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Florence Kelley
*Progressive-era reformer
*campaigned for child-labor laws
Robert M. LaFollette
*Progressive-era reform governor of Wisconsin
*targeted railroads
16th Amendment
Income Tax
Legalized a direct tax on income and profit, not dependent on population distribution
17th Amendment
Direct election of Senators
US Senators will be elected by the people, not by state legislatures
18th Amendment
Prohibition
The manufacture, transportation, or sale of alcoholic beverages is prohibited
19th Amendment
Woman suffrage
Women gained the right to vote equal to men
Suffrage
the right to vote
Upton Sinclair
*Muckracker
*The Jungle (1906), publicized abuses in meat-packing industry
Muckrackers
Writer who exposes wrong doing
prohibition
making the sale or use of alcohol illegal
Progressive Movement
Socila reform movement in the early 20th century
Initiative
A way for people to propose laws directly
referendum
a way for people to approve changes in laws by a vote
recall
a vote on whether to remove a public official from office
Susan B. Anthony
Leader of the woman suffrage movement, who helped to define the movement's goals and beliefs and to lead its actions
Thedore Roosevelt
President from 1901 - 1909
Square Deal
President's Roosevelt's program of progressive reforms
The Jungle
Novel by Upton Sinclair describing meatpacking
Meat Inspection Act
Law reforming meatpacking conditions, 1906
Pure Food and Drug Act
Law to stop the sale of unclean food and drugs, 1906
conservation
The planned management of natural resources
NAACP
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, founded in 1909 to work for racial equality
William Taft
President from 1909-1913, successor to Roosevelt
Gifford Pinchot
Head of U.S. Forest Service under Roosevelt, who believed that it was possible to make use of natural resources while conserving them
Bull Moose Party
Nickname for the new Progressive Party, which was formed to support Roosevelt in the election of 1912
Woodrow Wilson
Winner of the 1912 presidential election
Clayton Anti-trust Act
Law that weakened monopolies and upheld the rights of unions and farm organizations
Federal Trade Commissions (FTC)
A federal agency set up in 1914 to investigate businesses to help enforce the laws
Federal Reserve System
National banking system begun in 1913
Assembly Line
An efficient way of putting together a product in which each worker does a different specific task
integration
mixing racial groups
settlement house
a center where poor people can get help