American History

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American History
2010-11-01 12:08:45
Progressivism Hard Times

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  1. journalists who wrote about unemployment, unsafe working conditions, overpopulation, and political corruption
  2. exposed the problems created by the Standard Oil Trusts.
    Ida Tarbell
  3. used outlets such as McClure’s Magazine to get her work published for the masses to read.
    Ida Tarbell
  4. exposed political corruption by writing a series of articles about the abuses of political machines and machine bosses. Using titles such as “The Shame of the Cities,”
    Lincoln Steffens
  5. published the novel The Jungle in 1906. The novel exposed the unhygienic and unsafe working conditions of the meatpacking industry; this led to the Meat Inspection Act of the same year.
    Upton Sinclair
  6. focused on the needs of city dwellers.
    Progressive Movement
  7. They wanted greater regulation and control to protect children, the poor, and the laborers.
  8. wanted to abolish the free enterprise system.
  9. was a crusader for women’s suffrage
    Susan B. Anthony
  10. was a compilation of text supporting the movement written by leaders of the movement. It included rebuts of the anti-suffrage movement written by Alice Stone Blackwell and was titled Objections Answered.
    The Blue Book
  11. argued that the woman’s role complements the man’s role while rebutting each of the anti-suffrage arguments.
    , Blackwell
  12. synonym for self-control. was a push to control the purchase and consumption of alcohol
  13. who smuggled the alcohol across borders and state lines to distribute it to customers, including owners of illegal bars
  14. Americans feared the idea that free enterprise and private ownership were threatened by communism.
    Red Scare
  15. made it illegal for anyone to interfere with military operation
    Espionage Act of 1917
  16. set up special forces to search for and arrest Communists.
    Palmer Raids
  17. passed a ban on teaching the theory of evolution
  18. which was formed in 1909 by W.E.B. Du Bois and white Progressives as a vehicle to fight for civil rights
    National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP),
  19. was both a political activist and writer who wrote the poem Lift Every Voice and Sing, which was set to music in 1900 and became known as the African-American National Anthem.
    James Weldon Johnson
  20. believed that government should not interfere with business except to enact legislation that will help it become as productive as possible
    Calvin Coolidge