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
the application of ideas about evolution and "survival of the fittest" to human societies - particularly as a justification for their imperialist expansion.
powers that fall within the federal jurisdiction because they are not expressly allocated to the provinces by the constitution
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
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
a voting method in which a voter's choices in an election or a referendum are confidential.
organization that coordinated the ultimately successful campaign to achieve women's right to vote.
American Women’s Suffrage Association (NAWSA)
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)
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.
process of redrawing legislative boundaries for the purpose of benefiting the party in power.
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
u.s. political party formed in 1892 representing mainly farmers, favoring free coinage of silver and government control of railroads and other monopolies
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
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
powerful populist speaker who claimed that wall street owned the country
Mary Elizabeth Lease
united states lawyer and politician who advocated free silver and prosecuted john scopes (1925) for teaching evolution in a tennessee high school (1860-1925)