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1. Progressive Movement
political attitude favoring or advocating changes or reform through governmental action progressivism is often viewed in opposition to conservative or reactionary ideologies
2. John Dewey
was an American philosopher, psychologist and educational reformer whose ideas have been influential in education and social reform
3. Scientific Management
was a theory of management that analyzed and synthesized workflows its main objective was improving economic efficiency, especially labor productivity
4. Ida Tarbell
was an American teacher, author and journalist she was known as one of the leading "muckrakers" of the progressive era, work known in modern times as "investigative journalism"
5. Seventeenth Amendment
established direct election of United States Senators by popular vote
6. Theodore Roosevelt
was the 26th President of the United States noted for his energetic personality, range of interests and achievements, leadership of the Progressive Movement, and his "cowboy" image and robust masculinity
7. Trust Busting
law that promotes or maintains market competition by regulating anti-competitive conduct
8. Elkins Act
a 1903 United States federal law that amended the Interstate Commerce Act of 1887
9. Hepburn Act
- made ICC orders binding; that is, the railroads had to either obey or contest the ICC orders in federal court.
10. The Jungle
A novel written by Upton Sinclair in 1906 that promotes socialism and condemns the meat packing factories and the bergiousie
Pure Food and Drug Act
a United States federal law that provided federal inspection of meat products and forbade the manufacture, sale, or transportation of adulterated food products and poisonous patent medicines
Meat Inspection Act
substantially amended by the 1967 Wholesome Meat Act, requires the United States Department of Agriculture to inspect all cattle, sheep, goats, and horses when slaughtered and processed into products for human consumption
Sixteenth Amendment
allows the Congress to levy an income tax without apportioning it among the states or basing it on Census results
Eugene V. Debs
was an American union leader, one of the founding members of the International Labor Union and the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW), and several times the candidate of the Socialist Party of America for President of the United States
Federal Reserve Act
was the Act of Congress that created the Federal Reserve System, the central banking system of the United States of America, and granted it the legal authority to issue legal tender
Clayton Anti Trust
was enacted in the United States to add further substance to the U.S. antitrust law regime by seeking to prevent anticompetitive practices in their incipiency
Federal Trade Commission
an independent agency of the United States government, established in 1914 by the Federal Trade Commission Act. Its principal mission is the promotion of consumer protection and the elimination and prevention of what regulators perceive to be harmfully anti-competitive business practices, such as coercive monopoly.
Niagara Movement
was a black civil rights organization founded in 1905 by a group led by W. E. B. Du Bois and William Monroe Trotter
Booker T Washington
was an American educator, author, orator, and political leader he was the dominant figure in the African American community in the United States from 1890 to 1915
W.E. Dubois
was an intellectual leader in the United States as sociologist, historian, civil rights activist, Pan-Africanist, author, and editor
NAACP
an African-American civil rights organization in the United States, formed in 1909 its mission is "to ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate racial hatred and racial discrimination"
Alice Paul
was an American suffragette and activist
Carrie Chapman Catt
was a women's suffrage leader who campaigned for the Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution which gave U.S. women the right to vote in 1920
19th Amendment
prohibits any United States citizen to be denied the right to vote based on sex. It was ratified on August 18, 1920
League of Women Voters
an American political organization founded in 1920 by Carrie Chapman Catt during the last meeting of the National American Woman Suffrage Association approximately six months before the Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution gave women the right to vote