APUSH Chapter 19

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APUSH Chapter 19
2013-01-30 22:18:38

Politics in the Age of Enterprise 1877-1896
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  1. 22nd and 24th president, democrat, honest and hardworking, fought corruption, vetoed hundreds of wasteful bills, achieved the interstate commerce commission and civil service reform, violent suppression of strikes
    Grover Cleveland
  2. the application of ideas about evolution and "survival of the fittest" to human societies - particularly as a justification for their imperialist expansion.
    Social Darwinism
  3. powers that fall within the federal jurisdiction because they are not expressly allocated to the provinces by the constitution
    Residual Powers
  4. republican political activists who supported democratic candidate grover cleveland in the united states presidential election of 1884. they switched parties because they rejected the financial corruption associated with republican candidate
  5. method used to deny african-americans the vote in the south that tested a person's ability to read and write - they were done very unfairly 
    literacy tests
  6. a voting method in which a voter's choices in an election or a referendum are confidential.
    Secret Ballot
  7. organization that coordinated the ultimately successful campaign to achieve women's right to vote.
    • National
    • American Women’s Suffrage Association (NAWSA)
  8. a group of women who advocated total abstinence from alcohol and who worked to get laws passed against alcohol.
    Women’s Christian Temperance Union (WCTU)
  9. became leader of the wctu. she worked to educate people about the evils of alcohol. she urged laws banning the sale of liquor. also worked to outlaw saloons as step towards strengthening democracy.
    Frances Willard
  10. process of redrawing legislative boundaries for the purpose of benefiting the party in power.
  11. largely former slave owners who were the bitterest opponents of the republican program in the south. staged a major counterrevolution to "redeem" the south by taking back southern state governments. Agressive towards blacks
  12. u.s. political party formed in 1892 representing mainly farmers, favoring free coinage of silver and government control of railroads and other monopolies
    Populist Party
  13. a case that was brought to supreme court by black lawsuits to challenge the legality of segregation. the court ruled that segregation was legal as long as it was "equal"
    Plessy v. Ferguson
  14. frican american journalist. published statistics about lynching, urged african americans to protest by refusing to ride streetcards or shop in white owned stores
    Ida B. Wells
  15. powerful populist speaker who claimed that wall street owned the country
    Mary Elizabeth Lease
  16. united states lawyer and politician who advocated free silver and prosecuted john scopes (1925) for teaching evolution in a tennessee high school (1860-1925)
    william jennings bryan