8th grade SS Progressive Era vocabulary

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8th grade SS Progressive Era vocabulary
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8th grade Social Studies Progressive Era vocabulary
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  1. Meat Inspection Act
    law passed by Roosevelt after dirty (unsanitary) practices exposed in the Jungle.
  2. Pure Food and Drug Act
    a law prohibiting sale of mislabeled and contaminated food and drugs
  3. Conservation
    protection of nature
  4. Income Tax
    16th Amendment - Government tax on citizen's income 
  5. Temperance
    Avoidance of alcohol
  6. Prohibition
    18th Amendment - banned alcohol in the USA
  7. NAACP
    organization for equality of African Americans (NAACP two AA's for African Americans)
  8. Suffrage
    The right to vote.  Suffering if can't vote. 
  9. National American Woman Suffrage Association
    promoted Women's suffrage (right to vote) founded by Susan B Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton
  10. 17th Amendment
    allowed citizens to vote for Senators 

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