StudyGuideChapter6.txt

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  1. Americans who set out to reform government and improve life for poor and needy.
    Progressives
  2. A special committee (especially in government)
    Commission
  3. A dishonest way of acting (threatened many local governments)
    Corruption
  4. A company that has very little or no competition
    Monoploy
  5. An agreement to stop fighting
    Armistice
  6. Wise use and protection of natural resources.
    Conservation
  7. Travel by air
    Aviation
  8. A narrow stretch of land connecting two larger masses of land
    Isthmus
  9. Rights guaranteed to all citizens by the Constitution
    Civil rights
  10. Kind of reporting that does not tell the truth and exaggerates, also called propaganda
    Yellow journalism
  11. To change
    Reform
  12. Invented the phonograph and established electric power stations
    Thomas Edison
  13. Governor of Wisconsin who worked for government reform and labor
    Robert M. LaFallette
  14. President who agreed with progressives and also supported
    Theodore Roosevelt
  15. Used the assembly line to produce cars faster and less
    Henry Ford
  16. A woman who is remembered as one of the first American civil rights leaders
    Ida B. Wells

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