights of Labor

Terence v. Powderly leads, welcomed unskilled and skilled workers, wanted a society in which laborers owned the industries