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to regulate
to control
Muckrakers
journalist who reported on corruption
New opportunities for woman
right to vote
enter professions
get education
leadership roles
Federal Trade Commission
could investigate companies who destroy competition
primary
election in which voters choose their candidate
Interstate Commerce Act
create Interstate Commerce Commission to oversea the railroad company
Sherman Anti Trust Act
made it illegal for companies to restrict competition
T. Roosevelt supported government should
Break up trusts
regulate Rail roads
make food and drugs safe
promote conservation
referendum
way for voters to vote a bill into law
conservation
protection of natural resources
trustbuster
T.Roosevelt was called
Bull Moose party
Roosevelt and his supporters
Barrios
Mexican ethnic neighborhoods
Federal Reserve Act
set up a nation wide system of federal banks
suffragist
person who supported women's right to vote
Square Deal
Roosevelt promised that all people would have the opportunity to succeed
19th amemdment
women had the right to vote
Federal Trade Commission FCC
investigate business who stop competition
18 amemdment
alcohol was legal
Nation Parks
Land set aside and run by government
mutualistas
mutial aid group formed by Mexican Americans
Progressive
reformers who tried to replace corrupt officials with honest leaders
recall
way for voters to remove(call-back) an elected offical
initiative
way for voters to put a bill before legislature
Pendleton Act
created the Civil Service Commission to make sure qualified people got federal jobs
Trust
group of corporations run together as one large company